The 2018 Kia Stinger vs the 2018 Volkswagen Arteon compares two new models in the fastback sedan class. These two cars are designed to deliver impressive performance and a variety of features and technology systems.
Two engine options will be offered on the 2018 Kia Stinger, while the Volkswagen Arteon offers one engine. All Arteon models come powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The best performance numbers available on the Stinger come from the car’s available 3.3-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine. This engine is able to best the performance numbers available on the Arteon, producing 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque.
|2018 Kia Stinger
|2018 Volkswagen Arteon
|365 horsepower, 376 pound-feet torque
|268 horsepower, 258 pound-feet torque
The 2018 Kia Stinger and 2018 Volkswagen Arteon are each offered in multiple trim levels. The Stinger is offered in five trim levels, while the Arteon is offered in three.
Car shoppers considering the 2018 Stinger will have Stinger, Premium, GT, GT1 and GT2 models. Each trim level offers a different collection of comfort, safety and technology features.
Standard and available features offered on the 2018 Kia Stinger include: USB connectivity, leather seat trims, heated and ventilated seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, Harmon Kardon sound system, Bluetooth connectivity, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, forward Collision Avoidance System, Driver Attention Warning, Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Collision Warning and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning.
The fastback body style of the Kia Stinger helps offer increased storage capacity and versatility. With the rear seats in place, the Stinger offers 23.3 cubic feet of storage space. Folding the seats down increases this number to 40.9 cubic feet.