Compare 2006 Porsche Boxster vs 2006 Chevrolet Corvette

2006 Porsche Boxster
2006 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 29 $39,222 $45,000
2-Door Roadster S 19 27 $47,715 $54,700
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 28 $39,102 $43,690
2-Door Convertible 18 28 $45,994 $51,390
2-Door Coupe Z06 16 26 $58,076 $64,890
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,222
$39,102
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,000
$43,690
Monthly Payment Estimate
$750 / month
$728 / 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 Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 55.2
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
171.6 174.6
Height, Overall (in)
51.0 49.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
95.1 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 62.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.5 22.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.73 x 0.94 12.8 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)
11.77 x 0.79 12.0 x 1.00
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50ZR18 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55ZR17 P245/40ZR18
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)
- 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
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 19 x 10
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
199 @ 4700-6000 400 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LS2
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in)
9.45 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 1.30
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Boxster Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent

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