Compare 1999 Chevrolet Corvette vs 1999 Porsche Boxster

1999 Chevrolet Corvette
1999 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door Hardtop
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Hardtop 18 28 $33,530 $38,320
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,967 $38,820
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $39,567 $45,220
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2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 19 26 $35,895 $41,000
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 24 $35,895 $41,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,530
$35,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,320
$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$639 / month
$683 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 51.7
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.7 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
47.7 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
104.5 95.2
Liftover Height (in)
36.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
62.03 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
1.44 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
179.7 171.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
24.8 9.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.26 11.74 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.02 11.50 x 0.80
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.1 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
41.3 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 35.8
Steering Type
Power Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.46 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40ZR18 P225/50R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3307 2866
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
345 @ 5600 201 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
350 @ 4400 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LS1 NA
Displacement
5.7L/346 2.5L/153
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Tiptronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.00
Trans Order Code
MN6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 3.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.69 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Porsche Boxster
Body Style
2 Door Hardtop 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
5-Link MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA Aluminum MacPherson Strut

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