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2021 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2021 Hyundai Ioniq EV Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Corvette

MSRP*: $59,900 to $71,850
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2021 Hyundai
Ioniq EV

MSRP*: $33,245 to $38,815
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Invoice* $55,947 to $67,108 $31,999 to $36,903
MPG - City 15 MPG 145 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 2 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 12.6 ft3 Info not available
Engine V-8 134-hp, (electric)
Transmission Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Rear-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 495 hp 134 hp
Exterior Length 182.3 in 176.0 in
Exterior Width 76.1 in 71.7 in
Leg Room Front 42.8 in
Rear info not available
Front 42.2 in
Rear 35.7 in
Head Room Front 37.9 in
Rear info not available
Front 38.2 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Corvette and the Hyundai Ioniq EV in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Corvette you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Ioniq EV, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Chevrolet Corvette will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Hyundai Ioniq EV, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Corvette will cost more in transportation costs than the Hyundai Ioniq EV.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Corvette is much wider than the Hyundai Ioniq EV, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Corvette, which is slightly longer than the Hyundai Ioniq EV.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Corvette has a much more powerful engine than the Hyundai Ioniq EV. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Corvette does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Hyundai Ioniq EV.

Utility
Those who have to chauffeur around a lot of people should beware, the Chevrolet Corvette seats a lot fewer people than the Hyundai Ioniq EV.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Corvette is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Ioniq EV.