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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
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Boxster 2-Door Roadster 20 30 N/A $51,400
Boxster 2-Door Roadster GTS 19 26 N/A $73,500
Boxster 2-Door Roadster S 20 28 N/A $63,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,690
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$59,000
$51,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$983 / month
$857 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
With exceptional performance, style, comfort, features, and most of all value, the 2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray is a remarkable sports car. The 2015 Porsche Boxster is a relative performance bargain, combining everyday usability with a balanced chassis and sweet engines.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.20 51.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
52 -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.00 42.6
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.70 53.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.90 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
48.9 50.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.70 60.5
Wheelbase (in)
106.70 97.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.90 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63.00 60.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
176.90 172.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.0 9.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 x 0.90 11.8
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.18 12.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.0 - 16.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 36.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.53 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
XBK NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P235/45ZR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
XBK NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35ZR19 P265/45ZR18
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3362 2888
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 10 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.3 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 340
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
460 @ 4600 206 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LT1 NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 2.7 L/165
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
455 @ 6000 265 @ 6700
Engine Type
Gas V8 Premium Unleaded H-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.46
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.05
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.42 NA
Trans Order Code
MEP NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Porsche Boxster
Body Style
Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Short/Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 7.4

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