1999 Porsche Boxster User Reviews

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    145

    Love Porsche — Great car, enjoy taking it out on the road. Drives smooth, comfortable and real light on gas. Interior very relaxing, excellent all round appeal. Holds the road well and a pleasure to drive on long or short drives, turns heads wherever it goes for sure.

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

    Pros: Best sportscar I've owned

    Cons: none

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    Awesome — 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 is the best and only way to drive it (unless it is raining).

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

    Pros: the front and back trunks are better than a 911

    Cons: seats are worn

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    Greatest Convertible Starter Porsche — 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 possible for a 6 foot guy to get in

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

    Pros: fun and easy to drive...hard into corners

    Cons: not a 911

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    One Of The Best Sports Cars For The Money — Best first Porsche. Suitable for everybody from beginner to expert drivers. The chassis is stiff for a convertible. Inexpensive to operate both on fuel and maintenance and repairs. Styling is excellent compliment to efficient design. Plenty of storage because of the 2 trunks.

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

    Pros: Super reliable and balanced car.  Excellent gas mileage, neutral handling.

    Cons: could have more power

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    Stunning — fell in lve right away..allright this is one of the best headturning vehicles , the engine is strong and most parts are made by audi , one of the greatest german carmakers , although porsche salesmen don't tell you. overall this is a exotic car for a domestic price !

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

    Pros: great looks for little money

    Cons: automatic gear, tiptronic

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    Just A Great Sports Car — Just a great car to drive. It handles like a dream and just around 5,000 rpm it sounds amazing. You shouldn't worry too much about the cost because the fun you get out of it makes it all worth it.

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

    Pros: Handling

    Cons: Nothing

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    Title In Hand — Handles the road very well, has all the bells and whistles, and very fast. Just getting old and don't need the speed. Easy to install the hard top. Takes 2 to place the top on. Come out and see it and take it for a ride

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

    Pros: Fun in the summer, let the top down and go

    Cons: Not a family car, 2 seats comfortable

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    I Love This Car. — It is a truely fun car. I can use it open top and close top. In California everyone should own a convertible. I bought this car to turn in for the Spec Boxster race. And I decided to keep this as a street since the condition of the car is really nice. I used it for commuting to work, autocrossing with Porsche club, and doing Driver Ed (DE) at the big track. It is an excellent multi-function fun car. Since I bought another Boxster for track, this car is back to the street trim. And enjoying it for the tours on the California back country road with fellow Porsche owners in the weekends.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fun for street, autocross, and track

    Cons: none

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    Unpretentious Good Reliable Fun Sports Car: Porsche's Miata — This is Porsche's version of a Miata. Solid,responsive,fun to drive, makes you look forward to driving to work. Easily used as a daily driver with a remarkable amount of storage space between the front and rear trunks --which will easily accommodate golf clubs. This car is not driven for its speed (which is actually quite good)but for it's handling ability. Handles well in the rain but you live for those sunny top down days. Gas mileage is good and maintenance costs are less than the other Porsches. All Porsches seem to have their various vintage and model related idiosyncracies but none detract from the pleasure and quality of the Boxster. Of the four Porsches I have owned, the Boxster is THE BEST PORSCHE of all because it remains a wind-in-your-hair SPORTS CAR.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: A BLAST TO DRIVE EVERY DAY EVERY WHERE

    Cons: NONE

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    Klepps Porsche Boxster — The car was kitted out with side skirts, spoiler, and front bumper. Even with the lowest displacement 2.5L 201HP engine it was pretty quick, but the car excelled in handling. I would ramp it at ridiculous speeds and because it was so short, cut through traffic with ease. The sound of the exhaust was beautifully harmonious; heaven to my ears flying up the gears especially with the top down. Cost of ownership was high: an oil change was $300 and brakes front and back were $890 and $880. However, I sold it for $1500 less than I bought it for 3 years and 20,000 kms later, so it was well worth it!!

    Pros: It's German

    Cons: Repair costs

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2013 Porsche Boxster Reviews

    Loving The New Boxster By shaunoxster

    I traded my 2006 Boxster for a 2013 Boxster S. It is fully loaded with Platinum Silver, AC/heated seats, etc. I love the new look of the Boxster and they really did a great job of redesigning it. T... Read More

    Fantastic, Wonderful, Practical Sports Car By shortdesertguy

    There is very little that I dislike about this car. It's comfortable, sounds awesome, quick, is beautiful, reliable, has a ton of cargo space for this type of car. It's Air Conditioning easily handl... Read More

    2012 Porsche Boxster Reviews

    Fantastic All Around Sports Car By jkinnell

    The Boxster Spyder is light, fast, nimble and perfectly balanced - everything you would want in a sports car. Porsche quality is also exceptional. This is a near perfect sports car for the enthusiast.... Read More

    2011 Porsche Boxster Reviews

    Fun To Drive! By Jimbo999

    The Boxster is a great roadster for the weekend but can also be a reliable daily driver. Although the base stereo is not great, I prefer to listen to that classic Porsche engine sound. I love a manua... Read More

    Attention-getting Set Of Wheels By Stemline

    Everywhere I take this car, people stare at it. Frequently, they say something to me, and we can start a conversation. I love the way it handles on curves; one of the Porsche standout features is ho... Read More

    2010 Porsche Boxster Reviews

    Awesome To Drive! By dodycortner

    I love the styling and ride. The looks are amazing with the top down! The ride holds curves at amazing speeds. The 7 speed shifter PDK is a breeze to use although the gas mileage is better in auto.j ... Read More

    You Drive This Car - It Is Not A Ride By richard656car

    I have driven a lot of cars in 52 years: 8 Porsches, 5 Volvos, 3 BMWs, 3 VWs and a couple of Chevy trucks and drove them over million miles, averaging 30,000 miles per year most of the time due to bus... Read More

    2009 Porsche Boxster Reviews

    Outstanding Driving Pleasure By MCDAPO

    Amazing car for what it is designed for: driving pleasure. This is a focused, driving pleasure machine. Expect the standard cons -- this is obviously not a family hauler. The ride is very good, preci... Read More

    Ultimate Sportscar By Ton

    One of the best cars to enjoy driving with the roof down. PDK auto gearbox is increadibly fast. Shame about the speed limits... Sounds raw like no other car... Only drawback is the cockpit is somewha... Read More

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