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2020 Kia Stinger vs. 2020 Toyota Avalon Review

New 2020 Kia Stinger

2020 Kia
Stinger

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New 2020 Toyota Avalon

2020 Toyota
Avalon

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MSRP*
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$33,090 to $52,500
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$35,875 to $42,575
Invoice* $31,037 to $49,246 $32,288 to $38,319
MPG - City 17 - 22 22
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 31 - 32
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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 Toyota Avalon than the Kia Stinger, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota Avalon, the Kia Stinger may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
With the Toyota Avalon you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Kia Stinger, due to its tank size and 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). The Kia Stinger is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Avalon. 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 and the Toyota Avalon have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Kia Stinger is a little wider than the Toyota Avalon, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. The Kia Stinger is slightly shorter than the Toyota Avalon, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Kia Stinger does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Stinger is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Avalon.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Stinger than that of the Toyota Avalon.