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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

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
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,005
$62,962
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,980
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$666 / month
$1217 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) -TBD- -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 51.7
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) -TBD- 51.7
Second Leg Room (in) - -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in) - -TBD-
Second Head Room (in) - -TBD-
Second Shoulder Room (in) - -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 169.9 167.7
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 89.4
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 55.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.1 -TBD-
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.74 x 0.95 12.68 x -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.80 12.68 x -TBD-
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 19.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 38.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P285/30R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/40R18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2755 3197
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 18 x 10
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) -TBD- 24
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 115
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/153 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 201 @ 6000 282 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 181 @ 4500 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 (Est) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 (Est) 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) -TBD- -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.41
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 2.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.89 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.12
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Porsche 911 Carrera 4
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) -TBD- 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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