Compare 2005 Porsche Boxster vs 2005 Lotus Elise

2005 Porsche Boxster
2005 Lotus Elise
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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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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible N/A N/A N/A $42,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,172
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,800
$42,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$730 / month
$717 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
29 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 67.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 57.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.5 - TBD -
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.77 x 0.79 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 - TBD -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50ZR18 P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55ZR17 P175/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2855 1975
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.7L/164 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6400 190 @ 7800
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
199 @ 4700-6000 138 @ 6800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 - TBD -
Transmission
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 -
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 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Boxster Lotus Elise
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Open Top
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs

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