2019 Kia Stinger Review

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Delivering a high level of performance and extreme comfort, the 2019 Kia Stinger provides a thrilling ride out on the roads of Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Clarksville.

Before coming to test drive this car at The Kia Store, check out our Kia Stinger review below.

Kia Stinger Configurations

2019 Kia Stinger LineupThere are five available trim levels with the 2019 Stinger. The base level is the 2.0L. From there, the Kia Stinger configurations are the Premium, GT, GT1, and GT2.

Each of them has an available all-wheel drive with an electronically controlled transfer case to optimize your power between the front and rear axles for ultimate control over any road condition.

Exhilarating Engine Performance

There are two turbocharged engines that the Stinger has, both bringing robust power with plenty of horsepower and torque.

Engine Horsepower Torque (lb-ft)
Twin Scroll Turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder   255 260
Twin Turbocharged 3.3L V6   365 376


Both the standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine and the available 3.3L V6 engine are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission for fast and seamless acceleration.

Dynamic Handling

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Along with the power the engine provides in the 2019 Stinger, there are also other components to the well-engineered vehicle that gives you confidence and enjoyment around every turn.

The available limited-slip differential distributes power to the rear wheels for agile and responsive handling. There is also an available electronic controlled suspension that can adapt to provide you smooth driving.

The Kia Stinger even gives you control of how the vehicle performs based on your driving situation with the Drive Mode Select. Modes included with this system are:

  • Smart
  • Eco
  • Comfort
  • Sport
  • Custom

Each mode will adjust various systems in your car—from the steering to the transmission—to heighten and personalize the driving experience.

Quality and Comfortable Interior Design

2019 Kia Stinger Black InteriorSitting behind the wheel of the 2019 Kia Stinger isn’t just electrifying. It is also extremely comfortable.

The leather seats feature a 12-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, which allows you to micro-tune your seat to the exact way you want it. It even has a four-way power lumbar support to stay comfortable no matter how long your ride is.

More personalized adjustments to enhance your level of comfort are provided with the dual-zone automatic temperature control and the heated front seats. You can also combine the available ventilated front seats to go along with the heated function for when the weather gets warmer.

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Connect to Your Favorite Entertainment

The technology within the interior of the Kia Stinger also provides you with an enjoyable ride. You can stay connected to your smartphone and stream music, send texts, or make calls with:

  • Bluetooth® technology
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Android Auto™

Using these features will allow you to access various applications and customize your entertainment without having to take your hands off the steering wheel.

The 2019 Stinger brings an exceptional level of sound quality to your drive with the available Harman Kardon® QuantumLogic™ Premium Audio System. This state-of-the-art sound system has 15 speakers placed throughout the cabin and features the sound-enhancing technology of Clari-Fi™.

Test Drive the 2019 Stinger

Now that you’ve read our 2019 Kia Stinger review, it is time to come see the car for yourself at The Kia Store. We can help you determine which of the Kia Stinger configurations will give you the car you’ve dreamt of driving around Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Clarksville.

Also schedule a test drive to get behind the wheel of the Kia Stinger while you are here!