2023 Kia Stinger  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#12 of 2023 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#44 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Kia Stinger
The Stinger, which Kia introduced in 2018, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Kia Stinger provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Kia offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 Kia Stinger is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2023 Kia Stinger has a score of 88, implying a 0.031% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Kia Stinger has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.031% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.5426%, meaning the average driver has a 0.031% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.5426% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Kia Stinger is 33% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2023 Kia Stinger is 39% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2023 Kia Stinger can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. Active safety systems that are standard on the Kia Stinger include: Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), and Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA).

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but others may also improve safety. Optional High Beam Assist (HBA) automatically switches high beam headlights off when oncoming traffic is approaching and turns them back on when there aren't any vehicles ahead. Side mirror turn signals are standard on the Kia Stinger. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9773Volkswagen ArteonINFINITI Q50V. V60 Cross CountryLexus ISNissan MaximaAudi A6Acura TLXKia StingerA. A4 Allroad (Wagon)Audi A5Audi A4M.-B. E-ClassComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Kia Stinger with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 73 to 97. The 2023 Kia Stinger is safer than the 2023 Volkswagen Arteon, the 2023 INFINITI Q50, the 2023 Volvo V60 Cross Country, the 2023 Lexus IS, the 2023 Nissan Maxima, the 2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2023 Audi A4, and the 2023 Audi A5 and less safe than the 2023 Audi A6. It is about as safe as the 2023 Acura TLX.

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