Red 2021 Kia Stinger driving on dirt

How Much Horsepower Does the Kia Stinger Make?

2021 Kia Stinger Power Ratings and Engine Options 

Tampa Bay drivers looking for the Kia brand’s highest-performance vehicle will find their fit inside the 2021 Kia Stinger sport sedan. The competitiveness of this sedan continues its hold ahead of the rest of the sport sedan segment. This premium-level Kia model welcomes two bold engine options to deliver optimal horsepower and torque on the streets of Tampa Bay. 

As you consider this high-performance Kia vehicle, you may be wondering – how much horsepower does the Kia Stinger make? This 2021 Kia Stinger power ratings and engine options overview is breaking down both Stinger engines and showing you which Stinger model delivers the most power on the road.  

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Which Stinger Delivers the Most Power? 

The four-trim Stinger lineup consists of the GT-Line, GT, GT1, and GT2 models for 2021. The base Stinger GT-Line is the only member of the 2021 Stinger range powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. This entry-level trim delivers an impressive 255 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. 

Closeup of Brembo brakes on 2021 Kia Stinger

A 3.3-liter V6 twin-turbo engine powers the rest of the Stinger lineup – GT, GT1, and GT2 – and comes paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission. This V6 engine generates an adrenaline-pumping 365 horsepower 376 pound-feet of torque on the road. 

The Stinger GT, GT1, and GT2 add performance features not found on the base Stinger GT-Line model. When opting for one of these higher trim levels, your Stinger will come equipped with: 

  • High-Performance Brembo® Brakes 
  • Launch Control 
  • Limited-Slip Differential 
  • Dynamic Torque Vectoring Control 
  • Coasting Neutral Control (GT1 and GT2 only) 

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Find your high-performance 2021 Kia Stinger at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL. Get started on your search for one of these Stinger models in the Friendly Kia online inventory today.