Compare 2005 Chevrolet Corvette vs 2005 Lotus Elise

2005 Chevrolet Corvette
2005 Lotus Elise
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 28 $38,246 $43,710
2-Door Convertible 18 28 $45,014 $51,445
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible N/A N/A N/A $42,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,246
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,710
$42,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$729 / month
$717 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
28 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.25 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.05 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.65 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.89 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.4 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
49.00 45.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.70 59.2
Wheelbase (in)
105.75 90.6
Liftover Height (in)
36.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.60 67.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.10 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.7 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
174.60 149.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
22.4 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.0 - TBD -
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)
12.8 x 1.3 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 - TBD -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.3 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P175/55R16
Spare Tire Size
N/A - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35ZR19 P225/45R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3179 1975
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
N/A - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
N/A - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 10.0 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
400 @ 6000 190 @ 7800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
400 @ 4400 138 @ 6800
Engine Order Code
LS2 NA
Displacement
6.0L/364 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 - TBD -
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
MN6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
11.69 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Lotus Elise
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 w/Coil Springs
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 w/Coil Springs

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