Total Corvette Production Numbers By Model Year

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Have you ever wondered how many Corvettes were produced each year? In Vette Vues Blog post today we are looking at the Total Corvette Production Numbers By Model Year. 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 was 1979 with 53,807 produced.

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

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.

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

The last Chevrolet Corvette 2019 C7 rolled off the production line on November 14, 2019, at the Bowling Green, Kentucky plant. It was previously auctioned for $2.7 million with proceeds going to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to build smart homes for veterans. We will add the numbers when they are released!

Generation Corvette Model Year Total Production
C82020
C7201934,822
C7 2018 9,686
C7 2017 22,801
C7 2016 40,689
C7 2015 34,240
C7 2014 37,288
C6 2013 13,466
C6 2012 11,647
C6 2011 13,596
C6 2010 12,194
C6 2009 16,956
C6 2008 35,310
C6 2007 40,561
C6 2006 34,021
C6 2005 37,372
C5 2004 34,064
C5 2003 35,469
C5 2002 35,767
C5 2001 35,627
C5 2000 33,682
C5 1999 33,270
C5 1998 31,084
C5 1997 9,752
C4 1996 21,536
C4 1995 20,742
C4 1994 23,330
C4 1993 21,590
C4 1992 20,479
C4 1991 20,639
C4 1990 23,646
C4 1989 26,412
C4 1988 22,789
C4 1987 30,632
C4 1986 35,109
C4 1985 39,729
C4 1984 51,547
C3 1982 25,407
C3 1981 40,606
C3 1980 40,614
C3 1979 53,807
C3 1978 46,776
C3 1977 49,213
C3 1976 46,558
C3 1975 38,465
C3 1974 37,502
C3 1973 30,464
C3 1972 27,004
C3 1971 21,801
C3 1970 17,316
C3 1969 38,762
C3 1968 28,566
C2 1967 22,940
C2 1966 27,720
C2 1965 23,562
C2 1964 22,229
C2 1963 21,513
C1 1962 14,531
C1 1961 10,939
C1 1960 10,261
C1 1959 9,670
C1 1958 9,168
C1 1957 6,339
C1 1956 3,467
C1 1955 700
C1 1954 3,460
C1 1953 300

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.

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