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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1997 Chevrolet Corvette specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Chevrolet Corvette warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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1997 Chevrolet Corvette Base 2dr Coupe
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$37,495
    Invoice *$32,808
    Engine5.7L V-8 345 HP 350 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy25.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine5.7L V-8 345 HP 350 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:6-spd man w/OD
    AlternatorN/A
    BatteryN/A
    Axle RatioStandard:2.73Available:3.153.42
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank19.1 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/A
    Exhaustdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/A
    Limited Slip Differentiallimited slip differential
    Traction ControlABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/A
    RideN/A
    Ride ControlAvailable:driver controlled
    Adaptive SuspensionN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/A
    Front SuspensionN/A
    Front Anti-Roll BarStandard:front anti-roll barAvailable:heavy duty
    Front SpringsStandard:leafAvailable:heavy duty leaf
    Front Torsion BarN/A
    Front ShocksN/A
    Rear Suspensionindependent multi-link
    Rear Anti-Roll BarStandard:rear anti-roll barAvailable:heavy duty
    Rear SpringsStandard:leafAvailable:heavy duty leaf
    Rear ShocksN/A
    Steeringrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rear
    WheelsN/A
    Front TiresP245/45ZR17.0BSW performance AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)275/40R18.0
    Spare Tire and WheelN/A
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity2
    Front Seat TypeStandard:bucketAvailable:sport
    Heated Front SeatsN/A
    Front Headrestsfixed
    Front Armrestscenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:8-way (4-way power)Available:10-way (4-way power)
    Easy EntryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction ControlsStandard:4-wayAvailable:10-way8-way (4-way power)
    Rear SeatsN/A
    Rear HeadrestsN/A
    Rear Child SeatsN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/A
    Third Row SeatsN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/A
    Seat Trimleather
    Door Trimleatherette
    Headlinerfront cloth
    Floor Trimcarpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpeted front & rear
    Dashboard InsertN/A
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Sunroofmanual
    Convertible RoofN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/A
    Glove Boxlocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/A
    Dome Lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfront
    Floor Consolefull
    Overhead ConsoleN/A
    Cup Holderfront
    Instrument Panel StorageN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/A
    Interior Concealed Storageinterior concealed storage
    Seatback StorageN/A
    Refrigerated BoxN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/A
    Door BinsN/A
    Rear Door BinsN/A
    Underseat TrayN/A
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplastic
    Cargo CoverAvailable:rigid
    Cargo NetAvailable:cargo net
    Cargo Tie DownsN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/A
    Front Air ConditioningStandard:manualAvailable:dual zone front
    Climate ControlAvailable:automatic air conditioning
    Rear Air ConditioningN/A
    Air FilterN/A
    Rear Heat DuctsN/A
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/A
    Rear HeaterN/A
    RadioStandard:premium AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/A
    CDAvailable:singletrunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/A
    Speakers6 brand
    AmplifierN/A
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid
    Cruise Controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower
    Heated Door LocksN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasekeyfob
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepower
    Rear Window ReleaseN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/A
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/A
    Cell PhoneN/A
    Power Outlets1
    AC power outletN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory PowerN/A
    Garage Door OpenerN/A
    Smokers PackageN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/A
    First Aid KitN/A
    Emergency SOSN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/A
    Voice RecorderN/A
    Picnic TableN/A
    Internet AccessN/A
    Instrument Displayanalog
    Tachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gauge
    InclinometerN/A
    AltimeterN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/A
    ClockN/A
    CompassN/A
    Exterior TemperatureN/A
    Systems Monitorsystems monitor
    Check ControlN/A
    Trip Computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/A
    Navigation SystemN/A
    Steering Wheeltilt sport
    Steering Wheel Materialleather
    Tow BarN/A
    Front Windowspower
    Rear WindowsN/A
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/A
    1-Touch Opendriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/A
    Sun BlindsN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittent
    Heated Front WipersN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact AirbagsN/A
    Passenger Side Impact AirbagN/A
    Overhead AirbagN/A
    Occupancy SensorN/A
    Childseat SensorN/A
    Head ProtectionN/A
    Knee AirbagN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/A
    Side Impact BarsN/A
    Seatbelt PretensionersN/A
    Ignition Disableimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/A
    Security Systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume25.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/A
    Exterior Length179.8 "
    Exterior Width73.6 "
    Exterior Height47.7 "
    Wheelbase105 "
    Front Tread62 "
    Rear Tread62 "
    Turning Radius19.3 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/A
    Curb Weight3,217 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    PayloadN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/A
    Drag Coefficient.33
    Front Legroom42.7 "
    Rear LegroomN/A
    Front Headroom37.9 "
    Rear HeadroomN/A
    Third Row HeadroomN/A
    Front Hiproom54.2 "
    Rear HiproomN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/A
    Front Shoulder Room55.3 "
    Rear Shoulder RoomN/A
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/A
    Passenger VolumeN/A
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume25.0 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded25.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/A
    Running BoardsN/A
    Skid PlatesN/A
    Trunk RackN/A
    PickupN/A
    Bumpersbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsAvailable:body-colored
    Bodyside InsertN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/A
    Wheel WellN/A
    Fender FlaresN/A
    Grille MoldingsN/A
    Paintmonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heated
    TraileringN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/A
    Trailering HitchN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,000
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/A
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Chevrolet Corvette safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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