Compare 2016 Chevrolet Corvette vs 2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT vs 2016 Porsche 911

2016 Chevrolet Corvette
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2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT
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2016 Porsche 911
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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 $55,242 $59,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/2LT 17 29 $55,242 $59,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/3LT 17 29 $55,242 $59,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/1LT 17 29 $51,522 $55,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/2LT 17 29 $51,522 $55,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/3LT 17 29 $51,522 $55,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Conv w/1LT 17 29 $59,892 $64,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Conv w/2LT 17 29 $59,892 $64,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Conv w/3LT 17 29 $59,892 $64,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Coupe w/1LT 17 29 $56,172 $60,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Coupe w/2LT 17 29 $56,172 $60,400
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Coupe w/3LT 17 29 $56,172 $60,400
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Conv w/1LZ 15 22 $77,562 $83,400
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Conv w/2LZ 15 22 $77,562 $83,400
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Conv w/3LZ 15 22 $77,562 $83,400
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Coupe w/1LZ 15 22 $73,842 $79,400
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Coupe w/2LZ 15 22 $73,842 $79,400
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Coupe w/3LZ 15 22 $73,842 $79,400
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2-Door Coupe S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AMG GT 2-Door Coupe S 16 22 $120,807 $129,900
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2-Door Convertible Carrera
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
911 2-Door Convertible Carrera 19 27 N/A $96,200
911 2-Door Convertible Carrera 4 19 26 N/A $102,930
911 2-Door Convertible Carrera 4 Black Edition N/A N/A N/A $104,600
911 2-Door Convertible Carrera 4 GTS 18 25 N/A $132,800
911 2-Door Convertible Carrera 4S 18 26 N/A $117,530
911 2-Door Convertible Carrera Black Edition N/A N/A N/A $98,500
911 2-Door Convertible Carrera GTS 18 25 N/A $126,100
911 2-Door Convertible Carrera S 19 27 N/A $110,800
911 2-Door Convertible Turbo 17 24 N/A $163,000
911 2-Door Convertible Turbo S 17 24 N/A $194,600
911 2-Door Coupe Carrera 19 27 N/A $84,300
911 2-Door Coupe Carrera 4 19 27 N/A $91,030
911 2-Door Coupe Carrera 4 Black Edition N/A N/A N/A $94,800
911 2-Door Coupe Carrera 4 GTS 18 26 N/A $120,900
911 2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 19 26 N/A $105,630
911 2-Door Coupe Carrera Black Edition N/A N/A N/A $88,800
911 2-Door Coupe Carrera GTS 18 26 N/A $114,200
911 2-Door Coupe Carrera S 19 27 N/A $98,900
911 2-Door Coupe GT3 15 20 N/A $130,400
911 2-Door Coupe GT3 RS 14 20 N/A $175,900
911 2-Door Coupe R 14 20 N/A $184,900
911 2-Door Coupe Turbo 17 24 N/A $151,100
911 2-Door Coupe Turbo S 17 24 N/A $182,700
911 2-Door Targa 4 18 26 N/A $102,930
911 2-Door Targa 4 GTS 18 26 N/A $132,800
911 2-Door Targa 4S 18 26 N/A $117,530
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,242
$120,807
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$59,400
$129,900
$96,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$990 / month
$2165 / month
$1603 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
9.2
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette's exceptional performance, style, comfort, and features, as well as its choice of high-power engines and body styles, adds up to an impressive sports car and grand tourer in one—and a car that won't break the bank. The 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S is a shockingly good street and track performer, stylishly designed, and aimed straight for the heart of Porsche. From the satisfying Carrera to the outrageous GT3 RS, the 2016 Porsche 911 is consistently brilliant, and lives up to the this model line's pedigree in every respect—with some modern comforts spliced right in.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 22 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seaters Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.90 39.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.20 - -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
52 - -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.00 - -
Passenger Capacity
2 2 4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.70 - -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - -
Length, Overall (in)
176.90 179 176.8
Height, Overall (in)
48.9 50.7 51.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.70 65 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.70 103.5 96.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.90 76.3 71.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63.00 66.1 60.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.0 - -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.18 15.4 13
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)
13.3 x 0.90 13 13
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.53 - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.0 - 16.4 - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 44.4 36.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P285/35ZR19 P295/30ZR20 P285/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
XBK NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P265/35ZR19 P235/40YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
XBK NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3362 3627 3197
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 19 X 9 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 10 20 X 11 19 X 11
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.3 - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - 175
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
460 @ 4600 479 @ 1750 287 @ 5600
Engine Order Code
LT1 NA NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 4.0 L/243 3.4 L/210
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
455 @ 6000 503 @ 6250 350 @ 7400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded H-6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 22 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.29 1.30
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 0.84 0.88
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 3.40 3.91
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.63 1.55
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA - -
Trans Type
7 7 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.03 1.08
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 2.79 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.19 2.29
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.42 0.63 0.71
Trans Order Code
MEP NA 487
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.67 3.44
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Porsche 911
Body Style
Convertible Coupe Cabriolet
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring Double Wishbone Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Short/Long Arm Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 9.8 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA - -

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