2018 Kia Stinger Vs 2018 Audi A6

Are you looking for a premium sport sedan that is as generously equipped as it is thrilling to drive? Before going straight for the same old models, why not try out something unique, new, and exciting? The 2018 Kia Stinger is a brand-new sports sedan that combines good looks, advanced tech, and powerful performance even greater than popular German brands like Audi, all at a price you'll love. For example, a new 2018 Kia Stinger starts at $31,900 MSRP while a new 2018 Audi A6 starts at $49,700 MSRP. To see all the other ways in which these two models compare, read our review below, or call (866) 825-9532 to speak to a product specialist at Youngblood Kia in Springfield, MO.

2018 Kia Stinger vs. 2018 Audi A6: Performance

Both the Kia Stinger and the Audi A6 are available with either a four-cylinder engine or a six-cylinder engine. Since the V6 is the most popular option at our dealership, we've compared the V6 options of both models in the table below.

Not only is the Kia Stinger more powerful than the 2018 Audi A6, it is also significantly faster. According to Audi, the new A6 can go from 0-60 MPH in 5.1 seconds. By contrast, in testing conducted by Road and Track magazine, the new Kia Stinger equipped with the V6 engine can hit 60 MPH in just 4.4 seconds!

Kia Stinger


2018 Audi A6

3.3L Twin-Turbo V6


3.0L Supercharged V6

365 HP


340 HP

376 lb.-ft.


325 lb.-ft.

2018 Kia Stinger vs. 2018 Audi A6: Interior

There are five Kia Stinger trims, and the four Audi A6 trims. For the purposes of this review, we will compare the two most similarly-priced trims: the 2018 Kia Stinger GT2, which starts at $49,200 MSRP, and the 2018 Audi A6 Premium, which starts at $49,700 MSRP.

  • Both the Kia Stinger and Audi A6 come with multi-zone automatic climate control and heated front seats, but the Stinger also has ventilated front seats.
  • The Audi A6 has leather seats, but the Kia Stinger goes a step above with quilted Nappa leather.
  • The Audi A6 comes with 8-way power-adjustable front seats with lumbar adjustment for the driver. The Kia Stinger has a 16-way power-adjustable driver's seat with lumbar, side bolster, and thigh support and a 12-way power-adjustable front passenger with lumbar support.
  • The Kia Stinger has more front and rear headroom and legroom, and 23.3 cu. ft. of cargo space compared to only 14.1 cu. ft. in the Audi A6.
2018 Stinger Interior

2018 Kia Stinger vs. 2018 Audi A6: Technology

In this section, we will continue to compare the technology features found in the 2018 Kia Stinger GT2 and 2018 Audi A6 Premium. Although there are several features that you can find in both models, the Kia Stinger consistently goes a step farther to make your experience better.

  • Both models come with an infotainment system featuring navigation and Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto™, but only the Stinger uses a touchscreen.
  • The Kia Stinger has a 15-speaker sound system while the Audi A6 has a 10-speaker sound system.
  • Both models include a rearview camera and parking sensors, but the Kia Stinger also has a blind spot and rear cross-traffic monitor.
  • The Kia Stinger comes with forward collision warning and prevention, lane departure warning and prevention, and smart cruise control with stop and go.
  • The Kia Stinger comes with a driver attention alert.
  • Both models come with a 7-in. color driver information system, but the Kia Stinger also has sport gauges and a Head-Up Display.
2018 Stinger Tech

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Are you convinced that the 2018 Kia Stinger is the new sports sedan that you need? Youngblood Kia has an impressive selection of new Stinger models available for purchase or lease right now. Contact us to learn what deals are currently available on this new sports car and to schedule a test drive at our Kia dealership in Springfield, MO.

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