If you’ve been paying attention to Kia or automotive news in general at all over the past year, you’ve almost definitely heard about the new 2018 Kia Stinger. The new Kia Stinger is Kia’s first brand-new model in years and has been hailed by Kia as the model that will usher in a new era for the automaker. The Stinger is Kia’s first attempt at a luxury/sports sedan that is also a grand touring car. Kia has claimed it’s already among the best, but how does it stack up against the competition?
Well, that’s what we’re going to find out in our model comparison page! We believe Kia offers drivers the best value, and we’re not afraid to put that to the test! We’re going to see how the 2018 Kia Stinger matches up against its competition by comparing it with the popular 2018 Chevrolet Impala. To see which sedan model offers the most value, we’re going to compare their efficiency, performance and interior space. Let’s see who comes out on top!
2018 Kia Stinger
2018 Chevrolet Impala
|25 MPG||Fuel Economy (Combined)||25 MPG|
|255 HP||Horsepower||197 HP|
|260 lb-ft||Torque||191 lb-ft|
|40.9 Cubic Feet||Maximum Interior Cargo Volume||18.8 Cubic Feet|
When you look at the key specifications and measurements of the 2018 Chevrolet Impala, it’s not hard to figure out why it’s so popular! The Chevrolet Impala has been a mainstay in its class for years thanks to its solid scores for efficiency, horsepower and space. However, when you compare it with the newest model in its class, the 2018 Kia Stinger, in a side-by-side comparison, it’s clear that the 2018 Kia Stinger is the superior model.
To start out with, the 2018 Kia Stinger and 2018 Chevrolet Impala essentially offer the same kind of efficiency, each with a combined fuel economy of 25 mpg. However, that’s where the similarities end. Despite being just as efficient, the 2018 Kia Stinger offers substantially more performance both in the way of horsepower and torque. It makes it all the more impressive that the 2018 Kia Stinger can even offer similar efficiency!
But, that’s not all. Thanks to the 2018 Kia Stinger’s Sportback design, it also offers a larger and more efficient use of space for cargo. The 2018 Kia Stinger offers a standard interior cargo space of 23.3 cubic feet, which can expand to an impressive 40.9 cubic feet! The 2018 Impala, on the other hand, only offers a maximum 18.8 cubic feet with its regular trunk.
Want to learn more about the 2018 Kia Stinger? Ready to get behind the wheel of one? Contact our staff at Citrus Kia for more information or to schedule a test drive today!