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2022 Kia Stinger vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 Review

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2022 Kia
Stinger

MSRP*: $36,090 to $53,490
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

MSRP*: $55,950
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Invoice* $34,465 to $51,082 $52,593
MPG - City 17 - 22 MPG 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 40.9 ft3 12.6 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 300 - 368 hp 385 hp
Exterior Length 190.2 in 185.0 in
Exterior Width 73.6 in 71.3 in
Leg Room Front 42.6 in
Rear 36.4 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 35.2 in
Head Room Front 38.3 in
Rear 37.0 in
Front 37.1 in
Rear 37.1 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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
The Kia Stinger offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. The Kia Stinger will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Kia Stinger, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Based on MSRP, the Kia Stinger is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Stinger will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Stinger is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Kia Stinger, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Handling
The Kia Stinger has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Kia Stinger has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Kia Stinger and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Stinger and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Kia Stinger will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Stinger than that of the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.