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2019 Kia Optima

2019 Kia Optima

2019 Kia Stinger Base

2019 Kia Stinger

2019 Kia Optima vs. 2019 Kia Stinger


Starting Price


Trim Levels


Seating Capacity

24/33 mpg

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

22/29 mpg
2.4L I-4 engine

Engine Configuration

2.0L I-4 engine
6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual


8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

If you’re searching for a dependable sedan to enhance your commute around Middlefield and Chardon, then you owe it to yourself to take compare the 2019 Kia Optima vs. Kia Stinger. Both models come at a competitive starting price and offer plenty of trim options, performance features, and interior space to ensure a reliable and comfortable ride. Learn more with this Kia sedan comparison at Preston Kia.

Kia Optima vs. Kia Stinger: Interior Space and Dimensions

A strong sedan should also be a spacious one, and both models offer spacious seating for five passengers, along with their own unique interior dimensions to ensure that everyone and everything fits perfectly. Check out the interior specs of these two Kia sedans below:

  • 2019 Kia Optima
    • Passenger Space: 121 cubic feet
    • Cargo Space: 15.9 cubic feet
    • Front Head Room: 39.8 inches
    • Front Leg Room: 45.5 inches
    • Rear Head Room: 37.8 inches
    • Rear Legroom: 35.6 inches
  • 2019 Kia Stinger
    • Passenger Space: 94 cubic feet
    • Cargo Space: 40.9 cubic feet
    • Front Head Room: 38.3 inches
    • Front Leg Room: 42.6 inches
    • Rear Head Room: 37.0 inches
    • Rear Legroom: 36.4 inches

Kia Optima vs. Kia Stinger: Performance Specs

If you look at the performance specs of both of these models, the Kia Optima and Stinger come with strong and reliable engine configurations, transmission, drivetrains, and more, but it’s the Stinger that offers a more fuel-efficient performance on the road. See the performance specs of Kia Optima and Kia Stinger below:

2019 Kia Optima

  • Engine Configuration: 2.4L I-4 engine
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • Torque: 178 lb-ft
  • Horsepower: 185 hp
  • Fuel Economy (city:hwy): 24/33 mpg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.5 gallons
  • Drivetrain: FWD

2019 Kia Stinger

  • Engine Configuration: 2.0L I-4 engine
  • Transmission: 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • Torque: 260 lb-ft
  • Horsepower: 255 hp
  • Fuel Economy (city/hwy): 22/29 mpg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 15.9 gallons
  • Drivetrain: RWD

Kia Optima vs. Kia Stinger: Price and Trim Levels

When you compare the Kia Optima and Kia Stinger in terms of pricing, you’ll see that the Optima has a much lower starting price. The Kia Optima starts at just $22,900 MSRP, which is $10,000 less than the Kia Stinger, which has a starting price of $32,990 MSRP. However, when you take a look at the Stinger lineup, you’ll see that you’ll have six trim levels to choose from to find the model that perfectly suits your driving needs, while the Optima is only available in four trim levels for customers to choose from.

2019 Kia Optima sedan

2019 Kia Optima Interior Cabin

2019 Kia Stinger sedan

2019 Kia Stinger Interior cabin

Find the Kia Optima and Kia Stinger at Preston Kia

Now that you’ve compared the 2019 Kia Optima vs. Kia Stinger, learn more about the Optima interior and see how it compares to the Hyundai Sonata. Browse our inventory of new Optima and new Stinger models for sale to see what fits your driving needs and budget. Contact us to get the car-buying or leasing process started with a member of our sales team, or schedule a test drive near Mentor and Chagrin Falls!


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