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2020 Acura TLX vs. 2020 Kia Stinger Review

New 2020 Acura TLX

2020 Acura
TLX

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New 2020 Kia Stinger

2020 Kia
Stinger

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MSRP*
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$33,000 to $48,950
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$33,090 to $52,500
Invoice* $31,343 to $46,452 $31,037 to $49,246
MPG - City 20 - 23 17 - 22
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 25 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Stinger than the Acura TLX, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Acura TLX, drivers may find the Kia Stinger a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Acura TLX you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Kia Stinger, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura TLX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Stinger. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura TLX and the Kia Stinger have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura TLX is about the same width as the Kia Stinger. When looking at overall length, the Acura TLX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Stinger.

Drivetrain
The Acura TLX has much less torque than the Kia Stinger, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Acura TLX has about the same turning radius as the Kia Stinger, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura TLX is significantly less powerful than the Kia Stinger. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura TLX and the Kia Stinger. The Acura TLX has significantly less cargo room than the Kia Stinger, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Acura TLX is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Stinger.