2016 Kia Cadenza vs 2016 Toyota Avalon

Drivers shopping in the luxury sedan segment are often times looking for a vehicle that is more spacious than the popular compact sedans and is filled with top-of-the-line technology and safety features. These vehicles are more affordable than you may think, and there are quite a few of them to choose from. Our team here at Carolina Kia is going to dig further into this segment and show you how the 2016 Kia Cadenza stands up to its competition.

We’re going to focus on the entry models for this comparison, so the 2016 Kia Cadenza Base and the 2016 Toyota Avalon XLE. Both vehicles are pricing with a comparable MSRP and offering seating for five passengers. The Avalon is set with larger engine, but the Cadenza pumps out more horsepower overall. The Kia Cadenza also offers more room for passengers, and it’s set with four more speakers through the cabin.

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2016 Kia Cadenza Base 2016 Toyota Avalon XLE
3.3-liter V-6 Engine 3.5-liter V-6
293 Horsepower 268
106.8 cu. Ft. Passenger Volume 103.6 cu. Ft.
12 Number of Speakers 8

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Although the Cadenza offers more passenger volume overall, the Avalon stays close to its competition with 16 cubic feet of cargo space compared to the Cadenza with 15.9 cubic feet. Front seat passengers in the 2016 Kia Cadenza may notice they have more room to stretch out and relax than they would in the 2016 Toyota Avalon. The Cadenza offers the driver and front seat passenger 45.5 inches of legroom, whereas the Avalon has 42.1 inches of room for them. These two are almost identical when it comes to overall height, length and width of the vehicles.

The Kia Cadenza and the Toyota Avalon are both filled with plenty of safety features including standard brake assist systems, low tire pressure indicators and traction control systems. The Cadenza is set with standard hill assist control, which is not available on the Avalon XLE. Drivers who choose the Kia Cadenza will also get a standard navigational system as well as fog lamps and an auto-dimming rearview mirror that are not available in the 2016 Toyota Avalon.

Those interested in learning more about this luxury sedan are encouraged to contact our team here at Carolina Kia for more information. Drivers can get behind the wheel of the 2016 Kia Cadenza by scheduling a test drive online today.

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