Compare 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class vs 1999 Porsche Boxster

1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class
1999 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 21 29 $35,320 $40,600
2-Door Cabriolet 19 28 $41,060 $47,200
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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
$35,320
$35,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,600
$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$677 / month
$683 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
31.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
80.7 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
45.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 51.7
Second Head Room (in)
35.6 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
54.0 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 95.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
180.2 171.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 9.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x .39 11.50 x 0.80
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.1 11.74 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 17.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.85 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
205/55HR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/55HR16 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/55HR16 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3240 2866
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
100 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
229 @ 3000-4600 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/195 2.5L/153
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 5700 201 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.66
Clutch Size (in)
N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Tiptronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode) 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 2.00
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 4.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone 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
5-Link Independent

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