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2006 Chevrolet SSR vs. 2007 Chevrolet Corvette

To start off, 2007 Chevrolet Corvette is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Chevrolet SSR. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Chevrolet SSR would be higher. At 5,968 cc (8 cylinders), 2007 Chevrolet Corvette is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Chevrolet SSR (401 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 2007 Chevrolet Corvette. (398 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet SSR should accelerate faster than 2007 Chevrolet Corvette. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Chevrolet SSR weights approximately 23 kg more than 2007 Chevrolet Corvette. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Chevrolet Corvette (546 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 4 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Chevrolet SSR. (542 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2007 Chevrolet Corvette will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Chevrolet SSR.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Chevrolet SSR 2007 Chevrolet Corvette
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model SSR Corvette
Year Released 2006 2007
Body Type Pickup Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5965 cc 5968 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 401 HP 398 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 542 Nm 546 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 101.6 mm 101 mm
Engine Stroke Size 91.4 mm 92.1 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.9:1 11.0:1
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1078 kg 1055 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1250 mm
Wheelbase Size 2950 mm 2690 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.8 L/100km 13 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 95 L 68 L


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