Comparison - Kia Stinger Premium 2019 - vs - INFINITI Q50 3.0t Luxe 2019

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
41,300
Updated: 
29 Nov 2018
$
40,300
Updated: 
30 Nov 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.90gals
20.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Hichroma Red
#FAFAFA
Panthera Metal
#737373
Micro Blue Pearl
#356AB0
Snow White Pearl
#FFFFFF
Aurora Black Pearl
#313131
Color: 
Liquid Platinum
#A0A0A0
Mocha Almond
#45382F
Hagane Blue
#9CAEB4
Majestic White
#F4F7F0
Midnight Black
#2C2B30
Pure White
#FCFCFC
Black Obsidian
#08080C
Graphite Shadow
#7D797D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Kia Stinger ranked #3 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the Kia Stinger has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 20 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Dynamic handling
Large trunk
Intuitive infotainment system
Potent engine lineup

Cons
Subpar fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Kia Stinger sets its sights on sleek style and well-tuned ride and handling, and scores a few direct hits against long-standing best-sellers.

Pros
A performance bargain
Strong V-6
Sleek rear-drive styling
Lots of safety tech
Good on-road handling

Cons
No manual transmission
Can Kia compete with BMW?
Some styling quirks
Even more power would be nice
Not a track star

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Kia Stinger is a four-door sedan with a fastback-like hatch that is available in five trim levels.Some previously optional features are standard this year.

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

CONS
Limited space for rear passengers
Ride quality can get a little jittery at times
Sloping roofline hampers rear visibility

By: 
edmunds.com

Handsome and athletic, the 2019 Infiniti Q50 is a sharp luxury sedan alternative to higher priced Germans.

Pros
Attractive design
Good powertrain options
Potent turbocharged V-6
Room for four adults
Standard automatic emergency braking

Cons
Finicky dual-screen infotainment system
Loses value in top trims
No electrified powertrain available
Losing ground to crossovers

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2019, Infiniti has simplified the Q50's trim levels, offering just one version of the 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder (available with either rear- or all-wheel drive).Streamlined model lineup.Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking are now standard.

Pros
Turbocharged V6 engines pack plenty of power and excitement
Many high-tech entertainment and safety features come standard
For a small luxury sedan, it offers a pretty roomy trunk

Cons
Infotainment system isn't as user-friendly as many others
Interior design looks dated and plain
Allows significant road noise into the cabin
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are unavailable

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Infiniti Q50 ranked #15 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the Infiniti Q50 has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 43 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Potent optional V6 engines
Agile handling
Comfortable seats

Cons
Not as athletic as some competitors
Below-average fuel economy
Dual-screen infotainment interface has a learning curve

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
29.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 1 400rpm
295ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
255hp
at 6 200rpm
300hp
at 6 400rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
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
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather And Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
190.20in
189.60in
Width: 
73.60in
71.80in
Height: 
55.10in
57.20in
Ground Clearance: 
4.90in
Wheel Base: 
114.40in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.30
39.50
Rear Head Room: 
37.00
36.80
Front Leg Room: 
42.60in
44.50in
Rear leg room: 
36.40in
35.10in
Front Hip Room: 
55.50in
53.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.40in
56.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.10in
52.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.80in
56.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
40.90cu.ft
13.50cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.30cu.ft
13.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3792.00lbs
3884.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

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
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
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts

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
6 Total Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
48 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 8.0 In.
18 X 7.5 In.
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: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

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 front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear 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
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Gray Interior Package
Paint Protection Package
Cargo Package
All Weather Package
ProASSIST Package
Essential Package
Exterior Options: 
Door Sill Applique
Puddle Lights
Mud Guards
Bumper Applique
Alloy Door Sill Plate
18" Wheel Locks
Premium Paint
Rear Decklid Spoiler
Rear Decklid Spoiler - Carbon Fiber
Splash Guards
INFINITI Radiant Welcome Lighting
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
Cargo Mat
Cargo Tray Seat Back
INFINITI Radiant Interior Ambient Lighting
INFINITI Radiant Illuminated Kick Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#0D1114
Light Gray, leather
#D6D6D6
Color: 
Graphite, leatherette
#000000
Wheat, leatherette
#B9B093
Stone, leatherette
#97948D