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Power isn't everything, but sometimes it's nice to know which Kia has the most BHP. If you want to know if your favourite Kia has made the cut, check out this list that ranks all production Kias from most powerful to least.

The Most Powerful Kias Ever

Kia Stinger GT S 3.3 T-GDi V6 (2018-)

With a total power output of 365 BHP, the Kia Stinger GT S 3.3 T-GDi V6 takes first place.
It's a 4 door RWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 3.3L V6 Bi-Turbo engine.
It is also 1st in The Fastest Kias Ever.

Kia Opirus 3.8 V6 (2007-2010)

With a total power output of 262 BHP, the Kia Opirus 3.8 V6 takes second place.
It's a 4 door FWD Saloon with 5 seats and a front-mounted 3.8L V6 engine.
It is also joint 6th in The Fastest Kias Ever.

Kia Stinger 2.0 T-GDi (2018-)

With a total power output of 244 BHP, the Kia Stinger 2.0 T-GDi takes third place.
It's a 4 door RWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 2nd in The Fastest Kias Ever.

Kia Optima 2.0 T-GDI (JF) (2016-2018)

With a total power output of 242 BHP, the Kia Optima 2.0 T-GDI takes joint fouth place.
It's a 4 door FWD Saloon with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 2nd in The Fastest Kias Ever.

Kia Optima Sportswagon 2.0 T-GDI (JF) (2016-2018)

With a total power output of 242 BHP, the Kia Optima Sportswagon 2.0 T-GDI takes joint fouth place.
It's a 5 door FWD Estate with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 4th in The Fastest Kias Ever.

Kia Sorento 3.3 V6 (JC) (2006-2009)

With a total power output of 238 BHP, the Kia Sorento 3.3 V6 takes sixth place.
It's a 5 door AWD SUV with 5 seats and a front-mounted 3.3L V6 engine.
It is also joint 84th in The Fastest Kias Ever.

Kia Optima Sportswagon 2.0 T-GDI (JF) (2018-)

With a total power output of 235 BHP, the Kia Optima Sportswagon 2.0 T-GDI takes seventh place.
It's a 5 door FWD Estate with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 3rd in The Fastest Accelerating Kias Ever.

Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV (JF) (2017-2018)

With a total power output of 202 BHP, the Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV takes joint eighth place.
It's a 5 door FWD Estate with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 engine.
It is also 1st in The Highest MPG Estates Ever.

Kia Optima 2.0 GDI Plug-in Hybrid (JF) (2016-2018)

With a total power output of 202 BHP, the Kia Optima 2.0 GDI Plug-in Hybrid takes joint eighth place.
It's a 4 door FWD Saloon with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 engine.
It is also joint 3rd in The Highest MPG Saloons Ever.

Kia e-Niro (DE) (2019-)

With a total power output of 201 BHP, the Kia e-Niro takes joint tenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD SUV with 5 seats and a front-mounted electric motor.
It is also 5th in The Highest MPG SUVs & MPVs Ever.

Kia Soul EV Long Range (2019-)

With a total power output of 201 BHP, the Kia Soul EV Long Range takes joint tenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD MPV with 5 seats and a electric motor.
It is also 8th in The Highest MPG Kias Ever.

Kia ProCeed 1.6 T-GDi (2019-)

With a total power output of 201 BHP, the Kia ProCeed 1.6 T-GDi takes joint tenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD Estate with 5 seats and a front-mounted 1.6L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 4th in The Fastest Accelerating Kias Ever.

Kia Ceed 1.6 T-GDi (2018-)

With a total power output of 201 BHP, the Kia Ceed 1.6 T-GDi takes joint tenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 1.6L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 4th in The Fastest Accelerating Kias Ever.

Kia Soul 1.6 T-GDI (PS) (2016-2018)

With a total power output of 201 BHP, the Kia Soul 1.6 T-GDI takes joint tenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD MPV with 5 seats and a front-mounted 1.6L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 101st in The Fastest Accelerating Kias Ever.

Kia Opirus 3.5 (2003-2007)

With a total power output of 200 BHP, the Kia Opirus 3.5 takes fifteenth place.
It's a 4 door FWD Saloon with 5 seats and a front-mounted 3.5L V6 engine.
It is also joint 10th in The Fastest Kias Ever.

Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi EcoDynamics AWD (QL) (2018-)

With a total power output of 198 BHP, the Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi EcoDynamics AWD takes sixteenth place.
It's a 5 door AWD SUV with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 28th in The Fastest Accelerating Kias Ever.

Kia Stinger 2.2 CRDi (2018-)

With a total power output of 197 BHP, the Kia Stinger 2.2 CRDi takes joint seventeenth place.
It's a 4 door RWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2.2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 6th in The Fastest Kias Ever.

Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi (UM) (2017-)

With a total power output of 197 BHP, the Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi takes joint seventeenth place.
It's a 5 door FWD SUV with 5-7 seats and a front-mounted 2.2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 12th in The Fastest Accelerating Kias Ever.

Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi AWD (UM) (2017-)

With a total power output of 197 BHP, the Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi AWD takes joint seventeenth place.
It's a 5 door AWD SUV with 5-7 seats and a front-mounted 2.2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 16th in The Fastest Accelerating Kias Ever.

Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi AWD (UM) (2015-2017)

With a total power output of 197 BHP, the Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi AWD takes joint seventeenth place.
It's a 5 door AWD SUV with 5-7 seats and a front-mounted 2.2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 12th in The Fastest Accelerating Kias Ever.

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Last updated on 22nd August, 2019
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