Compare 2001 Porsche Boxster vs 2001 Chevrolet Corvette

2001 Porsche Boxster
2001 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual 20 28 $36,860 $42,100
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic 17 25 $36,860 $42,100
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S 18 26 $43,959 $50,200
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S 17 24 $43,959 $50,200
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 26 $35,245 $40,280
2-Door Convertible 18 26 $40,954 $46,805
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $42,048 $48,055
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,860
$35,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,100
$40,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$702 / month
$671 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 55.3
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 3.7
Length, Overall (in)
171.0 179.7
Height, Overall (in)
50.8 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 62.2
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 62.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.1 24.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 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)
11.5 x 0.8 12.6 x 1.27
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 2.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 39.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr 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
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare 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)
2778 3214
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 - 11.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 110
Engine
Displacement
2.7L/164 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
217 @ 6500 350 @ 4000
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
192 @ 4500 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA LS1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.62
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.56 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Boxster Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.73 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.91 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut SLA Aluminum

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