2018 Kia Stinger Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Other Years
2019 2018
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$24,835 - $42,866
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 29 HWY
Horsepower
255-365
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$24,835 - $42,866
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 29 HWY
Horsepower
255-365
Seats
5

Ranks #1 By Owner Reviews

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.4 Overall Score
Performance 4.6 Comfort 3.9 Styling 4.5 Value 4.1

Editor's Overview

The 2018 Kia Stinger is the company's first foray into the competitive sports-sedan market, and we're ready to say the Korean manufacturer has nailed it. With powerful turbocharged engines driving the rear or all four wheels, and a chassis that feels more Stuttgart than Seoul, the new Kia Stinger is the real deal.

Kia Stinger Models & Trims

Base $24,835 - $29,962*
Horsepower: 255 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Premium $26,719 - $32,112*
Horsepower: 255 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
GT $27,767 - $33,282*
Horsepower: 365 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 19 X 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
GT1 $32,287 - $37,959*
Horsepower: 365 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 19 X 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
GT2 $37,007 - $42,866*
Horsepower: 365 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 19 X 8 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

5

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Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Sleek Car for very affordable cost

The KIA stinger is a very high end looking car at a very affordable price. I've had the car about 2.5 months and have no problems. I have heated seats, SIRIUS radio, Apple Carplay, heated windshield and side mirrors.

- Nikki L

Rates in the top 5 safety vehicles.

I wanted all wheel drive and great gas mileage and the Kia Sportage has all of the plus rated in the top 5 for safety.

- Christin Y

It is an affordable performance car, and it has AWD. Spacious and good looking.

I love this vehicle. It has plenty of power, and it turns heads like no other. Very happy with my stinger.

- Nick J

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$24,835 - $29,962
$26,719 - $32,112

Horsepower

Horsepower
255 hp
255 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L Twin Scroll Turbo 4
2.0L Twin Scroll Turbo 4
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.6 in.
42.6 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
38.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.4 in.
36.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
37 in.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

AC
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Standard
Standard

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Standard
Standard

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/45VR18
P225/45VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.4 in.
114.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.7 - 38.4 ft.
36.7 - 38.4 ft.

Length

Length
190.2 in.
190.2 in.

Width

Width
73.6 in.
73.6 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
255 hp
255 hp

Torque

Torque
260 ft. lbs.
260 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Standard
Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.9 gal.
15.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 mpg
26 mpg

City

City
22 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg
29 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
Not Available

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
Not Available

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings