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Old 06-15-19, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by bitkahuna View Post
i'm not sure how large this cadenza is but i assume it's only slightly bigger than a sonata?
I haven't checked the exact dimensions, but, in general, it seems significantly larger than the Sonata.

but i think you'd be in heaven in a k900.
No doubt. But it's a big enough car that it might be too tight a fit in my condo parking space.....I can just get my Lacrosse in as it is, and leave enough room from the vehicles next to me to open the doors and get out LOL.

i know it's got more tech than you'd like, and is probably priced more than you want to pay,
Like you and your G90, money, in general, is not an issue with me.....I can afford anything short of six figures, with a healthy cushion left over. But I also believe in keeping most of my accounts set aside for emergencies. For one thing, my condo wasn't built yesterday, and things wear out and need replacing. The condo association replaces things outside, but inside the unit, that's my responsibility.
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Old 06-15-19, 12:54 PM
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but inside the unit, that's my responsibility.
People who own homes have to pay for everything inside as well.
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Old 06-15-19, 04:03 PM
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the kia just occupies a niche no one wants to buy into.
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Old 06-15-19, 04:06 PM
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the kia just occupies a niche no one wants to buy into.
Sorry, but I'm not convinced that large sedans are a niche. The auto companies are trying to convince us of that, though, because they want to move people out of sedans into SUVs, where they make more money per unit. It's a marketing/PR ploy to try and make more profit per unit.
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Old 06-15-19, 04:15 PM
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i don't mean large sedans as a niche.

i mean upscale semi luxury cars with a mainstream badge at a big discount niche.
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Old 06-15-19, 05:55 PM
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No doubt. But it's a big enough car that it might be too tight a fit in my condo parking space.....I can just get my Lacrosse in as it is, and leave enough room from the vehicles next to me to open the doors and get out LOL.
k900 is 1.5 wider and 3.5 longer.
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Old 06-15-19, 11:52 PM
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I drove a Cadenza before I selected my 2019 ES350. They were surprisingly close in room, comfort, and performance. When we got down to real dollars, my ES350 UL was just a bit cheaper to lease than a loaded Cadenza. The car I really wanted was the K900, but the good Kia dealer here in town was not able to sell them. The dealer that could sell them was not acceptable from a business practice standpoint. (Picture the salesman in a green plaid sport coat and white shoes telling my wife that we should buy it because the color matched her eyes. I was afraid she was going to punch him!) Not really quite that bad but close.

The Cadenza is still Kia "old school" but the guys behind the Stinger are working on the next gen cars. The K900 is their vision for a luxury sedan.
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