Compare 2013 Lexus IS 350C vs 2013 Porsche Boxster

2013 Lexus IS 350C
2013 Porsche Boxster
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350C 2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $32,611 $35,065
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 21 27 $34,898 $37,525
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 27 $37,496 $40,320
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $39,787 $42,780
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 30 $39,627 $42,610
350C 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $43,609 $46,890
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $57,430 $61,750
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 30 $44,550 $49,500
2-Door Roadster S N/A N/A $54,810 $60,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,609
$44,550
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,890
$49,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$782 / month
$825 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Porsche Boxster is one of the most fun, stylish, and luxurious roadsters available.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
25.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
43.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.9 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
44.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.5
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 97.400
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.900
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 60.100
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 172.200
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 50.500
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.8-2.4 9.880
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 11.771 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x - TBD - 12.401 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 16.900
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.16 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.6 17.1-13.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR17 P265/45ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A N/A
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P235/45ZR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
N/A N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3872 2888
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas Flat-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
277 @ 4800 206 @ 4500-6500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/210 2.7L/165
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
306 @ 6400 265 @ 6700
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.224 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.042 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA 480
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.083 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.586 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.520 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.400 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.716 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Convertible
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 350C Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 7.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 - TBD -

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