Kia Cadenza received a hybrid version.
Redesigned from the ground up for the 2017 model year, the Kia Cadenza was the response of the Korean manufacturer in the segment of midsize luxury sedans. Given that the competitor to the BMW 5 Series has electrified model, Kia followed suit and released a hybrid sedan.
Called in its homeland K7 Hybrid on the global market for the car will be released as a model for 2018. Fuel consumption is claimed at 6.1 litres per 100 km is not very impressive, though not bad at all. Under the hood, the 2018 Kia Cadenza Hybrid installed 2.4-liter engine and an electric motor 38 kW powered by a lithium ion battery 1.76 kW/h. The power of the internal combustion engine stated at 157 HP and a torque of 206 Nm. This impressive performance, but you should bear in mind that this is a mid-size car weight 1 680 kg, which can emit only 97 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer.
Hybrid Cadenza, as the production version with an internal combustion engine, generously Packed with the latest technologies, including Autonomous emergency braking, warning of the lane of traffic, nine airbags, fully adaptive led headlamps, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Most impressive is that in South Korea, Kia offers a lifetime warranty on the battery. In its homeland, the car is from 34.95 million won (about 29 745 U.S. dollars at current exchange rates), much more expensive version with a traditional internal combustion engine, which cost in Korea starts at 24.95 million won ($ 21 235 at the time of writing).
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