Premium Sedan Adds More Style, Features and Amenities

  • 2015 Cadenza receives first-class enhancements
  • Advanced technology and safety features continue to earn Cadenza critical acclaim

IRVINE, Calif., July 30, 2014 – The 2015 Cadenza premium sedan continues to redefine the Kia brand with a number of enhancements designed to offer more luxury, technology and convenience for the new model year.  Available in two trim levels, Premium and Limited, the Cadenza builds off the success it earned in 2014, when it was named the “International Car of the Year” by Road and Travel Magazine, by continuing to offer responsive and engaging driving dynamics and undeniable value wrapped in an eye-catching European-inspired design. 

New for 2015, the Limited trim level receives feature and design enhancements starting with a new grille and fender garnish.  Inside the driver-oriented cockpit, the Limited gets standard Flex Steer, Surround View Monitor1 that provides a nearly 360-degree overhead view of the vehicle for easier  maneuvering and parking, new LED lighting elements, a new analogue clock design and additional  chrome trim pieces. 

All Cadenzas receive a standard eight-way power adjustable passenger seat to augment the available 12-way driver’s seat.  The Technology package is enhanced for the 2015 model year with Rear Cross Traffic Alert1, warning drivers of cross traffic when in reverse, and includes 19-inch alloy wheels, a radar-based Advanced Smart Cruise Control System1, Blind Spot Detection1, Lane Departure Warning System1, electronic parking brake, and water-repelling Hydrophobic front side windows for improved visibility during inclement weather, all of which are standard on the Cadenza Limited.

About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (KMA) is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea.  KMA proudly serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and LPGA and surpassed the 500,000 annual sales mark for the second consecutive year in 2013 following the launch of seven all-new or significantly redesigned vehicles.   KMA offers a complete line of vehicles, including the rear-drive K900** flagship sedan, Cadenza premium sedan, Sorento CUV, Soul urban passenger vehicle, Sportage compact CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Optima Hybrid, the Forte compact sedan, Forte5 and Forte Koup, Rio and Rio 5-door sub-compacts and the Sedona minivan, through a network of more than 765 dealers across the United States.  Kia’s U.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia, builds the Optima* and Sorento* and is responsible for the creation of more than 14,000 plant and supplier jobs.

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* The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Limited and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.

1 These systems are not  substitutes for proper and safe driving, parking, and/or backing-up  procedures. Always drive safely and use caution. These systems may not detect every object behind or alongside the vehicle or in the vehicle’s blindspot or direction of travel.  RCTA is available with July 2014 production.

** 2015 V8 K900 available in select trims and in select markets with limited availability.

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