Compare 2009 Ferrari 430 vs 2009 Chevrolet Corvette

2009 Ferrari 430
2009 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 11 16 N/A $186,925
2-Door Convertible Spider 11 16 N/A $217,310
2-Door Coupe Scuderia 11 16 N/A $281,618
2-Door Convertible Scuderia Spider 16M 11 16 N/A $308,000
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2-Door Coupe w/2LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe w/1LT 16 26 $43,951 $48,565
2-Door Coupe w/2LT 16 26 $43,951 $48,565
2-Door Coupe w/3LT 16 26 $43,951 $48,565
2-Door Coupe w/4LT 16 26 $43,951 $48,565
2-Door Convertible w/1LT 16 26 $48,164 $53,220
2-Door Convertible w/2LT 16 26 $48,164 $53,220
2-Door Convertible w/3LT 16 26 $48,164 $53,220
2-Door Convertible w/4LT 16 26 $48,164 $53,220
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/1LZ 15 24 $66,902 $73,925
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/2LZ 15 24 $66,902 $73,925
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/3LZ 15 24 $66,902 $73,925
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/1ZR 14 20 $96,692 $103,970
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/3ZR 14 20 $96,692 $103,970
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$43,951
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$186,925
$48,565
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3115 / month
$809 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
While the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette provides plenty of impressive performance to dream and/or brag about, this car is not a one-trick pony. If ever there were a practical sportscar, this is it.
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Fuel Economy
City
11 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
16 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
46.0 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
52.0 52
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
65.7 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.0
Length, Overall (in)
177.6 174.6
Height, Overall (in)
47.8 49.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 105.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.8 22.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 1.3 12 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 1.3 12.8 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25.1 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
18.0 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35ZR19 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/35ZR19 P245/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3197 3217
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 19 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
342 @ 5250 424 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LS3
Displacement
4.3L/263 6.2L/378.3
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
490 @ 8500 430 @ 5900
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
16 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
11 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.30 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA MN6
Summary
Body Style
2dr Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Ferrari 430 Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Fully Independent Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spr
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Fully Independent Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spr
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5

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