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Kia Stinger vs. Volkswagen Arteon

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

Kia Stinger versus Volkswagen Arteon Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Kia Stinger ranges from $27,953 to $44,197 while a used Volkswagen Arteon from the same model year range is priced between $26,671 to $37,987. For a new model, the Kia Stinger's price is between $40,638 and $59,463, with the Volkswagen Arteon priced between $41,915 and $51,698.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the base engine of both the Kia Stinger and the Volkswagen Arteon makes 300 horsepower. The Stinger is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 509 miles. The Arteon is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 574 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are midsize cars, the Volkswagen Arteon has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Kia Stinger has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room and rear shoulder room. The Kia Stinger and Volkswagen Arteon are comparable in regards to 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 better rating with a Top Safety Pick+ award compared to the Volkswagen Arteon’s Top Safety Pick award.

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2023 Kia Stinger

2023 Volkswagen Arteon

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,638 - $59,463

Used Asking Price:

$27,953 - $44,197

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$41,915 - $51,698

Used Asking Price:

$26,671 - $37,987

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

47.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

7.0 / 10

Retained Value:

7.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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

iSeeCars Rankings

10 / 13
13 / 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

GT-Line, GT2

Trim Levels

SE R-Line, SEL Premium R-Line 4Motion, SEL R-Line 4Motion

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

10 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

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

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

300 hp @ 5350 rpm

Torque:

295 foot-lbs @ 3600 rpm

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

0.082 hp per pound

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

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

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

25 / 33 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

435 / 574 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

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

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:

Standard

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

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:

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

37 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.7 inches

Cargo Space:

27.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

95.5 cubic feet

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3677 lbs

Width:

73.7 inches

Height:

56.8 inches

Length:

191.5 inches

Wheelbase:

111.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.1 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P225/45R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P245/45R18