Kia

Kia Stinger

Price $44,995 – $51,995
Fuel consumption 9.6 – 13.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 79%(view ratings)
Kia continues to bank on its sports sedan as a halo car. Now available exclusively with a twin-turbocharged 3.3-litre V6 engine that produces 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque, the Stinger benefits from an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission that delivers quick, precise shifts. Dynamic handling is achieved through German-like chassis and suspension tuning. For 2021, Kia is introducing a limited edition that stands out with a bright orange exterior and interior accents.

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Test Drives2020 Kia Stinger: Unfairly Shunned
The Kia Stinger is a Kia unlike any other, a sports car in sedan clothing and the only product in the lineup that’s designed with the goal of beating the Germans at their own game. But how? Well, the Korean automaker went all in during the development of the Stinger, …
First Drives2018 Kia Stinger: Entering Uncharted Territory
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, California – Audi A7, BMW 4 Series, Porsche Panamera, Kia Stinger. If you haven't been privy to the auto show circuit or Kia press releases, one would be stumped to find the pattern. Kia products don't enter the luxury conversation—sorry Cadenza and K900. That's at least until now …
Spotlight on2018 Kia Stinger: We’re Driving it This Week!
It's safe to say that the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger is the most exciting launch to date from the South Korean automaker. Not known for its performance vehicles, Kia is setting the bar high with this luxurious coupe-like Gran Turismo masterpiece designed by Gregory Guillaume. The Stinger will be arriving …

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NewsKia Stinger Could be Dead in Less Than a Year, Report Says
Despite being introduced in 2017 as a 2018 model, the Kia Stinger’s death was first predicted way back in September 2019. A new report claims that the sports sedan now has less than a year to live. Local industry sources have told Korean Car Blog that Kia will end production …
News2022 Kia Stinger Comes With Pair of Bad News for Canadians
Announced several months ago, the refreshed 2022 Kia Stinger will arrive at Canadian dealerships this spring and we finally have all the important details. Quite a few potential customers will likely be disappointed, however. There are two reasons. First, while Kia is replacing the old turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine (255 …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Lexus ES/Toyota Avalon
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Large sedans have become somewhat of a strange breed. Competitors like the Nissan Maxima, Chrysler 300, Volkswagen Arteon and Kia Stinger are now fighting for attention from the same customers.
NewsNew Kia Stinger Coming With Fresh Styling, Beefier Turbo Engine
A refreshed and sportier Kia Stinger is on the way and we now know all the major highlights including powertrain details. The main change is the addition of a new turbocharged 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine producing 300 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. These numbers are a big improvement from the …
News2021 Kia Stinger Limited Edition Adds a Flashy New Colour
Despite being named the 2019 Canadian Car of the Year by AJAC, the fate of the Kia Stinger beyond the current generation remains uncertain. Still, there is a new addition for the upcoming 2021 model year. More specifically, the company is introducing a limited edition that stands out with a …
NewsKia Stinger Might not Come Back, Company Hints
Sorry to cast a dark cloud over your Monday with this depressing bit of news regarding the 2019 Canadian Car of the Year . At a time when many traditional cars—sedans in particular—are being kicked to the curb in favour of SUVs and crossovers, we hear that the Kia Stinger …
New YorkKia Stinger GTS Debuts with New AWD System and Drift Mode
In addition to the spicy-hot HabaNiro concept, Kia made sure to turn heads at the 2019 New York Auto Show with the launch of the special-edition Stinger GTS. Albert Biermann, Kia’s head of research and development, saw a tiny gap to exploit between the AWD-equipped and RWD-equipped Stinger GT models, …

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The 2018 Kia Stinger
The most talked about vehicle in the automotive world this year was, without a doubt, the Kia Stinger. It was also Motoring TV’s Car of the Year. This was the first time we drove it. Check out our other story on the Stinger - https://youtu.be/2xFxI5VVb7g For more stories about the …
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2 Minute Test Drive: The 2018 Kia Stinger
Russ takes a “relaxing” drive......wait, he actually races a snowboarder up and down Horseshoe Resort this week! See who wins below!. For more stories about the 2018 Kia Stinger, hit the link - https://www.guideautoweb.com/en/makes/kia/stinger/2018/ To watch all our most up to date content, check out our TV show schedule - …
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2018 Kia Stinger
As fun as it was on the autocross, the Stinger is more suited as a cruiser than a performance vehicle. That's clearly evident on regular roads where you're treated to effortless acceleration, small steering inputs and Brembo brakes that only need the slightest of touches. Read the review of the …