Super nice corvette Silver Certified. Horsepower: 455 to 460 hp
Engine: 6.2 L V8
Curb weight: 3,298 to 3,362 lbs
MPG: Up to 17 city / 29 highway
Dimensions: 177″ L x 74″ W x 49″ H
Transmission: 6-speed automatic, 7-speed manualThe 2014 Corvette ranks well among luxury sports cars thanks to its powerful base engine, athletic handling, and tech-laden interior. An added bonus is its favorable cost of ownership compared with most rivals.Is the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette a Good Used Car?
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – available as a coupe or convertible – is one of the best used luxury sports cars on the market. This two-seater has a powerful V8 engine that also gets good fuel economy. Its interior is loaded with standard features that are only available as options in rivals. It’s held back from a higher ranking due to an average reliability rating. This is a segment where above-average reliability is the normThe 2014 Chevrolet Corvette comes with a 455-horsepower V8 engine that makes 460 pound-feet of torque. (An available dual mode exhaust system boosts output to 460 horsepower.) Some find the V8 has a rough idle. A slick-shifting seven-speed manual transmission is standard, and a six-speed automatic with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters is available.
A Drive Mode Selector offers five different modes for handling and power management: Weather, Eco, Tour (default), Sport, and Track. They adjust throttle response, shift points (automatic models), steering effort, and suspension settings. Unlike some luxury sports car rivals, the Corvette Stingray delivers sporty driving dynamics and is comfortable on long drives. The available Z51 performance package upgrades the Corvette’s already good track aspects with an enhanced zero to 60 mph time, better cooling, and stronger brakes. Among the Z51’s other enhancements are larger front and rear tires, additional cooling equipment, bigger front brakes, high-speed stability equipment, and specific summer tires tuned for improved grip.
Even with all its horsepower and torque, the Corvette’s fuel economy numbers are good: 17 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway with the manual transmission, and 16 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway with the automatic