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LED lights on Cadenza SXL

Hello everyone, i'm still new to the forum and had a question. I took delivery of a Cadenza SXL and love it! However i wondered why a 2014 sedan of this caliber would not have daylight LED in the head lights or fog lights. Does anyone know if they are available or where we can find them? I found these online and i'm considering them but I hope some of the other members have some insight.



These are from ebay. Thanks in advance for your input.

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Here's another option I found 2way LED Fog Positioning Lamp DIY Kit for Kia 2010 12 Cadenza K7 | eBay

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Appears neither option above from ebay will fit the 2014 Cadenza.
"Doesn't fit to 2014 New Cadenza K7" is what I see when viewed.
I purchased the Karbon Koncepts replacement LED bulbs for the fogs and then wired them as DRLs. LED fogs come on when car starts. Very simple project. If anyone is interested, I can post photos.
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You might want to look at these
2014+ Cadenza K7 2-way LED Headlight Turn Signal Module Set 2pc - Korean Auto Imports
I must admit, not sure how hard they are to install in the headlight assembly, I'd like to know that myself
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Appears neither option above from ebay will fit the 2014 Cadenza.
"Doesn't fit to 2014 New Cadenza K7" is what I see when viewed.
I purchased the Karbon Koncepts replacement LED bulbs for the fogs and then wired them as DRLs. LED fogs come on when car starts. Very simple project. If anyone is interested, I can post photos.
Thanks for the input. Do you mind posting pictures so we can see? I would really like to have some DRLs. The SXL already has led fog lights but i want DRL's

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Here are a few other options I discovered and i'm still searching :-)

1) Lumen® - LED Daytime Running Lights

2) LED Day Light Fog Lamp Cover Assembly 2P 1set for 10 11 12 Kia Cadenza K7 | eBay


3) 2way LED Fog Positioning Lamp DIY Kit for Kia 2010 12 Cadenza K7 | eBay

Sent them a message to both ebay listings to see if they will fit the 2014 Cadenzas. Will keep you informed.

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I will post pictures as soon as possible. Ice storm in Dallas area.
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Thanks mchez. Its cold here in Houston as well. Didi you install yours yourself or did you get professional help? I took some pictures of possible locations for after market DRLs.

option 1 - DRL in the front lower grill


Option 2 - Just above the fog lights there is a small hole on both sides where wires can be run


option 3 - Opening the headlights and running flexible DRLs across the front edge


The third option would probably be the best one but also the hardest and would require a shop to install. Any thoughts?

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I'd prefer cadenza DRL's

Hope the picture of the original cadenza DRL's show up.
I'd much prefer these and have them wired as DRL's
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Hope the picture of the original cadenza DRL's show up.
I'd much prefer these and have them wired as DRL's
I would like to agree with you Gene.. I look back at mine and see the slots where the led lights for the DRLs should be. Its a shame that they omitted those. They are probably saving it for future releases. Even the UVO services are limited ere compared to the Korean K7 - Theirs has remote start via your smart phone
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