Comparison - Kia Stinger Premium 2018 - vs - BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe 440i xDrive 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
39,300
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
51,700
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.90gals
15.80gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Kia Stinger ranked #1 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the Kia Stinger has a score of 9.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 18 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Dynamic handling
Eager turbocharged engines
Feature-rich, straightforward infotainment system
Outstanding warranty and predicted reliability ratings
Large cargo area

Cons
So-so fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Rough-edged limit handling,
lacks luxury-level finish,
on the loud side.

Cons
Not a luxury car but an awfully quick approximation of one.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 Kia Stinger is an all-new model.As stylish as the latest Kias have become, they typically haven't had the performance and handling to match. That all changes with the all-new Kia Stinger.

PROS
Sporty and graceful appearance stands out
Entertaining levels of performance
Refined interior with hatchback utility
Generous warranty coverage

CONS
Ride quality can get a little jittery at times
Limited space for rear-seat passengers

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 BMW 4-Series ranked #9 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the BMW 4-Series has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 31 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Nimble handling
Powerful engines
Lots of tech and active safety features
Above-average cargo space

Cons
Limited rear-seat headroom

By: 
usnews.com

2018 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe is a four-door hatchback with a traditional sedan profile.You'll primarily upgrade to the 440i for its turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine (320 hp, 330 lb-ft). You also get power lumbar adjustment for the front seats, hands-free liftgate operation and a Harman Kardon premium audio system.

PROS
Hatchback body style makes it easy to load cargo
Stout performance with either engine
Upscale interior with easy-to-use controls
Well-balanced ride and handling

CONS
Available only with an automatic transmission
Heavier and costlier than similar sedan competitors
Less backseat headroom than in the 3 Series sedan

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 BMW 4-Series is an above-average coupe or convertible with sharp road manners and confident powertrains. The bad news? The 4-Series has personality like business casual.

Pros
Handsome shape
Compelling base engine
Responsive automatic transmission
Fun to drive

Cons
Staid exterior style
Baffling tech packages (and prices)
Convertible is an $8,000 option
Pricey advanced safety tech

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
29.00mpg
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 1 400rpm
330ft-lbs
at 1 380rpm
Horsepower: 
255hp
at 6 200rpm
320hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet
38.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Extended Cabin Heating/Cooling
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
190.20in
182.70in
Width: 
73.60in
71.90in
Height: 
55.10in
55.30in
Ground Clearance: 
5.70in
Wheel Base: 
114.40in
110.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
Rear Head Room: 
36.90
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
Rear leg room: 
33.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
23.30cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.30cu.ft
14.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3792.00lbs
3922.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leatherette
2 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
15 Total Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
2 Subwoofer(S)
720 Watts Stereo Output
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(s)
600 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
16 Total Speakers
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 8.0
18 X 8.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp
Turn Signal Mirrors
Cornering Lights
LED Headlamp
Self-Leveling Headlight
Brake Drying
Emergency Braking Preparation
Post-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Gray Interior Package
Advance Driver Assistance System Package
Paint Protection Package
Premium Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
M Sport Package
Track Handling Package
Essentials Package
Exterior Options: 
Door Sill Applique
Puddle Lights
Mud Guards
Bumper Applique
Alloy Door Sill Plate
18" Wheel Locks
19" Bi-Color Orbit Grey Star-Spoke Wheels (Style 407) W/All-Season Tires
18" M Star-Spoke Style 400M Wheels W/All-Season Tires
19" M Ferric Grey Double-Spoke Style 704 M Wheels W/Mixed Performance Tires
18" Orbit Grey V-Spoke Style 398 Wheels W/Mixed Performance Non-Runflat Tires
19" M Orbit Grey Double-Spoke Style 704 M Wheels W/Mixed Performance Tires
19" Bi-Color Orbit Grey Star-Spoke Wheels (Style 407) W/Mixed Performance Tires
18" M Star-Spoke Style 400M Wheels W/Mixed Performance Tires
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
Cargo Mat
Cargo Tray Seat Back
Carpet Floor Mats (AWD)
Head-Up Display
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Heated Steering Wheel
Merino Leather Dashboard
Dynamic Digital Instrument Cluster
Heated Front Seats
Non Sport Seats For Luxury Package
Wireless Charging
Active Cruise Control
Heated Rear Seats