2019 Kia Cadenza vs. 2020 Cadillac CT5: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2019 Kia Cadenza vs. 2020 Cadillac CT5 Review

New 2019 Kia Cadenza

2019 Kia
Cadenza

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New 2020 Cadillac CT5

2020 Cadillac
CT5

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MSRP*
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$33,100 to $44,100
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$36,895 to $47,695
Invoice* $31,502 to $41,216 $35,235 to $45,549
MPG - City 20 17 - 23
MPG - Hwy 27 25 - 32
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
The Kia Cadenza offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Cadillac CT5 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Kia Cadenza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac CT5.

Convenience
The Cadillac CT5 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Kia Cadenza, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Cadenza will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Cadillac CT5. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Cadenza and the Cadillac CT5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia Cadenza is about the same width as the Cadillac CT5. When looking at overall length, the Kia Cadenza takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Cadillac CT5.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Kia Cadenza and the Cadillac CT5 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Kia Cadenza has a smaller turning radius than the Cadillac CT5, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Cadenza is somewhat more powerful than the Cadillac CT5.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Cadenza and the Cadillac CT5. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Kia Cadenza will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Cadillac CT5.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Cadenza than that of the Cadillac CT5.