Compare 2005 Porsche Boxster vs 2005 Chevrolet Corvette

2005 Porsche Boxster
2005 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 29 $38,172 $43,800
2-Door Roadster S 19 27 $46,314 $53,100
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 28 $38,246 $43,710
2-Door Convertible 18 28 $45,014 $51,445
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,172
$38,246
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,800
$43,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$730 / month
$729 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 53.65
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 37.89
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 55.25
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 43.05
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 62.10
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 3.7
Length, Overall (in)
171.6 174.60
Height, Overall (in)
51.0 49.00
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.70
Wheelbase (in)
95.1 105.75
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 72.60
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.5 22.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.73 x 0.94 12.8 x 1.3
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)
11.77 x 0.79 12.0 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 - TBD -
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 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50ZR18 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55ZR17 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2855 3179
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 19 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - N/A
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - N/A
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
199 @ 4700-6000 400 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LS2
Displacement
2.7L/164 6.0L/364
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6400 400 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System
SMFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
9.45 11.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 1.30
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 2.66
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)
- 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

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