Difference between Kia sedans
Kia offers a total of five sedans and it’s soon to be six, but what is the difference between Kia sedans? We will answer that question and more as we explore the Kia sedan lineup for 2017. We’ll tell you what’s unique, what’s different, and what makes each particular model appealing.
The Rio is where things get started for the Kia sedan lineup, and right out the gate, they are off to a good start. Not only is this vehicle extremely affordable, but it’s efficient and spacious as well. The newly redesigned 2018 Rio will be available soon.
Starting MSRP: $14,165
Passenger Room: 88.4 Cubic-Feet
Cargo Room: 13.7 Cubic-Feet
Max Horsepower: 138
Max Torque: 123 Pound-Feet
Max Fuel Efficiency: 27 City / 36 Highway
Standout Feature: Affordability
Coming in only slightly above the Rio, the Forte is the most efficient option in the Kia sedan lineup being only narrowly beat by the Optima. The Forte also offers an astounding amount of interior room and trunk space. This model is also available as a hatchback.
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Passenger Room: 96.2 Cubic-Feet
Cargo Room: 14.9 Cubic-Feet
Max Horsepower: 160
Max Torque: 151 Pound-Feet
Max Fuel Efficiency: 29 City / 38 Highway
Standout Feature: Efficiency
The Optima is the best place to start for any curious four-door sedan shopper. With tons of available features, drivetrains, and interior options, there is likely a Kia for everybody. The most attractive option is the gorgeous panoramic sunroof.
Starting MSRP: $22,200
Passenger Room: 104.8 Cubic-Feet
Cargo Room: 15.9 Cubic-Feet
Max Horsepower: 245
Max Torque: 260 Pound-Feet
Max Fuel Efficiency: 28 City / 37 Highway
Standout Feature: Hybrid Options Available
This model is a luxurious step above the already luxurious Optima. With a little more performance and leather standard at every trim level, the Cadenza is an attractive offering for anyone interested in the Kia brand.
Starting MSRP: $31,990
Passenger Room: 107.8 Cubic-Feet
Cargo Room: 16.0 Cubic-Feet
Max Horsepower: 290
Max Torque: 253 Pound-Feet
Max Fuel Efficiency: 20 City / 28 Highway
Standout Feature: Standard Touchscreen Display
This luxurious four-door sedan isn’t available at all Kia dealerships. Designed to compete with upscale manufactures from Germany and the like, this model comes loaded with luxury as is evident with the available quilted Nappa leather seats.
Starting MSRP: $49,900
Passenger Room: 110.8 Cubic-Feet
Cargo Room: 15.9 Cubic-Feet
Max Horsepower: 420
Max Torque: 376 Pound-Feet
Max Fuel Efficiency: 17 City / 25 Highway
Standout Feature: Premium Luxury
With an available twin turbo V6 and an option for all-wheel drive, this sedan is going to be nothing short of impressive when it debuts as a 2018 model. Some specs are unknown at present, but this performance four-door sedan has people talking.
Starting MSRP: Unknown
Passenger Room: Unknown
Cargo Room: Unknown
Max Horsepower: 365
Max Torque: Unknown
Max Fuel Efficiency: Unknown
Standout Feature: Performance