Pitting one of the most celebrated sport coupes against the latest sport sedan may not seem like an obvious matchup at first glance. But dig deeper, and you’ll see that the 2019 Kia Stinger and 2019 Ford Mustang both are directed at the same target: Drivers of any age who want a stylish, affordable performance vehicle.
Mustang now is in its sixth generation of production, which debuted to coincide with the coupe’s fiftieth anniversary in 2015. Following a facelift in 2018, Mustang returns essentially unchanged for 2019, with a couple of special edition models joining the lineup for the model year.
Stinger debuted as a 2018 model, boasting the highest performance of any production Kia model to date. It returns for 2019 with a few tweaks to trim levels and equipment.
Let’s explore the details of each vehicle to discover which is best, the 2019 Kia Stinger or 2019 Ford Mustang.