Kia Optima vs. Kia Cadenza

 Silver
VS
 Silver

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$22,600
$32,290

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 hp
290 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L DOHC I4 GDI
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
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.5 in.
45.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 in.
38.5 - 40.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.6 in.
37.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.6 - 37.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 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

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/65HR16 - P215/55VR17
P245/45VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.4 in.
112.4 in.

Length

Length
191.1 in.
37.2 ft.

Width

Width
73.2 in.
195.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3219 lbs.
3633 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 hp
290 hp

Torque

Torque
178 ft. lbs.
253 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
31 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
36 mpg
28 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

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

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
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
Kia Optima
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
104.8 ft³.
107.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3219 lbs.
3633 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 mpg.
23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

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

Displacement

Displacement
2.4 L/144
3.3 L/204

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
8

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.21
4.81

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.64
2.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80
1.86

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39
1.42

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.22

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38
3.42

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.88
3.32

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800
660

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1
7.6

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
180

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 - P215/55VR17
P245/45VR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 - P215/55VR17
P245/45VR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 6.5 in.
Compact

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 6.5 in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
18 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Compact in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Aluminum

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Aluminum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Steel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Rack-Pinion

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
37.2 ft.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in.
4-Wheel Disc

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.2 in.
4-Wheel

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
Yes

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 in.
Yes

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.5 in.
12.6 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.1 in.
11.8 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
56 in.
18.5 gal.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
38.5 - 40.2 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.6 in.
45.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.4 in.
58.3 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56 in.
56.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.4 in.
37.6 - 37.9 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
191.1 in.
37.2 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.2 in.
56.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.7 in.
56.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.5 in.
112.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.8 in.
195.7 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.3 in.
73.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³.
57.9 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Optima
63.3 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
63.6 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
16 ft³.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.4
0.80

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
0.65

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
Cadenza

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
Intermediate

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
Sedan