Compare 1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 vs 1997 Porsche Boxster

1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4
1997 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
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2-Door Roadster Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 19 27 $35,005 $39,980
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 26 $37,610 $43,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$62,962
$35,005
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,000
$39,980
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1217 / month
$666 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
-TBD- -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in)
-TBD- -
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
-TBD- -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in)
-TBD- -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 51.7
Second Head Room (in)
-TBD- -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
89.4 95.1
Liftover Height (in)
-TBD- -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
55.6 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
167.7 169.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
-TBD- 9.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.68 x -TBD- 11.5 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)
12.68 x -TBD- 11.74 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.4 15.3
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.47 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
-TBD- -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.5 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/30R18 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40R18 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3197 2755
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 10 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
-TBD- -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
-TBD- -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
24 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
-TBD- -TBD-
Engine
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 5250 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.6L/220 2.5L/153
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
282 @ 6300 201 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas Flat 6-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 27 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19 (Est)
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.50
Clutch Size (in)
-TBD- -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.43
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 0.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.86 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.12 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
-TBD- -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
-TBD- -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent

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