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BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
Top 63%534 points
Top 63%
Top 78%313 points
Top 78%
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BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014) vs Kia Cadenza Premium (2014): 37 facts in comparison

1. Has a rear-view camera

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
62% have it

2. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
330Nm
Tesla Roadster: 10000Nm
346Nm

3. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
10.2l/100 km
Honda Clarity Electric (2017): 1.87l/100 km
14.9l/100 km

4. Has smart key as standard

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
48% have it

5. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.8l/100 km
Honda Clarity Electric (2017): 2.28l/100 km
10.1l/100 km

6. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
335hp
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1244hp
293hp

7. Has a turbocharged engine

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
38% have it

8. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
35% have it

9. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
283l
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014): 3448l
450l

10. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
65% have it

11. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
33% have it

12. Has regenerative braking

Hybrids and electric cars use regenerative braking, which captures the kinetic energy produced by braking and converts it into electricity. This then charges the battery, effectively increasing the car’s fuel efficiency.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
15% have it

13. height

13mm shorter.
1.46m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm
1.48m

14. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
1.03m
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014): 1.09m
1.02m

15. Has stolen vehicle tracking system

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
24% have it

16. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
80% have it

17. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell (2017): 2
1

18. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
972mm
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014): 1.94m
960mm

19. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.97m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
2.85m

20. Is a hybrid car

Hybrid cars run on a mixture of petrol (gasoline) and electric power. They offer several benefits over traditional petrol-powered cars. For example they produce less CO2 emissions, and due to their fuel efficiency they are often cheaper to run.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
8% have it

21. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
67l
Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015): 132l
70l

22. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
92% have it

23. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
90% have it

24. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
83% have it

25. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
24
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 64
24

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