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Kia Stinger Goes On Sale In December, Priced $31,900
Kia are diving head first into the performance car market with the release of the new Stinger sports sedan.
A stunningly fast, great looking model, the Stinger is still all Kia, as it comes with a host of features at an affordable price point.
We are going to get into the details of the Stinger in a moment, but for now, here are the basics:
1. The 2018 Kia Stinger will arrive in US dealerships in the early part of December with a starting price of $31,900 for the base model. The top of the range Stinger GT2 will come fully-loaded and equipped with AWD, and start at $52,300.
2. For the US release, the Stinger will come in 5 different trim levels – base, Premium, GT, GT1, and GT2 – as well as two different powertrains.
3. The Stinger comes standard as a RWD, but you can upgrade to AWD for an extra $2,000 on all trim levels.
Let’s get into some more details on the U.S. market pricing.
Pricing of 2018 Kia Stinger (US-market)
- Stinger starts at $31,900
- Stinger Premium starts at $37,100
- GT starts at $38,350
- GT1 starts at $43,250
- GT2 starts at $49,200
- All-wheel drive: $2,200
- Destination: $900
Base trim level
The base model comes with a starting price of $31,900, and is equipped with a 4-cylinder turbo engine that generates 255-hp.
It is mated to an 8-speed automatic, has RWD, 18-inch wheels, and comes loaded with features.
These include power adjustable heated front seats, 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen, leather wrapped steering wheel, leather upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 7-inch infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Premium trim level
The same engine and RWD set-up found on the base model is also in the Premium, but it adds a few extra features.
You get a power sunroof, LED headlights, and a 15-speaker premium Harmon Kardon sound system, for a starting price of $37,000.
GT, GT1, GT2 trims
If you need a little more power, you can move up to the Stinger GT trim level for a starting price of $39,000.
This model comes equipped with a 3.3-liter V6 engine that cranks out 365-hp and goes from 0-60 in under 5 seconds.
Even more power, as well as some upgraded features, can be found in the GT1, which has a starting price of $43,500.
If you have $49,500 to spend, you can get the top of the range GT2, which comes with all the bells and whistles.
You get 19-inch wheels, a limited-slip differential, cooled front seats, leather upholstery, a killer sound system, 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, and a laundry list of safety features that includes active lane control, forward collision with automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and blind-spot monitors
The prices listed above are for models with RWD. You can upgrade all Stinger trims to AWD for an additional $2,200.
You will also need to add a destination and delivery fee of $900 to the final price.
Be aware that these prices may be adjusted before the Stinger lands in dealerships in December.