When comparing the Kia Stinger's and the Volvo S60's specifications and ratings, 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, resale value, interior volume and base engine power. The Volvo S60 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Kia Stinger's and the Volvo S60's specifications and ratings, the Kia Stinger is a better car than the Volvo S60.
Kia Stinger vs. Volvo S60 Pricing
A used 2023 Kia Stinger ranges from $35,308 to $54,822 while a used 2024 Volvo S60 is priced between $42,885 to $50,849. For a new model, the Kia Stinger's price is between $38,477 and $57,054, with the Volvo S60 priced between $43,537 and $52,190.
Kia Stinger vs. Volvo S60 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Kia Stinger loses 46.8 percent of its value and the Volvo S60 loses 57 percent of its value. This means the Kia Stinger retains 10.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Volvo S60.
Kia Stinger vs. Volvo S60 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Kia Stinger is 8.0 out of 10 while the Volvo S60's quality rating is 8.5 out of 10. This results in the Kia Stinger being ranked 7 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks and the Volvo S60 being ranked 10 out of 36 Best Luxury Small Cars.
Kia Stinger vs. Volvo S60 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Kia Stinger is 7.0 out of 10. For the Volvo S60 the reliability rating is 8.6 out of 10. This gives the Volvo S60 an advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Stinger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Kia Stinger’s base engine makes 300 horsepower, and the Volvo S60 base engine makes 247 horsepower. The Stinger is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 509 miles. The S60 is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 557 miles. This gives the Volvo S60 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Kia Stinger. 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 cargo space. The Volvo S60, a compact car, has the advantage in the area of rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Kia Stinger and the Volvo S60 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.