Compare 2008 Chevrolet Corvette vs 2008 Dodge Viper SRT

2008 Chevrolet Corvette
2008 Dodge Viper SRT
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 16 26 $41,259 $46,100
2-Door Convertible 16 26 $48,844 $54,575
2-Door Coupe Z06 15 24 $63,791 $71,275
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2-Door Convertible SRT10
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SRT10 13 22 $78,380 $85,545
2-Door Coupe SRT10 13 22 $79,048 $86,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,259
$78,380
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,100
$85,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$768 / month
$1426 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
What’s not to like about the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette? Never has any car delivered on its performance promise with such ease and confidence for such an affordable price. The 2008 Dodge Viper is a stunning performer, a great-looking sportscar in any body form, and still a handful on public roads.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 36.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
52 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 98.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
174.6 175.6
Height, Overall (in)
49.0 47.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
22.4 6.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 x 1 14.0 x 1.26
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 1.26 14.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 40.5
Steering Type
Pwr Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P275/35ZR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA TXM
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35ZR19 P345/30ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TXM
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3217 3424
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 10 19 x 13.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 10.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 16.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V10
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
424 @ 4600 560 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
LS3 EWE
Displacement
6.2L/376 8.4L/512
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
430 @ 5900 600 @ 6100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 13
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 2.66
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 12
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 1.82
Trans Order Code
MN6 DEC
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Seat Roadster
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Dodge Viper
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Short/Long Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spr NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spr NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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