Compare 2011 Chevrolet Corvette vs 2011 Nissan GT-R vs 2011 Porsche Boxster

2011 Chevrolet Corvette
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2011 Nissan GT-R
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2011 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door Conv Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corvette 2-Door Conv Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
Corvette 2-Door Conv Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
Corvette 2-Door Conv Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
Corvette 2-Door Conv Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
Corvette 2-Door Conv w/1LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
Corvette 2-Door Conv w/2LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
Corvette 2-Door Conv w/3LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
Corvette 2-Door Conv w/4LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
Corvette 2-Door Coupe Z06 w/1LZ 15 24 $67,681 $74,375
Corvette 2-Door Coupe Z06 w/2LZ 15 24 $67,681 $74,375
Corvette 2-Door Coupe Z06 w/3LZ 15 24 $67,681 $74,375
Corvette 2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
Corvette 2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
Corvette 2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
Corvette 2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
Corvette 2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/1ZR 14 20 $103,130 $110,300
Corvette 2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/3ZR 14 20 $103,130 $110,300
Corvette 2-Door Coupe w/1LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
Corvette 2-Door Coupe w/2LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
Corvette 2-Door Coupe w/3LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
Corvette 2-Door Coupe w/4LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
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2-Door Coupe Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GT-R 2-Door Coupe Premium 15 21 $79,109 $84,060
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Boxster 2-Door Roadster 19 27 $43,110 $48,100
Boxster 2-Door Roadster S 19 26 $52,560 $58,600
Boxster 2-Door Roadster Spyder 19 26 $55,440 $61,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,730
$79,109
$43,110
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$59,045
$84,060
$48,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$984 / month
$1401 / month
$802 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.6
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Ridiculously fast and still daily-driver practical, the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette is an everyday supercar. The 2011 GT-R achieves the unthinkable: It outraces some of the world's top sports cars, at a fraction of their price. The 2011 Porsche Boxster is a fun, attractive, and capable roadster-everything you want it to be.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 21 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Subcompact Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 54.3 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
52.0 79.0 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 44.6 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 4 2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 54.7 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.1 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
- 44.9 -
Second Head Room (in)
- 33.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 50.0 -
Second Leg Room (in)
- 26.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
48.7 54.0 50.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 63.0 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 109.4 95.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.9 74.9 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 62.6 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
175.6 183.1 172.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 8.8 19.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 x 1.0 15 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.0 x 1.3 15 x - TBD - 12.5 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 19.5 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
YFJ NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/35ZR18 P255/40ZR20 P205/55ZR17
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
XFA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P325/30ZR19 P285/35ZR20 P235/55ZR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3289 3829 2943
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 20 x 9.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 12.0 20 x 10.5 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.9 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
424 @ 4600 434 @ 3200 214 @ 4400-6000
Engine Order Code
LS3 - TBD - NA
Displacement
6.2L/378 3.8L/- TBD - 2.9L/177
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
430 @ 5900 485 @ 6400 255 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 21 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 17 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.60 1.40
Trans Type
6 6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 3.38 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.30 2.05
Trans Order Code
MN6 GR6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.70 3.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.25 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 0.80 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 4.06 3.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Nissan GT-R Porsche Boxster
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Sedan 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Short/Long Arm Multi-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 2 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 11.0 8.5

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