Compare 1997 Porsche Boxster vs 1997 Porsche 911

1997 Porsche Boxster
1997 Porsche 911
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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
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2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
2-Door Carrera Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,005
$54,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,980
$63,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$666 / month
$1063 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
-TBD- 51.7
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
Second Leg Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Head Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 55.3
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 56.9
Wheelbase (in)
95.1 89.4
Liftover Height (in)
-TBD- -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.1 -TBD-
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.74 x 0.95 11.97 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 11.77 x -TBD-
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
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
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R16 P245/45R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front 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 3064
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
-TBD- -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
-TBD- -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 4500 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 (Est) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 (Est) 17
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
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 Rear-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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Boxster Porsche 911 Carrera
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
-TBD- -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
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

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