Compare 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class vs 1999 Chevrolet Corvette

1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class
1999 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 21 29 $35,320 $40,600
2-Door Cabriolet 19 28 $41,060 $47,200
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,320
$33,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,600
$38,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$677 / month
$639 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.6 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
31.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
80.7 51.7
Second Hip Room (in)
45.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
180.2 179.7
Height, Overall (in)
54.0 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 104.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 1.44
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x .39 11.8 x 1.02
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.1 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 19.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating Ball Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.85 16.2
Tires
Front Tire Size
205/55HR16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
205/55HR16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/55HR16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3240 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
100 525
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
229 @ 3000-4600 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LS1
Displacement
3.2L/195 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 5700 345 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 2.66
Clutch Size (in)
N/A 11.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.30
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode) 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA MN6
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Hardtop
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link 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)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 46

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