Compare 1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 vs 1997 Chevrolet Corvette

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4
1997 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $32,808 $37,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$62,962
$32,808
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,000
$37,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1217 / month
$625 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
23 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
-TBD- -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
-TBD- 21.28
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
-TBD- -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 55.3
Second Head Room (in)
-TBD- -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
-TBD- -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
89.4 104.5
Liftover Height (in)
-TBD- 36.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
55.6 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 1.44
Length, Overall (in)
167.7 179.7
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 47.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
-TBD- 3.47
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.68 x -TBD- 12.89 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.68 x -TBD- 11.92 x 0.79
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.4 19.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.47 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
-TBD- 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 15.70
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.5 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/30R18 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40R18 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3197 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 10 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
-TBD- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
-TBD- 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
24 6.31
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
-TBD- 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 5250 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LS1
Displacement
3.6L/220 5.7L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
282 @ 6300 340 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 - TBD -
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
-TBD- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.44 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.12 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.06
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
-TBD- 46
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
-TBD- 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link 5-Link

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