Compare 2021 Kia Stinger vs 2021 Volkswagen Arteon

2021 Kia Stinger
2021 Volkswagen Arteon
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GT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Stinger GT AWD 17 25 $39,200 $41,790
Stinger GT RWD 17 25 $37,136 $39,590
Stinger GT-Line AWD 21 29 $33,101 $35,290
Stinger GT-Line RWD 22 29 $31,037 $33,090
Stinger GT1 AWD 17 25 $44,732 $47,690
Stinger GT1 RWD 17 25 $42,669 $45,490
Stinger GT2 AWD 17 25 $49,330 $52,590
Stinger GT2 RWD 17 25 $47,266 $50,390
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SE FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Arteon SE FWD 22 32 $35,478 $36,995
Arteon SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 20 31 $45,068 $46,995
Arteon SEL R-Line 4MOTION 20 31 $41,616 $43,395
Arteon SEL R-Line FWD 22 32 $39,890 $41,595
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,200
$35,478
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,790
$36,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$697 / month
$617 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Kia Stinger puts a pretty face to well-balanced ride and handling. The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon is a compelling sedan with good features, but it's overshadowed by premium sedans that are even better.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.8 96.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 40.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.7
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 56.5
Second Head Room (in)
37 37
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
114.4 111.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.5
Length, Overall (in)
190.2 191.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 13.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 18.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 39
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/35HR19 P245/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40HR19 P245/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4023 3686
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
740 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
376 @ 1300 258 @ 1950
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.3 L/204 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
365 @ 6000 268 @ 5500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 22
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 5.59
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.53
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA QA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.81
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Stinger Volkswagen Arteon
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 7.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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