Chevrolet Corvette vs. Porsche Boxster

Long Beach Red Metallic Tintcoat
VS
Carmine Red Metallic

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$55,495 - $59,495
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.91 / 5
11 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
455 hp
300 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

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

Interior Features

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43 in.
Not Available

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 in.
Not Available

Trunk Volume

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

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.7 in.
97.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.7 ft.
36 ft.

Length

Length
176.9 in.
172.4 in.

Width

Width
73.9 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3298 - 3362 .lbs
2943 - 3009 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
455 - 460 hp
300 hp

Torque

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

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
.lbs
Not Available

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
16 - 13 mpg
11 - 14 mpg

City

City
15 - 16 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
28 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette
Porsche 718 Boxster

Body Style

Body Style
Convertible - Coupe
Convertible

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two Seater
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
2

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
52 ft³.
Not Available

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3298 - 3362 lbs.
2943 - 3009 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 - 19 mpg.
24 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 - 16 mpg.
21 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 - 9.8
7.0 - 7.3

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LT1
_PC18_

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V8
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
6.2L/376
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M5U - MEP
250, 480, _PDK01

Trans Type

Trans Type
7 - 8
6 - 7

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 - 4.56
3.31 - 3.91

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 - 2.97
1.95 - 2.29

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 - 2.08
1.41 - 1.65

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.69
1.13 - 1.30

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - 1.27
0.95 - 1.08

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 - 1.00
0.81 - 0.88

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.42 - 0.85
0.62

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 - 3.82
3.00 - 3.55

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
Not Available

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.41 - 3.42
3.89

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Short/Long Arm
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
XFJ
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
XFJ
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/35ZR19
P235/35ZR20, P235/40ZR19, P235/45ZR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P285/30ZR20
P265/35ZR20, P265/40ZR19, P265/45ZR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 x 8.5 in.
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 x 10 in.
18 X 9.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

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

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

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
12.6 in.
13 - 13.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.3 in.
11.8 - 13.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 in.
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43 in.
Not Available

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.2 in.
Not Available

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.7 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.7 in.
97.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
176.9 in.
172.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
48.8 - 48.9 in.
50.6 - 50.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63 in.
59.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.7 in.
60.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.0 - 15.0 ft³.
9.7 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Corvette
Boxster

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible - Coupe
Convertible

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
6.2
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2
4