2018 Kia Stinger Birmingham AL

As the latest addition to the Kia family, the Stinger is expected to make a big splash among drivers who desire a sporty yet practical sedan. The Kia Stinger has a variety of luxury elements that can compete against higher-end models while offering a more affordable price tag. Drivers can choose from two different trim levels—the Stinger and Stinger GT.

Car shoppers in Birmingham, AL and the surrounding area who are interested in learning more about the 2018 Kia Stinger can utilize the information here to get a better idea of what it has to offer in terms of performance, design, and technology before getting behind the wheel at Riverchase Kia.


2018 Kia Stinger engine performance

Engine & Performance

In addition to the standard 255-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, drivers can opt for the available 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that is capable of producing 365 horsepower and 376 lb-ft torque. Both engines are paired with Kia's second-generation 8-speed automatic transmission that offers 5 different driving modes depending on the terrain. Other mechanical components include Brembo® vented disc brakes, Dynamic Stability Damping Control, MacPherson front and multi-link rear suspension, staggered 19-inch alloy wheels with performance tires, and much more.

 

2018 Kia Stinger front grille

Exterior Design

On the outside, the Kia Stinger features a striking design that is sure to turn heads on the road. Its fastback silhouette compliments its performance-tuned proportions, and the two elements work together to demand attention on the road and give drivers a thrilling experience behind the wheel. Style inspirations for the Stinger originated from gran turismo roots while keeping the practicality of daily commutes and long-distance driving in mind. With a confident stance and a body that emits both athleticism and luxury, the 2018 Kia Stinger is in a league of its own.

 

2018 Kia Stinger dashboard

Convenience Features

Much like any new Kia model, the 2018 Stinger offers a wide array of technology updates. New for the entire Kia lineup this year is Driver Attention Alert, which monitors driving habits and warns the driver if it senses distracted, or otherwise impaired, driving. The Stinger also offers a number of other advanced safety elements, such as Forward Collision Assistance, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Detection, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, among others.


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