Compare 2011 BMW 1 Series M vs 2011 Chevrolet Corvette

2011 BMW 1 Series M
2011 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 26 $42,445 $46,135
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2-Door Coupe w/2LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe w/1LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
2-Door Coupe w/2LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
2-Door Coupe w/3LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
2-Door Coupe w/4LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
2-Door Convertible w/1LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
2-Door Convertible w/2LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
2-Door Convertible w/3LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
2-Door Convertible w/4LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/1LZ 15 24 $67,681 $74,375
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/2LZ 15 24 $67,681 $74,375
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/3LZ 15 24 $67,681 $74,375
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/1ZR 14 20 $103,130 $110,300
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/3ZR 14 20 $103,130 $110,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,445
$44,630
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,135
$49,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$769 / month
$817 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Ridiculously fast and still daily-driver practical, the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette is an everyday supercar.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Two Seater
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 52.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
32.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 37.7
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 55.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 49.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.0 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.2 174.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.0 22.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x - TBD - 12.0 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.5 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA XBH
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/35ZR19 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA YPI
Front Tire Size
P245/35ZR19 P245/40ZR18
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3296 3208
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 10.0 19 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material
Alluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5800 430 @ 5900
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
370 @ 1500 424 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LS3
Displacement
3.0L/182 6.2L/378
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 (Est) 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 (Est) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 (Est) 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.72 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.31 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.42
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.50
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.11 2.66
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 1 Series M Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
- TBD - Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Transverse Leaf Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- TBD - Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Transverse Leaf Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 9.8

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