Kia Motors Announces Pricing For All-New 2014 Cadenza Premium Sedan

     Kia Motors Announces Pricing For All-New 2014 Cadenza Premium Sedan

Kia's Flagship Sedan Offers Premium Amenities at a Starting Price of
$35,100[1] MSRP

- The most powerful and technologically advanced Kia in the U.S. market is
defined by European-influenced styling and extraordinary levels of refinement
and amenities

- Cadenza features class leading interior room[2] and is offered in one trim
level with two available option packages

PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Kia Motors America (KMA) is
pleased to announce pricing for its most powerful and technologically advanced
vehicle ever offered in the United States. The 2014 Cadenza will be offered
in one trim level with a starting MSRP of $35,100, plus $800 destination and
handling, when it goes on sale later this month. Aside from a unique blend of
European-inspired design, dynamic performance and high levels of refinement,
Kia's newest flagship offers class-leading interior room and standard features
like keyless entry, advanced navigation system with SiriusXM Traffic[3] and
UVO eServices, Bluetooth^® wireless technology[4], ^ an eight-inch touch
screen, 550-watt Infinity^®[5] 12-speaker audio system, Rear Camera Display[6]
and leather-trimmed seats with heat and power adjustment in the front.

In addition to the long list of standard amenities, the Cadenza offers two
option packages – Luxury and Technology – both of which advance value to new
levels of sophistication. Priced at $38,100 MSRP^1, a Luxury Package-equipped
Cadenza adds more upscale character with a full-length panoramic sunroof and
power retractable sunshade, opulent Nappa leather trim with heated rear
outboard seats and ventilated 12-way adjustable driver seat, HID headlamps
with adaptive front lighting system (AFLS), a seven-inch LCD instrument
cluster for superb clarity and customization, a heated steering wheel with
power tilt and telescoping capabilities, and two-position memory setting for
driver's seat, outside mirrors, and steering column. Adding the range-topping
Technology Package builds on the Cadenza's Luxury Package with 19-inch alloy
wheels, an electronic parking brake, Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC), a
Blind Spot Detection System (BSD) and Kia's first-ever Lane Departure Warning
System (LDWS)[7], all for $41,100. In addition, the front side windows
feature hydrophobic technology, which repels water for enhanced visibility
during rainy weather conditions.

"The all-new Cadenza is a world-class Kia for the emerging space between
mainstream and luxury and will appeal to discerning shoppers in the market for
an upscale sedan," said Tom Loveless, executive vice president of sales, KMA.
"We're confident that Cadenza's sophisticated styling, luxuriously appointed
cabin and long list of available technology will make it a strong contender in
the marketplace."

The Cadenza's smooth-revving, all-aluminum 3.3-liter V6 generates 293 HP and
utilizes gasoline direct injection (GDI) technology that improves performance
while maintaining fuel-efficiency. Power is seamlessly transferred via a
six-speed, sport-tuned automatic transmission, and a sophisticated, fully
independent suspension provides the perfect balance between comfort and

Kia: One of the World's Fastest Moving Global Automotive Brands
Kia Motors America is one of only three auto brands to increase U.S. sales in
each of the past four years, and in 2012 the company surpassed the 500,000
unit mark for the first time. With a full line of fun-to-drive cars and CUVs,
Kia is advancing value to new levels of sophistication by combining
European-influenced styling – under the guidance of chief design officer Peter
Schreyer – with cutting-edge technologies, premium amenities, affordable
pricing and the lowest cost of ownership in the industry. Kia recently joined
the exclusive ranks ofInterbrand's "Top 100 Best Global Brands," and is
poised to continue its momentum with seven all-new or significantly redesigned
vehicles scheduled to arrive in showrooms in 2013. Over the past decade Kia
Motors has invested more than $1.4 billion in the U.S., including the
company's first U.S. assembly plant in West Point, Georgia – Kia Motors
Manufacturing Georgia – which is responsible for the creation of more than
11,000 plant and supplier jobs. The success of the U.S.-built* Optima
andSorento in two of the industry's largest segments has fueled Kia's rapid
growth and is complemented by Kia's comprehensive lineup which includes the
Soul urban passenger vehicle,Sportage compact CUV, Optima Hybrid, the Forte
sedan, 5-door andKoup compacts, Rio and Rio 5-door sub-compacts and the
Sedona minivan.

*The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX Trims and certain LX Trims only) and GDI Turbo
are built in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts

About Kia Motors America

Kia Motors America is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors
Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a complete line of
vehicles through more than 765 dealers throughout the United States and serves
as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and LPGA. In 2012, KMA
recorded its best-ever annual sales total and gained U.S. market share for the
18th consecutive year. Kia is poised to continue its momentum and will
continue to build the brand through design innovation, quality, value,
advanced safety features and new technologies.

Information about Kia Motors America and its full vehicle line-up is available
at its website – For media information, including photography,
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[1] MSRP $35,100 for base model. MSRP $38,100 for base model with Premium
Package. MSRP $41,100 for base model with Technology Package. MSRP excludes
destination and handling, taxes, title, license fees, options and retailer
charges. Actual prices set by retailer and may vary.
[2] Class-leading claim based on comparison of available 2013 premium sedans
as of April 2013.
[3] Sirius services require subscriptions, sold separately after 3-month trial
included with vehicle purchase/lease. Subscriptions governed by SiriusXM
Customer Agreement at© 2011 SiriusXM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and
all related marks and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc.
[4] The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Kia is under license. Other
trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. A compatible
Bluetooth® enabled cell phone is required to use Bluetooth® wireless
[5] Infinity® is a trademark of Harman International Industries, Inc.
[6] The Rear-Camera Display is not a substitute for proper and safe backing-up
procedures. The Rear-Camera Display may not display every object behind the
vehicle. Always drive safely and use caution when backing up.
[7] The Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, and
Lane-Departure Warning Systems are not substitutes for proper and safe
driving. Always drive safely and use caution. These systems may not detect
every object in the vehicle's blind spot or direction of travel.

SOURCE Kia Motors America

Contact: Scott McKee, +1-949-468-4813,; Shamit Choksey, Zeno
Group for Kia Motors America, +1-949-468-4819,
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