2018 Kia Stinger GT vs 2018 Audi A5

One of the most anticipated car releases of 2017 was the release of Kia's brand-new model, the 2018 Kia Stinger. It was Kia's first attempt at a Gran Turismo model and drivers were excited to see what Kia could do. Needless to say, Kia didn’t disappoint. The Stinger is being praised as one of the best releases of 2017 and one of the best models in the Kia lineup.

But, how does the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger stack up against its competition? That's what we're here to find out! For this comparison, we're going to look at the 2018 Kia Stinger GT and the 2018 Audi A5, one of the most popular models in its class. Audi is one of the most revered brands known for creating luxurious and exciting cars. Let's see how the two high-powered sedans stack up against one another!

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2018 Kia Stinger GT
2018 Audi A5
$38,350 MSRP $42,600
365 HP Horsepower 252 HP
376 lbs.-ft. Torque 273 lbs.-ft.
40.9 Cubic Feet Max Luggage Volume 35.0 Cubic Feet

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When you look at the specifications of both models, it's easy to see why both are so popular among drivers. Both models offer impressive measurements that make them stand out in their class. However, when you examine the two directly with one another, it's clear that the 2018 Kia Stinger GT blows away its Audi competitor.

Not only does the 2018 Kia Stinger GT come with a more affordable starting MSRP, but it does so despite blowing the 2018 Audi A5 out of the water when it comes to performance. Whether you're talking about horsepower or torque, the Audi doesn't hold a candle to the Stinger GT. Plus, not only are you getting a more powerful car, but you also get more space thanks to the 2018 Kia Stinger GT's hatchback design. With the Stinger, you get a bigger, more powerful car than the Audi A5 at a lower price.

But, the 2018 Kia Stinger GT is more than just large and fast car, it's also one of the most technically advanced models available today. Kia understands that drivers expect state-of-the-art technology when it comes to new cars, and the Stinger doesn't disappoint. Available technology features include:

  • Harman/Kardon Premium Sound with 15 speakers 

  • Blind Spot Collision Warning 

  • Driver Attention Warning 

  • Bluetooth wireless technology 

  • Apple CarPlay and Android Audio 

Want to learn more about the 2018 Kia Stinger? Contact our staff at Courtesy Kia for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 

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