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BMW Z4 vs. Chevrolet Corvette

When we compare the BMW Z4 to the Chevrolet Corvette, the BMW Z4 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. The Chevrolet Corvette has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW Z4 versus the Chevrolet Corvette, the BMW Z4 is a better car than the Chevrolet Corvette.

BMW Z4 versus Chevrolet Corvette Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used BMW Z4 ranges from $50,106 to $67,996 while a used Chevrolet Corvette from the same model year range is priced between $96,999 to $126,610. For a new model, the BMW Z4's price is between $53,500 and $74,362, with the Chevrolet Corvette priced between $75,831 and $112,113.

BMW Z4 versus Chevrolet Corvette Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW Z4 is 8.1 out of 10 while the Chevrolet Corvette's quality rating is 8.5 out of 10. This results in the BMW Z4 being ranked 4 out of 27 Best Luxury Convertibles and the Chevrolet Corvette being ranked 1 out of 27. Out of 40 Best Luxury Sports Cars, the BMW Z4 is ranked 40 and the Chevrolet Corvette is ranked 3.

BMW Z4 versus Chevrolet Corvette Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the BMW Z4’s base engine makes 255 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Corvette base engine makes 490 horsepower. The Z4 is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 438 miles. The Corvette is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 444 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

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2022 Chevrolet Corvette

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$53,500 - $74,362

Used Asking Price:

$50,106 - $67,996

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.4%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$75,831 - $112,113

Used Asking Price:

$96,999 - $126,610

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

27.4%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

9.2 / 10

Retained Value:

7.0 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.5 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

8.5 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 27
3 / 40
4 / 27
7 / 40

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 27
3 / 40
5 / 27
6 / 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

Convertible

Available Body Styles

Convertible

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

sDrive30i, M40i

Trim Levels

Stingray

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:

255 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

294 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

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

0.078 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

490 hp @ 6450 rpm

Torque:

465 foot-lbs @ 5150 rpm

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

0.135 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD

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

25 / 32 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

343 / 438 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:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

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:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Not yet available

Pedestrian Detection:

Not yet available

Lane Departure Warning:

Not yet available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Not yet available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Not yet available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Not yet available

360-Degree Camera:

Not yet available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Not yet available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

9.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

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:

3287 lbs

Width:

79.7 inches

Height:

51.4 inches

Length:

170.7 inches

Wheelbase:

97.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

4.7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3637 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:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

225/45R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

245/35ZR19