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U.S. News & World Report Names Kia Cadenza One of the Safest Cars for 2018

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2018 Kia Cadenza

With reviews and test scores from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the editors at U.S. News & World Report have compiled a list of the safest cars for 2018. Due to its recognition from the IIHS, the 2018 Kia Cadenza has earned a perfect ten from the pub and a spot on this year’s list.

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“There are no NHTSA crash test ratings for the Cadenza sedan. However, the IIHS chooses it as a 2018 Top Safety Pick. It receives a Superior rating for its optional front crash prevention equipment, and its headlights are Acceptable,” reports U.S. News & World Report Writer Steven Loveday.

The 2018 Kia Cadenza is available at three trim levels — Premium, Technology, and Limited. Each trim is equipped with a 3.3-liter V6 mated to an electronically-controlled eight-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic® and Smart Shift & Drive. The power train delivers 290 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque.

The 2018 Cadenza features a long list of standard safety features including a rear-camera display, dual front advanced airbags, dual front and rear seat-mounted side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, driver’s knee airbag, side-impact door beams, impact-sensing auto door unlock, Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH), and rear child-safety door locks.

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The 2018 Cadenza also delivers a suite of available advanced driver assist technologies such as Blind Spot Detection, Smart Blind Spot Detection, Lane Change Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Rear Parking Assist System, Lane Departure Warning System, Autonomous Emergency Braking, and Forward Collision Warning System.

News Source: U.S. News & World Report