2017 Kia Cadenza SXL Limited Sedan Test Drive

2017 Kia Cadenza SXL Limited Second generation Cadenza continues upward movement When Kia first entered the U.S Marketplace with the Sportage and Sephia, the company ranked at the bottom of J.D. Power?s Customer satisfaction chart behind several marques that are now no longer in existence. Those first two models were poor examples of what automobiles…

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2017 Kia Cadenza Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Kia has run some very good television commercials portraying the high level of luxury, spaciousness, and elegance of the 2017 Cadenza. While we don?t always agree with the visions portrayed by some of the new vehicle advertising, we think those for the Kia Cadenza are right on target. Kia debuted…

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Kia Cadenza Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We had both driven the 2014 Kia Cadenza at various events and introductions during the last year, but we?re excited to get a little more time in it at home. Usually a car like this calls for a road trip, but our travel time was limited so we had to…

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Run to the Sun 2013 ? Part 2

By Bill Schaffer Portland, Ore. ? Every year an automotive writer?s organization Barb and I belong to has a two-day drive called Run to the Sun (RttS). It gives us a chance to sample some of the manufacturers? latest offerings. This year Barbara was away at a Jeep-Ram-Dodge program in Southern California, so I was…

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Kia Cadenza Test Drive

By Bill Schaffer Del Mar, Calif. — As a longtime Kia watcher, I am amazed by each generation or new model because each one is a major leap forward ? not simply an evolutionary remake or cookie-cutter variation. For example, look at the innovative designs and features brought forward with recent Kia releases of the…

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Heels & Wheels – Part 1

Although the number of women writing about vehicles has grown significantly during the 22 years I?ve been doing it, I estimate that we are still outnumbered 10 to 1. Three years ago a friend of mine, Christine Overstreet, decided to put together an automotive program just for women automotive writers, and that?s when Heels &…

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2014 Kia Cadenza Test Drive

?2014 Kia Cadenza emerges as newest flagship? ? Del Mar, CA ? The 2014 Kia Cadenza made its debut at this year?s North American International Auto Show in Detroit to embark on fulfilling its role as Kia?s newest flagship of the line, representing the most powerful and technologically advanced vehicle that the Korean automaker has…

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