In comparing the 2021 Kia Stinger's and the 2021 Toyota Avalon's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Kia Stinger has the advantage in the area of resale value. The 2021 Toyota Avalon has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, reliability, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2021 Kia Stinger and 2021 Toyota Avalon have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Kia Stinger's and the 2021 Toyota Avalon's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Toyota Avalon is a better car than the 2021 Kia Stinger.
2021 Kia Stinger vs. 2021 Toyota Avalon Pricing
A used 2021 Kia Stinger ranges from $27,685 to $42,960 while a used 2021 Toyota Avalon is priced between $26,962 to $41,662.
2021 Kia Stinger vs. 2021 Toyota Avalon Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Kia Stinger loses 46.8 percent of its value and the 2021 Toyota Avalon loses 47.7 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Kia Stinger retains 0.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Toyota Avalon.
2021 Kia Stinger vs. 2021 Toyota Avalon Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Kia Stinger is 8.0 out of 10 while the Toyota Avalon's quality rating is 8.9 out of 10. This results in the Kia Stinger being ranked 7 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks and the Toyota Avalon being ranked 1 out of 8 Best Large Cars.
2021 Kia Stinger vs. 2021 Toyota Avalon Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Kia Stinger is 7.0 out of 10. For the Toyota Avalon the reliability rating is 9.8 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Avalon an advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Stinger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Kia Stinger’s base engine makes 255 horsepower, and the 2021 Toyota Avalon base engine makes 301 horsepower. The Stinger is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 461 miles. The Avalon is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 450 miles.This gives the 2021 Toyota Avalon the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2021 Kia Stinger the advantage in maximum range. The Stinger uses premium unleaded, and the Avalon uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2021 Toyota Avalon, a large 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 Kia Stinger and the 2021 Toyota Avalon have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.