Compare 2016 Chevrolet Impala vs 2016 Kia Cadenza

2016 Chevrolet Impala
2016 Kia Cadenza
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4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Impala 4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS 22 31 $26,146 $27,095
Impala 4-Door Sedan LS w/2FL 17 25 $36,255 $37,570
Impala 4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 22 31 $28,134 $29,460
Impala 4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 19 29 $29,065 $30,435
Impala 4-Door Sedan LT w/3LT 17 25 $38,973 $40,810
Impala 4-Door Sedan LTZ w/1LZ 22 31 N/A N/A
Impala 4-Door Sedan LTZ w/2LZ 19 29 $33,585 $35,540
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cadenza 4-Door Sedan 19 28 $31,272 $32,990
Cadenza 4-Door Sedan Limited 19 28 $40,805 $44,090
Cadenza 4-Door Sedan Premium 19 28 $33,739 $35,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,146
$31,272
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,095
$32,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$550 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Chevrolet Impala scores big wins in styling, handling, connectivity, and safety. The 2016 Kia Cadenza is no luxury sport sedan, but it offers almost all of the trappings except for crisp handling—and maybe, the right badge.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.80 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.90 40
Second Hip Room (in)
54.10 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.90 58.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.40 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.90 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
45.80 45.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.90 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105 106.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.00 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.20 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
201.30 195.7
Height, Overall (in)
58.90 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.00 63
Wheelbase (in)
111.70 112
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.8 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.2 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 0.9 11.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 36.5
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.73 -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R18 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QGK NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50R18 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QGK NA
Spare Tire Order Code
QCL NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3670
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 660
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
186 @ 4400 255 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
LCV NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.3 L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
196 @ 6300 293 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 19
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.25
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.80
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.65
Trans Order Code
MHG NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.04
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.39
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Impala Kia Cadenza
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.1 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 8.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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