Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

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2016 Chevrolet Corvette
$49,000 - $68,796

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.

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.

Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible for Sale

Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/3LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
30,199 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/3LT
List$46,900
Est.Loan: $854/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
2,159 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/2LT
List$54,995
Est.Loan: $1,001/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
8,171 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/1LT
Criswell Chevrolet
16.3 mi away
List$46,998
Est.Loan: $855/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
13,775 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/1LT
King Volkswagen
16.8 mi away
List$44,377
Est.Loan: $808/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/2LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
4,950 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/2LZ
CarMax
25.1 mi away
List$65,998
Est.Loan: $1,201/mo
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.

Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/3LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
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Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/3LZ
Summit Motors
26.6 mi away
List$68,500
Est.Loan: $1,247/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/3LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
131 miles
Cpo 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/3LT
List$56,017
Est.Loan: $1,020/mo
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"Take a look at this very low mileage and hard-to-find Chevrolet Certified Pre-Owned 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 3LT! Beautiful color combination with Black Paint and Jet Leather Interior. This was a One Owner Vehicle and has a Clean Vehicle History Report. Loaded with features including the 455 Horsepower 6.2L V8 Engine and 7-Speed Manual Transmission

Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
1,301 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/2LT
List$56,000
Est.Loan: $1,019/mo
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EXTERIOR: Excellent Overall Exterior Condition; Glossy Paint; Original Paint; Excellent Exterior Trim; Excellent Windshield; No System.Collections.Generic.List`1[System.String]; Fully Detailed -- INTERIOR: Excellent Overall Interior Condition; Excellent Dashboard; Excellent Carpets; Excellent Headliner/Panels; Excellent Trunk/Cargo Space; Excellent Floor Mats; No System.Collections.Generic.List`1[System.String]; 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/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
11,069 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/1LT
List$47,900
Est.Loan: $872/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/3LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
756 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/3LZ
Action Automotive
29.4 mi away
List$73,999
Est.Loan: $1,347/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
6,848 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/1LT
Monster Auto Group
32.4 mi away
List$45,496
Est.Loan: $828/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/1LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
9,748 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/1LZ
List$64,995
Est.Loan: $1,183/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray w/1LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
5,410 miles
Cpo 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray w/1LT
List$45,526
Est.Loan: $829/mo
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Dealer Notes

ROOF PANEL; 1-PIECE TRANSPARENT; REMOVABLE,Leather Seats,BATTERY PROTECTION PACKAGE,Keyless Start,Bluetooth Connection,1LT PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP,AUDIO SYSTEM; CHEVROLET MYLINK RADIO,BLACK,ENGINE; 6.2L (376 CI) V8 DI,JET BLACK; PERFORATED MULAN LEATHER SEATING SURFACES,REAR AXLE; 3.42 RATIO; LIMITED SLIP,SEATS; GT BUCKET,TIRES; P245/40ZR18 FRONT AND P285/35ZR19 REAR; PERFORMANCE; SUMMER-ONLY; RUN FLAT,TRANSMISSION; 7-SPEED MANUAL,WHEELS; SILVER-PAINTED ALUMINUM; 18 X 8.5 (45.7 CM X 21.6 CM); FRONT AND 19 X 10.0 (48.3 CM X 25.4 CM); REAR This vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed. ONE OWNER!! CARFAX BUYBACK GUARANTEE!! BACK UP CAMERA!! 7 SPD MANUAL TRANS** ON STAR!! GM CERTIFIED WITH 172 POINT INSPECTION ** ABS/TRACTION CONTROL ** PREMIUM CHEVROLET MYLINK TOUCHSCREEN DISPLAY **AM/FM/CD ** STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS ** AND MORE !! PERFORMANCE & FUN** GREAT WARRANTY ! GREAT SERVICE ! GREAT CAR ! CHEVY'S SIGNATURE CAR** CHECK IT OUT AT AUTONATION CHEV/BUICK/GMC IN LAUREL, MD. *Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.

Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/3LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
2,627 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/3LT
Tischer Acura
36 mi away
List$58,988
Est.Loan: $1,074/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
4,321 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/2LT
List$49,500
Est.Loan: $901/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/2LZ 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
1,137 miles
Cpo 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/2LZ
List$77,815
Est.Loan: $1,416/mo
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ONLY 1100 MILES * GM CERTIFIED * *NAVIGATION*, *ONE OWNER*, *LOCAL TRADE*, *BLUETOOTH*, *LEATHER*, *HEATED SEATS*, *BACKUP CAMERA*, *BOSE*. Z06 RWD V8 Interested? Call David or Steve McClay at (301)262-7600. Ready for car buying made better? Offering a family orientated, woman-managed car buying experience that is second to none. Backed by the power and value of the Ourisman Advantage Rewards Program and supported by our own GM Certified Staff.

Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Coupe (6.2L 8cyl 7M)
4,869 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray Z51 w/2LT
List$47,600
Est.Loan: $866/mo
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Chevrolet Corvette 2016 Z06 w/3LZ 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M)
19,832 miles
Used 2016
Chevrolet Corvette
Z06 w/3LZ
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$68,796
Est.Loan: $1,252/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

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.

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.


Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2016 Chevrolet Corvette.

best yet
Darryl Vickers, 5/27/2016
This is our 5th vette, 99 Targa, 98 convertible, 2002 convertible, 2005 coupe and now the 2016 convertible. BEST YET. From hi-way to in town, easiest high performance car I have ever driven. Seats are great and the interior is plush, the leather is super and that's a big change. Auto top fast and quite. NO wind noise. Their is a monster under the hood, with the pipes open 460 hp. With a touch of the screen to close the pipes down it's a quite as a kitten. Light it up and hold on. Turn the engine control to ECO on the hi-way and it's get 33mph. Best bang for the buck on the market today.
Breathtaking
robert, 1/20/2016
Here it is people a super car that is simply awesome. The looks of the vert with the top down is stunning. The performance is world class. The quality of fit and finish will satisfy the most discerning consumer. You cant go wrong. Enjoy
Versatile, exciting car
John, 11/8/2015
PROS: fun to drive, good gas mileage on highway, fairly quiet, comfortable, fun to drive, tons of options....did I mention fun to drive? CONS: poor rear visibility
Greatest Corvette made since my 1967 427 L-88
Keith, 9/11/2016
This animal of a corvette is an unbelievable screaming machine on a track or a pussycat around town in Eco mode on 4 cylinders. After two and 12,000, this Corvette still amazes me! The power, smoothness, and dependability is still is remarkable. Everyone is waiting for the mid-engine corvette in 2020 but the 2018/2019 corvettes are a great value. Dealers like Kerbeck in Atlantic City, NJ, offer the best prices and selection out of most dealers in the U.S. Wherever you purchase your Corvette, you will not be disappointed. Just keep the traction mode ON!
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Features & Specs

MPG
17 city / 29 hwy
Seats 2
7-speed manual
Gas
455 hp @ 6000 rpm
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
460 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
17 city / 29 hwy
Seats 2
7-speed manual
Gas
455 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Overview

The Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible is offered in the following styles: Stingray w/1LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Z06 w/3LZ 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M), Stingray Z51 w/3LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Stingray w/2LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Z06 w/2LZ 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M), Stingray w/3LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), Z06 w/1LZ 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl S/C 7M), Stingray Z51 w/2LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M), and Stingray Z51 w/1LT 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7M).

What's a good price on a Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible?

Save up to $300 on one of 5 Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $49,000 as of 07/21/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 4 to 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible trim styles:

  • The Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Stingray Z51 w/2LT is priced between $49,000 and $56,000 with odometer readings between 1301 and 31544 miles.
  • The Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Stingray Z51 w/3LT is priced between $58,988 and $58,988 with odometer readings between 2627 and 2627 miles.
  • The Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Stingray w/2LT is priced between $49,998 and $49,998 with odometer readings between 7743 and 7743 miles.
  • The Used 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Z06 w/3LZ is priced between $68,796 and $68,796 with odometer readings between 19832 and 19832 miles.

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