Honda Clarity vs. Kia Cadenza

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 Silver

Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$33,400 (MSRP)
$32,290

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
2.81 / 5
16 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
212 hp
290 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5T I
3.3L DOHC GDI V6

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
45.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
38.5 - 40.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.2 in.
37.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
37.6 - 37.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.5 cu. ft.
16 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/45VR18
P245/45VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 in.
112.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.4 ft.
37.2 ft.

Length

Length
192.7 in.
195.7 in.

Width

Width
73.9 in.
73.6 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4052 lbs.
3633 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
212 hp
290 hp

Torque

Torque
99 ft. lbs.
253 ft. lbs.

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric Gas

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
V6 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
7 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
42 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
42 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
42 mpg
28 mpg

CVT Transmission

CVT Transmission

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid
Kia Cadenza

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
101.5 ft³.
107.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4052 lbs.
3633 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
42 mpg.
23 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4
20 mpg.

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/91
28 mpg.

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Regular Unleaded V-6

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
3.3 L/204

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
Gasoline Direct Injection

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 0.81
8

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42
Automatic w/OD

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
4.81

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
2.90

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
1.86

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
1.42

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18
1.22

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/45VR18
1.00

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in.
3.42

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in.
3.32

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
660

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
7.6

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
180

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.4 ft.
Strut

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Multi-Link

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Strut

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Multi-Link

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
P245/45VR18

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in.
P245/45VR18

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in.
Compact

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
7 gal.
18 X 7.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
Compact in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.7 in.
Aluminum

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.8 in.
Aluminum

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
Steel

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.2 in.
Rack-Pinion

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.3 in.
37.2 ft.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55.6 in.
4-Wheel Disc

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 in.
4-Wheel

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
192.7 in.
Yes

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.9 in.
Yes

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.2 in.
12.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
11.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.5 in.
18.5 gal.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.5 ft³.
38.5 - 40.2 in.

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
110
45.5 in.

Battery Range

Battery Range
47 mi.
58.3 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Clarity
56.5 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
37.6 - 37.9 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
37.2 in.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
56.5 in.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
56.3 in.

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
112.4 in.

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
195.7 in.

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
73.6 in.