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Kia Cadenza Premium (2014) vs BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015): 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.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
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.
14.9l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 5.3l/100 km
10l/100 km

3. Has four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
24% have it

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.
10.1l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 4.2l/100 km
7.6l/100 km

5. 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.
346Nm
Tesla Roadster: 10000Nm
413Nm

6. 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.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
46% have it

7. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
293hp
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1244hp
255hp

8. 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.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
15% have it

9. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
450l
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014): 3448l
396l

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.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
61% 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.
1.02m
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014): 1.09m
1.04m

12. height

5mm shorter.
1.48m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm
1.48m

13. 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.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
40% have it

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.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
26% have it

16. 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.
12.8l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 4.6l/100 km
8.8l/100 km

17. 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.
960mm
Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014): 1.94m
988mm

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).
2.85m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
3.21m

19. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
91% have it

20. 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.
11.1m
Scion iQ2 (2014): 4.2m
13m

21. 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.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
90% have it

22. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
8
Tesla Model X 75D (2016): 12
6

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.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
89% have it

24. Has a diesel engine

Improvements in diesel engine technology have lead to vast gains in fuel efficiency over petrol (gasoline) cars (and even hybrids), as well as having lower carbon emissions. It is also safer as it doesn't explode as petrol can.
Kia Cadenza Premium (2014)
BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan (2015)
3% have it

25. weight

461.08kg lighter.
1.66t
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.5kg
2.13t

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