BMW ActiveHybrid 5 (2014)Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
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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)
58% have it

2. 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
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 5.3l/100 km
14.9l/100 km

3. 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

4. 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
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 4.2l/100 km
10.1l/100 km

5. 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)
46% have it

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 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

8. 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

9. 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)
61% have it

10. 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)
40% have it

11. 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

12. 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)
39% have it

13. height

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

14. 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)
26% have it

16. 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)
5% have it

17. better fuel economy (combined)

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.
9l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 4.6l/100 km
12.8l/100 km

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

21. 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)
91% have it

22. 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)
89% have it

23. weight

315.93kg lighter.
1.98t
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.5kg
1.66t

24. 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)
32% have it

25. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
12m
Scion iQ2 (2014): 4.2m
11.1m

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