2018 Kia Stinger V6 vs. 2018 Volvo S60 R-Design

2018 Kia Stinger V6 trims vs. 2018 Volvo S60 R-Design

The 2018 Kia Stinger is a sports car that is on the move, whether it’s on the open road, on the race track, or heading towards a dealer near you, with the release set for this first-ever model around December 2017. What the 2018 Stinger brings to the table, as it were, is superior speed, acceleration, and interior space that tops competition from other brands, and at a lower price.

To start, the 2018 Kia Stinger has a tentative starting price of around $39,000 MSRP, which compares favorably with a competing model, the 2018 Volvo S60 R-Design trim, which runs several thousand more at $47,550 MSRP. Read on for more advantages of the 2018 Stinger.

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2018 Kia Stinger V6 Trims


2018 Volvo S60 R-Design

Starts at $39,000 (prices not final)  Price $47,550 MSRP
365 Horsepower 302
167 Top Speed (MPH) 155
4.7  0-60 MPH Acceleration (seconds) 5.9
3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 Engine Specs 4-cylinder turbocharged
8-speed automatic Transmission 8-speed
Yes Cars.com "Best in Show" at NAIAS?  No

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If you want a performance vehicle like a sports car, speed is a must, and the 2018 Kia Stinger obliges, with a top speed of 167 MPH thanks to its twin-turbo V6 engine in its top three trim levels: GT, GT1 and GT2. The 2018 Volvo S60 R-Design has less power at 302 HP, and a lower top speed at 155 MPH. The acceleration time of the 2018 Stinger is also sublime, with 4.7 seconds for 0-60 MPH in its V6 trims, while the S60 R-Design accelerates from 0-60 MPH in 5.9 seconds. When you also consider the Stinger’s interior, which is ample for a sports car with 40.9 cubic feet of cargo room available in back, and its Kia-exclusive UVO eServices, with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Stinger is a champion in this comparison any way you look at it.

When you crave - nay, demand - power, speed and great design, as well as a low starting price in the sports car class, go for the 2018 Kia Stinger. You can reserve one or set up a test drive now at Friendly Kia, 5819 US Highway 19 in New Port Richey, FL. We also serve the Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg area, as well as Brooksville, Trinity, Tarpon Springs and Spring Hill. Please call us at (877) 544-6706 or visit us on the lot so we can set you up with a test drive once the Stinger is available on the lot. If you plan on purchasing a new or used car, please take advantage of our trade-in policy and our exclusive partnership with Kelley Blue Book KBB.com's Trade-In Marketplace/Buying Center.  

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