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2008 Porsche Boxster Comparisons

Base Convertible

General Pricing

Resale Value $45,800.00 $47,155.00 $44,150.00
Destination $950.00 $795.00 $825.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.7L H6 5.4L V8 3.0L V6
Horsepower 245 @ 6500 RPM 500 @ 6000 RPM 228 @ 6100 RPM
Torque 201 @ 4600 RPM 480 @ 4500 RPM 221 @ 2700 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2687 5411 2996
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.1 3.6 X 4.2 3.7 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 8.4:1 11.1:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 14 17
Highway (mpg) 29 20 25

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2877.0 4041.1 3214.3
Wheelbase (in.) 95.1 107.1 95.7
Length (in.) 171.6 187.6 160.7
Width (in.) 70.9 73.9 70.4
Height (in.) 51.0 55.7 51.0
Track Front (in.) 58.7 61.9 60.2
Track Rear (in.) 60.4 62.5 61.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 4 2
Front Headroom (in.) 38.3 38.8 37.9
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A 36.3 N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 41.6 42.7 42.5
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A 30.3 N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 51.5 55.4 52.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A 45.0 N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.4 53.6 54.6
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 45.4 N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 81.6 48.8

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut wishbone
Rear Suspension strut beam multi-link
Tires 205/55R17 255/45R18 205/55R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. N/A Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio digital AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A Yes Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes N/A Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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