I took friends out on the town in my 2017 Kia Cadenza tester and they all admired this roomy sedan, but none guessed it was a Kia.

Let’s get this out of the way first. Cadenza, generally thought of as a solo passage in classical music, is a goofy name for a vehicle. Maybe Kia was thinking cadence, but this car doesn’t really have rhythm, it’s a smooth sailer.

In any case, Cadenza is an upscale full-size sedan with a solid lineup of standard features. Introduced as a 2014 model, Cadenza gets…