The built-for-fun 2021 Kia Stinger will get the adrenaline and blood pumping in every Tampa Bay driver who gets in the driver’s seat. The Stinger launches from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 4.7 seconds and can be equipped with either a rear-wheel or all-wheel drive powertrain. This track-ready sports sedan appeals to the young at heart looking for thrills on the road and on the track.
The aerodynamic Stinger effortlessly leaves the competition in its wake in terms of style, performance, and feature lineup. See just how well the Stinger holds its ground in this 2021 Kia Stinger vs 2021 Volkswagen Arteon comparison from our team at Friendly Kia. Find out why so many drivers have skipped over the VW badge in favor of the fastback Stinger below.
2021 Kia Stinger
2021 Volkswagen Arteon
|2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine
||2.0-liter Turbo engine
|255 horsepower | 260 pound-feet of torque
||268 horsepower | 258 pound-feet of torque
|3.3-liter V6 Twin Turbo engine (365 horsepower)
||4Motion® 2.0-liter Turbo engine (268 horsepower)|
||High-Performance Brembo® Brakes
|Rear-Wheel Drive or Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive
||Front-Wheel Drive or 4Motion® All-Wheel Drive
The Kia Stinger is the Kia brand’s highest-performance vehicle, and it shows in its stats and on the streets. The Stinger is fitted with a standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine to deliver a respectable 255 horsepower that falls in line with the competition. The four-trim Stinger lineup brings another machine to the table for the thrill-seekers and power-hungry – a 3.3-liter V6 Twin Turbo engine. This 3.3-liter powerplant produces up to 365 horsepower, generating nearly 100 horsepower more than the peak output of 268 horsepower produced by the VW Arteon.
The expertly engineered Stinger offers a finely tuned performance that has every competitor seeing green. The Stinger sedan brings in an electronically controlled suspension, a limited-slip differential, a Drive Mode Select System, Brembo® Brakes, and 19-inch wheels to deliver the best possible performance on the road.
The athletic interior of the Stinger will make every driver crave getting behind the wheel. Inside the Stinger you'll find a hand-stitched leather steering wheel, an aviation-inspired dash with circular air vents and a floating infotainment screen, Harman Kardon® speakers, a Head-Up driving display, and more.
You can experience everything the 2021 Kia Stinger has to offer now at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey, FL. Just a short drive for Clearwater and St. Petersburg drivers, our Tampa Bay-area dealership offers a lineup of Stinger models available to buy or lease today. Contact a member of our team for additional information.