Total Corvette Production Numbers By Model Year

Have you ever wondered how many Corvettes were produced each year? In the Vette Vues Blog post today we are looking at the Total Corvette Production Numbers By Model Year as well as by generation. Here are the facts and figures by model year and generation.

What is the highest production year for Corvettes?

As of this blog post, the highest number is the 1979 Corvette, with 53,807 produced. Following next is the 2023 Corvette with 53,785. Only 22 Corvette short!

No other Corvette model year before or since has sold so many units. The Base Corvette Sport Coupe retailed for $10,220.

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It came in ten colors: Classic White – 8,692, Silver – 7,331, Black – 10,465, Light Blue – 3,203, Yellow – 2,357, Dark Green – 2,426, Light Beige – 2,951, Red – 6,707, Dark Brown – 4,053, Dark Blue – 5,670.

The highest number of Corvettes produced was in 1979 with 53,807.  No other Corvette model year before or since has sold so many units. The Base Corvette Sport Coupe retailed for $10,220.  There were 10 colors offered that year with black being the number one color choice.
The highest number of Corvettes produced was in 1979 with 53,807. No other Corvette model year before or since has sold so many units. The Base Corvette Sport Coupe retailed for $10,220. There were 10 colors offered that year with black being the number one color choice.

What was the lowest production number year for Corvette?

The lowest production year was the first year for Corvette, the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette.  There were only 300 1953 Corvettes produced.
The lowest production year was the first year for Corvette, the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette. There were only 300 1953 Corvettes produced.

The lowest production year was the first year for Corvette. There were only 300 1953 Corvettes produced. For more details on the 1953 Corvettes check out this blog post.

Total Corvette Production Numbers By Model Year

GenerationCorvette Model YearTotal Production
C8202353,785
C8202234,510
C8202126,216
C8202020,368
C7201934,822
C720189,686
C7201722,801
C7201640,689
C7201534,240
C7201437,288
C6201313,466
C6201211,647
C6201113,596
C6201012,194
C6200916,956
C6200835,310
C6200740,561
C6200634,021
C6200537,372
C5200434,064
C5200335,469
C5200235,767
C5200135,627
C5200033,682
C5199933,270
C5199831,084
C519979,752
C4199621,536
C4199520,742
C4199423,330
C4199321,590
C4199220,479
C4199120,639
C4199023,646
C4198926,412
C4198822,789
C4198730,632
C4198635,109
C4198539,729
C4198451,547
C3198225,407
C3198140,606
C3198040,614
C3197953,807
C3197846,776
C3197749,213
C3197646,558
C3197538,465
C3197437,502
C3197330,464
C3197227,004
C3197121,801
C3197017,316
C3196938,762
C3196828,566
C2196722,940
C2196627,720
C2196523,562
C2196422,229
C2196321,513
C1196214,531
C1196110,939
C1196010,261
C119599,670
C119589,168
C119576,339
C119563,467
C11955700
C119543,460
C11953300

Corvette Final Production Numbers – More Details

2022 Corvette’s Final Production Numbers

THE 2021 FINAL CORVETTE PRODUCTION NUMBERS ARE NOW ACCESSIBLE

2020 Final Corvette Production Numbers

Final Production Numbers for the C7 Corvette 2019

The final 2013 Corvette Production Numbers

2010 Corvette Final Production Numbers

2008 Corvette Final Production Numbers

2007 Corvette Model Year Production Numbers

2006 Corvette Modle Year Production Numbers

2005 Final Production Numbers for Corvette

2004 Corvette final Production Numbers

2002 Corvette Options, Codes, Prices, and Final Production Numbers

1995 Corvette Final Production Numbers

1991 Corvette Specifications, Brochure, and Press Photos

1990 Corvette Options and Production Numbers

1968 Corvette Options, RPO Numbers, Quantity, and Cost

1967 Corvette Specifications, Options, Costs, Colors, Facts, and Numbers

1964 Corvette Options and Production Numbers

1957 Corvette Final Production Numbers

1953 Corvette Specs, Colors, Facts and Production Numbers

Corvette Production dates by generation

C1: June 1953 to August 1962
C2: September 1962 to July 1967
C3: September 1967 to October 1982 (Convertible: 1967 to 1975)
C4: March 1983 to 1996
C5: September 1996 to 2004
C6: November 2004 to February 2013
C7: January 2013 to November 2019
C8: Since 2020

Total Corvette production numbers by generation

C1: 69,015 total units
C2: 117,964 total units, including 45,546 coupes
C3: 542,861 total units, including 70,586 convertibles
C4: 358,180 total units, including 74,651 convertibles
C5: approximately 152,500 units (until June 2002)
C6: 215,100 units in total
C7:
C8:

If you enjoy Corvette Facts and Numbers you will want to get a Corvette Black Book. You can read about the Corvette Black Book history on this blog post. The 2020 C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Stingray was just released on July 18, 2019, at Tustin, California as General Motors President Mark Reuss drove the 2020 Corvette C8 onto the stage of a World War II-era blimp hangar outside Los Angeles.  You can watch a video of the live reveal HERE and read about the details of the 2020 C8 Mid Engine Corvette Stingray and its Preliminary Specifications. For some photos from the reveal CLICK THIS LINK. Chevrolet has released the final production numbers for the 2021 Corvette. 

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