2005 Porsche Boxster User Reviews

2005 Porsche Boxster Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 11 reviews

  • Performance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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"handling" 6 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
CONS
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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Dylansenters writes:
2005 Porsche Boxster S Review
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4

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Fast, Handling, Storage, Looks

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Small, High maintenance costs

Dylansenters
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Amazing Roadster That Anyone Would Love! — This car is an amazing driver's car, and super fun to drive around. It has power, speed, and terrific handling. The car also has amazing storage space for it's class with two trunks. The only downside is not having back seats, but that is expected.

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

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Abdulrahman writes:
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It's a Porsche

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It's a Porsche

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Worth Trying Out On A Free Weekend.. Maybe. — Thing is with this car is that it was given to me at the worst time possible: senior year. Yes it's a super fast car; yes it's as flashy as Las Vegas; but as awesome as it could've been, it was pretty impractical. I needed to haul around massive objects for projects and stuff, as well as massive friends a lot of the time, and most streets and weather conditions back in my home town were never too welcoming of a high maintenance car such as this. I actually blew 2/6 cylinders and the crank in a light. But one thing it is good at, is the Corniche; a 60 mile run with only 2 lights, no police, and very little traffic.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Steve writes:
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Performance and handling is second to none

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nothing

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Love It — Simply a great feeling when driving this car...It's a true roadster. You can't beat the ride, handling and acceleration. If you have never driven one, you owe it to yourself to drive one. I also love driving with the top down...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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true writes:
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powerful

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expensive to maintain

true
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Sweet — Love driving it with top down in the open highway. Has plenty of pick up. When called upon, this car delivers. The overall appearance is like falling in love each day I open the garage door. A bit on the pricy side to maintain.

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

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Lilu writes:
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Beautifully balanced chassis

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None

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Brilliant! — Performance - Great performance and handling. Build Quality - Excellent build quality, car feels like new even today. Appearance - conservative interior and exterior styling which slows the ageing process. Cost of Ownership - Acceptable fuel economy considering the performance. Tyres are expensive to replace though. Fun Factor - You cant help but drive it fast in all situations!

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

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Joeifagroup writes:
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Amazing

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none at this time

Joeifagroup
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Love It — Overall the car is Amazing, Performance is close top my 911, Beautiful to look at its Appearance is wonderful. As wit all Porsche's its the Solid Build Quality, They just do it right. Save for the 986. Wanted a convertible and the 911 was designed to be a coupe, So we opted for the Boxter S and were very happy. Love It

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

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Kevin writes:
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driver feedback beyond this time..fun car

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could use a retractable hardtop instead of cheap soft top

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Porsche 987 Boster S — By far the best performance/handling/balanced sports car along with the Cayman. More fun then a 997 911, but not quite as fast in a straight line...have beaten BMW 335i, Mitsubishi Evolution MR ( though many will argue otherwise, but that's normally from the ones who haven't driven ANY of these cars and dumb kids who can't even drive yet! )and many more in the year and a half that i've owned this car.

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Willis writes:
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Powerband, handling, convertible

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Slight reliability issues, expensive tires

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One Of The Best Cars I've Owned — This car is awesome. The power is all over the tach, it'll pull from 3K to 7K. It isn't the most powerful car, but the chassis lets you use as much as you can. The handling is great even bone stock. We've had a few issues and the repairs are costly if not for the warranty. $750 for a new 3rd brake light.

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Amanda writes:
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Can put the roof down at 30mph. :)

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Difficult to get tyres!

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Best Car I've Ever Owned. — Mid engined, 2 seater cab top, Porsche handling, styling and performance. Need I say more!

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Janice writes:
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Sexy, maneuverable, hugs the road.

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Low to the ground--not great visibility.

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Ow Ow! — This car is hot, no doubt. Its a cute sports car, so it comes with the good handling and all that. But its also got a bit of muscle behind it. It can keep up with a Mustang (trust me on this one.)

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

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1998 Porsche Boxster Reviews

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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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