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9.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
23,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
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2014 Kia Cadenza transmission problems

transmission problem

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2014 Kia Cadenza Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 032016

Cadenza Premium 3.3L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

transmission has slipped on an off 5 or 6 times since the 20,000 mile mark. Reported it 3x's to Libertyville Kia but they cannot reproduce the problem. Usually happens when i am doing 55 to 60 on highway. I do not notice until I hear the RPMS start to rev while i am in drive and tranny will catch it, and slam back into gear. The slamming of the transmission back into gear is so loud and abrupt it feels like i am being rear ended. All of this happens when i am in drive. i never took it our of drive, never played with the paddles. never accidentally hit the drive shifter out of drive. I do not recommend this car.

Originally listed at 40g, bought it for 31g since they sit on lots forever. Hardly see any on road. Now i know why. Resale sucks too. only 2 and half years old and I would be lucky to get 17g or 18g. Kia-I wouldn't want to be seen in ya. not anymore.

- Mike E., Hawthorn Woods, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 022015

Cadenza SXL 3.3L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,000 miles

at 55mph the trans will slip, engine revs then found noise

Almost makes me wreck every single time. Scares the sh*t out of me.

- John M., FAIRFIELD, OH, USA

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