Compare 2010 Porsche Cayman vs 2010 Chevrolet Corvette

2010 Porsche Cayman
2010 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 27 $46,080 $51,400
2-Door Coupe S 19 26 $55,170 $61,500
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2-Door Coupe w/2LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe w/1LT 16 26 $44,526 $48,930
2-Door Coupe w/2LT 16 26 $44,526 $48,930
2-Door Coupe w/3LT 16 26 $44,526 $48,930
2-Door Coupe w/4LT 16 26 $44,526 $48,930
2-Door Convertible w/1LT 16 26 $48,757 $53,580
2-Door Convertible w/2LT 16 26 $48,757 $53,580
2-Door Convertible w/3LT 16 26 $48,757 $53,580
2-Door Convertible w/4LT 16 26 $48,757 $53,580
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $49,840 $54,770
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $49,840 $54,770
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $49,840 $54,770
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $49,840 $54,770
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $53,307 $58,580
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $53,307 $58,580
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $53,307 $58,580
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $53,307 $58,580
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/1LZ 15 24 $67,599 $74,285
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/2LZ 15 24 $67,599 $74,285
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/3LZ 15 24 $67,599 $74,285
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/1ZR 14 20 $99,932 $106,880
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/3ZR 14 20 $99,932 $106,880
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,080
$44,526
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,400
$48,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$857 / month
$816 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Fantastic handling, comfortable seating, and better-than-average cargo room make the Porsche Cayman a success in the segment. Stupendously fast yet amazingly practical, the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette is the supercar you can live with.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 37.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.5 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 52.0
Front Leg Room (in)
33.5 43.1
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.3 174.6
Height, Overall (in)
51.3 49.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 22.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.5 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 12.0 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 18
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50ZR17 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA YPI
Front Tire Size
P205/55ZR/17 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA XBH
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2932 3208
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 19 x 10.0
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
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 4400-6000 424 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LS3
Displacement
2.9L/177 6.2L/378.3
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 7200 430 @ 5900
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.87 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.13 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.66 2.66
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
NA MN6
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Porsche Cayman Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Transverse Leaf Spr
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Transverse Leaf Spr
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 (2009) 4

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