Compare 1998 Porsche Boxster vs 1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

1998 Porsche Boxster
1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 4
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,895
$62,962
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,000
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$683 / month
$1217 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41.6
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
Second Head Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in)
- -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
95.2 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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
171.0 167.7
Height, Overall (in)
50.8 51.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.1 -TBD-
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 19.4
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
-TBD- -TBD-
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P225/40R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R16 P285/30R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2954 3197
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
-TBD- -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 18 x 10
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
-TBD- -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
-TBD- 24.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
-TBD- -TBD-
Engine
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
Displacement
2.5L/151 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6000 282 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.00 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.21 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.12
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/ Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.66 3.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.41
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Again
Tiptronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.10 2.86
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Porsche Boxster Porsche 911 Carrera 4
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
-TBD- 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
-TBD- -TBD-

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