Compare 2003 BMW Z8 vs 2003 Chevrolet Corvette

2003 BMW Z8
2003 Chevrolet Corvette
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Z8 2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z8 2-Door Roadster 13 21 $119,825 $131,500
Z8 2-Door Roadster Alpina 14 21 $124,740 $136,900
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $38,180 $43,635
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,218 $50,535
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,005 $51,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$119,825
$38,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$131,500
$43,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2192 / month
$727 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0 54.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.0 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 55.3
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 3.7
Length, Overall (in)
170.0 179.7
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
98.6 104.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.1 24.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.27
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.26
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)
19.3 18.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40WR18 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA YGH
Front Tire Size
P245/45WR18 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA XGG
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3600 3214
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.0 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - N/A
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 500
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
368 @ 3800 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA LS1
Displacement
5.0L/302 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
394 @ 6600 350 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.06
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
BMW Z8 Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Type Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-link Independent

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