Category Archives: Kia Cadenza

Silver 2022 Kia K8 driving

Sedans are Here to Stay – Even as Crossover Demand Rises

Are Sedans on Their Way Out? 

These days it seems like more and more automakers are straying away from the sedan market as the demand for crossovers and SUVs continues to rise. Many drivers are turning towards larger vehicles for their daily travels, opting for mid-size SUVs and small crossovers in place of the once-booming sedan market. This isn’t the case for Kia. 

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Interior view of 2020 Kia Cadenza

Nappa Leather Seating Availability in 2021 Kia SUVs and Sedans

Which Kia Vehicles Offer Nappa Leather Seating? 

Over the years, the Kia brand has transformed itself from a low-tier mass-market brand into a luxury-inspired powerhouse. The brand continues to impress with standout models, such as the Kia Soul, Kia Seltos, Kia Telluride, and Kia Stinger. When shopping for a new Kia vehicle many want to know what kind of interiors each vehicle has. Does the Kia Soul have a cloth or leather interior? Which Kia vehicles offer Nappa leather seating? Find out which 2021 Kia SUVs and sedans have Nappa leather seating in this interior availability guide.  

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Black 2021 Kia Cadenza Korean model

Is This the Last Kia Cadenza?

2021 Kia Cadenza Walk-Around Review and Amenities 

Will the 2021 model year mark the last year of the Kia Cadenza? Is Kia discontinuing the Cadenza? These questions have been swirling all over the internet lately. We recently saw a new face for the Cadenza in the 2020 model, and now rumor has it that the 2021 model may be the last – sort of. The 2021 Kia Cadenza is expected to be the last model with the Cadenza name before the introduction of a new Kia model – the K8. 

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Closeup of two Kia logos

Is Kia Luxury Brand?

Kia Motors Luxury Vehicles 

While the Kia brand has dipped its toes into the luxury pool and brought us a variety of luxury-inspired vehicles, Kia is not a traditional luxury brand. Shoppers around Tampa Bay can find a variety of luxurious vehicles in the Kia lineup, especially with the edition of the updated Kia Cadenza and Kia Telluride, and the addition of the Kia K5.  

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Theory of Man evolution image with 2019 Kia Cadenza

Family Tree: Kia Cadenza

Kia Cadenza Model History and Generations 

There has been quite a buzz around the Kia Cadenza lately thanks to its 2020 model that is set to join the automotive market sometime this year. While the Cadenza has only been a part of the U.S. Kia lineup since 2014, this luxury Kia model has brought quite a few changes over the years. This edition of Friendly Kia’s Family Tree is going to look at the evolution of the U.S. Kia Cadenza from when it first made its way over here to its latest refresh.  

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Front view of black 2020 Kia Cadenza and front view of 2020 Kia K900

Which Luxury Kia Sedan is Right for Me?

2020 Kia Cadenza vs 2020 Kia K900 

Kia delivers affordable luxury in a way that no other auto manufacturer can. Kia has perfected a balance of luxury and sensibility in both the Cadenza and K900 models, making choosing between the two difficult. We carry a full lineup of the luxury Cadenza models here at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL. If you are struggling to decide which luxury Kia sedan is right for you, this 2020 Kia Cadenza vs 2020 Kia K900 comparison guide is here to help. Keep reading to see why so many shoppers choose the Kia Cadenza here at Friendly Kia.  

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Black 2020 Kia Cadenza and white 2019 Kia Cadenza

What’s New on the 2020 Kia Cadenza?

2020 Kia Cadenza Vs. 2019 Kia Cadenza 

The refreshed 2020 Kia Cadenza has been making a scene since word first released about its redesigned look and feel. After debuting at this year’s Chicago Auto Show, the results are in – the 2020 Kia Cadenza is about to be a major hit. With new technology and convenience features plus an updated design, the Cadenza is a grand slam.  

The Cadenza has continued to ride the waves of luxury since it joined the Kia lineup and this 2020 model is set to do the same. With significant changes and upgrades over last year’s model, we think that a 2020 Kia Cadenza vs 2019 Kia Cadenza comparison is more than overdue.  

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Let’s Compare Kia’s Surprising Sedans – the Kia Stinger and the Kia Cadenza

Kia Stinger Vs. Kia Cadenza Luxury and Performance Comparison 

When Kia debuted the Kia Telluride at the North American International Auto Show earlier this year, they also debuted a new slogan. The brand would now get behind “Give it Everything,” which perfectly exemplifies the commitment seemingly inherent for Kia to stock even their most basic models with a ton of great technology that bests the classes in which they compete. 

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Kia Optima and Kia cadenza on white background

Is the Kia Cadenza or Kia Optima Bigger?

Kia Cars Lineup Size Comparison

Although crossovers have been all the rage on the road lately, sedans still have a solid place as a timeless, fuel-efficient and agile option for transportation. We’ve written at length about how foolish it would be to discount the enduring, three-box style of the classic “car.” Read the rest of this entry >>