Performance-minded drivers often find themselves choosing between the 2021 Kia Stinger and the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon when shopping around for their next vehicle. Interested in learning what the differences are between the 2021 Kia Stinger vs the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon? To educate drivers about these two sporty sedans, we’ve compared their performance ratings, interior space and features down below.
The 2021 Kia Stinger is available in GT-Line, GT, GT1 and GT2 trim levels, while the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon can be found in SE, SEL, SEL R-Line and SEL Premium R-Line trims. Most 2021 Stinger trims are powered by a turbocharged, 3.3-liter V6 engine that produces 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque. Every 2020 Arteon is powered by a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine that’s only capable of generating 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Kia Stinger
2021 Volkswagen Arteon
|4||Trim Level Availability||4|
|365 hp||Available Horsepower||268 hp|
|376 lb.-ft.||Available Torque||258 lb.-ft.|
|42.6 in.||Front Leg Room||41.2 in.|
The driver and front passenger will find more front-row space inside the 2021 Kia Stinger than the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon. This is especially noticeable when drivers compare the front leg room measurements of each vehicle: The 2021 Stinger offers 42.6 of leg room in the front row, while the front row of the 2021 Arteon only includes 41.2 inches.
A large assortment of safety and security features are available for the 2021 Kia Stinger, including: A post-collision safety system, LATCH child seat anchors, an engine immobilizer, daytime running lights, rear door child safety locks, front and rear head airbags, emergency braking assist, stability control, a remote anti-theft alarm system, dusk sensing headlamps, auto delay off headlamps, tire pressure monitoring, traction control and a blind spot warning accident avoidance system.