Compare 1998 Audi Cabriolet vs 1998 Porsche Boxster

1998 Audi Cabriolet
1998 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 19 24 $30,424 $34,600
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2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 19 26 $35,895 $41,000
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 24 $35,895 $41,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,424
$35,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,600
$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$577 / month
$683 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in)
26.5 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
70.7 -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 51.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
43.0 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.0 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
100.6 95.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.2 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.2 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
176.0 171.0
Height, Overall (in)
54.3 50.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.0 9.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.6 x 0.39 11.5 x 0.80
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 0.98 11.74 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 15.3
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.3 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3364 2954
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 3000 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.8L/169 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
172 @ 5500 201 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.714 3.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.41
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Tiptronic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.884 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.441 2.00
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.691 4.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.743 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
Audi Cabriolet Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Panhard Rod MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Crank Independent

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