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BMW M5 vs. Chevrolet Corvette

When comparing the BMW M5 to the Chevrolet Corvette, the BMW M5 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Chevrolet Corvette has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the BMW M5 versus the Chevrolet Corvette, the Chevrolet Corvette is a better car than the BMW M5.

BMW M5 versus Chevrolet Corvette Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used BMW M5 ranges from $70,997 to $94,735 while a used Chevrolet Corvette from the same model year range is priced between $52,070 to $93,882. For a new model, the BMW M5's price is between $114,449 and $137,560, with the Chevrolet Corvette priced between $67,444 and $106,414.

BMW M5 versus Chevrolet Corvette Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW M5 is 7.9 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Corvette's quality rating is 8.6 out of 10. This results in the BMW M5 being ranked 5 out of 8 Best Luxury Midsize Cars for the Money and the Chevrolet Corvette being ranked 2 out of 40 Best Luxury Sports Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW M5’s base engine makes 600 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Corvette base engine makes 490 horsepower. The M5 is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 422 miles. The Corvette is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 444 miles. The M5 uses premium unleaded, and the Corvette uses regular unleaded.

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2023 Chevrolet Corvette

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$114,449 - $137,560

Used Asking Price:

$70,997 - $94,735

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

54.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$67,444 - $106,414

Used Asking Price:

$52,070 - $93,882

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

22.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.9 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.6 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

8.7 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 29
11 / 29

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 40
10 / 40

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Convertible

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Base

Trim Levels

Stingray, Z06

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

600 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

553 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.138 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

490 hp @ 6450 rpm

Torque:

465 foot-lbs @ 5150 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.139 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

4.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

15 / 21 / 17

Range (city/hwy):

302 / 422 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

6.2 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

16 / 24 / 19

Range (city/hwy):

296 / 444 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

14 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

103.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

12.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4345 lbs

Width:

83.7 inches

Height:

58 inches

Length:

196.4 inches

Wheelbase:

117.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3535 lbs

Width:

76.1 inches

Height:

48.6 inches

Length:

182.3 inches

Wheelbase:

107.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

275/40R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

245/35ZR19