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Lexus ES vs. Kia Cadenza Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Lexus ES vs. Kia Cadenza Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $45,640

Kia Cadenza Limited   
Difference: $2,945

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,262

Kia Cadenza Limited   
Difference: $3,122

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelESCadenza
Trim350Limited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $38,900 $44,690
Base Invoice $36,438 $41,320
Ultra Luxury Package 8,520  
Cargo mat 105  
Cargo net 65 50
Ultra Luxury Package 7,847  
Cargo mat 65  
Cargo net 39 42
Options (change) 8,690 50
Options (change) 7,951 42
Destination 995 900
Total Price $48,585 $45,640
Total Invoice $45,384 $42,262

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Kia Cadenza

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Cadenza Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,340
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,414
Model Year20182018
ModelESCadenza
Trim350Limited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine268hp V6290hp V6
TransmissionT6T8
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/30 MPG20/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)835, 15630, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17245/40-19
Total Price$48,585$45,640
Adjustments for Features0-1,395
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$48,585$44,245
Total Invoice$45,384$42,262
Adjustments for Features0-1,292
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$45,384$40,970

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Features Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Kia Cadenza

Model Year20182018
ModelESCadenza
Trim350Limited
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener $125
Remote app$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Around view cameras $500
Blind spot collision prevention $150
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rearview camera$200 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
Automatic air recirculation$100 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Voice control for external devices $0
Water-repellent front-door glass$15 
Wiper de-icer $25
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection $25
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Power-folding mirrors $50
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats $200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Memory system, passenger seat$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Synthetic suede headliner $650
Upgraded floor mats $0
Wood trim$300 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$4,230$5,625
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,395
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,292

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Specifications Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Kia Cadenza

Model Year20182018
ModelESCadenza
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.0 in112.4 in
Length192.7 in195.7 in
Width71.7 in73.6 in
Height57.1 in57.9 in
Curb Weight3,549 lb.3,633 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.5 in40.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.6 in58.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in56.5 in
Row 1 Legroom41.9 in45.5 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in56.3 in
Row 2 Legroom40.0 in37.2 in
Cargo Volume15.2 ft316.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus ES 350

Ultra Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Machined alloy wheels0No
Panoramic sunroof300Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Power trunk closer350Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Wood trim300No
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested450082%
Total Not Requested100018%

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