2022 Kia Stinger Performance Specs and Engine Lineup
Kia is elevating the game for the 2022 model year with the updated and refreshed Kia Stinger. Kia is introducing new design cues and a more aggressive overall design for the 2022 Stinger, along with more potent engine options and bumps in power. Expectations are already being shattered and surpassed by this Kia after arriving at Friendly Kia in Tampa Bay.
For 2022, the Kia Stinger is maintaining its top spot as the brand’s highest-performance sedan while bringing in new and unexpected upgrades and features. With a more powerful standard engine beneath the hood, updated driver assistance systems, and more technology than ever before. Dive into the world of the new Kia Stinger below in this guide to the 2022 Kia Stinger performance specs and engine lineup.
2022 Stinger Engines Appeal to Enthusiasts
The 2022 Kia Stinger is available in GT-Line, GT1, and GT2 trim levels here at Friendly Kia near Clearwater and St. Petersburg. Later in the year, Kia will add a special edition Scorpion model to the mix that will introduce even more appeal to the already impressive sedan.
The baseline 2022 Kia Stinger GT-Line is bringing the most standard power we’ve seen in a Stinger yet, changing what it means to be entry-level. Stinger GT-Line models feature a 2.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. This base setup generates 300 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque and accelerates the Stinger from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.2 seconds.
The GT twin-turbo V6 engine offers a power upgrade in equipped models and comes with performance upgrades that include Brembo brakes and launch control. The 3.3-liter turbocharged V6 engine works alongside an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters to generate 368 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque. The V6 machine launches Stinger models from 0 to 60 mph in a quick 4.7 seconds.
Models equipped with the 2.5-liter powerplant or the twin-turbo V6 engine come standard with a rear-wheel drivetrain and are available with the torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system.
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Shoppers can expect to find the Kia brand’s highest-performance sedan at Friendly Kia now. Stay tuned to the Friendly Kia blog for more information on the 2022 Kia Stinger.