One of the best sport sedans available, the Kia Stinger takes the fight to models from BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, and Audi, but typically at a price point that's far more appealing. Granted, the Kia badge doesn't have the prestige of those premium players, but when the driving experience is so good, and the styling so distinctive, you won't miss that—and you'll have saved thousands of dollars. Kia has dialed back on its trim levels for 2020 and now offers four—all of them with impressive standard equipment. The new base model, dubbed GT-Line, comes with features for which buyers of premium alternatives would have to tick countless options boxes. They include dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery, power-adjustable and heated front seats, and a 7-inch touchscreen with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. If you wish to spend more, you can, with the GT, GT1, and GT2 trims also available.
From the GT upward, the Stinger is powered by a potent 365-hp 3.3-liter V6, while the GT-Line uses a 255-hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Both use an eight-speed automatic that drives the rear wheels, but all-wheel drive is an option. A great-driving vehicle that's a good value, too, the Stinger continues to impress.