Compare 2017 Toyota Avalon vs 2017 Kia Cadenza

2017 Toyota Avalon
2017 Kia Cadenza
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XLE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XLE 21 30 $29,971 $33,300
XLE Plus 21 30 $31,546 $35,050
XLE Premium 21 30 $32,852 $36,500
Hybrid XLE Plus 40 39 $33,571 $37,300
Touring 21 30 $33,931 $37,700
Hybrid XLE Premium 40 39 $34,876 $38,750
Limited 21 30 $36,991 $41,100
Hybrid Limited 40 39 $38,340 $42,600
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Sedan Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan Premium 20 28 $30,345 $31,990
Sedan Technology 20 28 $36,166 $38,990
Sedan Limited 20 28 $41,077 $44,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,971
$30,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,300
$31,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$555 / month
$533 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Toyota Avalon gives the full-size sedan a good name, with its exceptional space and style. The 2017 Kia Cadenza edges closer to the true luxury car it wants to be, thanks to big advances in refinement.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57 56.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 45.5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 56.5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.2 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
54.6 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 107.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 -
Length, Overall (in)
195.3 195.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
111 112.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 63.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 16
Brakes
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)
11.1 11.8
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)
11.7 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 37.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P245/45VR18
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)
3505 3633
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
575 660
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 180
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
248 @ 4700 253 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/211 3.3 L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 6200 290 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.42
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 4.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.24 3.32
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.86
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.80
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.65
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Avalon Kia Cadenza
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 7.6
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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