Chevrolet Corvette vs. Porsche Boxster

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$55,900 - $60,400
$59,000

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.71 / 5
7 Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
455 hp
300 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

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

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Trunk Volume

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

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/35ZR19
P235/35ZR20 - P235/45ZR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.7 in.
97.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.7 ft.
36.1 ft.

Length

Length
176.9 in.
172.4 in.

Width

Width
73.9 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3298 - 3362 lbs.
2944 - 3010 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
455 - 460 hp
300 hp

Torque

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

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
14.2 - 16.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
20 - 16 mpg
25 - 26 mpg

City

City
15 - 16 mpg
21 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
28 - 29 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

HID Headlights

HID Headlights

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

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3298 - 3362 lbs.
2944 - 3010 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

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 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.
36.1 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.
14.2 - 16.9 gal.

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.
50.4 - 50.6 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