res 2018 Toyota Camry XSE and 2018 Kia Stinger models set against on another

2018 Toyota Camry vs 2018 Kia Stinger

Although you may not necessary rope the Toyota Camry and Kia Stinger into the same category, both cars were recently recognized for their interiors on WardsAuto’s list of the 10 Best Car Interiors of 2018. So, we thought it would be fitting to set the Camry and Stinger side-by-side to see how they stack up against one another. Let’s take a closer look at some key differences and similarities between the 2018 Toyota Camry and 2018 Kia Stinger, relating to their interiors as well as other elements.

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How do the Toyota Camry and Kia Stinger compare to one another?

To be more specific, the winners of this award include the Toyota Camry XSE V6 and the Kia Stinger GT1 AWD, so we have outlined some key differences between those two specific trims.

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Whether you care more about comfort or the latest tech features, you’ll be all set with either the Camry XSE or the Stinger GT1. As we discovered, many of the elements that make these two models stand out, at least as far as their interiors are concerned, happen to be shared with one another. That’s why you don’t see too many differences outlined in the table above. It’s worth noting that safety technologies, such as forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, and others, are standard on all Camry models but only optional on all Stinger models, except for the GT2 (where they are standard equipment). The Camry XSE also comes standard with wireless smartphone charging, which is not available on the Stinger. That said, the Stinger stands out when it comes to performance with additional horsepower and available AWD.

2018 Toyota Camry XSE


2018 Kia Stinger


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Similarities between the Camry and Stinger

Since the Toyota Camry and Kia Stinger have a lot in common, it makes sense to outline some of the most notable similarities. Both the Camry XSE and Stinger GT1 come with dual zone climate control, leather seating, and heated seats to ensure passengers are comfortable no matter what the temperature is outside. Both models also have Bluetooth® connectivity, USB charging ports, a rear-view camera, and other similar features.

At the end of the day, you might need to get behind the wheel of each of these exceptional vehicles and experience their interiors firsthand. Only then will you be able to determine which one is better suited to your tastes. When you’re ready to see what the new Toyota Camry has to offer, we invite you to schedule a test drive with our team right here at Toyota Vacaville.