Simone reviews the all-new 2019 Kia Stinger 200S. The Stinger has been well received in the Australian market and is also being used as the vehicle of choice for many police departments around the country.

The 200S is the bottom of the Stinger trim levels that are available as well as having the smaller of the 2 available petrol engines. The top trim level is the GT.

This 200s has a 2-litre turbo with 182 kW of power and 353 Nm of torque, the torques available from just 1,400 revs and all the way up to 4,000 revs.

Whilst the bigger 3.3-litre engine offers 272 kW and 510 Nm of torque.

Engine Specifications

2.0L Turbo Petrol

Power: 182 kW@ 6,200 rpm
Torque: 353 Nm @ 1,400-4,000 rpm
Fuel Consumption: 8.8L/100km
Transmission: 8 Speed Automatic

3.3l Turbo Petrol

Power: 272 kW@ 6,000 rpm
Torque: 510 Nm @ 1,300-4,500 rpm
Fuel Consumption: 10.2L/100km
Transmission: 8 Speed Automatic




  • ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD5 & BA6
  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control) with TCS7
  • VSM (Vehicle Stability Management)
  • HAC (Hill-start Assist Control)
  • ESS (Emergency Stop Signal)
  • Seatbelt warning chime & light on all positions
  • Rear parking sensors with dash display
  • Rear view camera with in-audio screen display & dynamic parking guidelines
  • Electrochromic rear view mirror (auto dimming)
  • AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking) with
  • FCWS (Forward Collision Warning System)
  • LKA (Lane Keeping Assist)
  • DAA (Driver Attention Alert)
  • Active Hood Lift System (AHLS)
  • High-mount rear stop light (LED)
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • LED Position Lamp
  • Dusk-sensing automatic headlights
  • Speed sensing auto door lock
  • Child restraint anchorage points (3 x anchors / 2 x ISOFIX positions)
  • 3-point ELR seatbelts on all positions


  • Driver & front passenger SRS airbags
  • Front side SRS airbags
  • Curtain SRS airbags
  • Driver side knee airbag
  • Front seatbelt pre-tensioners with load limiters
  • Active Hood Lift System (AHLS)
  • Side door impact beams
  • Impact sensing auto door unlocking


  • Anti-theft immobiliser
  • Burglar alarm with security indicator
  • Remote central locking with keyless entry & boot release
  • Smart key with push button start
  • Headlight escort function
  • Remote fuel lid release


  • 7” Touch screen infotainment system with MP3 compatible audio player and AM/FM tuner
  • DAB digital audio
  • Satellite navigation multimedia system with traffic information (SUNA™)
  • 6 speakers (front door, rear door & front tweeters)
  • Apple CarPlay™ with voice recognition†
  • Android Auto™ with voice recognition‡
  • AUX/USB input with iPod® compatibility (on selected iPod® models)
  • Bluetooth® functionality with voice recognition (phone/media stream)
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • SDVC (Speed Dependent Volume Control)
  • Shark fin antenna


  • ASCC (Advanced Smart Cruise Control) with steering wheel mounted controls
  • Premium steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Switch-By-Wire shift knob
  • 3.5” Mono-type LCD instrument cluster
  • Digital Speedo & Multi-function trip computer
  • User selectable options (Auto door lock/unlock, one touch turn, etc.)
  • Low washer fluid warning
  • Digital clock in audio screen display
  • Ambient temperature display
  • Front power windows auto up & down with safety function
  • Driver’s foot rest
  • Metal look interior trim accents (vent surrounds & door handles)
  • Black high gloss trim (console & door)
  • Interior LED lights (front & rear) with delay out
  • Luggage area LED lamps
  • Rear window defroster
  • 2 x 12V power outlets (1 x front console & 1 x behind centre console)
  • 2 x USB Charger (1 x centre console & 1 x front tray)
  • Driver & passenger sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors & sliding function



  • 4 x cup holders (front & rear)
  • 4 x bottle holders (front & rear doors)
  • Map pockets in front & rear doors
  • Sunglass holder
  • Glovebox with illumination
  • Centre console storage box
  • Front seat back pockets
  • Luggage net hooks (cargo area)
  • Luggage screen


  • Black & Chrome ‘Schreyer’ grille surround
  • Body coloured door handles with chrome accents
  • Electric folding outside door mirrors (heated) with automatic folding function
  • Puddle Lamps
  • Outside mirror mounted side indicators
  • Projection headlights & manual leveling
  • LED rear combination lights
  • Quad-exhaust pipes (Chrome coated)
  • Windscreen with sunband
  • Front wiper & washer (variable intermittent / 2-speed)
  • Aero-blade wipers
  • Rain sensing wipers


  • Dual-zone climate control air-conditioning
  • In-audio screen climate control display
  • Auto defog system
  • Rear air vents


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