2018 Kia Stinger vs 2018 BMW 330 Gran Turismo

2018 Kia Stinger vs 2018 BMW 330 Gran Turismo

When you are in the market for a new vehicle, you might be stressed out by the vast amount of information and models out there. That is why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because it allows you to take two models that appear similar and put them up side by side to examine their differences so that you know which one is the better option for you. This comparison looks at the base models of the new 2018 Kia Stinger vs 2018 BMW 330 Gran Turismo.

Both of these models offer plenty of luxurious features for passengers to enjoy and have a GT body style and capabilities. However, the Kia Stinger offers passengers more convenience and comfort features, all at a lower price point, which is why we feel it comes out on top in this comparison. The Stinger offers a bit more power and interior space as well, so you feel comfortable and can get from point A to point B with ease and style. Let’s take a closer look at some of the key differences between these two models!

2018 Kia Stinger


2018 BMW 330 Gran Turismo

$31,900 Starting MSRP $44,850
2.0-liter I4 Engine 2.0-liter I4
255 Horsepower Horsepower 248 Horsepower
8-Speed Auto w/OD and Auto-Manual Transmission 8-Speed Auto w/OD and Auto-Manual

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While the BMW 330 GT does offer slightly higher fuel economy numbers, reaching 27 combined mpg versus 25 combined mpg in the Stinger, and has standard all-wheel drive as opposed to rear-wheel drive offered in the Stinger, the Stinger provides passengers more space inside to get comfortable. The Stinger offers 56.4 inches of shoulder room and 42.6 inches of leg room, compared to just 55.2 inches of shoulder room and 42 inches of leg room in the BMW 330 GT. Additionally, the Stinger has 23.3 cubic feet of cargo volume in the trunk, while the BMW 330 GT only offers 18.4 cubic feet.

The Stinger offers a standard remote starting system and an available compass, Forward Collision Warning technology, and mud flaps. The BMW 330 GT does not have these features available on its base trim. The Stinger also has features like heated front seats, lumbar support for the driver, Parking Assist technology, and 260 pound-feet of torque. The BMW 330 GT only offers these features as an upgrade, and it features 258 pound-feet of torque.

The 2018 Kia Stinger is available now at Palmen Kia. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online today!