2015 Kia K900 Luxury Sedan First Drive and Review

Kia k900 sedan side view


Kia has definitely reached a new level with the K900. With a refined style, lavish interior, innovative technology, classy exterior, and excellent on the road performance, the new 2015 Kia K900 is ready to compete on every level with its German rivals.

The K900 is the most powerful and luxurious full-sized sedan that Kia has ever made with a 5.0-liter Tau V-8 engine that produces 420 horsepower, 376 lb.ft. of torque, and yields an estimated 15 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway, the sedan is a perfect blending of strength, elegance, and refinement all in one beautiful package, it is definitely a great choice among driving enthusiasts that desire a luxury vehicle that is quick, fun to drive, and powerful with luxurious interior and exterior elements that are bold and elegant at the same time.

The 2015 Kia K900 is available in Premium and Luxury trims. Standard features for the Premium trim include-  a 9.2-inch display screen, adaptive xenon headlights, a panoramic sunroof, cruise control, LED foglights, 19-inch alloy wheels, heated rear outboard seats, power-folding and auto-dimming mirrors, driver memory settings, keyless ignition and entry, leather upholstery, tri-zone automatic climate control, an iPod/USB interface and satellite and HD radio, a power trunk lid, front and rearview cameras, front and rear parking sensors, UVO, Bluetooth, a navigation system, front and rearview cameras and a 14-speaker audio system with a CD player, full power accessories, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, 8-way power front seats with driver four-way power lumbar, heated and ventilated front seats, a ski pass-through opening in the rear seats, a power rear sunshade, and automatic wipers.

The Luxury trim adds real wood trim, a heated steering wheel, a credit card-sized smart key, LED headlights, a lane departure warning system, a blind-spot monitoring system, upgraded leather upholstery, a rear cross-traffic alert system, and a 17-speaker Lexicon surround sound system.

A 360-degree top-down parking camera system,12-way power-adjustable driver seat that include a power headrest and thigh support adjustments, ventilated and reclining outboard rear seats with lumbar support, a frontal collision warning system, upgraded leather upholstery, a virtual instrument panel, a driver head-up display, and adaptive cruise control are all optional.

Standard safety features include- full-length side curtain airbags, traction and stability control, antilock disc brakes, front and rear seat side airbags, and UVO eservices which include emergency assistance. Additional safety features, such as a 360-degree top-down camera system are optional.

Interior features are very impressive with a large 9.2-inch multifunction display, reclining rear seats, ambient LED lighting, and copious wood trim throughout the dashboard and console areas.  The seats are ergonomic, supportive, comfortable, and provide excellent lumbar support for long road trips. The front and rear cabin is spacious, providing ample head/leg room for taller passengers and cargo space is very good measuring 15.9 cubic feet, which is somewhat average  for its class.

Driving kinetics of the K900 is quite impressive offering a genuinely delightful ride and the technology features are some of the best and most advanced that I have ever seen. The majority of bumps and uneven surfaces are absorbed, making sharp turns feels effortless, and acceleration is quick going from 0-60 mph in less than 6 seconds.

One of the most prominent issues for some consumers may be the Kia emblem, but if that element is overlooked, the Kia K900 is truly a wonderful, luxurious sedan that looks and drives like an Audi A7, but with a lower price tag.

The new 2015 Kia K900 is a serious competitor in the luxury vehicle segment with a sleek style, brilliant interior craftsmanship, technologically advanced features, and solid on the road performance with a starting MSRP of $54,500.  Kia is truly changing perceptions of luxury and the K900 is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a full-sized luxury vehicle that is like no other.

To find out more information about the new 2015 Kia K900, please visit-www.kia.com


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