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2015 Chevrolet Corvette

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Customer rating

Pros

  • Great value compared to high-priced rivals
  • Great ride on highway
  • Solid cargo for a sports car

Cons

  • Touchscreen is not very responsive
  • Rear visibility isn't great
  • Tough to get in and out of

Mileage (EPA estimate)

15 city, 22 highway, 18 combined

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2015 Chevrolet Corvette is a performance icon

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette has a well-earned reputation for eating supercars for lunch. Its 455-horsepower V8 engine made it an instant hit when Chevrolet debuted the C7 generation in 2014. The 650-hp Z06 model is new for 2015, in addition to a new eight-speed automatic transmission and an available performance data recorder.

The Z06 has everything you could ever want in a Corvette, including a supercharged engine, adaptive dampers, sport-tuned suspension, larger brakes and a carbon-fiber hood. But the base Stingray trim with the regular ole V8 is competitive with the likes of the Porsche 911 and BMW M4 while selling for a fraction of the price. It's an unprecedentedly capable and approachable sports car. The power is exhilarating but not intimidating and the handling is exceptional. All of this is a car that gets an EPA-estimated 21 mpg combined with the manual transmission and 20 mpg combined with the automatic.

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What is new for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette?

  • The Corvette is available in a new trim called the Z06.
  • Corvette trims have been upgraded with Supercharged Engine as standard equipment this year.

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What We Like

Driving: Both the eight-speed automatic and the seven-speed manual transmission are excellent and feature a launch control mode. But the star of the show is the V8, which is delightful whether rumbling at low speed or revving at high speed and paired to the supercharger in the Z06.

Comfort: This is a road-trip star thanks to a pair of comfortable seats. They can be upgraded to include additional side padding if your weekends are likely to include slinging your Corvette around the track. The optional adaptive dampers, included on Z51 packages, can turn the 'Vette into a stellar highway cruiser.

Utility: The Corvette offers 15 cubic feet of cargo space in coupe form, more than enough for most grocery runs and impressive for the sports car category. You lose some storage if you opt for the convertible, as storage drops to 10 cubic feet.

What Needs Improvement

Technology: The center touch screen is prone to glitches and can be unresponsive to inputs. There's also no Apple CarPlay® integration offered.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette is a powerful, luxurious, and stylish sports car. Customers especially like the car's power and high-end features.
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RepairPal gave the Chevrolet Corvette an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Chevrolet Corvette 26th out of 28 among Midsize Cars.

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Chevrolet Corvette features and specs

Z06 2WD 2D Convertible

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display
  • Leather Seats
  • Manual Transmission
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Run Flat Tires
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Soft Top
  • Supercharged Engine
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Full Leather Interior
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Smart Key

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

6.2L

Horsepower

650

Torque (ft-lbs)

650

Engine type

Supercharged Gas

Fuel capacity

18.5

Wheelbase

106.7"

Overall length

177.9"

Width

77.4"

Height

48.7"

Leg room

F 43"

Head room

F 37.9"

Front tires

P285/30ZR19

Rear tires

P335/25ZR20

Seating capacity

2

Transmission

Manual 7

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