The new 2021 Kia Stinger has been finally revealed without disguise. From the first set of photos, we can see that the upcoming model is wearing the same design language as before. Generally, it hosts discreet facelift and upgraded cabin with more comfort.
Although you might not see any significant updates, however, there are some subtle changes here and there. Firstly, the front is more aggressive and the new model employs headlights with unique design and modified daytime running lights along with a darker tint.
2021 Kia Stinger Updates and Changes
In terms of design, the most visible novelty of the 2021 Kia Stinger is at the front and back. The famous grand tourer now features revised grille and LED headlights with a unique pattern. However, more changes can be found on the back. The new Stinger now sports full-width brake light and turn signals with 10 individual LEDs forming a checkered flag pattern. Moreover, the side profile reveals a newly designed 18- and 19-inch alloy wheels adding a new color option.
However, Kia also announced that the GT flagship model would drastically change the design of the regular model. This powerful version will possess more sporty lines and it will feature larger exhaust tips delivering aggressive, more sporty stance.
Interior Looks Luxurious
The forthcoming 2021 Kia Stinger’s interior is the most comfortable and techy in its class. Generally, this model emulates all that we can find choosing Mercedes-Benz nowadays models. We most like a large round center vents that giving sporty stance and beautiful dash-mounted infotainment screen. Stepping in, you`ll quickly notice many familiarities as on the model Forte, Sedona, and Optima. Of course, Stinger’s layout is totally unique, and it has its own styling.
List of standard equipment is more extended than before and it including leather seating, keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, wireless phone charging, tilt/telescopic steering wheel, 7-inch touch-screen infotainment, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto integration, 12-way-power driver’s seat, rearview monitor and rear park distance warning.
The latest 2021 Kia Stinger comes with a great package of driver-assist. This model includes blind-spot monitoring, front and rear parking sensors, rear cross-traffic alert, and a brake-boost system.
2021 Kia Stinger Under the Hood
The upcoming 2021 Kia Stinger is a desirable sedan that deploys one of the efficient engines in the class. From what we heard, the new version will bring some improvements. It is most likely that it will use a new engine that also deploys Genesis G80.
That means we could see a 300-hp turbocharged four-cylinder 2.5-liter unit as the base model. Optional engine will most likely be a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 mill that delivers no less than 375-hp. We are not sure want transmission will be used, but from some reports, it might come with eider 8-speed automatic or manual transmission. All Kia Stingers should be available with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive (RWD, AWD).
Release Date and Price
The redesigned 2021 Kia Stinger is just around the corner. From the latest news, this model will bring some improvements over the previous one. Basically, it will come with more aggressive front and it will include more upscale materials and techs. The 2021 Stinger will initially go on sale later this year with a starting price of less than $35,000.