When comparing the Toyota Avalon's and the Kia Stinger's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Avalon has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The Kia Stinger has the advantage in the area of resale value. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Avalon's and the Kia Stinger's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Avalon is a better car than the Kia Stinger.
Toyota Avalon vs. Kia Stinger Pricing
A used 2022 Toyota Avalon ranges from $27,897 to $43,387 while a used 2023 Kia Stinger is priced between $36,305 to $55,184. For a new model, the Toyota Avalon's price is between $36,218 and $46,562, with the Kia Stinger priced between $38,406 and $57,928.
Toyota Avalon vs. Kia Stinger Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Toyota Avalon loses 47.7 percent of its value and the Kia Stinger loses 46.8 percent of its value. This means the Kia Stinger retains 0.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Toyota Avalon.
Toyota Avalon vs. Kia Stinger Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Toyota Avalon is 8.9 out of 10 while the Kia Stinger's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Toyota Avalon being ranked 1 out of 8 Best Large Cars and the Kia Stinger being ranked 7 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks.
Toyota Avalon vs. Kia Stinger Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Toyota Avalon is 9.8 out of 10. For the Kia Stinger the reliability rating is 7.0 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Avalon an advantage in reliability compared to the Kia Stinger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota Avalon’s base engine makes 301 horsepower, and the Kia Stinger base engine makes 300 horsepower. The Avalon is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 464 miles. The Stinger is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 509 miles.This gives the Toyota Avalon the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Kia Stinger the advantage in maximum range. The Avalon uses regular unleaded, and the Stinger uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Toyota Avalon, a large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Kia Stinger, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of front leg room cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Toyota Avalon 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.