When comparing the 2020 BMW i8's and the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette's specifications and ratings, the 2020 BMW i8 has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2020 BMW i8's and the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette is a better car than the 2020 BMW i8.
2020 BMW i8 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Pricing
A used 2020 BMW i8 ranges from $72,769 to $107,825 while a used 2020 Chevrolet Corvette is priced between $70,998 to $90,087.
2020 BMW i8 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 BMW i8 loses 50.8 percent of its value and the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette loses 22.7 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette retains 28 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 BMW i8.
2020 BMW i8 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW i8 is 7.5 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Corvette's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the BMW i8 being ranked 2 out of 4 Best Hybrid Luxury Coupes and the Chevrolet Corvette being ranked 2 out of 21 Best Luxury 2-seater Cars.
2020 BMW i8 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the BMW i8 is 6.6 out of 10. For the Chevrolet Corvette the reliability rating is 7.5 out of 10. This gives the Chevrolet Corvette a slight advantage in reliability compared to the BMW i8.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 BMW i8’s base engine makes 369 horsepower, and the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette base engine makes 490 horsepower. The i8 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 337 miles. The Corvette is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 500 miles.This gives the 2020 BMW i8 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette the advantage in maximum range. The i8 uses electricity, premium unleaded, and the Corvette uses premium unleaded.