Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Pricing


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2008 Highlights

The 2008 Chevrolet Corvette receives more power, additional standard features (including OnStar, satellite radio and auto-dimming mirrors) and refinements to the steering, transmissions and interior. A 427 Limited Edition Z06 joins the 'Vette family midway through the model year.


Pros

  • Exotic-car performance for short money, daily-driver functionality, excellent ergonomics.

Cons

  • Base interior lacks pizzazz compared to rivals, ultra-performance Z06 looks too much like the standard Corvette.

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Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette for Sale

Chevrolet Corvette 2008 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 6M) Black Titanium Gray premium leather30,680 miles
Used 2008Chevrolet CorvetteBase
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Chevrolet Corvette 2008 Z06 2dr Coupe (7.0L 8cyl 6M) Black Ebony premium leather36,728 miles
Used 2008Chevrolet CorvetteZ06
List:$31,777
Est.Loan: $579/mo
Prime Motors(0)
24.1 mi away
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Chevrolet Corvette 2008 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 6M) Machine Silver Metallic 31,868 miles
Used 2008Chevrolet CorvetteBase
List:$27,000
Est.Loan: $492/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2008 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 6M) Atomic Orange Metallic Cashmere premium leather35,218 miles
Used 2008Chevrolet CorvetteBase
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Chevrolet Corvette 2008 51,293 miles
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Chevrolet Corvette 2008 Z06 2dr Coupe (7.0L 8cyl 6M) Black Ebony premium leather28,807 miles
Used 2008Chevrolet CorvetteZ06
List:$33,991
Est.Loan: $619/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2008 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 6M) Velocity Yellow Tintcoat Ebony premium leather14,382 miles
Used 2008Chevrolet CorvetteBase
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51.8 mi away
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Chevrolet Corvette 2008 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 6M) Victory Red Ebony premium leather35,749 miles
Used 2008Chevrolet CorvetteBase
List:$26,998
Est.Loan: $492/mo
CarMax(1)
60.3 mi away
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Chevrolet Corvette 2008 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 6M) Arctic White Red premium leather16,800 miles
Used 2008Chevrolet CorvetteBase
List:$44,490
Est.Loan: $810/mo
H & H Chevrolet(0)
70.9 mi away
Chevrolet Corvette 2008 56,672 miles
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Chevrolet Corvette 2008 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 6M) Victory Red Cashmere premium leather16,814 miles
Used 2008Chevrolet CorvetteBase
List:$31,995
Est.Loan: $583/mo
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Features & Specs

2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 6M)2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 6M)Z06 2dr Coupe (7.0L 8cyl 6M)
MPG191918
Seating222
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual6-speed manual
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower430 hp @ 5900 rpm430 hp @ 5900 rpm505 hp @ 6300 rpm

Top Consumer Reviews

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Consumer Rating


Always an eye-catcher
My wife and I have absolutely loved this car from the day we purchased it. The comfort, performance and reliability can't be beat, especially for the price. You could pay twice as much and still not get a car of this quality. We drove it on a 9,000 mile road trip around the United States in the fall of 2008 and averaged 27 mpg. The navigation was a huge aid. Don't believe the car magazine criticisms of the seats, but ask any C6 owner or try them yourself to realize how comfortable and supportive they are. The 430 horsepower is all you could desire and more. The Corsa Sport exhaust I installed added 12 additional horses and 13 lbs of torque and an aggressive throaty sound on acceleration and quiet cruising. While I aspire to eventually purchase a C7, I will have difficulty parting with this C6, the lines of which I actually prefer.
Well Pleased
I purchased my 2008 Base model, 3LT, Z51, NPP 3 years ago with 29,000mi. on the clock. I have been very pleased with it. I have done only oil changes; everything has been completely reliable. The car is easy to learn, very driver friendly. My partner (girlfriend) enjoys it very much (definitely a plus). I have put 14,000mi. on it since getting it and have absolutely no complaints. Some have commented that the interior is a little drab but I am very satisfied with it. The engine is "leggy" with good torque and hp throughout a broad rpm range, I don't have to be constantly changing gears although I like the engine sound with the NPP defeated so I find myself shifting almost unnecessarily just hear the exhaust note. I have the NPP bypass remote (came with the car) and that enhances the driving a great deal as I can hear the exhaust when I want and I can return it to normal mode when I want less sound so I can listen to music (I really like this feature). The roof panel is fairly easy to remove/replace with no particular awkwardness although care must be used when doing so, and it stows in the trunk area in the retaining brackets, only it does take up a lot of the available trunk area, but if I'm traveling with luggage I'm not going to be doing it with the roof panel off as I would likely get tired of that after couple hours. I scored the performance high but I'm sure I haven't tested the limits of the car (I'm a senior citizen, and I think it's a good idea for me to not push the car beyond my limits with the possible consequences of breakage, collision and higher insurance premiums; the car does everything I want it to. The leather on the seats is good quality and the fit/finish of the car overall is very good. I drive it year round here in the mountains of western NC, USA, and I have a set of summer tires on aftermarket wheels and change over to the all-season tires on the factory wheels when winter comes. This is an extra expense but I really don't like the idea of the car sitting in the garage thru the winter and my not being able to enjoy it, but to each his own. I chose to go this route with the tires since these cars come with summer tires and it's not recommended they be used below 50 degrees F, and since the all-season tires are twice the price of summer tires I think I'm saving money in the long run, and again, I get to enjoy the car year-round. A lot of people (who are true car people) do look at the car with interest/admiration and I have to admit that's a pretty cool feeling, although that's not the reason I bought it. I bought it to drive and enjoy the technology/performance/style, and it's a car I could afford where I could get that. Overall, the fuel economy is good, surprising that 430hp could still result in such figures (average 23mpg). If I had $110k to spend, I'd probably get a 2016 ZO6. I toured the Bowling Green Assy. plant a couple years ago and was impressed with the dedication that goes into these cars. One negative note is the fact that the car has a problematic keyless entry/start system. At least 25% of the time the car can't "find" the FOB and I have to try several times to enter the car or start it. I'm not sure what the problem is since it's intermittent, and intermittent problems are difficult to correct.
Vette Owner w/Real Objective Review
I've owned my '08 vette for 26 months and enjoy it. The car is great overall, is fun to drive, but is far from perfect. Here are the issues I've dealt with and you'll see why I gave the reliability a 3 ranking. After 1 week the glove box latch fell apart. In less than a year the rear end started clunking around corners, replaced the fluid. At year 1 the clutch pedal started squeaking every time it was released, replaced the position sensor. At year 1.5 a cam position sensor failed. After 2 years the water pump failed. Worst of all is that the first set of tires only lasted 16,000 miles with easy driving. Be prepared for lots of driving fun and numerous trips to the dealer for repairs.
More About This Model

We're behind the wheel of the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette, and right over there is the assembly plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where a lot more of them will be coming off the line shortly. It's the center of the Corvette universe.

Will Cooksey is riding in the passenger seat of this new 2008 Chevrolet Corvette and he's remembering when he came home from Vietnam, and one of the first things he did was buy a 1969 Vette. He was sufficiently impressed with the car that he went to work for General Motors, hoping that someday, maybe he could build Corvettes.

Now Cooksey is the manager of the Bowling Green plant, where his 1,200 employees crank out about 20 Corvettes an hour, as well as about six Cadillac XLRs a day. Cooksey himself owns five Corvettes, plus a full-blown drag-racing Corvette that will, he says, "run 9-second quarter-miles all day." Cooksey says he owns an XLR, too. "I'm probably one of the few plant managers who buys his own products," he tells us.

Of course, would he have so many if he was, say, plant manager of the Chevy Cobalt plant? "Umm, I doubt it," he says, laughing.

On the Road in the '08
It seems like only moments ago when the Corvette C6 was introduced — a new, leaned-down package filled to the brim with the latest high-performance technology developed by the small group of Vette-dedicated engineers. But that was 2005, and since then the Corvette has twice won its class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans since then (and might another time this June), so it's time for what General Motors calls a "midcycle enhancement."

It's a pretty good enhancement, too, because it begins with the new LS3 V8, now standard equipment for both the Corvette coupe and convertible. In a nutshell, the 2008 V8's displacement is bumped from 6.0 liters to 6.2 thanks to an increase in cylinder bore from 101.6mm to 103.3mm. This 6,162cc V8 also gets new cylinder heads derived from those for the 7.0-liter LS7 V8 featured in the 500-horsepower Corvette Z06, with low-restriction, large-capacity intake ports plus lightweight, hollow-stemmed intake valves that are about 9 percent larger.

Once you add a strengthened block, a new high-lift camshaft, a revised valve train and LS7-style fuel injectors plus a new intake manifold, the bottom line is 430 hp at 5,900 rpm, some 30 hp more than before. Torque output is 424 pound-feet at 4,600 rpm.

If you're after every last bit of power from the LS3 V8 (plant manager Cooksey is encouraging us here), you'll want to consider the new, optional, Z06-style exhaust system. At maximum load, butterfly valves open in two of the four exhaust runners to reduce back pressure, and the result is six more hp and 4 pound-feet of torque, for a total of 436 hp and 428 lb-ft of torque.

Top speed is a cool 190 mph.

The Corvette engineers have also done their best to get you up to speed quicker than before with some transmission improvements. The six-speed manual transmission has an improved shift linkage with a more positive, direct feel and stronger, spring-loaded action from gate to gate. No more navigation exercises required when going for a gear in a Corvette. Meanwhile the six-speed automatic has some new hardware and a new calibration that delivers quicker shifts, so the car feels more responsive when you use the steering wheel-mounted shift paddles. Chevy says the 2008 Corvette automatic now gets to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds, quicker than ever before.

Exterior Enhancements? Not So Much.
Most of the visual updates for the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette lie in the cockpit. There's a metal sill plate to greet you as you open the door, then some new brightwork on the center stack and the center console. Most important, there's a new, optional two-tone leather trim package that finally drags the Corvette's interior out of the 1980s at long last. "We kept hearing complaints that the styling of the Corvette's interior wasn't on par with the exterior," says Tom Wallace, the Corvette's chief engineer, "and I think we've addressed that."

One thing Wallace's team also addressed, but to no good end, is the '08 Vette's exterior appearance. There are new split-spoke wheels derived from the Corvette pace car that will appear at the 2007 Indianapolis 500, plus some handsome-but-generic five-spoke alloys sourced from a new offshore supplier. But otherwise there's nothing to tell your friends that you're driving a cool, new 2008 Corvette instead of an old, ratty, outdated 2007 model. No difference in exterior badges, even.

How come? "Well, we definitely looked at it," Wallace says, "and we even tried some changes. To the taillights, the nose, several other places. But everything we did, the consensus was that what we have looks better."

At least there are two new colors: Jetstream Blue Metallic Tintcoat and Crystal Red Metallic Tintcoat.

The Carefully Calibrated Dynamometer
The introduction of the 2008 Corvette took place near the National Corvette Museum, right across the road from the Bowling Green assembly plant. It's a great place, with lots of exhibits that trace the development of the Corvette since those first few fiberglass cars were hand-built in Flint, Michigan, then the years of production in St. Louis and finally modern history here in Bowling Green. You can even arrange to have your new Corvette delivered here at the museum in a special ceremony.

Unfortunately this introduction to the 2008 Corvette included only a short driving loop of 40 miles. Thanks to a drive during the morning in a 2007 model, the carefully calibrated dyno in the seat of our pants did find the extra 36 hp in the 2008 Corvette. Even though this represents just a 9 percent horsepower improvement in the 3,217-pound coupe, the midrange punch definitely seems more potent.

It's hard to say if the quicker-shifting automatic really amounts to a difference you can feel, though. And while the Corvette guys have applied a new, more precise machining process to the rack-and-pinion steering and made some of the internal components more rigid, we can't say that we felt a dramatic improvement.

But given the fact that the main enhancement for the 2007 Corvette over the 2006 model amounted to a larger glove compartment, we'll take what we can get.

When, and How Much?
Cooksey tells us that one day late in June, his plant will make a rolling change from the 2007 to the 2008 model with no plant downtime. By August, the new 2008 Chevrolet Corvette coupes and convertibles should appear at a Dealer Near You.

There are, however, virtually no changes to the 2008 Corvette Z06, as we await the ultrahigh-performance 2009 Corvette model that no one here at the center of the Corvette universe denies is coming. They do, however, worry about the likelihood that most of these super Vettes will end up in the hands of collectors. "I'm not sure you'll be able to touch one for under $150,000," one executive lamented.

Pricing for the 2008 Corvette has not been decided, but any increase will be, we're told, "modest." The current base price of the coupe is $44,250. And the optional 2008 exhaust system should be about $1,000, give or take a little.

We look forward to a full test of the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette. But then again, we look forward to a full test of any Corvette, and always have.

Edmunds attended a manufacturer-sponsored event, to which selected members of the press were invited, to facilitate this report.

Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

The Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette is offered in the following submodels: 427 Limited Edition Z06, Convertible, Coupe, Indy 500 Pace Car Replica, Z06. Available styles include 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 6M), 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 6M), Z06 2dr Coupe (7.0L 8cyl 6M), 427 Limited Edition Z06 2dr Coupe (7.0L 8cyl 6M), Indy 500 Pace Car Replica 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 6M), and Indy 500 Pace Car Replica 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 6M). Pre-owned Chevrolet Corvette models are available with a 6.2 L-liter gas engine or a 7.0 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 505 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual. The Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 5 yr./ 100000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 100000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What's a good price on a Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette?

Save up to $300 on one of 8 Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $26,998 as of 05/24/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 4.2 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette trim styles:

  • The Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Base is priced between $26,998 and $44,490 with odometer readings between 16800 and 35749 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is priced between $31,777 and $33,991 with odometer readings between 28807 and 36728 miles.

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