Compare 2006 Porsche Boxster vs 2006 Audi S4

2006 Porsche Boxster
2006 Audi S4
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 29 $39,222 $45,000
2-Door Roadster S 19 27 $47,715 $54,700
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4-Door Sedan quattro Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,758 $46,400
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,668 $47,400
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 15 23 $43,930 $47,600
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 15 23 $44,840 $48,600
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Manual 15 21 $50,256 $54,640
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Automatic 15 22 $51,428 $55,840
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual SE 15 21 $55,362 $60,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,222
$42,758
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,000
$46,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$750 / month
$773 / 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 Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 90.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 55.1
Passenger Capacity
2 5
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
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 3.7
Length, Overall (in)
171.6 180.6
Height, Overall (in)
51.0 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
95.1 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.5 13.4
Brakes
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
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 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16.6
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50ZR18 P235/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55ZR17 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P235/40ZR18
Front 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 3869
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 18 x 8.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
199 @ 4700-6000 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 15
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
9.45 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 1.46
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
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Porsche Boxster Audi S4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Four-Link
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

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