2021 Chevrolet Corvette vs. Its Competition

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Robert Duffer Robert Duffer Senior Editor

The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette gets closer to the Porsche 911, but the 911’s engine sits behind the rear axle and two small rear seats provide a bit more space.

At half the price, the ‘Vette better competes with the Porsche 718 Cayman, but it lacks the unbridled V-8 power of the Corvette.

The Audi R8 and its mid-engine V-10 climbs into supercar heights and prices, while the front-engine Nissan GT-R with all-wheel drive compels for more year-round driving.

Poor sight lines be darned, the V-8 Camaro meets the Corvette halfway for half the cost.

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Dollar for dollar, the $59,995 2021 Chevrolet Corvette is the best performance value around.
Wrapped in a cool pony car body, the 2021 Chevy Camaro has sports car moves.
The 2021 Nissan GT-R is still a performance monster, but it’s no longer the value that it was when it debuted more than a decade ago.
The 2021 Porsche 911 bristles with pavement-conquering confidence, and brims with tech and luxe touches.
The Porsche 718 is a joy to drive in any form and additional performance equipment makes it a track star.
The 2020 Audi R8 is a mid-engine superhero in a suit and tie. Its performance is blinding, even compared to high-dollar exotics.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
15 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy
Gas V8Turbocharged Gas I4Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4Premium Unleaded V-10
EPA Class     
Two SeaterSubcompact CarsSubcompact CarsMinicompact CarsTwo SeatersTwo Seaters
Style Name     
2-Door Stingray Coupe w/1LT2-Door Coupe 1LSPremium AWD *Ltd Avail*Carrera CoupeCoupeV10 quattro
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
CoupeCoupeCoupeCoupeCoupequattro Coupe
AutomaticManualAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODManual w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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