2018 Kia Stinger GT vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

2018 Kia Stinger GT vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

What is Kia known for? Kia is known for making very affordable cars. Kia is also known for making very user-friendly cars. Additionally, Kia is known for variety and innovation in their models. However, to be frank, Kia is not the first car brand that comes to mind when you think performance-based models such as sports cars and luxury vehicles. Once, that was true, but no more. That's all about to change with the release of the 2018 Kia Stinger.

The 2018 Kia Stinger is Kia's newest sports styled model. While still fashioned and categorized as a sedan for practicality, the 2018 Kia Stinger is equipped with all of the performance features and specs that you'd expect in high-class, and much more expensive, sports car models. However, talk is cheap and results are better. To demonstrate the true strength and value of the 2018 Kia Stinger GT, we'll put it up against the 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. Let's take a look to see how this matchup fares!

2018 Kia Stinger GT


2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

3.3L V6 Engine 3L V6
365 hp 376 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 362 hp / 384 lb-ft
5 yr. / 60,000 mi. Warranty 4 yr. / 50,000 mi.
$38,350 Trim Level MSRP $53,400

2018 Kia Stinger GT Akron, OH

For the most part, the 2018 Kia Stinger GT and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 hold equal footing. However, there is 1 category where these 2 models differ quite drastically and, unfortunately for the 2018 AMG C 43, it's the most important detail. While almost identical in most other aspects, the 2018 Kia Stinger GT is over $15,000 less than the 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. That in of itself marks it as the clear winner in this competition. Additionally, the 2018 Stinger GT is overflowing with additional features, such as:

  • 4.7 Seconds 0-60 mph
  • Ultra-Soft Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • UVO Infotainment Connectivity
  • Standard Rear-Wheel Drive
  • Optional All-Wheel Drive
  • harman/kardon® Premium Sound System
  • Gran Turismo Rich Design Elements
  • Kia Drive Wise Safety Assistance Technology
  • And more!

Here at VanDevere Kia, we currently have 3 different trim levels of the 2018 Kia Stinger available! In our inventory, accessible online for browsing, there's the 2018 Kia Stinger Premium, the 2018 Kia Stinger GT, and the 2018 Kia Stinger GT2 available for purchase! To learn more about this landmark Kia model, please feel free to give us all or visit our dealership location in Akron, Ohio!

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