Sold at the Same Price, Should You Buy the 2019 Kia Cadenza or Stinger?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Kia Cadenza, Kia Stinger on Thursday, December 13th, 2018 at 8:33 pm
2019 Kia Cadenza vs 2019 Kia Stinger

2019 Kia Cadenza Luxury Sedan vs 2019 Kia Stinger Sports Sedan

Both the 2019 Kia Cadenza luxury sedan and the 2019 Kia Stinger sports sedan have the same starting MSRP. That would be a price of $32,900. Seeing as they come at the exact same price, that begs the question as to how they compare. So, for that amount of money, which is the better buy? It’s the 2019 Kia Cadenza vs the 2019 Kia Stinger!

2019 Kia Cadenza vs 2019 Kia Stinger

2019 Kia Cadenza exterior side shot with white paint color parked outside a lush countryside grass plain

2019 Kia Stinger exterior side shot with red paint color parked in a snowy, icy tundra

Model 2019 Kia Cadenza 2019 Kia Stinger
Starting MSRP $32,900 $32,900
Baseline Engine 3.3L V6 2L Turbocharged Inline 4
Horsepower 290 255
Torque (lb-ft) 253 260
Upgraded Engine N/A 3.3L Twin Turbo V6
Horsepower N/A 365
Torque (lb-ft) N/A 376
Standard Transmission 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Standard Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Available All-Wheel Drive No Yes
Standard Engine Combined Fuel Economy (mpg) 23 25
Upgraded Engine Combined Fuel Economy (mpg) N/A 21
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.) 18.5 15.9
Maximum Cargo Capacity (ft3) 16 40.9
Seating Capacity 5 5

So, the 2019 Kia Cadenza has more starting engine power, standard front-wheel drive, and a greater fuel tank capacity.

Meanwhile, the 2019 Kia Stinger has a greater fuel economy with its starting engine and more power with its upgraded engine. Additionally, it has a lot more cargo space than the 2019 Kia Cadenza.

However, as a luxury sedan, the 2019 Kia Cadenza has a lot more features when compared to the 2019 Kia Stinger sports sedan. Whereas the 2019 Kia Stinger has many features geared toward performance to create a thrilling driving experience, the 2019 Kia Cadenza has more comfort, convenience, entertainment, and safety features to create a luxurious driving experience.

2019 Kia Cadenza Trim Level Comparison

Check Out the 2019 Kia Cadenza and the 2019 Kia Stinger in Schenectady, NY

To learn more about either model, please contact us here at Fuccillo Kia of Schenectady. Our staff would be happy to assist with any questions or to schedule an appointment for service or a test drive. Additionally, make sure to browse our online inventory of available models.


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