Compare 2001 Chevrolet Corvette vs 2001 Porsche Boxster

2001 Chevrolet Corvette
2001 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corvette 2-Door Convertible 18 26 $40,954 $46,805
Corvette 2-Door Coupe 18 26 $35,245 $40,280
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Hardtop 19 28 $42,048 $48,055
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2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Boxster 2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual 20 28 $36,860 $42,100
Boxster 2-Door Roadster S 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $43,959 $50,200
Boxster 2-Door Roadster S Tiptronic 17 24 $43,959 $50,200
Boxster 2-Door Roadster Tiptronic 17 25 $36,860 $42,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,954
$36,860
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,805
$42,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$780 / month
$702 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 51.7
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.7 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
179.7 171.0
Height, Overall (in)
47.8 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
104.5 95.2
Liftover Height (in)
36.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.9 9.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.26 11.7 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.27 11.5 x 0.8
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.66 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.3 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40ZR18 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
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)
3210 2778
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
360 @ 4000 192 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LS1 NA
Displacement
5.7L/346 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
350 @ 4000 217 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 20
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.43
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 2.12
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.73 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.50
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Porsche Boxster
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA Aluminum MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 .91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
SLA Aluminum MacPherson Strut

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