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.

2018 Kia Stinger MSRP2. 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

AWD price

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.

One thought on “Kia Stinger Goes On Sale In December, Priced $31,900

  1. Now what’s the news about the Optima, getting a replace in june ’18 allready? Is it like the Rondo/Carens did mid ’16 getting revised engines and transmissions, although not beeing a real new MY or facelift? Just linke Hyundai does atm with the second i40/Sonate refresh? Or is it just new colours and trims? O_o

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