Research 2018 Kia Cadenza specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

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Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 16


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 660


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.6


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6400
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6
Displacement 3.3 L/204
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 253 @ 5200

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 112.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.9
Length, Overall (in) 195.7
Track Width, Front (in) 63.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 45.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.8


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20


Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.2


Body Style Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Cadenza


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut


Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code


Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.65
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 8
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.32
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.90
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.81
Trans Description Cont. Again


EPA Classification Large Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3633


Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5