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What is Better Chevrolet Corvette or Mazda MX-5?

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9 reasons to buy Chevrolet Corvette

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

344 bhp vs 126 bhp

vs 93 kw.

63% or 218 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.7 sec. vs 9.4 sec. 4.7 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 122 mph 48 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.49 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 80% or 17.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.61 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 59% or 18.05 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.2 mpg vs 28.5 mpg 101% or 14.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70.8 liters vs 50 liters 29% or 20.8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1745 kg vs 1365 kg 22% or 380 kg

6 reasons to buy Mazda MX-5

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 108 g/mile vs 195 g/mile 81% or 87 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 285 kg vs 207 kg 27% or 78 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 1080 kg vs 1538 kg 42% or 458 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.4 meters vs 12.6 meters 34% or 3.2 meters

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Corvette vs. Mazda MX-5

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 5666 cm3 vs 1798 cm3 68% or 3868 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4560 mm vs 3995 mm 12% or 565 mm shorter
Width 1869 mm vs 1720 mm 8% or 149 mm wider
Height 1214 mm vs 1245 mm 2% or 31 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2656 mm vs 2330 mm 12% or 326 mm more
Front tires size 245F,275R vs 205/50 R16
Rear tires size 245F,275R vs 205/50 R16
Spare wheel 245F,275R vs puncture repair kit
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)