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Compare 2005 Porsche Boxster vs 2005 Lotus Elise

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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster
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Body Style

Trim

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
2-Door Convertible
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,172
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,800
$42,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$730 / month
$717 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 67.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 171.6 149.0
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 45.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.2
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 90.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.5 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.77 x 0.79 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.73 x 0.94 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50ZR18 P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR17 P175/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2855 1975
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 4700-6000 138 @ 6800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.7L/164 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6400 190 @ 7800
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 - TBD -
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.75 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Lotus Elise
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
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 Independent
 
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