2020 Dodge Charger vs. 2019 Kia Cadenza: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Dodge Charger vs. 2019 Kia Cadenza Review

New 2020 Dodge Charger

2020 Dodge
Charger

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New 2019 Kia Cadenza

2019 Kia
Cadenza

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MSRP*
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$29,995 to $69,995
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$33,100 to $44,100
Invoice* $29,481 to $67,746 $31,502 to $41,216
MPG - City 12 - 19 20
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Charger than the Kia Cadenza. The Kia Cadenza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Dodge Charger.

Convenience
The Kia Cadenza requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Dodge Charger, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Dodge Charger is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Cadenza. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Charger is much higher than that for the Kia Cadenza.

Dimensions
The Dodge Charger is a little wider than the Kia Cadenza, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Dodge Charger, which is slightly longer than the Kia Cadenza.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Dodge Charger does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Kia Cadenza.

Handling
The Dodge Charger has about the same turning radius as the Kia Cadenza, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Charger has a much more powerful engine than the Kia Cadenza. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Dodge Charger and the Kia Cadenza. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Dodge Charger as you will in the Kia Cadenza.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Charger is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Cadenza.