Audi S3 vs. Chevrolet Corvette

Mythos Black Metallic
VS
Long Beach Red Metallic Tintcoat

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$38,731 - $42,400
$54,338 - $59,261

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available
4.91 / 5
11 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
292 hp
455 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0 TFSI 4 Cylinder
6.2L (376 ci) V8 DI (455 hp [339.3 kW] @ 6000 rpm 460 lb
6.2L (376 CI) V8 DI

Interior Features

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
43 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
37.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.1 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.4 in.
Not Available

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10 cu. ft.
10 - 15 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.6 in.
106.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.1 ft.
37.7 ft.

Length

Length
175.8 in.
176.9 in.

Width

Width
70.7 in.
73.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3462 .lbs
3298 - 3362 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
292 hp
455 - 460 hp

Torque

Torque
280 ft. lbs.
460 - 465 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
Not Available
.lbs

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
11 - 14 mpg
16 - 13 mpg

City

City
22 mpg
15 - 16 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
25 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi S3
Chevrolet Corvette

Body Style

Body Style
quattro Sedan
Convertible - Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Two Seater

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
2

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3462 lbs.
3298 - 3362 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 mpg.
18 - 19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 mpg.
15 - 16 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 mpg.
25 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Gas V8

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
6.2L/376

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
7 - 8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Automatic - Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.56
2.66 - 4.56

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53
1.78 - 2.97

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.68
1.30 - 2.08

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02
1.00 - 1.69

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79
0.74 - 1.27

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76
0.50 - 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.79
2.90 - 3.82

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.17
2.41 - 3.42

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
320
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0
9.3 - 9.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Short/Long Arm

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Short/Long Arm

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Transverse Leaf Spring

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Transverse Leaf Spring

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
HX9
XFJ

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
HX9
XFJ

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/40HR18, P225/40YR18, P235/35R19
P245/35ZR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR18, P225/40YR18, P235/35R19
P285/30ZR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
19 x 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
20 x 10 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft.
37.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Pwr

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.4 in.
12.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in.
13.3 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
37.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 in.
43 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in.
55.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.4 in.
Not Available

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.1 in.
Not Available

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.6 in.
106.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
175.8 in.
176.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in.
73.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.8 in.
48.8 - 48.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.1 in.
63 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.1 in.
61.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10 ft³.
10.0 - 15.0 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64
0.42 - 0.85

Model Group

Model Group
S3
Corvette

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Convertible - Coupe

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
6.2

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
OHV

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
2