Porsche Boxster vs Porsche 924 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2016 Porsche Boxster
Black Edition RWD
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1988 Porsche 924
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2016 Porsche Boxster
Black Edition RWD
John Goreham Preview:

This year the Porsche Boxster will turn 20. It was back in 1996 that a new, midengine, convertible-only roadster joined the Porsche lineup with a starting price under $40K. At the time...

1988 Porsche 924
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2016 Porsche Boxster
Black Edition RWD
GuruBYTS6 writes:
Best cab car in class !!!
Howard writes:
Beautiful car, but just not worth the money
Stephen writes:
Handling Ranked 2016 BMW Z4 worse.
"Mid engine car."
Value Ranked 2016 BMW Z4 better.
"All year round hard top cabrio. Faster with a tune. Heated steering wheel with winter package. Much less expensive with Italian styling."
1988 Porsche 924
Steven writes:
Fun to drive around and on curves


2016 Porsche Boxster
Black Edition RWD
1988 Porsche 924
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
20 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
30 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.9 gal --
Fuel Type
265 hp @ 6,700 RPM
265 hp @ 6,700 RPM
158 hp @ 5,900 RPM
158 hp @ 5,900 RPM
206 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
206 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
155 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
155 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
2,700 cc
2,700 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard --
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 2 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in --
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 9.9 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 739 lbs --
Length 172.2 in 168 in
Width 70.9 in 66 in
Height 50.5 in 50 in
Wheelbase 97.4 in 94.5 in

Available Options

2016 Porsche Boxster
Black Edition RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Jet Black Metallic

Option Packages

  • 6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
  • Bose Surround Sound System
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio Receiver
  • Porsche Entry and Drive
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
  • Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)
  • Sport Suspension
  • Sports Exhaust System
  • Exterior Package Painted
  • Rear Fascia Painted
  • Rear Side Air Intakes Painted
  • Side Mirror Painted (Lower Trim)
  • Sports Tailpipe
  • Instrument Dials in Guards Red
  • Instrument Dials in Racing Yellow
  • Instrument Dials in White
  • Painted Interior Package (EER)
  • Sport CHRONO Clock Dial In Racing Yellow
  • Sport Chrono Clock Dial in Guards Red
  • Sport Chrono Clock Dial in White
  • Sport Chrono Package with PCM
  • Aluminum Gear Selector
  • Brushed Aluminum Interior Package
  • Brushed Aluminum Interior Package with Leather Interior
  • Brushed Aluminum Interior Package with Leather and PDK
  • Carbon Center Console Trim
  • Carbon Interior Package
  • Carbon Interior Package with Leather Interior
  • Carbon Interior Package with PDK
  • Extended Interior Package, Dashboard Trim In Leather
  • Extended Interior Package, Door Panel In Leather
  • Inner Door-Sill Guards in Leather
  • Leather Air Vent Slats
  • Leather Interior Package
  • Leather Interior Package (EES)
  • Leather PCM Display Surround
  • Leather Rear View Mirror
  • Painted PCM Display Surround
  • Pedals & Footrest In Aluminum
  • Steering Wheel Rim with Deviating Stitching
  • Sun Visors in Leather
  • Extended Interior Package Plus
  • SportDesign Package
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Porsche Active Safe
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights with PDLS Plus
  • Bluetooth Handset For Telephone Module
  • Brushed Aluminum Interior Package with PDK
  • Carbon Interior Package with Leather Interior and PDK
  • Carbon Multifunction Heated Steering Wheel
  • Electronic Logbook
  • PARKASSIST Front & Rear with Reversing Camera
  • Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB) W/Yellow
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio & HD Radio Receiver
  • Tinted Taillights
  • Voice Control
  • Wheels Painted In Black Satin
  • Black Full Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Black Partial Leather Seat Trim with Leather Package
  • 14-Way Power Sport Seats with Memory Package
  • 18-Way Adaptive Sport Seats Plus
  • 2-Way Sport Seats Plus
  • Seat Ventilation
  • Transmission: 7-Speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)
  • Wheels Painted in Black (High-Gloss)
  • Wheels Painted in Exterior Color
  • Wheels Painted in Satin Black
  • Wheels Painted In Platinum Satin
1988 Porsche 924

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