When comparing the Dodge Challenger's and the Kia Stinger's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Challenger has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, reliability, resale value, interior volume and base engine power. The Kia Stinger has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Challenger's and the Kia Stinger's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Challenger is a better car than the Kia Stinger.
Dodge Challenger vs. Kia Stinger Pricing
A used 2023 Dodge Challenger ranges from $29,267 to $139,999 while a used 2023 Kia Stinger is priced between $35,308 to $54,822. For a new model, the Dodge Challenger's price is between $31,749 and $95,527, with the Kia Stinger priced between $38,477 and $57,054.
Dodge Challenger vs. Kia Stinger Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Dodge Challenger loses 24.4 percent of its value and the Kia Stinger loses 46.8 percent of its value. This means the Dodge Challenger retains 22.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Kia Stinger.
Dodge Challenger vs. Kia Stinger Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Challenger is 7.9 out of 10 while the Kia Stinger's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Challenger being ranked 2 out of 15 Best Sports Cars and the Kia Stinger being ranked 7 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks.
Dodge Challenger vs. Kia Stinger Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Dodge Challenger is 8.0 out of 10. For the Kia Stinger the reliability rating is 7.0 out of 10. This gives the Dodge Challenger a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Stinger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Dodge Challenger’s base engine makes 303 horsepower, and the Kia Stinger base engine makes 300 horsepower. The Challenger is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles. The Stinger is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 509 miles.This gives the Kia Stinger the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Dodge Challenger the advantage in maximum range. The Challenger uses regular unleaded, and the Stinger uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Dodge Challenger, a sports car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room and rear head room. The Kia Stinger, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Dodge Challenger and the Kia Stinger have the same 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.