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 Head Room (in)
37.8 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.7 - TBD -
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
1.44 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
179.7 171.0
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
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 Size
P275/40ZR18 P225/50R16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3307 2866
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Displacement
5.7L/346 2.5L/153
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24
Transmission
Trans Type
6 5
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Porsche Boxster
Body Style
2 Door Hardtop 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA Aluminum MacPherson Strut
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

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