2021 Kia Stinger GT-Line vs GT

Red and blue 2021 Kia Stinger models

The 2021 Kia Stinger sports sedan offers Tampa Bay drivers a kicked-up performance on the road that will make track stars envious. The 2021 Stinger is a carryover model from last year, however, its competitiveness and outranking performance is far from lacking.

The 2021 Kia Stinger starts off at a manufacturer suggested retail price of $33,090 for its four-trim lineup – GT-Line, GT, GT1, and GT2. In this 2021 Kia Stinger GT-Line vs GT comparison, we are going to look at what sets the base Stinger model apart from the second variant in the lineup. If you are thinking of getting behind the wheel of a new 201 Kia Stinger but aren’t sure which model is right for you, this comparison from Friendly Kia is the perfect place to start. Keep reading to see what the Kia Stinger GT-Line and GT have to offer.


2021 Kia Stinger GT-Line

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2021 Kia Stinger GT

$33,090 | $35,290 (AWD) Base Price $39,590 | $41,790 (AWD)
2.0L Twin Scroll Turbo 4-Cylinder Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine Engine 3.3L Twin Turbo V6 Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Lambda II engine
8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters Transmission 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters
255 horsepower | 260 pound-feet of torque Power Specs 365 horsepower | 376 pound-feet of torque
Standard Drive Mode Select Standard
18-inch alloy wheels Wheels 19-inch alloy wheels
6 speakers Audio System 9 speakers
Not Available Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go Standard

What’s Different Between the 2021 Kia Stinger GT-Line and 2021 Kia Stinger GT?

The 2021 Kia Stinger GT-Line sits first in the Stinger lineup, followed by the GT model. While these are the first two models in the lineup, they both feature an impressive array of tech and performance features. There are a few key differences that set these two models apart, as seen above, as well as a range of shared options and features.

The Stinger GT-Line model is fitted with a base 2.0-liter Twin Scroll Turbo engine paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Stinger GT-Line models manufacture 255 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque on the road while earning 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. The Stinger GT receives a power upgrade from the base engine to a 3.3-liter Twin Turbo V6 engine paired to the same 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Stinger GT models generate over 100 horsepower more than the GT-Line, producing 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque.

The 2021 Kia Stinger GT-Line and GT offer a similar array of features and amenities. Some of the shared features include a 7-inch touchscreen audio display, Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, push-button start, leather seating, and Drive Mode Select. The Stinger GT adds a few additional features over the GT-Line model, such as a launch control system, limited-slip differential, multi-color LED accent interior lighting, and Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go.

The 2021 Kia Stinger is available now at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL. To view the Stinger GT-Line, GT, or any other member of the lineup, visit the Friendly Kia inventory or contact a member of the Friendly Kia team today,