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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray 1LT Convertible RWD
MSRP
$66,400
Invoice
$62,018
Average Price Paid
$66,400
5 listings nationwide

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2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD
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Stingray 1LT Convertible RWD
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50th Anniversary Edition RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray 1LT Convertible RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$86,995
2 listings nationwide

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2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,767
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray 1LT Convertible RWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Why did Chevy make the new Corvette a mid-engine car? The company’s engineers simply could not take the Corvette’s classic front-engine, rear-wheel-drive architecture any further in te...

2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD

The 2005 Ford Thunderbird continued the two-seater tradition with its typical sharp-yet retro-convertible. Considered a luxury vehicle, prices for a new T-Bird started in the high 30'...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 5
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray 1LT Convertible RWD
GuruGHVGY writes:
Super car
Handling Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2LT Coupe RWD better.
"Na"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2LT Coupe RWD better.
"Na"
10
Chunner530 writes:
I am on the list to get one when they are released in 2020
Handling Ranked 2002 GMC Sierra 1500 worse.
"It’s built like a race car "
Family Car Ranked 2002 GMC Sierra 1500 better.
"It’s more of a family truck , you can only fit 2 people total in the Corvet "
GuruGHVGY writes:
Fast
Handling Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2LT Coupe RWD better.
"Na"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2LT Coupe RWD better.
"Na"
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD
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MaricelaHoward 2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary Edition RWDReview:

Beautiful Steel-blue Ford Thunderbird — As posted on Hagerty, unforgettable is simply not a big enough word to describe Ford’s Thunderbird, ...

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heinem1 2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary Edition RWDReview:

50 Anniversity, Limited Edition — Drive and rides very nice. Wife's car and she loves the Cashmere color and looks. White cashmere le...

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

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budhennessy 2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary Edition RWDReview:

Love This Car! — Would have liked a manual trans option. Passenger power seat not available. Not a good car for a tri...

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

Specs

2020 Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray 1LT Convertible RWD
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Dual Clutch 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
286 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
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Displacement
6,200 cc
3,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
4.06 in x 3.62 in
--
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.6 cu ft 8.5 cu ft
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 186.3 in
Width 76.1 in 72 in
Height 48.6 in 52.1 in
Wheelbase 107.2 in 107.2 in

Available Options

2020 Chevrolet Corvette
Stingray 1LT Convertible RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Accelerate Yellow Metallic
  • Arctic White
  • Black
  • Blade Silver Metallic
  • Ceramic Matrix Gray Metallic
  • ELKHART Lake Blue Metallic
  • Long Beach Red Metallic Tintcoat
  • Rapid Blue
  • SEBRING Orange Tintcoat
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Torch Red
  • Zeus Bronze Metallic

Option Packages

  • Audio System, Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium System With Connected Navigation
  • Calipers, Yellow-Painted
  • Calipers, Bright Red-Painted
  • Calipers, Edge Red-Painted
  • Carbon Flash Metallic Full Length Dual Racing Stripe Package
  • Color Combination Override
  • Convertible Top, Carbon Flash-Painted Nacelles And Body-Color Roof
  • Convertible Top, Carbon Flash-Painted Nacelles And Roof
  • Corvette Museum Delivery
  • Customer Vin Ending Reservation
  • Exhaust, Performance
  • Exterior Accents, Body-Color, Side Vents And Front/Rear Grille Accents
  • Exterior Accents, Shadow Gray, Side Vents And Front/Rear Grille Accents
  • LPO, 19" X 8.5" (48.3 CM X 21.6 CM) Front And 20" X 11" (50.8 CM X 25.4 CM) Rear 5-Open-Spoke Performance Pewter-Painted Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, 19" X 8.5" (48.3 CM X 21.6 CM) Front And 20" X 11" (50.8 CM X 25.4 CM) Rear 5-Trident-Spoke Black-Painted Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, Composite Rockers, Black
  • LPO, High Wing Spoiler
  • LPO, High Wing Spoiler, Carbon Flash-Painted
  • LPO, Outside Mirror Covers In Visible Carbon Fiber
  • LPO, Set Of Premium Leather Weekend/Travel Bags
  • LPO, Visible Carbon Fiber Grille Insert
  • LPO, Visible Carbon Fiber Ground Effects
  • Midnight Gray Full Length Dual Racing Stripe Package
  • Steering Wheel, Sueded Microfiber-Wrapped
  • Sterling Silver Full Length Dual Racing Stripe Package
  • Suspension, Z51 Performance With Magnetic Selective Ride Control
  • Z51 Performance Package
  • Seats, Competition Sport Bucket
  • Wheels, 19" X 8.5" (48.3 CM X 21.6 CM) Front And 20" X 11" (50.8 CM X 27.9 CM) Rear 5-Open-Spoke Carbon Flash-Painted Aluminum With Machined Edge
  • Wheels, 19" X 8.5" (48.3 CM X 21.6 CM) Front And 20" X 11" (50.8 CM X 27.9 CM) Rear 5-Trident-Spoke Machined-Face Spectra Gray-Painted Aluminum
  • Wheels, 19" X 8.5" (48.3 CM X 21.6 CM) Front And 20" X 11" (50.8 CM X 27.9 CM) Rear 5-Trident-Spoke Machined-Face Sterling Silver-Painted Aluminum
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD

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