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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
Chevrolet Corvette Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 5.7 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 6-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 405 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/26 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2002 Chevrolet Corvette

  • Stunning performance for less than $50,000. Need we say more? If bang-for-the-buck is your priority, look no further than the awesome 2002 Z06.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Ultra-high performance, daily-driver livability, bargain sticker price.

  • Cons

    Some low-grade interior pieces, can't get the Z06 in a coupe or convertible.

  • What's New for 2002

    The track-ready Z06 model gains more power and performance. Electron Blue replaces Navy Blue metallic on the color palette, while Dark Bowling Green metallic gets dropped.

Full 2002 Chevrolet Corvette Review

What's New for 2002

The track-ready Z06 model gains more power and performance. Electron Blue replaces Navy Blue metallic on the color palette, while Dark Bowling Green metallic gets dropped.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Should be faster

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Vehicle: 2002 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Coupe (5.7L 8cyl 4A)

I purchased a black 2002 auto transmission Corvette with 33,000 miles on it (I wanted a manual, but my left knee is too messed up). I love the car, but it seems like she loses power after hard acceleration a few times in a row. Also, I think the voltage regulator is bad cause sometimes it drops down to 12.3 when I am driving and it also jumps up and down a lot when I step on the brakes. For the car having 350 HP it doesn't feel very fast to me except for when it is first started in the morning. Other than that issue, I totally love the car. I get compliments on it all the time. I love how the sport seats hug me during fast turns. I would definitely buy another one.




Awesome ride

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Vehicle: 2002 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Coupe (5.7L 8cyl 4A)

This is my first Vette. Like some other posters I never thought I would own one of my own. Lots of power when you want it. Not bad gas mileage when you're cruising.



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02 triple black

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Vehicle: 2002 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Coupe (5.7L 8cyl 4A)

Phenomenal ride. I have also dreamed of a Vette all my life alone with the posters in the forums. It definitely lives up to the hype. For a little more dough than a Trans Am or Mustang, it is so much better.




Great value sport car

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Vehicle: 2002 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Coupe (5.7L 8cyl 4A)

This car is alot of fun to drive and is very comfortable to drive hours on end.




An american legend lives on.

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Vehicle: 2002 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Coupe (5.7L 8cyl 4A)

This is my 3rd Vett, they keep getting better, fantastic power, great ride and unbelievable gas mileage for a car with this amount of power. No mechanical problems to date. Lots of after market performance parts available. Cost of service is very reasonable.




Fun beyond your wildest dreams

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Vehicle: 2002 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Coupe (5.7L 8cyl 4A)

Interesting thing is that I never thought I'd own a Corvette, not on my radar. However, when looking to replace a daily driver it turned out to have major advantage, I fit. At 6'3" it is surprising how many cars I can't either get into or sit in comfortably, notably the XK8. The C5 at least in it's later years is a bullet proof touring dream. Loads of room, great mileage on the highway with the 6 sp and my wife noted how comfortable it was on it trip home, 1350 miles to get back to CA where none of the dealers would go below MSRP at the time.



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2002 Chevrolet Corvette Discussions See all Started By

billvette
billvette
11-12-2001
Are any current Corvette C5 owners experiencing lots of electrical problems - issues with modules, computers, etc. My car is almost 4 years old (1998 Convertible) and it has been failing very often. L...


motorhead1
motorhead1
06-07-2006
I just traded my 1991 Vette for a 2002 Vette and the thing I have noticed is a lot of road noise with this car. I was just wondering if the run flat tires are the reason for the sound. All of the C5 ?...


dfwk2500
dfwk2500
12-11-2001
2002 Chevrolet Camaro, Corvette...



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  • 26
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