1998 Porsche Boxster User Reviews

1998 Porsche Boxster Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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"power" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
"style" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews

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Brendan writes:
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What's not to love?

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I don't own her anymore :(

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Zoom Zoom — If you can get by with two seats and 2 smallish trunks... you should get one! Fast, fun, and not as expensive as people assume.

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Andy writes:
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5

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Best handling car bar none

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Suspect image and build quality for earlier cars

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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.7 — Best handling road car I have ever driven, and that includes some exotic supercars. The 3.2S has performance, perfect balance, perfect feel and handling. The build and materials quality was a little suspect in earlier models, but this is unbeatable for the money. Blows the Z3 / Z4 and SLK into the weeds.

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Mchopra writes:
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5

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Reliable, affordable to maintain, easy to drive, good fuel economy, great style, easy top to remove, great option to add a hardtop for the Fall,Spring months.

Cons

No cup holders, model did not come with hid lights, can't store golf clubs

Mchopra
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Great Looking Car, Fun To Drive — Have owned the car for 10 years now, very reliable, built well, easy to maintain, does not hurt to fill up a tank. Too small of a car if you are over 6'1", hard to adjust the seat if you are too tall. Good cargo capacity with front and rear truck, easy to manage on the highway and around curves- it handles well.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Timmer writes:
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4

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Handles great like a road course car should. Great on gas 330 miles on 13 gallons! Go up tp 60 mph in second gear. Two trunks good for golf clubs in back and suitcases in front. Mid engine weight back wheels well!

Cons

Very tight for engine work. well engineered, but the more engineered...the more things need to be maintained.

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Great Handling Sports Car! Great On Gas...hate To Give It Up! — Not much, other than the OEM parts can get expensive. Handles great like a road course car should. Great on gas 330 miles on 13 gallons! Go up tp 60 mph in second gear. Two trunks good for golf clubs in back and suitcases in front. Mid engine weight back wheels well!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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printdiva writes:
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4

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This car is a lot of fun.  It's fast, sporty and great for the carefree summer days when you can drop the top.

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Not very many cons to speak of other than the fact that it is small...this is to be expected with a sports car, though!

printdiva
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Overall A Great Car! — I have really enjoyed this car. I had a corvette prior to this and was a bit spoiled with that, but this is probably a close second to that one. (The only reason the corvette wins is because it is faster.) Otherwise, though, the Porsche Boxter is really a great car and I get a lot of compliments on it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Can writes:
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the badge

Cons

the looks

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2000 Boxter S — I drove both the standart boxter and the boxter S, standart boxter is not a lot to mention but the S is a fun car to drive

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jdwilliams86 writes:
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style performance is nice even on base model

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none

jdwilliams86
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Amazing And Very Fun — fun to drive with top down, good sound system, its a porsche (cant complain about that) all features needed in a car

Owner for 1 years, 5 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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Gaël writes:
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Stability

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A Good One To Begin With Porsche — Performance - acceleration, handling, max. speed Build quality - nearly no repairs Appearance - both interior and exterior styling Cost of Ownership - not so expensive (tax ok, insurance ok, 22 MPG, maintenance a little bit expensive) Fun factor - extremely fun car! You really can enjoy it!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1997 Porsche Boxster Reviews

It's A Porsche, The First Year Of The 968 With Removable Hard Top! By StuggartorBust

I Love my Baby. Very rare due to the sport package it has. Have not seen any on the road of the year with that package. Was my starter and now I have two more, well not to include the Porsche designed... Read More

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1999 Porsche Boxster Reviews

Awesome By porscheboxster1999tx

i can throw this Boxster into a corner and comfortably slide through it at 40 mph. the mid-engine makes it easy and i fell comfortable doing so. I'm 6'3" and i fit, better with the top down; which i... Read More

Greatest Convertible Starter Porsche By porscheboxster1999tx

love the motor and handle. a great way to get started with the world's best sports car...until you can afford a 911. easier to slide into corners with the mid-engine. everyone looks. hard but it's... Read More

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2000 Porsche Boxster Reviews

Love This Car - But Just A Little Bit Less Than My Old '92 911 By Boxsters911

it's amazing that you can buy a car with 20,000 miles, for less than $20,000 when it cost almost 3 times that much new. The S is definitely worth the extra cost, and the 2000 and up models are better ... Read More

A Great Car …a Unique Color! By DaveCee

I have loved this car for 11 years. It is the fourth Porsche I have owned and is one of my favorites because of the style, handling and power. The unique color is also a major plus which made me fal... Read More

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2001 Porsche Boxster Reviews

Awesome Little Roadster By 1bertocruz

One of the best sports cars I have ever owned or driven, especially when it comes to the "bang for the buck" aspect. The handling on the Boxster S is impecable, especially curbing, with the torque and... Read More

Best Car Ever By rramsey

It's a porsche, you can't go wrong here. Fun, Sporty (understatement) highly reliable. I know you think of sports cars as needing alot of maintenance, but this car is rearely in the shop unless you c... Read More

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2002 Porsche Boxster Reviews

Boxster S Not Worth It! By homeboy981

I went 13,000 miles in my 2002 Porsche Boxster S before the IMS bearing gave way and tore the engine apart! Poor design! How can Porsche advertize "Perfection"? This car is junk and the manufacturer s... Read More

New Porsche Owner. Now I Know What It's All About By sfdjdave

This car is really fun to drive. It's the best handling vehicle I've owned. The styling is timeless. The acceleration is great. Most of all, I love the fact that it's a convertible. I would recom... Read More

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