2019 Kia Cadenza vs. 2020 Kia Stinger: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2019 Kia Cadenza vs. 2020 Kia Stinger Review

New 2019 Kia Cadenza

2019 Kia
Cadenza

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New 2020 Kia Stinger

2020 Kia
Stinger

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MSRP*
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$33,100 to $44,100
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$33,090 to $52,500
Invoice* $31,502 to $41,216 $31,037 to $49,246
MPG - City 20 17 - 22
MPG - Hwy 27 25 - 29
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Kia Cadenza offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Kia Stinger. The Kia Cadenza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Kia Stinger.

Convenience
With the Kia Cadenza you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Stinger, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Kia Cadenza will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Stinger. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Cadenza and the Kia Stinger have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia Cadenza is about the same width as the Kia Stinger. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Kia Cadenza, which is slightly longer than the Kia Stinger.

Drivetrain
The Kia Cadenza has much less torque than the Kia Stinger, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Kia Cadenza has a smaller turning radius than the Kia Stinger, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Cadenza is significantly less powerful than the Kia Stinger. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Cadenza and the Kia Stinger. The Kia Cadenza has significantly less cargo room than the Kia Stinger, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Kia Cadenza comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Kia Stinger.