Compare 1998 Acura NSX vs 1998 Chevrolet Corvette

1998 Acura NSX
1998 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door NSX Coupe 3.0L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door NSX Coupe 3.0L Automatic 18 24 $73,357 $84,000
2-Door NSX Coupe 3.2L Manual 17 24 $73,357 $84,000
2-Door NSX-T Open Top 3.0L Automatic 18 24 $76,850 $88,000
2-Door NSX-T Open Top 3.2L Manual 17 24 $76,850 $88,000
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2-Door Coupe
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
$73,357
$33,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$84,000
$37,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1400 / month
$633 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 54.2
Front Head Room (in)
36.3 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
48.9 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.5 55.3
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6 1.44
Length, Overall (in)
174.2 179.7
Height, Overall (in)
46.1 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
99.6 104.5
Liftover Height (in)
-TBD- 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.0 24.8
Brakes
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)
11.7 x 1.10 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 0.91 11.8 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 19.1
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.07 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
-TBD- 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.6 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 40.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40ZR17 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45ZR16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
165/75R16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3110 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8.5" 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
-TBD- NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16" x 7" 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
17.4 12.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
-TBD- 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
210 @ 5300 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LS1
Displacement
3.0L/181 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
252 @ 6600 340 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
PGM-FI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.611 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
-TBD- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.025 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.909 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.551 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.428 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.684 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura NSX Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
-TBD- 36
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
-TBD- 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
-TBD- 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
-TBD- 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs 5-Link

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