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Porsche Boxster:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Porsche Boxster side view
Porsche Boxster angular front perspective
Porsche Boxster angular rear perspective

Overview of the Porsche Boxster

Learn about the Porsche Boxster

Porsche Boxster Summary

The Porsche Boxster is a two-seater sports car that offers practicality, style and power with its rear-wheel drive, mid-engine design. It’s available in basic and luxury trims, and with manual or automatic transmission. Older models offer a choice of two V6 engines, while the newest generation comes with a range of turbocharged four-cylinder engines. No matter your choice, the Porsche Boxster provides strong acceleration and excellent horsepower. The Boxster strikes a balance of luxury, functionality and sports car performance for a comfortable yet thrilling ride.

Pros and cons of the Porsche Boxster

  • Top-down driving excitement
  • Powerful mid-engine design
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Limited rear visibility with top up
  • Long list of additional-cost options
  • Limited cargo space even with two trunks
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Porsche Boxster

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats2
  • Doors2
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual
  • City consumption10.1 - 13.1 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.3 - 9.9 L/100km
  • Width1801 mm
  • Length4374 - 4404 mm
  • Trunk space280 L
  • Cargo space280 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Porsche Boxster

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Porsche Boxster 2013 - 2016 is available in 5 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Porsche Boxster

Dimensions of the Porsche Boxster

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20161262 mm1801 mm4374 mm
20151281 mm1801 mm4374 mm
20141281 mm1801 mm4374 mm
20131281 mm1801 mm4374 mm