While Kia has earned a reputation for producing high-quality, reliable, practical and affordable cars, the South Korean automaker can now add another positive attribute: high-performance. The all-new 2018 Kia Stinger delivers an exceptional driving experience with its powerful engine options and advanced performance technologies, while offering a luxurious ride with its wide array of premium amenities.
2018 Kia Stinger Trims and Pricing
Buyers of the 2018 Kia Stinger have a choice of five different grades: Stinger, Stinger Premium, GT, GT1, and GT2. Pricing starts at $31,900 MSRP for the Stinger trim, up to $49,200 MSRP for the top-of-the-line GT2. The all-wheel drive system — which is optional for all Stinger grades — costs an additional $2,200. Also, pricing does not include the $900 destination charge.
Stinger Premium: $37,100
All-Wheel Drive: $2,200
2018 Kia Stinger Performance
With the Stinger and Stinger Premium, you’ll get the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which produces 255 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The GT, GT1 and GT2 trims come with the 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 engine, which delivers 365 horsepower and 376 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission. The performance of the 2018 Stinger is further aided by its aerodynamic profile, lightweight chassis and Rack-Mounted Motor Driven Power Steering, as well as available Brembo disc brakes and Dynamic Stability Damping Control.
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2018 Kia Stinger Technology Features
The 2018 Stinger boasts a plethora of advanced technologies. With the UVO infotainment system, you’ll benefit from a multitude of useful features and services, including smartphone integration and access to your favorite music. With the optional Harman/Kardon audio system, you’ll enjoy the beautiful sound from its array of 15 speakers. The new Stinger also offers many available driver assistance technologies, including the Head-Up Display, Blind Spot Collision Warning and Forward Collision Avoidance.