Hyundai Genesis vs Kia Cadenza Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,140
186 listings nationwide
10 GREAT deals
34 GOOD deals

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2019 Kia Cadenza
Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,153

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The definition of luxury has changed throughout the years. It was once meant to refer to unquestionable opulence and excess. But now that we live in a world where even the biggest bank...

2019 Kia Cadenza
Limited FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

While the Kia Cadenza has been around for nearly a decade, the second-generation Cadenza debuted for 2017. So the latest version carries over with minor updates, gaining blind-spot and...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD
writes:
Great car for the price. Extremely quiet and packed with every option. I couldnt buy as I always buy American.
Power Ranked 2018 Buick LaCrosse Essence AWD better.
"great acceleration."
Family Car Ranked 2018 Buick LaCrosse Essence AWD better.
"Made in America"
30
writes:
Nice car but need improvement in quality of material on inside
195
writes:
Amazing looking vehicle with amazing build quality but Hyundai shot a little high in the price category. They...
Family Car Ranked 2016 Nissan Maxima SR worse.
"The Genesis does have more room and is a little more appointed if that means anything to anyone. "
Value Ranked 2016 Nissan Maxima SR better.
"The Maxima on the other hand is a little more sporty and is a little more spirited of a drive. We all need to retain our youth in some way, shape or form and I like to do it through driving my cars."
2019 Kia Cadenza
Limited FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD
2019 Kia Cadenza
Limited FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 20.3 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
311 hp @ 6,000 RPM
290 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
293 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
253 lb-ft @ 5,200 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
12:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
3,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.43 in
3.62 in x 3.3 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.7 in 45.5 in
Back Legroom 35 in 37.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.3 cu ft 16 cu ft
Exterior
Length 196.5 in 195.7 in
Width 74.4 in 73.6 in
Height 58.3 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 118.5 in 112.4 in

Available Options

2016 Hyundai Genesis
3.8 AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Casablanca White
  • Caspian Black
  • Empire State Gray
  • Manhattan Brown
  • Montecito Blue
  • Pamplona Red
  • Parisian Gray
  • Santiago Silver

Option Packages

  • Option Group 02
  • Option Group 03
  • Option Group 04
2019 Kia Cadenza
Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Gravity Blue
  • Platinum Graphite
  • Snow White Pearl

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