Archive for the ‘Kia Stinger’ Category

Kia Confirms Engine and Safety Updates for 2021 Kia Stinger

Thursday, August 27th, 2020
Blue Korean 2021 Kia Stinger

2021 Kia Stinger Engine Updates Revealed 

Kia has lifted the veil off of the long-awaited 2021 Kia Stinger, confirming circling suspicions about updated engines and technology. While we looked at the revised design of the Stinger previously, today Kia confirmed the updates we have all been waiting for.  

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Kia Unveils Refreshed Stinger Model and Hints at Updated Engine Lineup

Thursday, August 13th, 2020
Blue Korean 2021 Kia Stinger

2021 Kia Stinger Confirmed Updates and Speculations 

The refreshed Kia Stinger has shown its face to the world, giving onlookers an idea of what is to come for the 2021 model. Kia has confirmed some of the updates to the Stinger but there is still a bit of wiggle room in terms of speculations and predictions. Likely set to arrive in the U.S. early next year, there’s no better time than now to start getting excited about the arrival of the Kia brand’s fastback sports sedan.  

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Kia Telluride and Stinger Earn Segment Titles in J.D. Power Study

Friday, July 24th, 2020
Blue 2020 Kia Stinger

J.D. Power Names Two Kia Vehicles Among Top APEAL Study Rankings 

J.D. Power has announced the rankings for another one of its 2020 automotive studies, this time it’s the 2020 Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout (APEAL) Study. Two of the Kia brand’s top-selling models earned winning rankings in their respective segments during the APEAL Study. Coming in just after Kia took home the #1 ranking in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, the Kia Telluride and Stinger have won APEAL segment titles.  

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Will the 2021 Kia Stinger Get a Facelift?

Friday, May 15th, 2020
Red 2020 Kia Stinger with white "2021 Kia Stinger Design Predictions and Performance Speculation" text

2021 Kia Stinger Design Predictions and Performance Speculation 

The Kia Stinger first entered the scene not too long ago, joining the Kia lineup back in 2018. Even with just a short amount of time on the market, this Kia sports car is getting a refresh for the 2021 model year. The 2021 Stinger hasn’t made its full debut to the public yet, but it has been spied at the Nürburgring and it has us making predictions and speculations on what kind of design and performance upgrades it is set to bring.  

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What Will the Next Kia Stinger Bring to the Table?

Monday, January 20th, 2020
red 2020 kia stinger on the snow

2021 Kia Stinger Specs and Features Speculation

Since its release two years ago, the Kia Stinger has quickly risen to the status of “legend” within Kia’s lineup, winning awards like a Best Engine from Wards, Best Interior from Wards and a Top Safety Pick distinction from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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What Trim Levels are Available for the 2020 Kia Stinger?

Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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2020 Kia Stinger Trim Level Options

Bold and game-changing, the Kia Stinger is a sports car that by all accounts shouldn’t exist. After all, a 350+-horsepower luxury sports sedan on the market is one thing. To have that car come out of Kia and not one of the German brands, however, is quite another.

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What’s New on the 2020 Kia Stinger?

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
Blue 2020 Kia Stinger

2020 Kia Stinger Vs. 2019 Kia Stinger

As one of the most talked-about models on the market today, the Kia Stinger is nothing short of a surprising entry from both Kia and the mass-market segment in general.

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What Colors Are Available for the 2020 Kia Stinger?

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
2020 kia stinger in red and blue side by side

2020 Kia Stinger Color Options

A true Gran Turismo sports car, the Kia Stinger has served as both Kia’s halo car and the entire automotive market’s aspiration since it was released two model years ago. (more…)

See How the Base Stinger Does Against the Fiercest German Competition

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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2019 Kia Stinger Base Vs. German Luxury

When Kia announced the Kia Stinger nearly four years ago, the majority of the press rightfully went to the twin-turbo 3.3-liter V6 engine that sets the GT trims apart from the Base and Premium trims. With a top speed of over 165 MPH and a 0-60 acceleration time less than five seconds, the GT Kia Stinger is a car that made big promises and has done nothing but deliver on each one, exceeding the expectations of automotive press agencies and review outlets. (more…)

What Cars Does the Base Kia Stinger Compete With?

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
2019 Kia Stinger base model parked in the desert

Kia Stinger 2.0T Vs. Toyota Camry

We spend a lot of time here on the Friendly Kia Blog talking about the twin-turbo Kia Stinger GT. For good reason too, as the Kia Stinger GT is a car that has captured the attention of the entire automotive market, proving that neither luxury nor performance belongs to a single badge or manufacturer. (more…)