In comparing the 2021 Honda Civic's and the 2021 Kia Stinger's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Honda Civic has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, interior volume and overall quality score. The 2021 Kia Stinger has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Honda Civic's and the 2021 Kia Stinger's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Honda Civic is a better car than the 2021 Kia Stinger.
2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Kia Stinger Pricing
A used 2021 Honda Civic ranges from $19,999 to $27,660 while a used 2021 Kia Stinger is priced between $27,685 to $42,960.
2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Kia Stinger Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Honda Civic loses 30.4 percent of its value and the 2021 Kia Stinger loses 46.8 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Honda Civic retains 16.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Kia Stinger.
2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Kia Stinger Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Honda Civic is 9.0 out of 10 while the Kia Stinger's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Honda Civic being ranked 3 out of 26 Best Compact Cars and the Kia Stinger being ranked 7 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks.
2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Kia Stinger Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Honda Civic is 8.8 out of 10. For the Kia Stinger the reliability rating is 7.0 out of 10. This gives the Honda Civic an advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Stinger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Honda Civic’s base engine makes 158 horsepower, and the 2021 Kia Stinger base engine makes 255 horsepower. The Civic is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 471 miles. The Stinger is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 461 miles. This gives the 2021 Honda Civic the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2021 Kia Stinger. The Civic uses regular unleaded, and the Stinger uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2021 Honda Civic, a compact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The 2021 Kia Stinger, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of front leg room cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2021 Honda Civic and the 2021 Kia Stinger have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.