2020 Kia Stinger vs 2020 Honda Civic Type R

Red 2020 Kia Stinger and white 2020 Honda Civic Type R

Powerful and refined, the 2020 Kia Stinger is one of the slickest vehicles to enter the automotive arena. The Stinger is the Kia brand’s entry into the high-performance sedan market, and it does more than hold its own among the competition. This Kia model combines high-performance power with the classic style that sports car enthusiasts crave.

From its performance to its style, this Kia brings the unexpected. To show off just how good this Kia sports car is we’ve put it up against one of its top rivals – the 2020 Honda Civic Type R. Keep reading to see how the 2020 Kia Stinger stacks up against the competition or click the link below to view our current lineup of in-stock Stinger models available now at Friendly Kia.

2020 Kia Stinger


2020 Honda Civic Type R

2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine Base Engine 2.0-liter VTEC® engine
4.7 seconds 0-60 mph Acceleration Time 5 seconds
167 mph Top Speed 169 mph
365 horsepower | 376 pound-feet of torque Top Power Specs 306 horsepower | 295 pound-feet of torque
18-inch Alloy Wheels, 19-inch Alloy Wheels Wheel Options 20-inch alloy wheels
7 paint colors available Color Options 6 paint colors available
7-inch Touch-Screen Display with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Infotainment Center 7-inch Touch-Screen Display with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
10 years/100,000 miles Powertrain Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles

2020 Kia Stinger Dares the Competition

The 2020 Kia Stinger has been designed for the thrill-seekers. This Kia sports sedan offers two engine options for drivers, each mated to the Kia brand’s next-generation 8-speed automatic transmission. The base 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine pumps out an impressive 255 horsepower and 260-pound-feet of torque, taking drivers from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.9 seconds. The kicked-up 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 engine generates a heart-pounding 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque on the road. This available twin-turbo engine can take drivers from 0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds and can hit a top speed of 167 mph. The competing 2020 Honda Civic Type R offers just one engine option – a 306-horsepower 2.0-liter VTEC® engine.

When we said the 2020 Stinger looked good, we meant it. This Kia model will have everyone you pass staring for all of the right reasons. The fastback silhouette, LED lighting, available red Brembo® brakes, and available jewel-like LED turn signals are just a few of the reasons this Stinger will catch the eyes of everyone.

Not only will the looks impress everyone you pass, but the deep growl of the V6 engine shows off just how much power lies beneath the hood of the 2020 Stinger. Thrill-seekers and daring drivers will feel right at home behind the wheel of this performance-tuned powerhouse.

To learn more about the 2020 Kia Stinger, contact a member of the Friendly Kia team today.