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2018 Kia Stinger vs 2018 Honda Accord

2018 Kia Stinger Red Exterior with Dark Background vs 2018 Honda Accord White Exterior with Bright Neon Background

Two of the most popular sedans in the 2018 production year are the Stinger and the Accord. While there are many, many differences between them, one thing that they share is the attention of countless prospective customers. While one wouldn't necessarily expect these two to make such riveting rivals, one would also be surprised. Then again, there are many unexpected rivalries in the automotive world, this is just one of the newer ones; and it's created quite a buzz because of it.

As a matter of fact, many of our loyal customers have been asking for a 2018 Kia Stinger vs 2018 Honda Accord comparison, and now we have one! As we already mentioned, there are dozens of differences between them, but we've highlighted some of the main reasons Kia customers choose the Stinger over the Honda Accord. First, take a look at the chart below, and then enjoy our breakdown underneath it. In just a few minutes, you'll have much better idea of which sporty sedan is right for you.



2018 Kia Stinger

vs

2018 Honda Accord

255 hp, 260 lb-ft Power Ratings 192 hp, 195 lb-ft
23.2 cu. ft. Cargo Space 16.7 cu. ft.
5 yr./60,000 mi. Basic Warranty 3 yr./36,000 mi.
10 yr./100,000 mi. Drivetrain Warranty 5 yr./60,000 mi.

Key Differences – 2018 Stinger vs Accord

As you can see, two of the main reasons Kia customers choose the Stinger over the competition is its outstanding warranties, including basic and drivetrain. With five years or 60,000 miles covered, the Stinger is protected two years or 24,000 miles longer than the Accord. As for the engines, the Stinger warranty lasts twice as many years—10 versus five—and covers up to 40,000 additional miles. Sufficient to say, the Stinger warranties are miles and miles ahead of the ones protecting the Accord.

Speaking of engines, the one in the Stinger pumps out 255 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque while the Accord trails behind with 192 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. This distinct difference in power and strength is also the gap between a 'good' and 'great' driving experience. A sufficient amount of horsepower and torque will get the job done, but who doesn't want a powerful, dynamic, and utterly exciting engine? Who doesn't want a car that gets your blood pumping, adrenaline flowing, and smile showing? Who doesn't want a Stinger?