Compare 2019 Kia Cadenza vs 2019 Toyota Avalon

2019 Kia Cadenza
2019 Toyota Avalon
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Limited Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cadenza Limited Sedan 20 27 $41,216 $44,100
Cadenza Premium Sedan 20 27 $31,502 $33,100
Cadenza Technology Sedan 20 27 $36,025 $38,200
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Hybrid Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Avalon Hybrid Limited 43 43 $38,656 $42,950
Avalon Hybrid XLE 43 44 $32,986 $36,650
Avalon Hybrid XSE 43 43 $35,236 $39,150
Avalon Limited 22 31 $37,756 $41,950
Avalon Touring 22 31 $38,116 $42,350
Avalon XLE 22 32 $32,086 $35,650
Avalon XSE 22 31 $34,336 $38,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,216
$38,656
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,100
$42,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$735 / month
$716 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Kia Cadenza offers upscale features, space, and comfort at a mainstream price. The 2019 Toyota Avalon takes a hard right into sporty territory to take on rivals from Nissan and Chrysler.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 43 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107.8 102.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
56.5 55.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 37.4
Second Hip Room (in)
56.3 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
112.4 113
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 62.3
Length, Overall (in)
195.7 195.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 16.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.2 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40VR19 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40VR19 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3799 3715
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
253 @ 5200 163 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.3 L/204 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 215 @ 5700
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 43
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.81 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 -
Trans Type
8 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Cadenza Toyota Avalon
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 4.1
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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