Compare 2015 Nissan 370Z vs 2015 Porsche Boxster

2015 Nissan 370Z
2015 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 18 26 $28,632 $29,990
2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 26 $29,870 $31,290
2-Door Coupe Manual Sport 18 26 $32,043 $33,570
2-Door Coupe Automatic Sport 19 26 $33,282 $34,870
2-Door Coupe Manual Sport Tech 18 26 $35,379 $37,070
2-Door Coupe Manual Touring 18 26 $35,840 $37,970
2-Door Coupe Automatic Sport Tech 19 26 $36,618 $38,370
2-Door Coupe Automatic Touring 19 26 $37,066 $39,270
2-Door Roadster Automatic 18 25 $39,470 $41,820
2-Door Coupe Manual NISMO 18 26 $40,068 $41,990
2-Door Coupe Automatic NISMO 19 26 $41,306 $43,290
2-Door Roadster Manual Touring 17 24 $42,722 $45,270
2-Door Coupe Manual NISMO Tech 18 26 $43,404 $45,490
2-Door Roadster Automatic Touring 18 25 $43,946 $46,570
2-Door Coupe Automatic NISMO Tech 19 26 $44,642 $46,790
2-Door Roadster Manual Touring Sport 17 24 $45,389 $48,100
2-Door Roadster Automatic Touring Sport 18 25 $46,614 $49,400
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 30 N/A $51,400
2-Door Roadster S 20 28 N/A $63,300
2-Door Roadster GTS 19 26 N/A $73,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,632
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,990
$51,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$500 / month
$857 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Nissan 370Z continues to offer excellent sports car value and personality. The 2015 Porsche Boxster is a relative performance bargain, combining everyday usability with a balanced chassis and sweet engines.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 51.7
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
167.5 172.2
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 50.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 60.5
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 97.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61 60.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 36.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50WR18 P235/45ZR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45WR18 P265/45ZR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3278 2888
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 340
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 5200 206 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.7 L/226 2.7 L/165
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
332 @ 7000 265 @ 6700
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded H-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 30
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.79 3.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69 3.89
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.46
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan 370Z Porsche Boxster
Body Style
Coupe Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 (Est) 7.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 9.9

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