Archive for the ‘Kia Stinger’ Category

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.  


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).


What Trim Levels are Available for the 2020 Kia Stinger?

Thursday, December 19th, 2019
closeup of gt badging on 2020 kia stinger gt

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.


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.


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
red 2019 kia stinger base on the snow

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…)

Does the Kia Stinger Have Heated Seats?

Friday, November 15th, 2019
2019 Kia Stinger GTS in a field

2019 Kia Stinger Heated Seats and Comfort Features

A luxury grand touring sedan that starts around the same price as a mid-trim Toyota Camry, Kia has turned both the mass-market midsize sedan and the entry-luxury segments on their heads. The Kia Stinger is more than just an award-winning car, after all. It’s a symbol of intent for a brand that is working to make thrill and comfort more attainable.  (more…)

Let’s Compare Kia’s Surprising Sedans – the Kia Stinger and the Kia Cadenza

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
orange kia stinger next to blue kia cadenza

Kia Stinger Vs. Kia Cadenza Luxury and Performance Comparison 

When Kia debuted the Kia Telluride at the North American International Auto Show earlier this year, they also debuted a new slogan. The brand would now get behind “Give it Everything,” which perfectly exemplifies the commitment seemingly inherent for Kia to stock even their most basic models with a ton of great technology that bests the classes in which they compete. 


What Features do you Want to See on the Next Kia Stinger?

Friday, October 18th, 2019
closeup of red 2019 kia stinger gt

Next-Generation Kia Stinger Speculation and Wishlist

As a bold and uncompromising delivery system for luxury vehicle features and exhilarating sports-car performance, the Kia Stinger is already becoming an icon for more than simply its style. The Stinger, after all, reveals Kia’s commitment to tearing down the walls that have traditionally surrounded concepts like luxury, performance and design, offering them to the masses. (more…)