The year of 2019 brought the automobile industry a huge list of cars that face tough competition from their respective rivals almost in every respect. From this crowd of almost identical vehicles, it is certainly a difficult task to choose your favorite. A car needs to have something different from the rest of the lot to be zeroed down by the buyers. So, we do have things to boast about the 2019 Kia Cadenza that made us rate it as one of the most likeable sedans of its segment, when we explored it for the first time at the Conroe Kia dealer showroom.
Though Kia doesn’t categorize its 2019 Cadenza as a full-fledged luxury sedan, it does make it difficult to not count it as one. With its massive interior space and countless impressive features that contribute largely to its comfortable ride, all available at a palatable price and looks, the 2019 Kia Cadenza makes every ground clear to be counted among our list of favorite sedans.
For those who can’t compromise on their hunt for a luxury-like style car, that can hide its utility aspects well, a sedan like the 2019 Kia Cadenza will make the ideal choice. The design exhibits a thoughtful creativity that is implemented with a proportionate use of chrome accents, dazzling LED daytime running lights thatadorn the front grille that stands in a concave shape. The big sized wheels complete its upmarket look that is beyond what its price tag and badge would suggest.
The Comfort Cabin
As you get inside, the cabin of the 2019 Kia Cadenza will greet you with a cozy atmosphere that is laid out with the perfect combination of some subdued styling touches and premium-quality trim pieces, while Kia offers you to upgrade your interior with the luxurious spreads ofNappa leather and faux suede that can fit in five adults with comfort.Other comfort features made available as you climb higher the price ladder will include power-adjustable leather seats, an upgraded infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and Bluetooth connectivity.
Kia offers its 2019 Cadenza lineup with only one engine option of 3.3-liter V-6 capacity which is exclusively mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission with front-wheel drive configuration. The powertrain combination clicked well as it can crank up to 290 of horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque.TheEPA rates its fuel economy at 20 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway, and 23 mpg in a combined trip.
For 2019, the Kia Cadenza receives a Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS for the installation and availability of active safety technologies that includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning.
Drive and Ride Comfort
Our drive and ride in the 2019 Kia Cadenza at the Conroe Kia dealership were quiet and refined. While the technology support enhances the confidence of the driver and enable relaxed driving, the creature comfort and noise cancellation feature ensure that every ride in the 2019 Kia Cadenza sedan will be comfort-oriented.