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2012 Porsche Boxster Comparisons

Base Convertible

General Pricing

Resale Value $48,100.00 $46,650.00 $50,000.00
Destination $950.00 $895.00 $875.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.9L H6 3.7L V6 2.0L I4
Horsepower 255 @ 6400 RPM 325 @ 7000 RPM 265 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 214 @ 4400 RPM 270 @ 5200 RPM 258 @ 2500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2893 3696 1984
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.1 3.8 X 3.4 3.2 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 11.5:1 11.0:1 9.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 19 17 21
Highway (mpg) 27 25 29

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2943.2 4083.0 3395.1
Wheelbase (in.) 95.1 112.2 97.2
Length (in.) 172.1 183.3 165.3
Width (in.) 70.9 72.9 72.5
Height (in.) 50.9 55.1 53.1
Track Front (in.) 58.7 60.8 61.2
Track Rear (in.) 60.4 62.8 60.9
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 4 2
Front Headroom (in.) 38.3 39.4 37.6
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A 34.5 N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 41.6 43.9 41.1
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A 27.2 N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 51.5 53.7 53.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A 45.8 N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.4 53.4 N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 41.7 N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 78.4 N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone strut
Rear Suspension strut multi-link multi-link
Tires 205/55R17 225/50R18 255/35R19

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
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 Yes 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 Yes

Roof

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

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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