In comparing the Dodge Charger RT's and the Kia Stinger GT2's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Charger RT has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, reliability, resale value, interior volume and overall quality score. The Kia Stinger GT2 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Charger RT's and the Kia Stinger GT2's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Charger RT is a better car than the Kia Stinger GT2.
Dodge Charger RT vs. Kia Stinger GT2 Pricing
A used 2008 Dodge Charger RT ranges from $5,499 to $37,931 while a used 2023 Kia Stinger GT2 is priced between $43,994 to $55,744.
Dodge Charger RT vs. Kia Stinger GT2 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Dodge Charger RT loses 36.2 percent of its value and the Kia Stinger GT2 loses 46.8 percent of its value. This means the Dodge Charger RT retains 10.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Kia Stinger GT2.
Dodge Charger RT vs. Kia Stinger GT2 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Charger is 8.8 out of 10 while the Kia Stinger's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Charger being ranked 2 out of 8 Best Large Cars and the Kia Stinger being ranked 7 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks.
Dodge Charger RT vs. Kia Stinger GT2 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Dodge Charger is 8.0 out of 10. For the Kia Stinger the reliability rating is 7.0 out of 10. This gives the Dodge Charger an advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Stinger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Dodge Charger RT’s base engine makes 340 horsepower, and the Kia Stinger GT2 base engine makes 368 horsepower. The RT is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 437 miles. The GT2 is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 398 miles.This gives the Kia Stinger GT2 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Dodge Charger RT the advantage in maximum range. The RT uses gasoline, and the GT2 uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Dodge Charger RT, a large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Kia Stinger GT2, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of front leg room, rear head room and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Dodge Charger RT and the Kia Stinger GT2 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Kia Stinger GT2 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.