2019 Kia Stinger Safety | Kia of Auburn



2019 Kia Stinger Safety | Kia of Auburn

Kia Stinger Safety The Kia Stinger is a 4-door sedan which houses a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that offers 255 horsepower and 260 pound-feet torque. Currently, the car is available in five trims, with the 365 horsepower V6 engine-powered GT taking top place. A medium-sized fastback car the size of a Lexus GS, the Stinger’s streamlined body reduces drag and makes driving an absolute delight. The car offers decent mileage at 22 MPG in the city, 29 MPG in the highway and a combined MPG of 25. How safe is the Kia Stinger? If you’re planning to buy a Kia Stinger in Auburn, it’s important that you read up on its safety features. The ANCAP Car Safety Ratings gave the top three trim levels a 5 star safety rating, while the two entry trim levels had a rating of 3 stars. The comparison used to evaluate the Kia Stinger was the BMW X3 and the Mustang. According to the ANCAP report, both the X3 and the Mustang did dismally compared to the Stinger, yet they weren’t recalled from the market. This shows that while the entry level Kia trims aren’t the safest, they are definitely safer than the BMW X3 and the Mustang (and look at how many people are driving those around).

Now, the latest model of the Stinger have been redesigned at all trim levels for improved safety. The car comes with ABS brakes, stability control mechanism, 7 different airbags - front impact airbags, side impact airbags, knee airbags & overhead impact airbags - anti-whiplash hand restraints, seatbelt pretensioners, ignition control system, vehicle intrusion monitoring, adaptive cruise control (stop & go), emergency automatic breaks, forward collision warning, rear cross-traffic alerts, lane departure & driver inattention alerts, blind-spot monitoring, dynamic headlights and lane control system.

Other safety features in the all new Kia Stinger are the hill start assist control, brake fade compensation, child safety LATCH anchors and traction control system. Verdict: The new Stinger model is definitely much safer and better-equipped than older models and is worth considering. Test drive the stinger Speak to us at Kia of Auburn to book your test drive of a Kia Stinger in Auburn.


Source: Kia