2017 Chevrolet Corvette

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Chevrolet Corvette highlights

Customer rating


  • The Corvette offers a great package for the price
  • It's one of the most comfortable sports cars available
  • Cargo space is generous for a sports car


  • Interior quality isn't quite as good as competitors
  • Poor rear visibility
  • Getting in and out is a pain

Mileage (EPA estimate)

15 city, 22 highway, 18 combined

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2017 Chevrolet Corvette is a performance icon

The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette comes standard with a 6.2-liter V8 engine providing 455 horsepower to a pair of 19-inch wheels in this all-American sports car. The Grand Sport model introduced for the 2017 model year melds the handling of the more expensive and more powerful Z06 with the manageable, yet desirable, base V8 engine.

The Corvette's power isn't just easy on the ears, it's easy to maintain on track thanks to comfortable and sensible steering. That performance, thankfully, does not come with a harsh ride. Chevrolet developed a sports car that's just as pleasant a daily driver as it is a track car, particularly when upgraded to Grand Sport.

It's also an affordable ride when compared to its competition. The wide-ranging Corvette lineup means there's likely one that fits your wants and wallet. The Corvette doesn't disappoint whether it's lunging through corners or cruising down highways, and it compares well against more expensive rivals like the Porsche 911 and BMW Z4 in terms of performance and drivability.

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New for 2017

  • The Corvette is available in a new trim called the Grand Sport.
  • Corvette trims have been upgraded with Rear Spoiler, Targa, and Android Auto as standard equipment this year.
  • Adjustable Suspension features are now available as options on select trims.

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Grand Sport 2WD 2D Convertible

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • 6002
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display
  • Leather Seats
  • Manual Transmission
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Run Flat Tires
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Soft Top
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Adjustable Suspension
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Manual Transmission
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type


Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 43"

Head room

F 37.9"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity



Manual 7

5 reasons to buy the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette

What We Like

Driving: The Corvette is a throwback for the modern age. It's a joy to drive a car with a big V8 under the hood — all while enjoying modern technology, excellent handling and strong braking.

Comfort: The Magnetic Ride Control system makes for a comfortable ride and gives you the option to select softer ride-quality settings. The cabin is also quiet enough for you to have a conversation without shouting, which isn't always a given in a sports car.

Utility: 15 cubic feet of cargo capacity isn't going to break any world records, but it is sizable for a luxury sports coupe. The convertible's trunk can hold up to 10 cubic feet whether the top is up or down.

What Needs Improvement

Technology: The Corvette doesn’t offer any sort of advanced driver assist system, such as automatic emergency braking or active cruise control. Additionally, the center screen can be a little finicky and doesn't work as well as some competitors. Thankfully, the addition of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto mitigate this.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

Based on customer reviews, the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette is a fast, sleek, powerful, light, and agile sports car with no unnecessary burdens. Customers enjoy the car's power and handling.
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Chevrolet Corvette an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Chevrolet Corvette 29th out of 30 among Midsize Cars.

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