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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Chevrolet Corvette

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Chevrolet Corvette specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Chevrolet Corvette warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$111,600$49,600$54,600
    Invoice *$104,346$45,136$49,686
    Engine6.2L V-8 638 HP 604 ft.lbs. @ 3,800 rpmStandard:6.2L V-8 430 HP 424 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpmAvailable:6.2L V-8 436 HP 428 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpmStandard:6.2L V-8 430 HP 424 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpmAvailable:6.2L V-8 436 HP 428 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpm
    Transmission6-spd man w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City14.0 mpg16.0 mpg16.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy21.0 mpg26.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine6.2L V-8 638 HP 604 ft.lbs. @ 3,800 rpmStandard:6.2L V-8 430 HP 424 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpmAvailable:6.2L V-8 436 HP 428 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpmStandard:6.2L V-8 430 HP 424 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpmAvailable:6.2L V-8 436 HP 428 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpm
    Transmission6-spd man w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    Alternator110 amp110 amp110 amp
    Battery590 amp with run down protection590 amp with run down protection590 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.42Standard:3.42Available:2.56Standard:3.42Available:2.56
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank18.0 gal.18.0 gal.18.0 gal.
    Exhaustdual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finishdual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finishdual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip Differentiallimited slip differentiallimited slip differentiallimited slip differential
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityActive HandlingActive HandlingActive Handling
    RidesportN/AN/A
    Ride ControlMagnetic Ride Control automatic w/driver controlAvailable:Magnetic Ride Control automatic w/driver controlAvailable:Magnetic Ride Control automatic w/driver control
    Adaptive Suspensionadaptive suspensionAvailable:adaptive suspensionAvailable:adaptive suspension
    Front Suspensionshort and long armshort and long armshort and long arm
    Front Anti-Roll Barheavy dutyfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springsheavy duty transverse leaftransverse leaftransverse leaf
    Front Shocksmagnetic fluid-filledStandard:gas-pressurizedAvailable:magnetic fluid-filledStandard:gas-pressurizedAvailable:magnetic fluid-filled
    Rear Suspensionindependent short and long armindependent short and long armindependent short and long arm
    Rear Anti-Roll Barheavy dutyrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springsheavy duty transverse leaftransverse leaftransverse leaf
    Rear Shocksmagnetic fluid-filledStandard:gas-pressurizedAvailable:magnetic fluid-filledStandard:gas-pressurizedAvailable:magnetic fluid-filled
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering Coolersteering coolerN/AN/A
    BrakesBrembo 4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Front TiresP285/30ZR19.0BSW run flat performanceP245/40ZR18.0BSW run flat performanceP245/40ZR18.0BSW run flat performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)335/25R20.0285/35R19.0285/35R19.0
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity222
    Front Seat Typesportsportsport
    Heated Front SeatsAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:8-way (6-way power)Available:8-way (8-way power)10-way (8-way power)Standard:8-way (6-way power)Available:8-way (8-way power)10-way (8-way power)Standard:8-way (6-way power)Available:8-way (8-way power)10-way (8-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction ControlsStandard:8-way (6-way power)Available:8-way (8-way power)10-way (8-way power)Standard:8-way (6-way power)Available:8-way (8-way power)10-way (8-way power)Standard:8-way (6-way power)Available:8-way (8-way power)10-way (8-way power)
    Seat TrimStandard:leatherAvailable:simulated suede/leatherStandard:leatherAvailable:simulated suede/leatherStandard:leatherAvailable:simulated suede/leather
    Door TrimAvailable:leatherAvailable:leatherAvailable:leather
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpet frontcarpet frontcarpet front
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookmetal-look
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather/metal-lookleather/metal-lookleather/metal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AmanualN/A
    Convertible RoofN/AN/AStandard:manual with lining, glass rear windowAvailable:manual with lining, glass rear window, wind blocker
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Cargo CoverAvailable:roll-upAvailable:roll-upN/A
    Cargo NetAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo net
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone frontdual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    RadioStandard:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanclockStandard:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanclock
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    SpeakersStandard:7Available:9 BoseStandard:7Available:9 BoseStandard:7Available:9 Bose
    Amplifieramplifieramplifieramplifier
    Radio Theft DeterrentTheftLockTheftLockTheftLock
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversitywindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpowerpower
    Power Outlets222
    Trunk Pulldowntrunk/hatch auto-latchtrunk/hatch auto-latchN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfrontfront
    Emergency SOSOnStar Directions & ConnectionsOnStar Directions & ConnectionsOnStar Directions & Connections
    Internet Accessinternet accessinternet accessinternet access
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Heads Up Displayhead-up displayAvailable:head-up displayAvailable:head-up display
    Compasscompasscompasscompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerAvailable:redundant digital speedometerAvailable:redundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Navigation SystemAvailable:integrated navigation systemAvailable:integrated navigation systemAvailable:integrated navigation system
    Steering WheelStandard:tilt sportAvailable:power telescopic tilt sportStandard:tilt sportAvailable:power telescopic tilt sportStandard:tilt sportAvailable:power telescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleatherleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Ignition DisablePASS-Key IIPASS-Key IIPASS-Key II
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker Systemtracker systemtracker systemtracker system
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume22.4 cu.ft.22.4 cu.ft.11.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length176.2 "174.6 "174.6 "
    Exterior Width75.9 "72.6 "72.6 "
    Exterior Height48.7 "49.1 "49.1 "
    Wheelbase106 "106 "106 "
    Front Tread64 "62 "62 "
    Rear Tread63 "61 "61 "
    Turning Radius19.5 '19.5 '19.5 '
    Curb Weight3,333 lbs.3,208 lbs.3,239 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.31.28N/A
    Front Legroom43.1 "43.1 "43.1 "
    Front Headroom37.7 "37.7 "37.7 "
    Front Hiproom53.7 "53.7 "53.7 "
    Front Shoulder Room55.2 "55.2 "55.2 "
    Passenger Volume52 cu.ft.52 cu.ft.N/A
    Interior Cargo Volume22.4 cu.ft.22.4 cu.ft.11.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear SpoilerlipAvailable:lipAvailable:lip
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsN/AN/A
    PaintStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:metallic monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:clearcoat monotone with stripemetallic monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:clearcoat monotone with stripemetallic monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 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.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
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