2019 Kia Stinger vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Comparison - Kelley Blue Book

Starting Price: $34,115 | Price Yours. Above Average: Excellent, precise steering. Consensus: With the 2019 Stinger, Kia has a true sport sedan, from its fantastic-sounding and powerful turbocharged engine to its excellent and responsive steering and a chassis that’s tight but doesn’t make you feel every bump in the road. The Stinger’s liftback design also makes it practical for carrying plenty of cargo. It comes at a very competitive starting price but moves quickly into Audi and BMW territory once you start to add options, including the more powerful V6. $42,395 | Price Yours Above Average: Excellent optional stereo. good highway mileage (34 mpg). Consensus: Available in sedan, coupe, cabriolet or rocket-ship AMG form, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has really come into its own, an elegant compact luxury sedan that’s basically just a shrunk-down version of the S-Class. It boasts an inviting interior full of comfortable leather and aluminum or wood surfaces, driving manners that balance between nimble and comfortable, and a 13-speaker Burmester stereo upgrade that’s worth every penny. Given its pedigree, though, prices for the sedan start in the low 40s and can easily reach into the mid $50,000 range, and the turbocharged 4-cylinder is the only engine choice. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is offered as a sedan, coupe, or cabriolet, but as this is a head-to-head against the 2019 Kia Stinger , which is offered only as a liftback sedan, we will focus exclusively on the. Source: Kelley Blue Book