Compare Nissan GT-R vs. Chevrolet Corvette

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2013 Nissan GT-R 2013 Chevrolet Corvette
2013 Nissan GT-R 2013 Chevrolet Corvette
2dr Cpe Premium
  • 2dr Cpe Black Edition
  • 2dr Cpe Premium
Coupe 1LT
  • ZR1 1ZR
  • ZR1 3ZR
  • Coupe 1LT
  • Coupe 2LT
  • Coupe 3LT
  • Coupe 4LT
  • Convertible 1LT
  • Convertible 2LT
  • Convertible 3LT
  • Convertible 4LT
  • Coupe Grand Sport 1LT
  • Coupe Grand Sport 2LT
  • Coupe Grand Sport 3LT
  • Coupe Grand Sport 4LT
  • Convertible Grand Sport 1LT
  • Convertible Grand Sport 2LT
  • Convertible Grand Sport 3LT
  • Convertible Grand Sport 4LT
  • Z06 1LZ
  • Z06 2LZ
  • Z06 3LZ
  • 427 1SA
  • 427 1SB
  • 427 1SC


MSRP $96,820 $49,600  
Invoice $91,109 $45,136
Avg. Paid N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.6  
Critics' Rating 8.8 8.9
Performance 9.0 8.9
Interior 7.9 7.1
Safety N/A N/A
Reliability 3.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

  • Strong acceleration and power
  • Stable and secure at high speeds
  • Comfortable cockpit
  • Supercar-like performance
  • Everyday usability and practicality
  • Less nimble than some rivals
  • Aging interior design and lackluster materials

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual  
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas V6 3.8L/234 Gas V8 6.2L/378
MPG 16 City / 23 Hwy 16 City / 26 Hwy



Body Style Coupe Coupe  


Wheelbase(in) 109.400 105.70  
Length, Overall (in) 183.800 174.60
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.600 72.60
Height, Overall (in) 53.900 49.10

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Targa Roof Standard  
Rear Spoiler Standard Optional


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3829 3208  

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard  
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 4 2  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 79.000 52.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.100 37.70
Front Leg Room (in) 44.600 43.10
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.300 55.20
Front Hip Room (in) 54.700 53.70
Second Head Room (in) 33.500
Second Leg Room (in) 26.400
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.000
Second Hip Room (in) 44.900
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 8.800 22.4


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
Premium Sound System Standard
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard  
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard  
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard


Leather Seats Standard Standard  
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard


Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard  
All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas V6 Gas V8
Displacement 3.8L/234 6.2L/378
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 545 @ 6400 430 @ 5900
Torque (Net @ RPM) 463 @ 3200-5800 424 @ 4600
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Turning diameter 36.600 - TBD -


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.500 18.0


Active Suspension System Standard Optional  
Suspension Type - Front Independent Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Transverse Leaf Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Transverse Leaf Spring


Automatic Standard Optional  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Optional
6-Speed Automatic Standard Optional
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.