When comparing the Ford Mustang GT's and the Kia Stinger GT2's specifications and ratings, the Ford Mustang GT 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, overall quality score and base engine power. The Kia Stinger GT2 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Ford Mustang GT's and the Kia Stinger GT2's specifications and ratings, the Ford Mustang GT is a better car than the Kia Stinger GT2.
Ford Mustang GT vs. Kia Stinger GT2 Pricing
A used 2023 Ford Mustang GT ranges from $38,575 to $51,055 while a used 2023 Kia Stinger GT2 is priced between $43,994 to $55,744. For a new model, the Ford Mustang GT's price is between $38,315 and $49,448, with the Kia Stinger GT2 priced between $50,979 and $59,351.
Ford Mustang GT vs. Kia Stinger GT2 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Ford Mustang GT loses 21 percent of its value and the Kia Stinger GT2 loses 46.8 percent of its value. This means the Ford Mustang GT retains 25.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Kia Stinger GT2.
Ford Mustang GT vs. Kia Stinger GT2 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Mustang is 8.3 out of 10 while the Kia Stinger's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Ford Mustang being ranked 1 out of 15 Best Sports Cars and the Kia Stinger being ranked 7 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks.
Ford Mustang GT vs. Kia Stinger GT2 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Ford Mustang is 8.4 out of 10. For the Kia Stinger the reliability rating is 7.0 out of 10. This gives the Ford Mustang an advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Stinger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Ford Mustang GT’s base engine makes 450 horsepower, and the Kia Stinger GT2 base engine makes 368 horsepower. The GT is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 384 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 fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Ford Mustang GT. The GT uses regular unleaded, and the GT2 uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Kia Stinger GT2, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Ford Mustang GT, a sports car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Ford Mustang GT 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.