Kia Cadenza vs. Subaru Legacy

Silky Silver
VS
Crystal Black Silica

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$19,841 - $24,464
$16,120 - $20,011

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.68 / 5
44 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
175 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.3L DOHC GDI V6
2.5L DOHC 16 Valve 4

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.5 in.
42.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.5 - 40.2 in.
40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.2 in.
38.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 - 37.9 in.
37 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16 cu. ft.
15 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Not Available

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.4 in.
108.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.2 ft.
36.8 ft.

Length

Length
195.7 in.
188.8 in.

Width

Width
73.6 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3633 .lbs
3514 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
175 hp

Torque

Torque
253 ft. lbs.
174 ft. lbs.

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
10 - 14 mpg
13 - 17 mpg

City

City
20 mpg
25 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
34 mpg

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Kia Cadenza
Subaru Legacy

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
107.8 ft³.
104.6 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3633 lbs.
3514 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 mpg.
29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 mpg.
34 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.3 L/204
2.5 L/152

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
CVT w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81
3.58 - 0.62

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42
3.67

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32
3.90

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660
490

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6
6.0

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180
110

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18
P225/55VR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18
P225/55VR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7 - 17 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7 - 17 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.2 ft.
36.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
11.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in.
11.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.5 - 40.2 in.
40 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.5 in.
42.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.3 in.
58.1 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
56.5 in.
55.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 - 37.9 in.
37 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.2 in.
38.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.5 in.
57.3 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56.3 in.
55 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.4 in.
108.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
195.7 in.
188.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.6 in.
72.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.9 in.
59 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.3 in.
62.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.6 in.
62.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16 ft³.
15 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Cadenza
Legacy

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.3
2.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4