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Comparing the "1998 BMW M" and "1998 Chevrolet Corvette"

Overview

MSRP

$42,200

$37,995

MPG (Combined)

24

21

Engine

240-hp, 3.2-liter I-6 (premium)

345-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 (premium)

Transmission

5-speed manual

4-speed automatic w/OD ,

6-speed manual w/OD

Drivetrain

RWD

RWD

Seats

2

2

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$42,770

$38,560

MSRP

$42,200

$37,995

Invoice Price

$37,065

$33,245

Destination Charge

$570

$565

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

24

21

City MPG

20

17

Highway MPG

28

25

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Not available

Not available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Not available

Driver and passenger

Steering Wheel Material

Leather

Leather

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Leather

Leather

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Not available

Standard

Clock

Analog

In-radio display

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

1

1

Retained Accessory Power

Not available

Not available

Dome Light

Fade

Regular

Glovebox Light

Standard

Standard

Map Light

Not available

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front

Front

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Not available

Not available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Not available

Standard

Floor Mats

Not available

Available: Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

158.5 "

179.8 "

Wheelbase

96.3 "

104.5 "

Front Track

Not available

62.0 "

Rear Track

Not available

62.1 "

Width

68.5 "

73.6 "

Turning Radius

16.4 '

19.3 '

Height

50.9 "

47.7 "

Horsepower

240 @ 6,000 rpm

345 @ 5,600 rpm

Torque

236 @ 3,800 rpm

350 @ 4,400 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

13.5 gal.

19.1 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.40 / 3.53 "

3.90 / 3.62 "

Drag Coefficient

.41

.29

Curb Weight

Not available

3,307 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

Not available

Not available

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

Not available

Passenger Volume

Not available

Not available

Front Legroom

41.8 "

42.7 "

Front Headroom

37.6 "

37.9 "

Front Hip Room

54.1 "

54.2 "

Front Shoulder Room

51.7 "

55.3 "

Rear Legroom

Not available

Not available

Rear Headroom

Not available

Not available

Rear Hip Room

Not available

Not available

Rear Shoulder Room

Not available

Not available

Maximum Luggage Volume

Not available

24.8 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

Not available

24.8 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

24.8 cu.ft.

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

Not available

24.8 cu.ft.

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