2018 Kia Stinger vs 2018 Cadillac ATS

2018 kia stinger vs 2018 cadillac ats

If you’ve followed Kia or any automotive news over the past year, you’ve probably heard about the 2018 Kia Stinger. Kia’s first foray into the luxury sedan market was a big risk taken by Kia, and everyone was wondering if the Stinger could live up to the hype and anticipation that had been building for years! Well, now that the Kia Stinger is finally here, how does it match up against the other established cars of its class?

That’s what we’re going to find out with this model comparison page! To see how the 2018 Kia Stinger matches up with its premiere competitors in its class, we’re going to compare it side-by-side with the 2018 Cadillac ATS, one of the most popular models in the class. To be as fair as possible, we’re comparing both models when equipped with their premiere powertrain and all-wheel drive drivetrain. Let’s see who comes out on top!

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2018 Kia Stinger
2018 Cadillac ATS
$40,550 MSRP $46,895
365 HP Horsepower 335 HP
376 lb-ft Torque 285 lb-ft
40.9 Cubic Feet Maximum Interior Cargo Volume 10.4 Cubic Feet

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As you can see when you look at the key measurements and specifications of the 2018 Cadillac ATS, there’s a reason it's been so popular for so long! The Cadillac ATS offers solid performance at a reasonable price. However, when you compare it to the key information for the 2018 Kia Stinger, you see why the Kia Stinger had so much hype!

The goal for the 2018 Kia Stinger was to create a luxury sedan that could go toe-to-toe in terms of performance at a lower price than competitors, giving drivers a more affordable alternative. After looking at the 2018 Kia Stinger, you’d be hard-pressed to say they didn’t accomplish that goal! The Kia Stinger not only offers significantly more performance than the Cadillac ATS, but it does so while having a more affordable starting MSRP and a larger cargo space thanks to its hatchback design!

That’s not all, though. The 2018 Kia Stinger also carries with it the same commitment to safety drivers find in every other Kia model. Just because it has more power doesn’t mean it's any less safe! The Stinger comes with an advanced air bag system that features dual frontal, driver’s knee, front-seat-mounted and side-curtain airbags.

Want to learn more about the 2018 Kia Stinger? Ready to get behind the wheel of one? Contact our staff at Dick Brantmeier Kia for more information or to schedule a test drive today!


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