Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series vs 2014 Chevrolet Corvette

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
2014 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Coupe SLS AMG Black Series
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SLS AMG Black Series 13 17 $255,750 $275,000
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2-Door Coupe 2LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
2-Door Coupe 2LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
2-Door Coupe 3LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
2-Door Coupe Z51 1LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
2-Door Coupe Z51 2LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
2-Door Coupe Z51 3LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
2-Door Convertible 1LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
2-Door Convertible 2LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
2-Door Convertible 3LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
2-Door Convertible Z51 1LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
2-Door Convertible Z51 2LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
2-Door Convertible Z51 3LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$255,750
$48,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$275,000
$53,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$4583 / month
$883 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sets a new benchmark for value among well-equipped, comfortable, high-performance sports cars.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
63.2 53.70
Front Head Room (in)
39 37.90
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 55.20
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.00
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 52.0
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 176.90
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.9 61.70
Wheelbase (in)
105.5 106.70
Track Width, Front (in)
67 63.00
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
- 48.80
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 73.90
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.2 15.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.8 12.6 x 1.18
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)
14.2 13.3 x 0.90
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.53
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 12.0 - 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.7
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR20 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA XBK
Front Tire Size
P265/35YR19 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA XBK
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3616 3298
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 11 19 x 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
760 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
6.2 L/379 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
622 @ 7400 455 @ 6000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Gas V8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
468 @ 5500 460 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LT1
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.42
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.30
Trans Type
7 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.79 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA MEP
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.66
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spring
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spring
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Short/Long Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.9 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.3

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