Compare 2016 Porsche Boxster specifications by trim levels

Boxster is a 2-seat Roadster from Porsche, which first hit the market back in 1999.

With the price tag ranging from $52,100 to $82,100, the Porsche Boxster faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals.

Overview

Wheels

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The Porsche Boxster has a maximum towing capacity of 5000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Porsche Boxster boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 24 to 30 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 70.90mm x 173.40mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2016 Porsche Boxster

  • Fuel Tank: 16.9 gal

  • Wheelbase: 97.4 in

  • MPG: 20 city/30 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 5.7 sec

  • Ground clearance: 4.3 in

  • Engine: 2.7L H-6

  • Towing capacity: 5000 lbs

  • Curb: 2888 lbs

  • Tires: P235/45ZR18.0 BSW performance

  • Cargo: 9.9 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 2

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): from 172.2 x 70.9 x 49.7



2016 Porsche Boxster Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Porsche Boxster is offered in 5 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Porsche Boxster safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Porsche Boxster specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style Roadster

    • Doors 2

    • Engine

    • Engine 2.7L H-6,3.4L H-6,3.8L H-6 DOHC

    • Horsepower 265 hp @ 6700 –
      375 hp @ 6700

    • Torque 206 lb-ft. –
      310 lb-ft.

    • Transmission 6-spd man w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 4.3 - 5.7 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 12.6 - 14 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 172.2 in

    • Width 70.9 in

    • Height 50.5 in

    • Wheelbase 97.4 in

    • Curb Weight 2888 lbs

    • GVWR 3627 lbs

    • Towing capacity 5000 lbs

    • Ground clearance 4.3 in

    • Turning radius 18.2 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 2

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 14.3 - 16.9 gal

    • City 18 - 20 mpg

    • Combined 21 - 26 mpg

    • Highway 24 - 30 mpg

    • Highway range 343.2 - 507 mi

    • WARRANTY

    • Powertrain Warranty 48 months/50,000 miles mths/miles



Specifications

Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

GTS 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Black Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Exterior length
172.2 " in 172.2 " in 173.4 " in 172.2 " in
Exterior body width
70.9 " in 70.9 " in 70.9 " in 70.9 " in
Exterior height
50.5 " in 50.4 " in 50.1 " in 50.5 " in
Horsepower
265 @ 6,700 rpm 315 @ 6,700 rpm 330 @ 6,700 rpm 265 @ 6,700 rpm
Torque
206 @ 4,400 rpm 266 @ 4,500 rpm 273 @ 4,500 rpm 206 @ 4,400 rpm
Fuel economy - city
20 mpg 20 mpg 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
30 mpg 28 mpg 26 mpg 30 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
5.7 seconds 4.9 seconds 4.8 seconds 5.7 seconds
1/4 mile time
14.0 seconds 13.2 seconds 13.2 seconds 14.0 seconds
1/4 mile speed
102 mph 107 mph 108 mph 102 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
.9 .9 .9 .9
Slalom speed
61 mph 62 mph 63 mph 61 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.50/2.85 " 3.82/3.05 " 3.82/3.05 " 3.50/2.85 "
Curb weight
2,888 lbs. 2,910 lbs. 2,965 lbs. 2,888 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
3,627 lbs. 3,649 lbs. 3,649 lbs. 3,627 lbs.
Wheelbase
97.4 " in 97.4 " in 97.4 " in 97.4 " in
Front track
60.1 " 60.1 " 60.1 " 60.1 "
Rear track
60.5 " 60.6 " 60.6 " 60.5 "
Turning radius
18.2 '' 18.2 '' 18.2 '' 18.2 ''
Front legroom
42.6 " in 42.6 " in 42.6 " in 42.6 " in
Front headroom
38.6 " in 38.6 " in 38.6 " in 38.6 " in
Front hip room
53.4 " in 53.4 " in 53.4 " in 53.4 " in
Front shoulder room
51.7 " in 51.7 " in 51.7 " in 51.7 " in
Luggage volume
9.9 cu.ft. 9.9 cu.ft. 9.9 cu.ft. 9.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
9.9 cu.ft. 9.9 cu.ft. 9.9 cu.ft. 9.9 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
16.9 gal. 16.9 gal. 16.9 gal. 16.9 gal.
Payload
739 lbs. 739 lbs. 739 lbs. 739 lbs.
Drag coefficient
.30 .31 .32 .30

Spyder 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Exterior length
173.4 " in
Exterior body width
70.9 " in
Exterior height
49.7 " in
Horsepower
375 @ 6,700 rpm
Torque
310 @ 4,750 rpm
Fuel economy - city
18 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
24 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
4.3 seconds
1/4 mile time
12.6 seconds
1/4 mile speed
112 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
.9
Slalom speed
63 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
4.02/3.05 "
Curb weight
2,899 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
3,638 lbs.
Wheelbase
97.4 " in
Front track
60.1 "
Rear track
60.6 "
Turning radius
18.2 ''
Front legroom
42.6 " in
Front headroom
38.6 " in
Front hip room
53.4 " in
Front shoulder room
51.7 " in
Luggage volume
9.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
9.9 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
14.3 gal.
Drag coefficient
.33

Interior Features

Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

GTS 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Black Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Air conditioning, front
manual manual manual dual zone automatic
Clock
in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash
Cupholders
front front front front
Gear shift knob trim
leather leather/aluminum Alcantara simulated suede/aluminum leather
12V DC power outlet
3 3 3 3
Floor console
full full full full
Floor mats
carpet front carpet front carpet front carpet front
Front windows
power power power power
1-touch window down
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Instrumentation
analog analog analog analog
Lighting - map lights
front front front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade fade
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night day-night auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Remote trunk release
power power power power
Steering wheel material
leather leather simulated suede/aluminum leather/aluminum
Lighter elements
front front front front
Cell phone
pre-wiring pre-wiring pre-wiring pre-wiring

Spyder 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Air conditioning, front
manual
Clock
in-dash
Cupholders
front
Gear shift knob trim
Alcantara simulated suede/aluminum
12V DC power outlet
3
Floor console
full
Floor mats
carpet front
Front windows
power
1-touch window down
driver and passenger
Instrumentation
analog
Lighting - map lights
front
Lighting - dome light
fade
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger
Remote trunk release
power
Steering wheel material
simulated suede/aluminum
Lighter elements
front
Cell phone
pre-wiring

Exterior Features

Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

GTS 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Black Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Antenna
window grid window grid window grid window grid
Body material
galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Fog/driving lights
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Door count
2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors
Rear cargo door
trunk trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows
light light light light
Rear window type
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Spoiler
power power power power
Front tires
P235/45ZR18.0 BSW performance P235/40ZR19.0 BSW performance P235/35ZR20.0 BSW performance P235/35ZR20.0 BSW performance
Wheels
18" silver aluminum 19" silver aluminum 20" silver aluminum 20" machined w/painted accents aluminum
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mirrors, auto dimming
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Tires - rear
265/45ZR18 265/40ZR19 265/35ZR20 265/35ZR20
Convertible top
power power power power

Spyder 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Body material
galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Fog/driving lights
front and rear
Door count
2 doors
Rear cargo door
trunk
Tinted windows
light
Rear window type
fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote
Spoiler
power
Front tires
P235/35ZR20.0 BSW performance
Wheels
20" silver aluminum
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent
Mirrors, auto dimming
driver and passenger
Tires - rear
265/35ZR20
Convertible top
manual

Seats

Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

GTS 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Black Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Front seat type
bucket bucket sport bucket
Standard seating
2 passengers 2 passengers 2 passengers 2 passengers
Front driver seat direction controls
2-way power 2-way power 2-way power 2-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
2-way power 2-way power 2-way power 2-way power
Lumbar support
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Front armrests
center center center center
Front head restraints
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver driver driver driver
Seat trim
simulated suede/leatherette simulated suede/leatherette simulated suede/leatherette simulated suede/leatherette
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger

Spyder 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Front seat type
sport
Standard seating
2 passengers
Front driver seat direction controls
2-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
2-way power
Lumbar support
driver and passenger
Front armrests
center
Front head restraints
fixed
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver
Seat trim
simulated suede/leatherette

Entertainment System

Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

GTS 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Black Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Radio
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
Speakers
4 7 7 7
Amplifier
445W
Navigation system
yes with voice activation yes with voice activation yes with voice activation yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
2 2 2 2

Spyder 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Radio
radio prep
CD player
6-disc
Speakers
prep
Amplifier
445W premium
Navigation system
yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
1

Safety and Security Features

Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

GTS 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Black Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st row curtain 1st row curtain 1st row curtain 1st row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front front
Headlights
halogen high intensity low/high beam, Bi-Xenon high intensity low/high beam, Bi-Xenon high intensity low/high beam, Bi-Xenon
Exterior light control
fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Door curb lights
2 2 2 2
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power power power with 2 stage unlock power
Airbags, knee protection
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger

Spyder 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st row
Traction control
ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front
Headlights
high intensity low/high beam, Bi-Xenon
Exterior light control
fully automatic
Door curb lights
2
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Airbags, knee protection
driver and passenger

Mechanical Features

Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

GTS 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Black Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Engine
2.7L H-6 3.4L H-6 3.4L H-6 2.7L H-6
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
rear-wheel rear-wheel rear-wheel rear-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular sport sport regular
Front suspension type
strut strut strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type
strut strut strut strut
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil coil coil
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Axle ratio
3.89 3.89 3.89 3.89

Spyder 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Engine
3.8L H-6
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel
Drive type
rear-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
sport
Front suspension type
strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil
Rear suspension type
strut
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD
Axle ratio
3.89

Other Specs

Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

GTS 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Black Edition 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Maximum towing capacity
5000 lbs. 4000 lbs. 4000 lbs. 5000 lbs.

Spyder 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

Horsepower rpm
6700
Maximum towing capacity
4000 lbs.