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Chevrolet
Corvette
1996
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1996 Chevrolet Corvette Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Chevrolet Corvette specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Chevrolet Corvette warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$37,225
Invoice *
$31,827
Engine
5.7L V-8 300 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm / 5.7L V-8 330 HP 340.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD / 6-spd man w/OD
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
5.7L V-8 300 HP 335.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm / 5.7L V-8 330 HP 340.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD / 6-spd man w/OD
Alternator
140 amp
Battery
525 amp
Axle Ratio
2.59 / 3.07 / 3.45
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
20.0 gal.
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Ride Control
automatic
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar / heavy duty
Front Shocks
brand name
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar / heavy duty
Rear Shocks
brand name
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Front Tires
P255/45ZR17.0BSW AS / P255/45ZR17.0BSW run flat performance / P275/40ZR17.0RBL AS / P275/40ZR17.0BSW AS
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
285/40 / 315/35
Front Seat Type
bucket / sport
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way / (6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way / (6-way power)
Seat Trim
leather
Floor Mats
rubber front & rear
Sunroof
manual
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cargo Cover
rigid
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Radio
AM/FM stereo
CD
single
Speakers
brand
Antenna
power
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Instrument Display
digital
Tachometer
tachometer
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Length
178.5 "
Exterior Width
70.7 "
Exterior Height
46.3 "
Wheelbase
96 "
Curb Weight
3,298 lbs.
Fender Flares
body-colored
Paint
lower accent two-tone / metallic
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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