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2003 Chevrolet Corvette

2003 Chevrolet Corvette

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4.6
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What a car. Best I've ever had.

by from Las Vegas, NV on January 20, 2010

Over the years, life always got in the way but finally, I got a Corvette. 2003, 50th anniversary edition and what a ride it is. Comfortable, great handling, responsive power and 29 mpg on the freeway ...
Over the years, life always got in the way but finally, I got a Corvette. 2003, 50th anniversary edition and what a ride it is. Comfortable, great handling, responsive power and 29 mpg on the freeway at 70 mph. I even get about 18 in the city (unless my foot gets heavy but, how can you not step on it once in a while?) I can see why Vette owners became a cult.
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Mid Life Crisis

by from New Jersey on January 16, 2012

Its a great sports car, bought it it on a compulsion and loving every minute of it . Cant wait to put the top down on a a bright sunny day
Its a great sports car, bought it it on a compulsion and loving every minute of it . Cant wait to put the top down on a a bright sunny day
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One of many many vettes

by from on February 8, 2011

Classic styling that will last. Absolutey gorgeous car. Paint is better than C6. No orange peel. Not an avg car but for the discriminatoing buyer. Z06 is awesome in C5 or C6 version. Official weight i...
Classic styling that will last. Absolutey gorgeous car. Paint is better than C6. No orange peel. Not an avg car but for the discriminatoing buyer. Z06 is awesome in C5 or C6 version. Official weight is 3118 but commercial moving scale (as in semi scale) has it at 2900 which should be verified elsewhere. You will not be disappointed in buying a C5Z.
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A hoot to drive

by from Nashville on March 5, 2013

This is the fastest best handling Vette that I have driven. I have owned 12 of them dating back to 1965. This car will do 0 to 60 in 4 seconds. It was not until 2008 with the LS3 that it was just matc...
This is the fastest best handling Vette that I have driven. I have owned 12 of them dating back to 1965. This car will do 0 to 60 in 4 seconds. It was not until 2008 with the LS3 that it was just matched. It is a lot noisier than a regular Coupe but that is due to less insulation and heavy duty track hardware. Handles really well better than Z51 setup.
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Best performance

by from Harrisburg, pa on May 30, 2011

Hands down best performance car I ever owned, I always wanted a corvette, but never bought one just admired from my dreams. Now it's a reality and wish I bought one a long time ago. I plan on buying a...
Hands down best performance car I ever owned, I always wanted a corvette, but never bought one just admired from my dreams. Now it's a reality and wish I bought one a long time ago. I plan on buying another when the new C7 body reveal it's self.
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Most fun I've had with a car since my 2001 TransAM

by from Annapolis, MD on May 31, 2013

I searched for 6 months for a C5 and stumbled upon a 2003 50th Anniversary Edition with all the bells & whistles and only 16k miles. Drives like a champ. I can actually get 30 mpg in the 6th gear over...
I searched for 6 months for a C5 and stumbled upon a 2003 50th Anniversary Edition with all the bells & whistles and only 16k miles. Drives like a champ. I can actually get 30 mpg in the 6th gear overdrive. (19 around town). Loads of fun and real roadster with pleny of handling and get up & go. No speeding tickets yet! Wish there was more than one cup holder!
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Best styling of ALL Corvettes, Old and New

by from Franklin Lakes, NJ on April 20, 2013

I picked the C5 for the styling and frame construction over both the C4 and C6. I like the pop up headlights which is a trademark of vettes. The interior is very comfortable and the egress was an impr...
I picked the C5 for the styling and frame construction over both the C4 and C6. I like the pop up headlights which is a trademark of vettes. The interior is very comfortable and the egress was an improvement over the C4. For the value it is a winner. If you get a manual remover the skip shift feature. In my opinion, the C5 was THE best class and had the most DRAMA in the design and launch. It was amazing it ever came to fruition. My only negitives are the TPMS and wind noise in the cockpit, but hey it is a vette. The LS1 engine is POWERFUL. With a manual it is a KICK to drive. Waited all my life to get one and found one with 10K on the clock. Black on Black. Stunning. A real head turner. Was considering an Acura NSX but waited too long. The NSX were in the 40-60K range and this vette was in the 25K range. I dont have to worry about parking dings at that price. What a gas to drive.
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Great deal

by from Petaluma, CA on June 30, 2013

I just couldn't pass this car up! It was my first Corvette Boy , I am impressed by this fiftieth anniversary edition Corvette! It handles great and runs out strong! This car is perfect. At last a car ...
I just couldn't pass this car up! It was my first Corvette Boy , I am impressed by this fiftieth anniversary edition Corvette! It handles great and runs out strong! This car is perfect. At last a car that performs like a pre-smog controlled era car! I can trust this car to perform when I need it to.
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Nice car

by from Hitchcock Texas on May 31, 2013

I bought this car and had to spend an extra $ 4000.00 on rack and pinion replacement and rear motor seal, front and rear alignment , tire sensors for air pressure. They were not up front with me on th...
I bought this car and had to spend an extra $ 4000.00 on rack and pinion replacement and rear motor seal, front and rear alignment , tire sensors for air pressure. They were not up front with me on the condition of this car
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Corvette Z-06

by from West Caldwell, NJ on January 29, 2010

I've owned my '03 Z-06 since new. Bang for the buck, it's a great bargain. Very quick, handles well, and it could be comfortable enough to use as a daily driver. Only complaint might become that it's ...
I've owned my '03 Z-06 since new. Bang for the buck, it's a great bargain. Very quick, handles well, and it could be comfortable enough to use as a daily driver. Only complaint might become that it's a little noisier than the standard Corvette inside. Biggest gripe is that since new, little things (with big pricetags) keep breaking... all just out of warranty. During yr 4, with about 8,000 miles on the car, the traction control chip went bad ... cost me approx $1,000. A year ago, the auto door lock on the drivers door went down ... another $550. Now I'm dealing with a very common problem - the gas gauge is not working. Replacing the sender will cost approx $1,000. After a while, it tends to kill the fun. Overall, a timeless beauty and lots of fun to drive.
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