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2021 Acura NSX
#6 in Coupes
2021 Chevrolet Corvette
#6 in Coupes
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
NSX Coupe 21 22 $146,232 $157,500
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/1LT 15 27 $62,951 $67,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/2LT 15 27 $69,302 $74,200
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/3LT 15 27 $73,645 $78,850
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/1LT 15 27 $55,946 $59,900
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/2LT 15 27 $62,764 $67,200
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/3LT 15 27 $67,107 $71,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$146,232
$62,951
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$157,500
$67,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2625 / month
$1123 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Acura NSX still has us smitten with its riveting looks, performance, and quality. Dollar for dollar, the $59,995 2021 Chevrolet Corvette is the best performance value around.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seaters Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
44 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 52
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.9
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 54.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 42.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
65.2 64.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.8 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
176.1 182.3
Height, Overall (in)
47.8 48.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 107.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 76.1
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 13.3 x 1.02
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.5 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 38
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.7
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P305/30YR20 305/30ZR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA XFN
Front Tire Size
P245/35YR19 245/35ZR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA XFN
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3878 3467
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 11 20 x 11
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
476 465 @ 5150
Engine Order Code
NA LT2
Displacement
3.5 L/213 6.2L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
573 @ 6500 490 @ 6450
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6 Gas V8
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 15
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.84 - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 - TBD -
Trans Type
9 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.43 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA M1L
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura NSX Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style
Coupe Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Short/Long Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 9.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.6
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -
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