2010 Chevrolet Corvette Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$48,930-$106,880
$44,526-$99,933
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What Changed for the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette:

  • New Grand Sport model featuring unique body treatments and badges; upgraded brakes, wheels and tires; and performance-oriented gear and axle ratios
  • Grand Sport features wider front and rear fenders, with integrated Grand Sport badges on the front fenders
  • Grand Sport features Z06-style front splitter and tall rear spoiler, functional brake ducts and extra cooling
  • Grand Sport features unique 18-inch front and 19-inch rear wheels (painted finish standard and chrome finish optional), 275/35ZR18 tires in front and 325/30ZR19 tires in the rear
  • Grand Sport features Z06-size brakes, including 14-inch front rotors with 6-piston calipers and 13.4-inch rear rotors with 4-piston calipers
  • Grand Sport offers specific manual transmission gear ratios, as well as specific rear axle ratio on automatic-equipped models
  • Launch control is standard with all manual-transmission models
  • Revised 6-speed automatic paddle shift control allows easier return to automatic mode
  • Side air bags standard on all models
  • New interior console trim patterns
  • Optional crossed-flags logo embroidery for seats
  • Convertible models include tall rear spoiler from the Z06
  • Z06 3LZ package now includes power sport seats and power passenger seat
  • ZR1 now available with Performance Traction Management technology
  • Torch Red exterior color returns, available on all 2010 Corvette models
  • Z06 model now offered in all eight standard exterior colors
  • Cashmere interior color offered on Z06 and ZR1
  • Competition Gray wheels available on ZR1

One of Chevrolet's oldest and most recognized models, the Corvette has been available since 1953. This performance-focused sports car has had many different competitors over the years. Chevy emphasizes the Corvette's combination of performance and price. For 2010, the Corvette has added a new trim level: the Grand Sport.

The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette is available as a two-door hatchback or as a convertible. On the base and GS models, a removable roof panel is also available. Trims include the base level (1LT, plus three other LT upgrades), Grand Sport, Z06, and ZR1. Standard on the base model are 18-in. front and 19-in. rear wheels, xenon headlamps, leather seating, seven-speaker sound system, and a full menu of power accessories. The LT 2, LT3, and LT4 trims gradually add more upscale seats, a power telescoping steering column with manually adjusted tilt, upgraded sound system, and a more luxurious interior. The Grand Sport offers the same four levels of equipment packages, plus a sport-tuned suspension and many exterior upgrades.

The Z06 is powered by a 7.0-liter V8 engine and features a stiffer suspension, upgraded brakes and seats, a lighter frame, and distinctive bodywork. The ZR1 has a supercharged V8 engine, larger wheels, an exclusive suspension with adaptive dampers, and a distinctive hood treatment. Many stand-alone options are also available.

All Corvettes receive V8 engines. The standard model is a 430-hp, 6.2-liter V8 engine with optional dual-mode exhaust that increases the power slightly. The Z06's higher-displacement engine makes 505 hp, and the ZR1's supercharged 6.2-liter V8 makes 638 hp and 604 lb.-ft. of torque. All 2010 Corvettes have a six-speed manual transmission with launch control. A six-speed automatic transmission is available at no cost with the base and GS trims. Gas mileage ranges from 16 mpg in the city and 26 mpg highway for the base model, to 14 mpg city and 20 mpg highway for the ZR1.

The 2010 Corvette starts at $48,930 and tops out at more than $100,000.

What Changed for the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette:

  • New Grand Sport model featuring unique body treatments and badges; upgraded brakes, wheels and tires; and performance-oriented gear and axle ratios
  • Grand Sport features wider front and rear fenders, with integrated Grand Sport badges on the front fenders
  • Grand Sport features Z06-style front splitter and tall rear spoiler, functional brake ducts and extra cooling
  • Grand Sport features unique 18-inch front and 19-inch rear wheels (painted finish standard and chrome finish optional), 275/35ZR18 tires in front and 325/30ZR19 tires in the rear
  • Grand Sport features Z06-size brakes, including 14-inch front rotors with 6-piston calipers and 13.4-inch rear rotors with 4-piston calipers
  • Grand Sport offers specific manual transmission gear ratios, as well as specific rear axle ratio on automatic-equipped models
  • Launch control is standard with all manual-transmission models
  • Revised 6-speed automatic paddle shift control allows easier return to automatic mode
  • Side air bags standard on all models
  • New interior console trim patterns
  • Optional crossed-flags logo embroidery for seats
  • Convertible models include tall rear spoiler from the Z06
  • Z06 3LZ package now includes power sport seats and power passenger seat
  • ZR1 now available with Performance Traction Management technology
  • Torch Red exterior color returns, available on all 2010 Corvette models
  • Z06 model now offered in all eight standard exterior colors
  • Cashmere interior color offered on Z06 and ZR1
  • Competition Gray wheels available on ZR1

One of Chevrolet's oldest and most recognized models, the Corvette has been available since 1953. This performance-focused sports car has had many different competitors over the years. Chevy emphasizes the Corvette's combination of performance and price. For 2010, the Corvette has added a new trim level: the Grand Sport.

The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette is available as a two-door hatchback or as a convertible. On the base and GS models, a removable roof panel is also available. Trims include the base level (1LT, plus three other LT upgrades), Grand Sport, Z06, and ZR1. Standard on the base model are 18-in. front and 19-in. rear wheels, xenon headlamps, leather seating, seven-speaker sound system, and a full menu of power accessories. The LT 2, LT3, and LT4 trims gradually add more upscale seats, a power telescoping steering column with manually adjusted tilt, upgraded sound system, and a more luxurious interior. The Grand Sport offers the same four levels of equipment packages, plus a sport-tuned suspension and many exterior upgrades.

The Z06 is powered by a 7.0-liter V8 engine and features a stiffer suspension, upgraded brakes and seats, a lighter frame, and distinctive bodywork. The ZR1 has a supercharged V8 engine, larger wheels, an exclusive suspension with adaptive dampers, and a distinctive hood treatment. Many stand-alone options are also available.

All Corvettes receive V8 engines. The standard model is a 430-hp, 6.2-liter V8 engine with optional dual-mode exhaust that increases the power slightly. The Z06's higher-displacement engine makes 505 hp, and the ZR1's supercharged 6.2-liter V8 makes 638 hp and 604 lb.-ft. of torque. All 2010 Corvettes have a six-speed manual transmission with launch control. A six-speed automatic transmission is available at no cost with the base and GS trims. Gas mileage ranges from 16 mpg in the city and 26 mpg highway for the base model, to 14 mpg city and 20 mpg highway for the ZR1.

The 2010 Corvette starts at $48,930 and tops out at more than $100,000.

Available Trims for the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name w/1LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 48930.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 54770.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z06 w/1LZ (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 74285.00 Engine 7.0L/427.2 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name ZR1 w/1ZR (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 106880.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name w/1LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 53580.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 58580.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/2LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 48930.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/3LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 48930.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/4LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 48930.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 54770.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 54770.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 54770.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z06 w/2LZ (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 74285.00 Engine 7.0L/427.2 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name Z06 w/3LZ (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 74285.00 Engine 7.0L/427.2 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name ZR1 w/3ZR (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 106880.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
Name w/2LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 53580.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/3LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 53580.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name w/4LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 53580.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 58580.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 58580.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25
Name Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 58580.00 Engine 6.2L/378.3 City/Hwy MPG 15/25

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INTERIOR
  • Seats, front bucket with leather seating surfaces includes back angle adjustment
  • Seat adjuster, driver 6-way power
  • Console, floor 2 covered cup holders, ashtray with cigar lighter, auxiliary power outlet and CD storage
  • Floor mats, carpeted
  • Steering column, Tilt-Wheel, manual
  • Steering wheel, 3-spoke leather-wrapped
  • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio controls
  • Instrumentation, electronic analog with Driver Information Center and 2-line display
  • Oil life monitoring system
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Keyless Access with push button start and 2 remote transmitters that enable automatic door unlock and open by touching door switch
  • Windows, power with driver and passenger Express-Down
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
  • Theft-deterrent system, vehicle push button start, immobilizer and audible visual alarm
  • Hatch release, push button open with power hatch pulldown
  • Air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger and outside temperature display
  • Air filtration system with pollen filter
  • Defogger, rear-window, electric
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming with compass, includes dual reading lights
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Lighting, interior with courtesy, cargo and glovebox
  • Storage, with lockable glovebox, center console and 2 rear compartments with covers
  • Storage, with lockable glovebox, center console and 2 rear compartments with covers (Only includes 1 rear storage compartment with manual transmission.)
  • Seats, front bucket with perforated leather seating surfaces embroidery and contrasting stitching
  • Head-Up Display with dot-matrix readouts for street mode, track mode with g-meter, vehicle speed, engine rpm and readings from key gauges including water temperature and oil pressure
  • Storage, with lockable glovebox and center console (Also includes 1 rear storage compartment with cover)
  • Storage, with lockable glovebox and center console
  • Trunk release, push button open
  • Seats, Sport front bucket with perforated leather seating surfaces includes back angle adjustment, adjustable lumbar and side bolsters
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 6-way power
  • Seat adjusters, power bolster and power lumbar
  • Cargo net and luggage shade
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Steering column, power telescopic with manual tilt
  • Memory Package, recalls 2 driver "presets" for 6-way power seat, outside mirrors and telescoping steering column
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable, located on driver visor
  • Custom Leather Wrapped Interior Package features leather-wrapped upper instrument panel, upper door trim panels and console storage cover. Exclusive leather color and two-tone design includes seat headrest crossed flag embroidery and enhanced armrest padding. Special gunmetal pattern console trim plate
  • Seats, Sport front bucket with perforated leather seating surfaces includes back angle adjustment, adjustable lumbar, side bolsters, embroidery and contrasting stitching
  • Custom Leather Wrapped Interior Package features leather-wrapped upper instrument panel, upper door trim panels and console storage cover. Exclusive leather color and two-tone design includes seat headrest model-specific embroidery and enhanced armrest padding. Special gunmetal pattern console trim plate
  • Cargo net, in rear compartment area
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 5-split spoke, 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
  • Tires, front P245/40ZR18 Eagle F1 extended mobility
  • Tires, rear P285/35ZR19 Eagle F1 extended mobility
  • Roof panel, 1-piece body-color, removable
  • Headlamps, dual projector lamps, Xenon, High-Intensity Discharge (HID) low-beam tungsten-halogen high-beam with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Fog lamps, front, integral in front fascia
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable and driver-side auto-dimming, body- color
  • Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted
  • Wipers, front intermittent
  • Wheels, Grand Sport Silver painted aluminum 18" x 9.5" (45.7 cm x 24.1 cm) front and 19" x 12" (48.3 cm x 30.48 cm) rear
  • Tires, front P275/35ZR18 Eagle F1 Supercar extended mobility
  • Tires, rear P325/30ZR19 Eagle F1 Supercar extended mobility
  • Wheels, spider design, Z06 Silver-painted aluminum 18" x 9.5" (45.7 cm x 24.1 cm) front and 19" x 12" (48.3 cm x 30.48 cm) rear
  • Z06 carbon fiber components includes body-color unique front fenders and floor panels
  • Wheels, ZR1 sterling silver painted aluminum 19" x 10" (48.3 cm x 25.4 cm) front and 20" x 12" (50.8 cm x 30.48 cm) rear
  • Tires, front P285/30ZR19 Michelin PS2 extended mobility
  • Tires, rear P335/25ZR20 Michelin PS2 extended mobility
  • ZR1 carbon fiber components includes roof, roof bow, front splitter and rocker extension with visible clear-coated carbon fiber weave pattern plus body-color dual front cove fenders, floor panel and raised hood with window
  • Convertible top, manual folding includes glass rear window with integral defogger
  • Convertible top, power folding includes glass rear window with integral defogger
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 6.2L V8 SFI (430 hp [320.6 kW] @ 5900 rpm, 424 lb-ft of torque [572.4 N-m] @ 4600 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed manual, short-throw includes launch control
  • Rear axle, 3.42 ratio, limited slip (Included and only available with (MN6) 6-speed manual transmission.)
  • Engine access, rear-opening hood
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Suspension, 4-wheel independent includes transverse composite springs
  • Steering, power, speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion, variable ratio
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc
  • Exhaust, aluminized stainless-steel with 3" polished stainless-steel tips
  • Transmission, 6-speed manual, short-throw includes launch control, specific gearing and quicker ratios
  • Engine, 7.0L (427 ci) LS7 V8 SFI with dry sump oil system (505 hp [376.6 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 470 lb-ft of torque [634.5 N-m] @ 4800 rpm)
  • Rear axle, 3.42 ratio, limited slip
  • Frame, aluminum
  • Exhaust, dual-mode aluminized stainless-steel with 4" polished stainless- steel tips
  • Engine, 6.2L supercharged V8 SFI with dry sump oil system (638 hp [475.7 kW] @ 6500 rpm, 604 lb-ft of torque [815.4 N-m] @ 3800 rpm)
  • Magnetic Selective Ride Control for ultimate driver control and comfort through the use of driver-selected Tour or Sport modes. Includes cross-drilled brakes
PACKAGE
  • Performance Package includes dry sump oil system, rear-mounted battery and differential cooler (Deleted when (MX0) 6-speed paddle shift, automatic transmission is ordered.)
  • Z16 Performance Package, performance-oriented package for the Gymkhana/Autocross enthusiast; includes extra cooling, stiffer springs and stabilizer bars, specific shock absorbers, larger brakes with 6 piston front and 4 piston rear cross-drilled rotors, specific tires and Z16-specific 6-speed manual when ordered with 6-speed manual transmission or (GU2) performance axle ratio with 6-speed paddle shift automatic
  • Z06 Performance Package, 4-wheel independent includes transverse composite springs, power steering, engine oil, axle and transmission coolers, stiffer springs and stabilizer bars, specific shock absorbers, larger brakes with 6- piston front and 4-piston rear cross-drilled rotors and specific tires
  • ZR1 Performance Package, 4-wheel independent includes transverse composite springs, power steering, engine oil, axle and transmission coolers, stiffer springs and stabilizer bars, Magnetic Selective Ride Control, larger Brembo ceramic brakes with cross-drilled rotors and specific tires
SAFETY
  • Active handling improves traction and enhances vehicle stability
  • Traction control, all-speed
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Air bags, frontal and side-impact, driver and front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your childs age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Air Bag Deployment Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Hands Free Calling, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, and Low Mileage Discount (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Vehicle Diagnostics capabilities vary by model. Remote door unlock success varies with conditions. Ability to locate stolen vehicles varies with conditions. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or v
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System air pressure sensors in each tire with pressure display in Driver Information Center
  • Performance Traction Management performance traction control with 5 selectable settings
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), automatic volume, TheftLock and auxiliary input jack
  • Audio system feature, 7-speaker system
  • XM Radio is standard on more than 50 2010 GM models, including three trial months of service. XM turns your world on with commercial-free music channels for virtually every music genre, all in amazing digital quality sound. Turn on your favorite sports, the biggest names in News, Talk and Comedy, family programming, exclusive concerts and original music series, wherever you go from coast to coast. Everything worth listening to is now on XM (Includes hidden antenna in outside mirrors. XM service available only in the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia. XM Radio subscription required and sold separately after trial period. Fees, taxes, and a one-time re-activation fee, may apply. Subscriptions governed by XM Customer Agreement available a
  • Antenna, integral, hidden
  • Bluetooth for phone personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system and HMI (Human Machine Interface), with specific steering wheel controls
  • Audio system feature, Bose premium 7-speaker system
  • XM Radio is standard on more than 50 2010 GM models, including three trial months of service. XM turns your world on with commercial-free music channels for virtually every music genre, all in amazing digital quality sound. Turn on your favorite sports, the biggest names in News, Talk and Comedy, family programming, exclusive concerts and original music series, wherever you go from coast to coast. Everything worth listening to is now on XM (3 trial months replaced with 1-year subscription. Includes hidden antenna in outside mirrors. XM service available only in the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia. XM Radio subscription required and sold separately after trial period. Fees, taxes, and a one-time re-activation fee, may apply. Subscript
  • XM Radio, 1-year subscription (XM service available only in the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia. XM Radio subscription required and sold separately after trial period. Fees, taxes, and a one-time re-activation fee, may apply. Subscriptions governed by XM Customer Agreement available at xmradio.com. All fees and programming subject to change. Family programming Packages are available. Service not available with a ship-to of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.)
  • Audio system with navigation, AM/FM stereo with CD player, MP3 playback and DVD-based touch-screen navigation seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), automatic volume, TheftLock, 6.5" LCD color display and voice recognition.

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