Cadenza's cabin boasts mostly excellent fit-and-finish, as Kia strengthens reputation for stellar interiors.
Cadenza is first Kia in U.S. to offer blind-spot and lane-departure warnings.
Oval tailpipes key design feature for rear of car. Taillights similar to those on slightly smaller Optima midsize model.
Cadenza powered by same 3.3L GDI V-6 in Hyundai Azera, Kia's own Sorento cross/utility vehicle.
Forward-raked head restraints make for uncomfortable seating position.
Rear seat roomy enough for larger adults. Note rippling seat leather, right side of image.
Modified "tiger nose" grille used on Cadenza. Twisted wires form grate.
Panoramic sunroof optional on Cadenza, comes with $3,000 Luxury package.
Glossy wood and clock reminiscent of interior theme in old, Jaguar-esque Amanti.
Kia re-enters large-car fray with new Cadenza, a stylish, credible sedan that should bridge gap between Optima and future luxury model. (See related story: Kia Cadenza Nice Niche Model)
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