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 Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
171.6 149.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.5 - TBD -
Brakes
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
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 - TBD -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 - TBD -
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 -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P235/50ZR18 P225/45R17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2855 1975
Wheels
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 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
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
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
Displacement
2.7L/164 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 - TBD -
Transmission
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 -
Clutch Size (in)
9.45 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 - TBD -
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name
Porsche Boxster Lotus Elise
Suspension
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
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

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