Compare 2006 Lotus Elise vs 2006 Porsche Boxster

2006 Lotus Elise
2006 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 22 29 N/A $42,990
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 29 $39,222 $45,000
2-Door Roadster S 19 27 $47,715 $54,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$39,222
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,990
$45,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$717 / month
$750 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
149.0 171.6
Height, Overall (in)
45.0 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
90.8 95.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7 70.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 9.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.73 x 0.94
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)
- TBD - 11.77 x 0.79
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.5 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR17 P235/50ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/55WR16 P205/55ZR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
1984 2855
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 5.5 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
138 @ 6800 199 @ 4700-6000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 7800 240 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
MPFI SMFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 20
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 1.43
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.92 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 3.75
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.17 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.50
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lotus Elise Porsche Boxster
Body Style
2 Door Open Top 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut

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