Does Kia Stinger Hold Its Value?

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 07/21/22 •  3 min read

The Kia Stinger will come back strong in 2022, but it will not be without a price increase. It is possible that the price increase isn’t enough to turn away buyers, and the value of the upgraded features seems worth it. Some people say that when compared to other cars in this market, the Stinger can actually hold its own in the market.

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As for the price of a Kia Stinger, it will depreciate 50% after five years. It has a 5 year resale value of nearly $23,000. This is under the assumption that it will cost over $45,000 to buy it brand-new.

Should You Buy a Kia Stinger Brand New or Used?

You would save money if you bought a used Kia Stinger that is 2 years old. Such a Stinger is still relatively new, so it still has plenty of useful life left. If you are planning to keep the vehicle for 3 years, it would cost you over $6,000 for depreciation. Try comparing it to other vehicle brands or years of use to see if you can find those depreciation points where it serves you best. Try to buy vehicles that are between two and four years old, as brand-new ones depreciate faster.

There aren’t very many of them on the resale market yet, so that is good news. That means that the Stinger seasons of 2018 and 2019 are still being enjoyed. The price of the resale of that Kia is also in line with what you would see in the Stinger’s competitors, so this bodes well for this Sporty Kia’s future.

How to Maintain the Value of a Kia Stinger

Maintaining the value of a vehicle is not just down to whether or not you pay close attention to depreciation rates and rankings. In reality, it also comes down to how well-maintained a specific car is. That is why it is important to invest in a good car wax or clay treatment to keep the Stinger’s paintwork looking shiny and new.

Make sure that you keep the vehicle well-maintained, and the maintenance will come back to you when you sell it. A well-maintained vehicle is one that has been regularly serviced and checked over. That way, you will know exactly what work needs to be done in order to maintain its value. A knowledgeable mechanic will also be able to find any problems before they become too much of an issue.

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This is why buying a car from a reputable dealership is important. They are going to know how to service your vehicle, and they are going to do it regularly. If you get your car serviced by a dealership, they will also be able to advise you on the work that needs to be done to keep it in good condition. This is why it is important to find a reputable mechanic before you purchase a vehicle.

In conclusion, the Kia Stinger is one of the best-looking vehicles in its class. The car is also relatively new, so there are still plenty of opportunities for depreciation.

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Max Anthony

Max is a gizmo-savvy guy, who has a tendency to get pulled into the nitty gritty details of technology and cars. He attended UT Austin, where he studied Information Science. He’s married and has three kids, one dog and a GMC truck and a Porsche 911. With a large family, he still finds time to share tips and tricks on cars, trucks and more.