Compare 2005 Porsche Boxster vs 2005 Audi S4

2005 Porsche Boxster
2005 Audi S4
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 29 $38,172 $43,800
2-Door Roadster S 19 27 $46,314 $53,100
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4-Door Sedan quattro Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,244 $45,850
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,485 $46,100
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,154 $46,850
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 18 24 $43,416 $47,050
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,395 $47,100
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 15 23 $43,657 $47,300
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 18 24 $44,326 $48,050
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 15 23 $44,567 $48,300
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Manual 15 21 $49,615 $53,950
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Automatic 17 23 $50,787 $55,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,172
$42,244
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,800
$45,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$730 / month
$764 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 90.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 55.1
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- 34.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 4.2
Length, Overall (in)
171.6 179.0
Height, Overall (in)
51.0 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.1
Wheelbase (in)
95.1 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 69.5
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.5 13.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.73 x 0.94 13.6 x 1.18
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)
11.77 x 0.79 11.9 x 0.87
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 36.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50ZR18 P235/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55ZR17 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact P235/40ZR18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2855 3825.3
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Engine
Displacement
2.7L/164 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6400 340 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System
SMFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
199 @ 4700-6000 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 21
Transmission
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 3.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
9.45 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 1.46
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Boxster Audi S4
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Four-Link

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