9) Kia Cadenza
Known humbly as the K7 in its country of origin, the Cadenza is Kia’s front wheel drive large car. It is being offered in the US market in three versions, with the base model starting at $31,990. The hybrid version of the Cadenza with a 35 kW electric motor has not been made available outside of Korea yet.
All Cadenza models have sound-absorbing solar-control glass. Two of the three models on offer have steering mounted paddle shifters, a panoramic sunroof with power sunshade, LED headlights, LED interior lights, and a Harman Kardon 12 speaker surround sound system. Audio, handsfree and cruise control are managed through steering mounted buttons on all variants.
All three models of the 2017 Cadenza have the same engine, which is a 3.3 Liter, DOHC, 24-valve V6 Gasoline Direct Injection engine with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT). It produces 290 hp @ 6,400 rpm