2005 Chevrolet Corvette User Reviews

2005 Chevrolet Corvette Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 31 reviews

  • Performance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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"power" 16 reviews
"ride" 15 reviews
"speed" 6 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
CONS
"trip" 2 reviews

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clmaness2 writes:
2005 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Review
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Power

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Insurance

clmaness2
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Love-it — Fun to drive and look at. Plenty of power, and it handles great. Smooth ride with a pleasant interior. It actually gets really great gas mileage for a 400hp car. I've seen 28mpg on highway trips, and 22mpg in the city.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mark writes:
2005 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Review
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Great fun to drive

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Police give you a ticket for doing donuts on the main road - it was an accident!

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Like Everything About It — Its very fast - 0-60 in about 4 sec, little under the standard as I added Corsa Exhausts and cold air induction. Longest I have ever owned a car.

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Michael writes:
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5

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This car is comfortable and very reliable!!

Cons

nothing

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Beautiful Lemanns Blue Paint And Very Good Looking Car!! — Performance and handling are superb. It is well equiped to get out of its own way. Climate controls are easy to use for both the passenger and driver. Power everything...from seats to mirrors(darken at night..no more blinding lights from behind) to windows to doors( touch pad on outside, button on inside)

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Holden46 writes:
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4

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Rare, color beautiful, head turner, new tires

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small scrape at bottom right under fender at scrape guard

Holden46
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Wow, Sexy, Looks Much Newer Than It Is. It Looks Like A 2010 — I love the looks, power and handle, I dislike the fact that it is not as comfortable as other larger cars, but it is a sports car after all. It looks much newer than a 2005 model. BEAUTIFUL COLOR. NICE

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Bud writes:
2005 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Review
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5

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Electrical is being work on will let you know results.

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We will find out

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Great Site — Awesome Vette except for recent electrical problem. I have owed 0ver 30 years 4 corvettes a 67,69.80.05. I would like to have 67 back .but by far 05 best performance, ride and handling. My son had 1997 Vette I thought they could not improve ride much more, but C6 seems a little better. I may be a bit bias. But other Corvette owners would say the same about their car. Gas mi great. I bought car used w/27000 now 58000. I never buy extened warranties but my C6 has a lot electronics i would reconcider bying warranty. They can charge crazy money for extended warranty huge mark up ,so if you buy extended warranty be sure you know whats covered. Plus you can work them on price most cases 1/2 or better then what they ask, (I was Former Auto sales manager 25 years ago) and somethings don't change. A lot dealers make their profit on the aftersell and if they can't make large profit they will settle for small profit. Its better then 0 profit.

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

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Terry writes:
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Looks awesome.

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Expensive.

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Gotta Love It! — I just love it! Performance is incredible! Quick acceleration, great braking and handling. Fuel filler door latch had to be replaced. Looks are superior. Tons of room for luggage. This car is so much fun to drive. I love it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Car_Man_Dan writes:
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Fast, sleek, & sexy

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Wiring harness under the seat makes a light on the dash go on.

Car_Man_Dan
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Worth The Money, Much Better Than The C5! — Sleek, Sexy, Fast, and Sharp! This is a car I would recommend to anyone who is looking for a less expensive sports car as opposed to the traditional sports car (Porsche's, BMWs, Nissan Z's) Most assuredly a fun car to drive!!

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

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Bud writes:
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Sharp looking,  awsome acceleration

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Can't Beat Owning A Corvette — Performance - acceleration. 30K miles and tight as a drum. Corsa exhaust, Cray wheels, black-outs. 18MPG/ city, 26-28 mpg highway. Only thing I'd change - the shifter is a little sloppy - 6spd, not an automatic. Not that I need it, but an attention getter.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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David writes:
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VERY fast

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Tires are expensive.

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Great Sports Car For The Money. — This thing is blazing fast! It's american, so quality is what you'd expect, although it has quite a few luxury features. I love not having to take the keys out of my pocket or unlock the passenger door! Gas mileage averages 26-28 on long trips, 15-18 in town, 10-12 if you nail it every time you start. Way too much fun to drive!

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

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David writes:
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FUN, FUN, FUN, FUN!

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ONLY HAVE ONE!

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My Cobra's A Vette — The "looks" it generates. First year of the newest body style and the last year of the "LeMans Color". Look for excuses to drive it. Use it primarily in local car shows. Upon my initial ownership, found it had (2) broken wires in the harness, resulting in erroneous error of service the traction system. Clear Blue removable top squeeks now and then. Mileage is good, and Fun Factor is "OFF THE CHAIN !

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

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