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2002 BMW Z3
2002 Porsche Boxster
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Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5i 20 27 $28,645 $31,300
Z3 2-Door Coupe 3.0i 21 29 $34,465 $37,700
Z3 2-Door Roadster 3.0i 21 29 $34,650 $37,900
2-Door Coupe M 3.2L 17 25 $41,100 $44,990
2-Door Roadster M 3.2L 17 25 $42,010 $45,990
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2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual 19 27 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic 17 25 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S 18 26 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S 17 25 $45,001 $51,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,645
$37,121
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,300
$42,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$522 / month
$710 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 51.7
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
47.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
50.9 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.8 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
96.3 95.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
55.6 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
159.4 171.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.0 11.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.8
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 - 11.7 x 0.95
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R16 P205/55ZR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R16 P225/50ZR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2899 2778
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6000 217 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3500 192 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5/152 2.7L/164
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.04 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.52 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.50
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.43
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
BMW Z3 Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .91
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Trailing Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Type Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut

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