Compare 2015 Audi R8 vs 2015 Chevrolet Corvette

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2-Door Conv Automatic quattro Spyder V10
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
R8 2-Door Conv Automatic quattro Spyder V10 13 22 $162,843 $175,100
R8 2-Door Conv Automatic quattro Spyder V10 Carbon 13 22 $185,628 $199,600
R8 2-Door Conv Automatic quattro Spyder V8 14 23 $128,712 $138,400
R8 2-Door Conv Manual quattro Spyder V10 12 19 $154,473 $166,100
R8 2-Door Conv Manual quattro Spyder V10 Carbon 12 19 $177,258 $190,600
R8 2-Door Conv Manual quattro Spyder V8 11 20 $120,342 $129,400
R8 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro V10 13 22 $151,497 $162,900
R8 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro V10 competition 13 22 $185,907 $199,900
R8 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro V10 plus 13 22 $169,725 $182,500
R8 2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro V8 14 23 $116,157 $124,900
R8 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro V10 12 19 $143,127 $153,900
R8 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro V10 plus 12 19 $161,355 $173,500
R8 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro V8 11 20 $107,787 $115,900
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2-Door Stingray Conv w/1LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/1LT 17 29 $53,690 $59,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/2LT 17 29 $53,690 $59,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/3LT 17 29 $53,690 $59,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/1LT 17 29 $50,050 $55,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/2LT 17 29 $50,050 $55,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/3LT 17 29 $50,050 $55,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Conv w/1LT 17 29 $58,240 $64,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Conv w/2LT 17 29 $58,240 $64,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Conv w/3LT 17 29 $58,240 $64,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Coupe w/1LT 17 29 $54,600 $60,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Coupe w/2LT 17 29 $54,600 $60,000
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Coupe w/3LT 17 29 $54,600 $60,000
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Conv w/1LZ 15 22 $75,530 $83,000
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Conv w/2LZ 15 22 $75,530 $83,000
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Conv w/3LZ 15 22 $75,530 $83,000
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Coupe w/1LZ 15 22 $71,890 $79,000
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Coupe w/2LZ 15 22 $71,890 $79,000
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Coupe w/3LZ 15 22 $71,890 $79,000

Pricing

Invoice Price

$162,843
$53,690

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$175,100
$59,000

Monthly Payment Estimate

$2918 / month
$983 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

9.2
8.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2015 Audi R8 is a supercar fit for daily driving, thanks to its German precision and Italian powerplant. With exceptional performance, style, comfort, features, and most of all value, the 2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray is a remarkable sports car.

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Fuel Economy

City

13 mpg 17 mpg

Highway

22 mpg 29 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Two Seaters Two Seater

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in)

37.5 37.90

Passenger Capacity

2 2

Front Shoulder Room (in)

54.8 55.20

Front Leg Room (in)

41 43.00

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- 52

Front Hip Room (in)

- 53.70

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

62.8 61.70

Wheelbase (in)

104.3 106.70

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

75 73.90

Track Width, Front (in)

64.5 63.00

Length, Overall (in)

174.6 176.90

Height, Overall (in)

49 48.9

Liftover Height (in)

- - TBD -

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- - TBD -

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

14 13.3 x 0.90

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)

14.4 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)

21.1 18.5

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

38.7 37.7

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

- 12.0 - 16.4

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

- 2.53

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- - TBD -

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P295/30YR19 P285/35ZR19

Rear Tire Order Code

NA XBK

Front Tire Size

P235/35YR19 P245/40ZR18

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA XBK

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3847 3362

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Forged Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

19 X 8.5 18 x 8.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA NA

Rear Wheel Material

Forged Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

19 X 11 19 x 10

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

190 - TBD -

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- - TBD -

Engine

Engine Type

Premium Unleaded V-10 Gas V8

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

391 @ 6500 460 @ 4600

Engine Order Code

NA LT1

Displacement

5.2 L/318 6.2L/376

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

525 @ 8000 455 @ 6000

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

13 17

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

16 21

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

22 29

Transmission

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.59 1.78

Trans Order Code

NA MEP

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.14 1.00

Trans Description Cont.

Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.88 0.50

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.13 2.66

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

4.46 3.42

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.88 1.30

Trans Type

7 7

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.65 0.42

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.90 0.74

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.65 2.90

Clutch Size (in)

- - TBD -

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

- NA

Summary

Vehicle Name

Audi R8 Chevrolet Corvette

Body Style

quattro Spyder Convertible

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Double Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spring

Suspension Type - Front

Double Wishbone Short/Long Arm

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Double Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spring

Suspension Type - Rear

Double Wishbone Short/Long Arm

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- - TBD -

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- - TBD -

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

11.0 (Est) 8.4

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- 5

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

- 10.0

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- NA

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- 11.3

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