Kia is returning in the full-size premium sedan segment with the introduction of the 2017 Cadenza. The car will arrive in dealerships later this month and it will be offered in three trim levels: Premium, Technology and Limited, with the Premium starting at just $31,9901. 

Adding a suite of advanced driver assistance and convenience features, the Technology starts at $38,990, while the fully equipped Limited will be offered at $44,390.

The starting price of the Cadenza is $1,000 below the outgoing model and features more standard equipment. Moving up to the Technology trim there is the addition of Autonomous Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection, Forward Collision Warning, Surround View Monitor, Smart Blind Spot Detection, High Beam Assist, and LED headlights and represents a $4,000 value when compared to a similarly equipped variant of the previous-generation Cadenza. 

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Adding to the long list of standard equipment offered on the Limited is a Surround View Monitor and a Cadenza-first Head-Up Display (HUD), along with soft Nappa leather trim seating, Smart Power Trunk, heated outboard rear seats and unique Dark Satin 19-inch alloy wheels.

The option packages are a $3,000 Luxury Package offered only on the Premium trim with power folding outside mirrors, a Harman Kardon 12-speaker surround sound premium audio system, HomeLink rearview mirror with integrated compass, Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Rear Parking Assist System.  A $1,000 Panoramic sunroof with power-operating shade includes LED interior lighting is also offered only on the Premium model.