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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2.3L Manual Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Manual Base 25 31 $20,158 $22,310
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Manual Premium 25 31 $21,107 $23,360
2-Door Coupe 3.0L Base 20 28 $22,869 $25,310
2-Door Coupe 3.0L Premium 20 28 $24,090 $26,660
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Automatic Base 23 29 $20,881 $23,110
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Automatic Premium 23 29 $21,830 $24,160
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,245 $37,995
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $38,871 $44,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,158
$33,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,310
$37,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$372 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.9 -
Passenger Capacity 5 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 54.2
Second Leg Room (in) 31.0 -
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.7 51.4
Second Hip Room (in) 47.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.33 1.44
Length, Overall (in) 190.0 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 54.7 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 104.5
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 62.03
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.98 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.4 11.8 x 1.02
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.9 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 19.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.04 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- 41.3
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) -TBD- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) -TBD- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) -TBD- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) -TBD- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3062 3307
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 525
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4800 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 2.3L/138 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5700 340 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.807 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.062 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.903 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.285 3.06
Clutch Size (in) -TBD- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.193 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.685 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.000 2.29
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Acura CL Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.07 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double-Wishbone 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- 46
 
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