2002 Corvette Specifications

The 2002 Corvette was little changed from 2001, but included such improvements as a lighter cast aluminum automatic transmission case and cast aluminum stabilizer links in the optional Z51 Performance Handling Package. Here are the specifications for the 2002 Corvette:

The hatchback was once again the most affordable 2002 Corvette at $41,005 plus a $645 destination charge.
The hatchback was once again the most affordable 2002 Corvette at $41,450
plus a $645 destination charge. The standard roof panel was body color, but
for $1,200 customers could also get transparent roof panels.

Vehicle Specifications
HatchbackConvertible
Coupe
Wheelbase, inches
104.5
104.5
104.5
Length, inches
179.7
179.7
179.7
Width, inches
73.6
73.6
73.6
Track, inches
front: 62.1 rear: 62.2
front: 62.1 rear: 62.2 front: 62.1 rear: 62.2
Height, inches
47.8
47.7
47.9
Curb weight, pounds
3,246
3,248
3,118

Mechanical Specifications (2-door hatchback/convertible/coupe)

Suspension
front: Independent; upper and lower A-arms, transverse composite monoleaf spring, tube shock absorbers, antiroll bar
rear: Independent, upper and lower A-arms, toe links,
transverse composite monoleaf springs, tube shock absorbers, antiroll bar

Wheels/Tires
front: P245/45ZR-17 (Z06, P265/40ZR-17)

rear: P275/40ZR-18
(Z06, P295/35ZR-18)

Brakes
front: anti-lock 12.6-inch disc
rear: anti-lock 11.6-inch disc

Transmission
4-speed automatic
6-speed manual

Standard axle ratio
2.73:1 (auto) 3.42:1 (manual)

Engine Specifications

Type
ohv V-8
ohv V-8
Displacement, liters/cu inch
5.7/350
5.7/350
Bore × stroke, inches
3.90 × 3.62
3.90 × 3.62
Fuel management
Sequential Injection
Sequential Injection
Horsepower @ rpm
350 @ 5,600
405 @ 6,000
Torque @ rpm, pound-foot
375 @ 4,400400 @ 4,800

Published Performance Numbers

Acceleration
405 hp, 6-speed manual
0-60 mph, sec
4.37
0-100 mph, sed
9.85
1/4-mile, sec @ mph
12.77 @ 113.65

Source: Car and Driver

Vehicle Production and Base Prices

Car Type
Production Price
2-door hatchback 14,760
$41,450.00
2-door Z06 coupe
8,297
50,150.00
2-door convertible 12,710
47,975.00

Options and Production

Option Production Price
Preferred Equipment Group-1SB (hatchback)
10,791
$1,700.00 (convertible 1,800.00)
Preferred Equipment Group-1SC (hatchback)
2,746
2,700.00 (convertible 2,600)
Memory Package
33,544
150.00
Selective Real Time Damping
4,773
1,695.00
Z51 Performance Handling Package
6,106
350.00
6-Speed Manual Transmission
8,553
815.00
Performance Axle 3.15 ratio for automatic
9,646
300.00
Delco Stereo Cassette 19,948
-100.00
Remote 12-Disc Changer 13,725
600.00
Electrochromic Mirrors
NA
120.00
Corvette Museum Delivery
NA
490.00
Dual Removable Roof Panels
5,079
1,200.00
Removable Roof Panel, blue tint
4,208
750.00
Body Side Moldings
21,422
75.00
Front License Plate Frame
19,948
15.00
Millennium Yellow w/tint coat4,040
600.00
Magnetic Red Metallic Paint 3,298
600.00
Polished Aluminum Wheels
22,597
1,200.00

Color Choices and Production

Color Choice
Production Color Choice
Production
Light Pewter Metallic2,650
Quicksilver Metallic
4,618
Electron Blue Metallic 5,407
Speedway White
1,763
Black7,129
Torch Red6,862
Millennium Yellow4,040
Magnetic Red Metallic3,298

Learn about other Corvettes in this generation:

1997 Corvette1998 Corvette1999 Corvette
2000 Corvette
2001 Corvette2002 Corvette
2003 Corvette2004 Corvette

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