Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette

2016 Chevrolet Corvette
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2016 Chevrolet Corvette

Pros

  • Awesome V8 power
  • racetrack-ready braking
  • exceptional handling in Z51 or Z06 trim
  • comfortable highway cruiser
  • high-tech and well-built interior
  • coupe's roomy cargo area
  • remarkable value.

Cons

  • Touchscreen is occasionally unresponsive to inputs and prone to glitches
  • automatic transmission's relatively slow reaction to manual-shifting inputs.

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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/3LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
30,260 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/3LT
List$41,970
Est.Loan: $764/mo
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$300 Below Market
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OPEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: 10AM TO 7PM SUNDAYS: 12PM TO 5PM STINGRAY 3LT**TARGA TOP**POWER LEATHER SEATS**NAVIGATION**TRACK MODE**ECO MODE**SPORT MODE**CRUISE CONTROL**PADDLE SHIFT****EXTRA CLEAN!! NO SCRATCHES, NO DINGS, NON-SMOKER...Finance Rates Start at 3.99 Percent ON APPROVED CREDIT...Over 20 Lenders - High Approval Rates...APPLY ONLINE at WWW.VLMAUTO.COM ....FOR BEST BUYING EXPERIENCE, CALL NOW at 703-957-4600. All Our Cars go through a Rigorous 80 points Full Inspection ..OUR CARS ARE CERTIFIED THROUGH OUR MECHANICS AND COME PRE-INSPECTED. OPEN 7 DAYS...TRADES WELCOMED... WE SHIP EVERYWHERE... COMPREHENSIVE EXTENDED WARRANTIES AVAILABLE ON DEMAND. Visit Virginia Luxury Motors online at www.vlmauto.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 703-957-4600 today to schedule your test drive. We try our best to list all options and details carefully however typos and humanmachine errors are possible, please call in advance to confirm any specific options, colors, condition related questions to avoid any confusions. We train our sales staff regularly however any verbal claims or promises made by the employees of the dealership are not valid unless expressed in writing. Price does not include a dealership processing fee of Six Hundred and Ninety Five dollars. All sales are AS-IS unless expressed otherwise in writing. Vehicle accessories such as extra keys, floor matts, books, navigation disc, shift knobs etc may not come with the vehicle however we can always order these items at our discounted dealership prices which are to be paid by the customer. APPLY FOR AN AUTO LOAN
Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/3LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
14,258 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/3LZ
List$64,356
Est.Loan: $1,171/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/1LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
14,643 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/1LZ
List$61,177
Est.Loan: $1,113/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
10,582 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/1LT
List$45,995
Est.Loan: $837/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
2,725 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/1LT
List$44,995
Est.Loan: $819/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/2LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
13,541 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/2LT
List$45,175
Est.Loan: $822/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
931 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/2LT
List$55,690
Est.Loan: $1,014/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
8,467 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/2LT
South Street Autos
27.6 mi away
List$46,989
Est.Loan: $855/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
1,385 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/2LT
List$49,000
Est.Loan: $892/mo
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EXTERIOR: Excellent Overall Exterior Condition; Glossy Paint; Original Paint; Excellent Exterior Trim; Excellent Windshield; No Scratches, Dents, Rust; Fully Detailed -- INTERIOR: Excellent Overall Interior Condition; Excellent Dashboard; Excellent Carpets; Excellent Headliner/Panels; Excellent Trunk/Cargo Space; Excellent Floor Mats; No Scratches, Tears, Holes, Dents, Stains, Discoloring; Fully Detailed -- INSTALLED FEATURES: Air filtration, Front air conditioning zones: dual, Front air conditioning: automatic climate control, Airbag deactivation: occupant sensing passenger, Front airbags: dual, Side airbags: front, Antenna type: diversity, Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Internet radio app: Pandora, Premium brand: Bose, Radio data system, Radio: AM/FM, Satellite radio: SiriusXM, Speed sensitive volume control, Subwoofer: 2, Surround sound, Total speakers: 8, ABS: 4-wheel, Electronic brakeforce distribution, Front brake diameter: 13.6, Front brake type: ventilated disc, Front brake width: 1.18, Painted brake calipers, Power brakes, Premium brakes, Rear brake diameter: 13.3, Rear brake type: ventilated disc, Rear brake width: 0.9, Floor mat material: carpet, Floor material: carpet, Floor mats: front, Shift knob trim: leather, Steering wheel trim: leather, Cargo area light, Center console: front console with armrest and storage, Courtesy lights: door, Cruise control, Cupholders: covered, Dimming rearview mirror: auto, Memorized settings: 2 driver, Multi-function remote: keyless entry, One-touch windows: 2, Power outlet(s): 12V front, Power steering: variable/speed-proportional, Push-button start, Reading lights: front, Retained accessory power, Steering wheel mounted controls: audio, Steering wheel: power tilt and telescopic, Storage: cargo net, Universal remote transmitter: garage door opener, Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating, Axle ratio: 3.42, Drive mode selector, Limited slip differential: rear, Battery saver, Battery: maintenance-free, Door handle color: body-color, Exhaust tip color: stainless-steel, Exhaust: quad tip, Front bumper color: body-color, Grille color: black, Mirror color: body-color, Rear bumper color: body-color, Window trim: black, Infotainment: Android Auto ready, Clock, Digital odometer, External temperature display, Fuel economy display: MPG, Gauge: oil pressure, Head-up display, Multi-function display, Oil monitor, Trip computer, Trip odometer, Warnings and reminders: low fuel level, Daytime running lights, Headlights: HID/Xenon, Taillights: LED, Side mirror adjustments: manual folding, Side mirrors: driver side auto-dimming, Convertible rear window: glass, Convertible roof: power, Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams, Camera system: front, Crumple zones: front, Rearview monitor: in dash, Front seatbelts: 3-point, Seatbelt pretensioners: front, Seatbelt warning sensor: front, Driver seat power adjustments: height, Driver seat: heated, Front headrests: adjustable, Front seat type: bucket, Passenger seat power adjustments: height, Passenger seat: heated, Upholstery accents: perforated, Upholstery: leather, 2-stage unlocking doors, Anti-theft system: alarm with remote, Power door locks: anti-lockout, Stability control, Traction control, Steering ratio: 12.0, Turns lock-to-lock: 2.5, Front shock type: monotube, Front spring type: transverse leaf, Front stabilizer bar, Front suspension classification: independent, Front suspension type: short and long arm, Rear shock type: monotube, Rear spring type: leaf, Rear stabilizer bar, Rear suspension classification: independent, Rear suspension type: short and long arm, Tuned suspension: sport, Driver assistance app: roadside assistance, Electronic messaging assistance: voice operated, Satellite communications: OnStar, Wifi: hotspot, Wireless data link: Bluetooth, Run flat tires, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Tire type: summer performance, Wheels: painted aluminum, Front wipers: variable intermittent, Power windows: safety reverse, Solar-tinted glass, Window defogger: rear
Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
31,566 miles
Certified Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/2LT
(4)
Sport Chevrolet
29.1 mi away
List$46,812
Est.Loan: $852/mo
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**BLUE TOOTH, **USB PORTS, **BACKUP CAMERA. 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 2LT 7-Speed Manual with Active Rev Matching Blade Silver Metallic RWD 6.2L V8 Certified. Chevrolet Certified Pre-Owned Details: * Roadside Assistance * Powertrain Limited Warranty: 72 Month/100,000 Mile (whichever comes first) from original in-service date * Transferable Warranty * Limited Warranty: 12 Month/12,000 Mile (whichever comes first) from certified purchase date * 24 months/24,000 miles (whichever comes first) CPO Scheduled Maintenance Plan and 3 days/150 miles (whichever comes first) Vehicle Exchange Program * 172 Point Inspection * Warranty Deductible: $0 * Vehicle HistoryWelcome to Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring - Your Preferred Baltimore, Washington D.C. & Rockville Chevrolet Dealer Alternative. Call us at 1.240.293.4102 or visit us on the web at www.sportchevrolet.com.
Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/3LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
25,350 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/3LZ
List$60,800
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
17,239 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/1LT
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$43,000
Est.Loan: $783/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/3LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
38,261 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/3LT
List$48,988
Est.Loan: $892/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/3LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
18,542 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/3LT
List$43,988
Est.Loan: $801/mo
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**1-OWNER**NAVIGATION**3LT**7-SPEED MANUAL** Great 1-Owner Local Trade '16 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 3LT in Black with 3LT Group (Memory Package / Seat Adjusters w/Power Bolster Lumbar / Sueded Microfiber Wrapped Upper Trim Package / Heated Cooled Leather Seats / Premium Audio w/Surround / Performance Data Recorder w Navigation / Heads Up Display / XM Radio), Backup Camera / Sensors and MORE!! Text us at 410-935-6645 for availability or text the last 8 of VIN to 96300 to have a link sent directly to your phone! BUY WITH CONFIDENCE at one of Marylands Largest Pre-Owned Dealers: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add reconditioning, certification and other fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov
Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/3LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
10,136 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/3LT
List$53,989
Est.Loan: $983/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
8,390 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/2LT
2000 Bennet Ave
91.7 mi away
List$49,786
Est.Loan: $906/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
3,221 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/1LT
CarMax
95.7 mi away
List$48,998
Est.Loan: $892/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/3LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
7,149 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/3LZ
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With its epic performance, advanced features and easy-to-drive nature, the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette just might be the world's best sports-car bargain.

vehicle overview

Want to know if a car is genuinely cool? You've got to come to Los Angeles. If it makes the cut out here, you'll see numerous specimens on the style-obsessed streets of Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and Hollywood. Previous generations of the Chevrolet Corvette, for better or for worse, never really made the cut. It's especially notable, then, that the current-generation Corvette (introduced for 2014) has quickly become a common sight in the car-snob capital of the country.

The 2016 Corvette's bold looks make it a conversation piece from coast to coast.

The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette doesn't really move the needle relative to last year's lineup, which saw the introduction of the eight-speed automatic transmission and the gonzo 650-horsepower Z06. But frankly, it's hard to imagine this car getting much better. Beyond the L.A.-approved styling, the Corvette boasts supercar-grade performance, cutting-edge features and a sleek, sumptuous cabin that's finally up to snuff. You can get it as a removable-roof coupe or a soft-top convertible, with a proper seven-speed manual offered alongside the aforementioned automatic in every model. Unlike its predecessors, this 'Vette has virtually no weaknesses. Calling it a world-class bargain is no longer faint praise; it's genuinely hard to believe that you can get this much car for what Chevy's charging.

In terms of rivals, the Corvette competes well against practically every high-end sports car on the planet.For some enthusiasts, the Porsche 911's magical car-driver connection can't be matched, but the fact is that Porsche charges a lot more for less speed. You'll spend less for the razor-sharp Porsche Cayman and Boxster siblings, but their power deficit is even more pronounced. The BMW M4 might strike your fancy with its practical four-seat interior and impressive performance numbers, but its styling is relatively plain, and its inline-6 engine lacks the visceral clout of a 'Vette V8. Higher up the food chain, the Dodge Viper and Nissan GT-R, as amazing as they are, can't touch the Chevy's impressive refinement and feature set. We could go on, but you get the point. The car snobs of Los Angeles got this one exactly right -- sports cars don't get much cooler than the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette.

Trim levels & features

The 2016 Chevrolet Corvette is offered as a coupe or convertible in base Stingray, Stingray Z51 or Z06 trim. The coupe features a removable roof panel that stows in the trunk, while the convertible has a power soft top that can be operated while the car is moving at speeds up to 30 mph. The Stingray and Stingray Z51 are split into 1LT, 2LT and 3LT sub-trims; the Z06 comes in 1LZ, 2LZ and 3LZ sub-trims.

The Corvette Stingray 1LT starts with 18-inch front and 19-inch rear wheels, Brembo brakes, xenon headlights, heated mirrors, a power-closing trunk, keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, leather upholstery, eight-way power front seats and a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. Cabin technology highlights include OnStar (with a 4G LTE data connection and WiFi hotspot capability), Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, an 8-inch color driver information display, an 8-inch central touchscreen with Chevy's MyLink infotainment interface, a rearview camera, Apple CarPlay and a nine-speaker Bose sound system with two USB ports, an auxiliary audio jack, an SD card reader and satellite radio.

The Stingray Z51 1LT adds 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels, exterior aero trim, larger front brakes, slotted brake rotors, sportier suspension tuning, revised transmission gear ratios for snappier responses (manual only), an electronic limited-slip differential, a differential cooler, dry-sump oiling for the V8 engine and a dual-mode performance exhaust (optional on non-Z51 Stingrays).

All Stingray 2LT models come with front-view parking cameras, auto-dimming driver-side and rearview mirrors, a head-up display, a cargo shade (coupe only), interior-color console and armrest trim, heated and ventilated seats with power lumbar and side bolster adjustments, driver memory settings and a 10-speaker Bose sound system with dual subwoofers.

The 3LT models add premium leather upholstery with extended surface coverage, synthetic-suede upper interior trim, an interior-color instrument panel and a navigation system (optional on 1LT and 2LT) that includes the Corvette's unique Performance Data Recorder.

Neglected for so long, the Corvette's interior is now chock full of quality materials, cool tech and eye-catching flourishes.

Both the standard and Z51 trims can optionally be equipped with adaptive suspension dampers. On non-Z51 Corvettes, the dampers come bundled with a Z51-style rear spoiler and summer performance tires. On Z51 models, the dampers come with an upgraded traction management system.

The Z06 shares the regular Corvette's removable roof panel (coupe) and power soft top (convertible). The Z06 1LZ starts with the Stingray Z51 1LT's standard equipment and adds the supercharged engine, a Z06-specific sport-tuned suspension, larger brakes all around, wider tires, a carbon-fiber hood, a more aggressive aero package (including wider front and rear fenders, expanded cooling vents and a unique front grille and rear fascia) and the head-up display.

The Z06 2LZ gets the 2LT's upgrades minus the head-up display (already standard), while the Z06 3LZ gets the 3LT's upgrades.

Z06 options include the Carbon-Flash Painted Ground Effects package and the Visible Carbon-Fiber Ground Effects package, both of which add an enhanced front splitter and rocker panels along with a larger rear spoiler with a fixed "wickerbill" vertical extension at the back. The upgraded front splitter and rocker panels are also included in the Z07 Performance package (albeit with larger end plates for the splitter), which adds an adjustable see-through center section to the rear spoiler (for fine-tuned track performance), special tires, even larger carbon-ceramic brake rotors and the adaptive dampers.

The Z06 C7.R Edition features the Z07 Performance package, yellow calipers, race-inspired exterior graphics, carbon-fiber exterior and interior trim, sport seats and yellow accent stitching.

Sport seats are optional on all other Corvettes, while all coupes can be had with a transparent roof panel. Among numerous other aesthetic upgrades, the coupe's removable roof panel can be decked out in carbon fiber, while higher trims can be outfitted with two-tone upholstery.

2016 Highlights

For 2016, the Corvette gets a leather-wrapped flat-bottom steering wheel, a power-closing trunk (both coupe and convertible) and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration as standard, while higher trims also get front-view parking cameras. Numerous minor trim changes include available two-tone seats and the deletion of the Atlantic and Pacific packages. Additionally, the optional adaptive suspension dampers can now be specified without the Z51 performance package, and a Z06 C7.R Edition joins the fold with race-inspired styling and features.

Performance & mpg

The Corvette Stingray and Stingray Z51 are powered by a 6.2-liter V8 that drives the rear wheels. Output measures 455 hp and 460 pound-feet of torque, while the available performance exhaust bumps output to 460 hp. A seven-speed manual (with automatic rev-matching) is the default transmission, with an eight-speed automatic also offered. Both transmissions feature a launch control mode.

EPA-estimated Corvette fuel economy is a remarkable 21 mpg combined (17 city/29 highway) with the manual transmission. The automatic returns a virtually identical 20 mpg combined (16 city/29 highway).

Whichever engine you choose, the 2016 Corvette's got more than enough juice to make its expensive rear tires go up in smoke.

The Corvette Z06 steps up to a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 that cranks out 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. The same two transmissions are offered. Equipped with the manual, the Z06 rates an EPA-estimated 18 mpg combined (15 city/22 highway), whereas the automatic earns figures of 16 mpg combined (13 city/23 highway).

In Edmunds performance testing, a Stingray Z51 coupe with the manual transmission accelerated from zero to 60 mph in just 4.1 seconds. The automatic was even quicker at 4 seconds flat. Our quickest time in a Z06 was 3.5 seconds in a manual-transmission coupe, but we weren't able to open the throttle fully until 2nd gear due to traction limitations. In the real world, the quickness gap feels considerably wider.

Safety

Standard safety features on the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette include antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, side-impact airbags and a rearview camera. Also standard is OnStar, which includes automatic crash notification, on-demand roadside assistance, remote door unlocking and stolen vehicle assistance.

In Edmunds brake testing, a Stingray Z06 coupe with the high-performance Z07 package (carbon-ceramic brakes and large, sticky tires) needed just 90 feet to stop from 60 mph, the shortest distance we've ever recorded. A Z51 coupe with its upgraded brakes required just 93 feet, and a Z06 convertible stopped in only 94 feet.

Driving

The 2016 Corvette's standard V8 is impressively powerful and flexible. Mash the gas and you'll be at redline before you know it, accompanied by a glorious symphony trumpeting from the center-mounted quad tailpipes. The eight-speed automatic actually seems to amplify the car's performance, upshifting so quickly that accelerating through the gears feels like a single seamless surge.

Oddly, though, the automatic isn't quite as sharp when shifted manually; for example, there can be a noticeable lag after you flick the shift paddle and before the downshift occurs. As for the seven-speed manual, it's just about perfect, providing a user-friendly clutch, wonderfully laid-out pedals and crisp, fluid action through the gates.

The 2016 Corvette is a blast to drive on rural roads and racetracks alike.

When you add the "Z06" moniker to the mix, things get downright crazy. Acceleration with the supercharged V8 is explosive, while handling is "point-and-shoot" precise. The one potential demerit involves the Z06's standard brakes, as our track-day testing revealed brake fade during the first hot lap. If you plan to track your Z06, an upgrade to the Z07 Performance package with its carbon-ceramic rotors may be in order.

At the same time, even track-ready Corvette models are eminently comfortable long-distance tourers or golf-course shuttles, and they can even serve as grocery carts in a pinch. If you're after a sports car for all occasions, it's hard to do better than a 'Vette no matter how much money you have to spend.

Interior

Cabin design and quality have been Corvette foibles for decades, but the latest-generation Corvette flips the script. The cockpit is more driver-centric than ever, with a sharply canted center stack and wraparound door panels that create a jetfighter-like vibe. Materials quality is downright revelatory compared to previous Corvettes, although little things like the flimsy-feeling engine starter button allow Porsche to retain the lead in interior craftsmanship. We do like the seats, which provide firm, well-shaped support in all driving scenarios -- particularly with the optional power side bolsters. The available sport seats add even more lateral snugness.

A dial on the center console of every 2016 Corvette lets you choose from five different drive modes (Weather, Eco, Tour, Sport and Track) that tweak steering, throttle, transmission and stability-control calibrations, depending on trim and equipment. The standard 8-inch MyLink touchscreen infotainment system now includes Apple CarPlay, which allows iPhone users to access their favorite apps through the touchscreen rather than fumbling with their phones. The touchscreen can occasionally be slow to respond and/or prone to glitches, but its impressive feature set helps compensate, particularly the available Performance Data Recorder with its built-in track camera and various acceleration and handling metrics. There's also a cool 8-inch customizable display in the gauge cluster that has a different layout for each drive mode you select.

The Corvette coupe's 15-cubic-foot cargo area offers plenty of room for luggage, groceries, golf bags and what have you. As for the convertible's conventional trunk, it's pretty generous by drop-top standards, checking in at 10 cubic feet. Note that both models get power-closing trunk lids, an unusual feature for this type of car.


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Manual or Auto?
Taxguy,08/27/2016
I recently traded in my LT1 2015 with 8 speed auto for a 2016 with 7 speed manual. I've always been a manual transmission guy with my sports cars and auto for the family sedans. I bought the automatic believing the paddle shift would simulate the manual experience. After almost two years of driving, I can say that the automatic doesn't deliver the classic sports car "feel." The downshifting is where I mostly notice the difference. The manual transmission Vette is a very different experience. I now feel that I'm really driving the manual Vette, not just putting the car in Drive and aiming it. I do mostly around town driving, so rarely get the car out of fourth gear, so constant shifting is not a hassle. The transmission shifts smoothly once I got used to the stiff clutch and found the correct shift points. So, if you're shopping for a Vette, my advice is to try both transmissions before you buy. FOLLOW UP: Sprang for a 911 since this review. MSRP exactly double the Vette's. And, it is auto--the well engineered "PDK" system by Porsche. This is much closer to a manual than the Vette's, plus the Porsche quality vs Chevrolet build. However, for the money, the Vette is an outstanding value, You won't lose much when it is time to sell a C7 unless you got one loaded with overpriced bells and whistles. Example : Color matching brake calipers for $600. Get real. But the option prices on the 911 are even worse.
Gets Better Every Day!
Will,05/02/2016
After a year my Stingray seems to get better with time. It's a blast to drive and now that winter is over, the open air option of the targa top adds to the delight of having it! My wife and I went to the launch for the new Panamera a couple weeks ago. The valet parked us between a 911GT3 and GT4. Very interesting that the dimensions of the cars is very similar. The Vette was one of the few American cars in the lot but it drew lots of attention and rave reviews. On the way home my wife asked if I wanted to trade it for the new Panamera? Absolutely Not! The redesigned Panamera is a great looking car but I'm sticking with the Stingray!
It's another "WARBLER"
Devildog,10/21/2016
Many owners of 2016 Chevrolet Corvettes (some 2015's) are reporting on various internet sites IE: Corvette Forum. Stingray Forum, that their new Corvettes, primarily base models with automatic transmissions produce a 'WARBLE' type noise at exactly 1500 RPM under light throttle load , as when going up a slight grade. I am one of said owners. Go to these internet sites and look up 'WARBLE' and even view the video / audio of the issue / complaint. Currently I understand that owners are invoking the lemon law process; GM 'supposedly' has taken back vehicle (s). Basically there is no proven correction at this time. I too have contacted GM and like many others, I was given a "case number". It's been awhile; GM has been involved deeply; taken cars back in exchange...under pretense of studying them. However; GM IS REMAINING VERY QUIET about this serious issue. WHY ? Dealing with this corporation; their possibly covert approach to this serious matter will make GM owners uncomfortable...if they care to listen. Meanwhile, my C7 Stingray, auto has had the differential changed; a improvement is noted but the "WARBLE" goes on.................. and on.....................!
A terrific car, but not perfect: UPDATE 4
drjwr,01/26/2016
Now 28 months and 23,000 miles into a Z51 in Long Beach Red: Still a tremendous value and top-shelf sports car, a view from someone who has raced cars on the amateur level. It's not so much that acceleration, handling, braking, and feel are superb; it's that you feel attached to the car. The styling remains beautiful. The interior is very comfortable. Apple CarPlay still works poorly, though a bit better with iOS 11.3; (1) Apple Maps works slowly so that you sometimes miss a turn, and Maps itself has poor directions and out-of-date Tom Tom data (no Google Maps except aurally); (2) Apple Music plays with adequate reliability only. In addition to the electronics, the other problem has been the shifting, which professional journalists complained about and I found true also. Over time, shifting has become more fluid, although there is still an occasional glitch in the high gears. Whether I have adjusted to the Corvette idiosyncrasies, or the gearbox has loosened, the shifting has improved. You can pack quite a lot under the hatch -- at least four suitcases. And, oh, if your state requires a front license plate, my experience has been this: The Chevrolet-supplied holder, even when mounted by a qualified Chevrolet technician, will scratch the front bumper and no Chevrolet dealer, out of the three that I have tried, will take responsibility for the problem. I now have removed the holder and will pay $900 to have the bumper repaired. Thanks, Chevrolet. The last American car that I intend to buy.
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Features & Specs

MPG
15 city / 22 hwy
Seats 2
7-speed manual
Gas
650 hp @ 6400 rpm
MPG
17 city / 29 hwy
Seats 2
7-speed manual
Gas
455 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
17 city / 29 hwy
Seats 2
7-speed manual
Gas
460 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
15 city / 22 hwy
Seats 2
7-speed manual
Gas
650 hp @ 6400 rpm
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The Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette is offered in the following submodels: Corvette Coupe, Corvette Convertible, Corvette Z06. Available styles include Z06 w/3LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M), Stingray w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Z06 w/2LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M), Stingray w/2LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Stingray Z51 w/3LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Stingray Z51 w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Z06 w/1LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M), Stingray w/3LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Stingray w/1LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Z06 w/2LZ 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M), Z06 w/3LZ 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M), Stingray w/2LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Stingray Z51 w/3LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Stingray w/3LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Z06 w/1LZ 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M), and Stingray Z51 w/1LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M).

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