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2-Door Grand Sport Conv w/1LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corvette 2-Door Grand Sport Conv w/1LT 16 25 $64,588 $69,450
Corvette 2-Door Grand Sport Conv w/2LT 16 25 $64,588 $69,450
Corvette 2-Door Grand Sport Conv w/3LT 16 25 $64,588 $69,450
Corvette 2-Door Grand Sport Coupe w/1LT 16 25 $60,868 $65,450
Corvette 2-Door Grand Sport Coupe w/2LT 16 25 $60,868 $65,450
Corvette 2-Door Grand Sport Coupe w/3LT 16 25 $60,868 $65,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/1LT 16 25 $55,288 $59,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/2LT 16 25 $55,288 $59,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Conv w/3LT 16 25 $55,288 $59,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/1LT 16 25 $51,568 $55,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/2LT 16 25 $51,568 $55,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Coupe w/3LT 16 25 $51,568 $55,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Conv w/1LT 16 25 $59,938 $64,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Conv w/2LT 16 25 $59,938 $64,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Conv w/3LT 16 25 $59,938 $64,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Coupe w/1LT 16 25 $56,218 $60,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Coupe w/2LT 16 25 $56,218 $60,450
Corvette 2-Door Stingray Z51 Coupe w/3LT 16 25 $56,218 $60,450
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Conv w/1LZ 15 22 $77,608 $83,450
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Conv w/2LZ 15 22 $77,608 $83,450
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Conv w/3LZ 15 22 $77,608 $83,450
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Coupe w/1LZ 15 22 $73,888 $79,450
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Coupe w/2LZ 15 22 $73,888 $79,450
Corvette 2-Door Z06 Coupe w/3LZ 15 22 $73,888 $79,450
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Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
718 Boxster Roadster 21 28 N/A $56,000
718 Boxster S Roadster 20 26 N/A $68,400
718 Cayman Coupe 21 28 N/A $53,900
718 Cayman S Coupe 20 26 N/A $66,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$64,588
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,450
$56,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1158 / month
$933 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette antes up stunning performance and great features; we're mixed on its boy-racer looks. The 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman remains some of our favorite performance cars; they're thrilling to drive, and in base form they're exceptional sports car value, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43 -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
52 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.4 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
177.9 172.4
Height, Overall (in)
48.7 50.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 60.3
Wheelbase (in)
106.7 97.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.0 9.7
Brakes
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)
13.6 x 1.18 13
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)
18.5 14.3
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
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 36
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
XFK NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P335/25ZR20 P265/45ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
XFK NA
Front Tire Size
P285/30ZR19 P235/45ZR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3487 2944
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 12 18 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 10 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.3 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
465 @ 4600 280 @ 1950
Engine Order Code
LT1 NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
460 @ 6000 300 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 28
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.066 1.95
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.478 NA
Trans Order Code
MEL 480
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)
0.567 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.966 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.426 1.41
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.709 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Convertible
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Porsche 718 Boxster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 -
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.21 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.21 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Short/Long Arm Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 7.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 -

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