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Audi S4 vs. Kia Stinger

In comparing the Audi S4 to the Kia Stinger, the Audi S4 has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. The Kia Stinger has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Audi S4 versus the Kia Stinger, the Kia Stinger is a better car than the Audi S4.

Audi S4 versus Kia Stinger Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Audi S4 ranges from $38,014 to $50,998 while a used Kia Stinger from the same model year range is priced between $27,953 to $44,197. For a new model, the Audi S4's price is between $58,049 and $68,326, with the Kia Stinger priced between $40,638 and $59,463.

Audi S4 versus Kia Stinger Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi S4 is 8.3 out of 10 while the Kia Stinger's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Audi S4 being ranked 8 out of 8 Best Luxury Small Cars for the Money and the Kia Stinger being ranked 11 out of 13 Best Midsize Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Audi S4’s base engine makes 349 horsepower, and the Kia Stinger base engine makes 300 horsepower. The S4 is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 459 miles. The Stinger is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 509 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Kia Stinger, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Audi S4, a compact car, has the advantage in the area of rear head room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Kia Stinger has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Kia Stinger has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$58,049 - $68,326

Used Asking Price:

$38,014 - $50,998

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.4%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,638 - $59,463

Used Asking Price:

$27,953 - $44,197

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.8%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

8.2 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

7.0 / 10

Retained Value:

7.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

6 / 39
11 / 39

iSeeCars Rankings

8 / 13
11 / 13
11 / 13
11 / 13

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

3.0T quattro Premium, 3.0T quattro Premium Plus, 3.0T quattro Prestige

Trim Levels

GT-Line, GT2

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

349 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

369 foot-lbs @ 1370 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.091 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

300 hp @ 5800 rpm

Torque:

311 foot-lbs @ 1650 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.079 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

21 / 30 / 24

Range (city/hwy):

321 / 459 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 32 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

350 / 509 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.5 inches

Cargo Space:

12 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

92.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.6 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

37 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.8 inches

Cargo Space:

23.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

93.8 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3847 lbs

Width:

79.6 inches

Height:

56.2 inches

Length:

187.5 inches

Wheelbase:

111 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.5 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3814 lbs

Width:

73.6 inches

Height:

55.1 inches

Length:

190.2 inches

Wheelbase:

114.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

255/35R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P225/45R18