2009 Chevrolet HHR vs. 2000 Chevrolet Corvette

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet HHR is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Chevrolet Corvette. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Chevrolet Corvette would be higher. At 5,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Chevrolet Corvette is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Chevrolet Corvette weights approximately 70 kg more than 2009 Chevrolet HHR.

Because 2000 Chevrolet Corvette is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2000 Chevrolet Corvette. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet HHR, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2000 Chevrolet Corvette (476 Nm) has 254 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet HHR. (222 Nm). This means 2000 Chevrolet Corvette will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet HHR.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet HHR 2000 Chevrolet Corvette
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model HHR Corvette
Year Released 2009 2000
Body Type Hatchback Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2399 cc 5700 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 168 HP 0 HP
Torque 222 Nm 476 Nm
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1470 kg 1540 kg
Vehicle Length 3380 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1610 mm 1220 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2660 mm


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