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Here's how the 2018 Kia Cadenza, 2017 Kia Optima, 2018 Mazda Mazda3 and the 2017 Mazda Mazda6 measure up.
Premium Sedan
$32,290
Starting MSRP
LX Auto
$22,200
Starting MSRP
Sport Manual
$18,095
Starting MSRP
Sport Manual
$21,945
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 5 5
Engine

290.0-hp, 3.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

185.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

155.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

184.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
23 29 31 28
Size
195.7" length, 57.9" height 191.1" length, 57.7" height 180.3" length, 57.3" height 192.7" length, 57.1" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Sabre Black

Beige

Sabre Black

Beige

Sand

Black

Sand

Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars Compact Cars Midsize Cars

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A Compact in Compact in
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 16 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in 17 X 7.5 in
Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 16 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in 17 X 7.5 in
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A Steel Steel

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
660 800 N/A N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 150 100 100

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6400 185 @ 6000 155 @ 6000 184 @ 5700
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
253 @ 5200 178 @ 4000 150 @ 4000 185 @ 3250
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement
3.3 L/204 2.4 L/144 2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 36 (Est) MPG 38 MPG 34 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
370.00 mi 462.50 mi 369.60 mi 393.60 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG 29 (Est) MPG 31 MPG 28 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
518.00 mi 666.00 mi 501.60 mi 557.60 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 25 (Est) MPG 28 MPG 24 MPG

Suspension

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

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in 11.2 in 10.4 in 10.9 in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in 12 in 11 in 11.7 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal 18.5 gal 13.2 gal 16.4 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.2 ft N/A 34.8 ft 36.7 ft
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A Compact Compact
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P205/65HR16 P205/60HR16 P225/55VR17
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P205/65HR16 P205/60HR16 P225/55VR17

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3633 lbs 3219 lbs 2899 lbs 3179 lbs

Dimensions

Track Width, Rear
63.6 in 63.8 in 61.4 in 62 in
Track Width, Front
63.3 in 63.5 in 61.2 in 62.4 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.6 in 73.2 in 70.7 in 72.4 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Volume
107.8 ft³ 104.8 ft³ 96.3 ft³ 99.7 ft³
Second Hip Room
56.3 in 56 in 53.5 in 56.1 in
Front Shoulder Room
58.3 in 58.1 in 57.2 in 57.1 in
Length, Overall
195.7 in 191.1 in 180.3 in 192.7 in
Height, Overall
57.9 in 57.7 in 57.3 in 57.1 in
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.3 in 6.1 in 6.4 in
Wheelbase
112.4 in 110.4 in 106.3 in 111.4 in
Second Leg Room
37.2 in 35.6 in 35.8 in 38.7 in
Second Shoulder Room
56.5 in 56.4 in 54.4 in 55.5 in
Front Leg Room
45.5 in 45.5 in 42.2 in 42.2 in
Front Hip Room
56.5 in 56 in 55.5 in 56.1 in
Trunk Volume
16 ft³ 15.9 ft³ 12.4 ft³ 14.8 ft³
Front Head Room
40.2 in 39.8 in 38.6 in 38.4 in
Second Head Room
37.9 in 37.8 in 37.6 in 37.1 in

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