The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray’s fuel market was rated by the EPA in 15 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the street, Car and Driver reports.
For now, the C8 Corvette is marketed only with a naturally-aspirated 6.2-liter V8 engine functioning together with an eight-speed Tremec dual-clutch transmission.
Among the critical reasons why the new mid-engined Corvette is much more fuel-efficient compared to the C7 despite weighing nearly 200 pounds (90.7 kg) longer is its LT2 V8 engine attributes cylinder deactivation which signifies on street patrols, it shuts down four of those cylinders. The C7 Stingray additionally featured cylinder deactivation; however, it does not appear to have been efficient.
Chevrolet has added that the new Corvette can handle 490 kilometers (788 km) on a single tank of gasoline. The’Vette’s tank retains 18.6 gallons (70.4-liters).
Though the new Corvette is much more fuel-efficient compared to the version replaces, the existing Porsche 911 Carrera S is a bit more frugal and rated at 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway. This is not a surprise since the 911 includes a twin-turbo flat-six in comparison to the Corvette’s much bigger naturally-aspirated V8.
The car can reach 62 miles (100 km/h) in about 3 minutes.