KIA Pakistan has a New Year’s gift for Pakistanis as the company has teased the premier of KIA Stinger and Niro in major cities of Pakistan including Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad & Islamabad.
Karachi Premier Venues
Jan (5 – 9): Kia Motors Macca, Gulshan-e-Jamal
Jan (10 – 13): Kia Motors Clifton
Jan (14 – 18): Kia Motors Society, Eissa Nagri
Jan (18 – 23): Kia Motors Lucky One, Gulberg Town
KIA Stinger is a sporty sedan from South Korea that is compared with the likes of Mercedes AMG C Class, BMW 3 Series, & others of the same category. Curious to know more details about the Stinger? Let’s see the expected KIA Stinger price in Pakistan, specs, and features.
Let’s start with the variants of KIA Stinger available globally.
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KIA Stinger Variants
As per the official website of KIA Lucky Motors, Stinger has 2 variants as per engine.
- Variant 1 (Singer 2.0 T-GDI): Comes with Theta II 2.0 T-GDI engine
- Variant 2 (Stinger 3.3 T-GDI): Comes with Lambda 3.3 T-GDI engine
Engine & Performance of KIA Stinger
Let’s see the engine and performance of the KIA Stinger.
|Specs||Singer 2.0 T-GDI||Stinger 3.3 T-GDI|
|Engine Type||In-Line 4 Cyl. DOHC, T-GDI, D-CVVT, 16 Valve||V6 DOHC1, T-GDI, D-CVVT, 24 Valve|
|Max Power||~251 hp @6200 rpm||~368 hp @6,000 rpm|
|Max Torque||353 N.m @1,400 to 4,000 rpm||510 N.m @ 1,300 – 4,500|
|Transmission||8-speed automatic transmission||8-speed automatic transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (L)||60L||60L|
Looking at the specs, the Stinger seems to be a performance oriented sedan. Both engines produce impressive horsepower and torque which should be there in a sporty sedan like this. Now, let’s check out the fuel efficiency of both variants.
KIA Stinger Fuel Economy
Here are the fuel economies of both variants (as claimed by KIA Australia).
|Theta II 2.0 T-GDI engine||Lambda 3.3 T-GDI engine|
|~11 km/l on average||~9.8 km/l on average|
The fuel averages can vary depending upon various circumstances.
KIA Stinger 2023 Comfort & Safety Features
Here are the comfort & safety features of the KIA Stinger (global variant).
Let’s see the comfort features of the KIA Stinger.
|Comfort Features||Singer 2.0 T-GDI||Stinger 3.3 T-GDI|
|Instrument Cluster||4.2″ Colour TFT-LCD Supervision Instrument Cluster||7″ Colour TFT-LCD Supervision Instrument Cluster|
|Alloy Sports Pedals||X||✓|
|Wireless Phone Charging||X||✓|
|Infotainment System||10.25″ Colour LCD Touch Screen||10.25″ Colour LCD Touch Screen|
|Wired Apple Carplay & Wired Android Auto with Voice Recognition||✓||✓|
|Climate Control||Dual-Zone Air-Conditioning||Dual-Zone Air-Conditioning|
|Heated & Ventilated Seats (Front) with Auto Comfort Control for Driver’s Seat||X||✓|
Safety features of Stinger are many more than you think. Check out some of the important ones.
|Safety Features||Singer 2.0 T-GDI||Stinger 3.3 T-GDI|
|ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) w with EBD||✓||✓|
|ESC (Electronic Stability Control) with TCS||✓||✓|
|HAC (Hill-Start Assist Control)||✓||✓|
|Front & Rear Parking Sensors with Dash Display||Rear only||✓|
|Rear View Camera with In-Audio Screen Display &Dynamic Parking Guidelines||✓||✓|
|360° Camera View||X||✓|
|BVM (Blind Spot View Monitor)||X||✓|
|BCA (Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist)||X||✓|
|LFA (Lane Following Assist)||✓||✓|
|LKA (Lane Keeping Assist)||✓||✓|
KIA Stinger Price in Pakistan 2023
Here are the expected prices of KIA Stinger in Pakistan.
|Singer 2.0 T-GDI||Stinger 3.3 T-GDI|
|80 – 90 lacs||115 – 125 lacs|
Looking at its price, its base variant may compete with the Civic RS Turbo and Hyundai Sonata. The top variant will compete with the Honda Accord and some sporty sedans from BMW.
KIA Stinger Launch Date in Pakistan
The official launch date of KIA Singer in Pakistan is yet to be announced. However, the company may launch it in 2023 as it is discontinuing in the international market in 2023. Till than, you can buy other KIA cars in Pakistan.
Well! Many of you will be curious about the launch of the KIA Stinger in Pakistan. You need to know that the company has discontinued it in the UK and will discontinue it in 2023 globally. Many automobile companies introduce car models in Pakistan which are already discontinued globally. It seems like KIA is following the same tradition.
Will you buy the KIA Stinger if it is launched in Pakistan? Tell us in the comment section below.