Compare 2002 Lotus Esprit vs 2002 Chevrolet Corvette

2002 Lotus Esprit
2002 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 15 23 N/A $88,525
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $36,470 $41,680
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $42,179 $48,205
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $44,126 $50,430
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$36,470
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$88,525
$41,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1475 / month
$695 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
49.2 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.2
Front Head Room (in)
34.6 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.8 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
95.3 104.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 3.7
Length, Overall (in)
172.0 179.7
Height, Overall (in)
45.3 47.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.6 x 1.27
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)
- TBD - 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.3 39.4
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.2
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/40ZR17 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35ZR18 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3043 3214
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 10.0 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 525
Engine
Engine Type
Turbo Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 4250 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA LS1
Displacement
3.5L/213 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
350 @ 6500 350 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 *Est* 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 *Est* 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.889 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.037 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.364 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
8.5 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.381 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.756 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.546 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.059 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Open Top 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Lotus Esprit Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multilink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
N/A 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 46

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