Compare 1999 Porsche Boxster vs 1999 Chevrolet Corvette

1999 Porsche Boxster
1999 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 19 26 $35,895 $41,000
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 24 $35,895 $41,000
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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
$35,895
$33,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,000
$38,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$683 / month
$639 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 51.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 55.3
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 1.44
Length, Overall (in)
171.0 179.7
Height, Overall (in)
50.8 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
95.2 104.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 62.03
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.1 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.74 x 0.95 12.6 x 1.26
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)
11.50 x 0.80 11.8 x 1.02
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.0 19.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2866 3307
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 18 x 9.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 110
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/153 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6000 345 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 4500 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LS1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA 11.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.30
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
Tiptronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.10 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.00 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/ Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.66 2.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Boxster Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Hardtop
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent

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