"The large, second-generation Cadenza proves again to be an upscale vehicle that favors passenger coddling over driving verve.
"The slick, punchy 3.3-liter V6 has been retuned for better fuel economy. Further aiding efficiency is a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic. The result is a commendable 24 mpg overall on regular gas.
"This is a big, front-wheel-drive car, and it feels a bit cumbersome as it tries to hustle through turns. Nor is the ride quite as plush as its luxurious cabin implies. Though generally pleasant, the suspension falls short of the class-leading Chevrolet Impala when it comes to filtering out road imperfections."