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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 11 17 N/A $182,450
2-Door Coupe Automatic 12 19 N/A $186,450
2-Door Volante Manual 11 17 N/A $195,950
2-Door Volante Automatic 12 19 N/A $199,950
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe w/1LT 16 26 $43,951 $48,565
2-Door Coupe w/2LT 16 26 $43,951 $48,565
2-Door Coupe w/3LT 16 26 $43,951 $48,565
2-Door Coupe w/4LT 16 26 $43,951 $48,565
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/1LZ 15 24 $66,902 $73,925
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/2LZ 15 24 $66,902 $73,925
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/3LZ 15 24 $66,902 $73,925
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/1ZR 14 20 $96,692 $103,970
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/3ZR 14 20 $96,692 $103,970
2-Door Convertible w/1LT 16 26 $48,164 $53,220
2-Door Convertible w/2LT 16 26 $48,164 $53,220
2-Door Convertible w/3LT 16 26 $48,164 $53,220
2-Door Convertible w/4LT 16 26 $48,164 $53,220
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$43,951
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$182,450
$48,565
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3041 / month
$809 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line While the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette provides plenty of impressive performance to dream and/or brag about, this car is not a one-trick pony. If ever there were a practical sportscar, this is it.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 11 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 52
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 55.2
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 50.0 49.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 60.7
Wheelbase (in) 108.1 105.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 72.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 185.4 174.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.6 22.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 12 x 1.0
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 - TBD -
Steering Type Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.00 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/35ZR19 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR19 P245/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3880 3217
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 19 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 443 @ 5000 424 @ 4600
Engine Order Code NA LS3
Displacement 5.9L/362 6.2L/378.3
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 470 @ 6000 430 @ 5900
Engine Type Gas V12 Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 13 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11 16
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.66
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.30
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.78
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name Aston Martin DB9 Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Transverse Leaf Spr
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Transverse Leaf Spr
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Short/Long Arm
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score NA 5
 
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