1980 Chevrolet Corvette User Reviews

1980 Chevrolet Corvette Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 8 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
"beautiful car" 3 reviews
"style" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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U_Be_Cool writes:
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5

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Great looking and good running. For a 35 yr.old car, and after the work I'd done on it, it was nice.

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little storage, average gas mileage, and didn't have the creature comforts of todays' cars, but for it's day ... pretty good.

U_Be_Cool
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Real Head Turner — Was happy with this car, the 12 yrs. I owned it. I wanted to re-do the interior, but never got around to it, and became soo busy with other things, that I didn't even find much time to drive it! That is why I sold it. Was not enjoying it enough ...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ryan writes:
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exactly what i want

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not good for a random person to drive(hard to get used to)

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My Vette — This was my first car, still own it today, rebuilt the engine for track use. now it is primarily a race car with some fun driving when i get the urge. 300hp, 400 ft/lbs of torque, recently rebuilt 350 TPI engine from a '86 vette big block springs, front coils and rear leaf both lowered. daytona front and rear bumper, high rise hod. new paint(electron blue) torque thrust II 17" wheels custom interior blue and black leather seats and door panels ~20 MPG, love the car amazing to drive, but rides a little low, can be a pain over big bumps. me and my dad did all of the work ourselves.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cars25c writes:
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4

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Power, style, fun, awesome sports car.

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Room, gas mileage, parts price (but it is a 34 year old vehicle)

Cars25c
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Great Sports Car! — The look of this car speaks for itself. It is just a sharp looking car. It runs and drives great. Is a fun car for an occasional drive. The bad thing is the space. I am a bigger guy and it is pretty tight for me getting in and out. No back seats. But if you are looking for a sports car to drive around on weekends or nice days, this is definitely for you!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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marjoboz writes:
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car is 33 years young !

Cons

car is 33 years old with few old age marks!

marjoboz
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Fell In Love With It The Minute I Saw It 7 Years Ago — had been looking for 1979 1980 vet looked at quite a few before i found this one enjoyed driving with the t-tops off on beautiful michigan days but am geeting ready to retire and move on have truly enjoyed this red on red!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Herbert writes:
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All around a great handling and performance car.

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hmmm.....

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Best Experience Ever Driving One. — Car has been almost completely rebuilt. I have done the following to the car since I bought it: New paint, stinger hood, daytona front bumper, fiberglass rear bumper, side exhaust, 16x8" polished aluminum wheels, 245/55/R16 BF Goodrich tires, carpeting, door panels, leather seats, walnut steering wheel, walnut dash trim. I am currently in the process of replacing the suspension, motor, and auto to manual conversion. Motor is a 350 bored 30 over, aluminum pistons, aluminum roller rockers, aluminum performer intake, demon 750 carb.

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Cameron writes:
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Very fast and powerful.

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Not for every day driving. Antennas for it are hard to find. If you don't usually drive one it can be difficult to get out of.

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A Piece Of Muscle Car History — Right now the speedometer is broken which means, obviously, you wouldn't know how fast you were going, but that is soon to be fixed. The door handles are different than most other vehicles. They are flat against the body and are pressed in rather than pulled out to open the door. Not quite as cool as the 1982, but it is equally lovable.

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normstorms writes:
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This is a Beautiful Car, B&M Blower, B&M Shifter, SCM Aluminum Heads,Stainless Steel Headders, New Seats, New Carpets, Supercharger, Nitto Tires, Coy Mags (17") $20000.00 invested in the car.

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Fuel Economy, NOT a Kids First Car, Very Fast, Removed Heater, Removed spare tire tub. New radio in the car is not totally installed.

normstorms
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The Fast & The Furious Has Met Its Match — This is a Fun Car to Drive. People Stop on the sidewalk and watch it go by. Always Best in Show at the Ice Cream Shop. At 550 HP you really need to make sure you leave enough room to stop the car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Corvette80 writes:
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a very nice good looking car everyone looks at your car when you drive it at any where and everybody liks it.

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too expensive parts

Corvette80
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Gorgeous — everything is just the way i need.... i love my car and i do care about her... "Corvette" she does not need any extra addings on her body not internally nor externally, if you need to relax just drive it on the highway of the country side, open the windows, take off the t-tops and enjoy the breeze coming from the fields you are passing through, it is fun to drive such beautiful car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Teni writes:
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Favorite type of car

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I don't avoid it [:

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Nothing Xd — Speed. Comfortable. Looks beast! Has nice curves, haha. Wonderful handling. It is just an overall beast car. You shouldn't get one, they're my favorite car. It's an amazing car to drive! Awesome stereo system, well at least in my car xD

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Carrie writes:
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Its a corvette who wouldnt want to drive it.

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It only seats two.

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The Best In The World. — Gas mileage sucks but who cares when the car is older than you are. T- tops leak when it rains but then shes not suppose to be drivin in the rain. Fun to work on and so much fun to drive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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