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Chevrolet Corvette Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Chevrolet Corvette Reviews

The Chevrolet Corvette is a 2-door hatchback, convertible offered in a 2dr Conv w/3LT, 2dr Z51 Conv w/2LT, 2dr Conv w/1LT, 2dr Z51 Conv w/3LT, 2dr Cpe w/3LT, 2dr Z51 Cpe w/2LT, 2dr Conv w/2LT, 2dr Cpe w/2LT, 2dr Z51 Cpe w/1LT, 2dr Cpe w/1LT, 2dr Z51 Cpe w/3LT and 2dr Z51 Conv w/1LT. The powertrains include 6.2-liter V8 (455 hp) and 6.2-liter V8 (460 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 7-speed manual transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 17 mpg city to 29 mpg highway. The Corvette uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Mazda MX-5 Miata and Porsche Boxster.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014

Reviewed Chevrolet Corvettes from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2006 Chevrolet Corvette hatchback Z06 V8 MT
  • 2005 Chevrolet Corvette convertible Base V8 MT

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