Compare 1999 BMW 3-Series vs 1999 Porsche Boxster

1999 BMW 3-Series
1999 Porsche Boxster
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3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 23 31 $21,100 $23,300
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 32 $21,100 $23,300
4-Door Sedan 323i 20 29 $23,530 $26,400
2-Door Coupe Automatic 323isA 19 27 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Coupe Manual 323is 21 31 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 20 27 $29,265 $33,200
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 29 $29,265 $33,200
4-Door Sedan 328i 20 29 $29,725 $33,400
2-Door Convertible Automatic 323icA 19 27 $30,580 $34,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 323ic 21 31 $30,580 $34,700
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 19 26 $34,955 $39,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 20 27 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 29 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Automatic M3 17 25 $40,375 $45,900
2-Door Convertible Manual M3 19 26 $40,375 $45,900
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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
$21,100
$35,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,300
$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$388 / month
$683 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.0 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
165.7 171.0
Height, Overall (in)
54.8 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.6 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 95.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
55.4 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.0 9.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x - TBD - 11.50 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)
11.3 x - TBD - 11.74 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 16.9
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50WR16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
P225/50WR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50WR16 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2866 2866
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
133 @ 4300 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.9L/116 2.5L/153
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6000 201 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 4.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 3.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.41
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Tiptronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 2.00
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
BMW 3 Series Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil Spring Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Anti-Roll Bar 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/Anti-Roll Bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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