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2016 Porsche Boxster
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,685
15 listings nationwide

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2016 Porsche Cayman
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,225
61 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
17 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2016 Porsche Boxster
Base
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...

2016 Porsche Cayman
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John Goreham Preview:

2016 may be forever remembered as the year that Porsche went back to putting four-cylinder engines in its sports cars. According to reliable sources, the 2016 Porsche Cayman coupe will...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2016 Porsche Boxster
Base
writes:
Best cab car in class !!!
35
writes:
Beautiful car, but just not worth the money
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."
2016 Porsche Cayman
Base
50
writes:
el mejor deportivo motor central de porsche y puede que el mejor de Alemania también, su sucesor el 718 es me...
writes:
Just purchased a 2016 cayman S. Extremely pleased with the performance, quality, and value!
writes:
Incredible car! I only got to take it for a 20 minute test drive with salesman, but that was enough for me t...
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 better.
"equal cargo capacity, as both have front and rear cargo space."
Value Ranked 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 worse.
"Increased performance, improved front and rear suspension, more rare (only produced in 2016),"

Specs

2016 Porsche Boxster
Base
2016 Porsche Cayman
Base
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
20 MPG
22 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
30 MPG
32 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.9 gal 16.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
265 hp @ 6,700 RPM
265 hp @ 6,700 RPM
275 hp @ 7,400 RPM
275 hp @ 7,400 RPM
Torque
206 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
206 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
213 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
213 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
12.5:1
12.5:1
12.5:1
Displacement
2,700 cc
2,700 cc
2,700 cc
2,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
3.5 in x 2.85 in
3.5 in x 2.85 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in --
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 9.9 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 739 lbs --
Exterior
Length 172.2 in 172.2 in
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height 50.5 in 50.9 in
Wheelbase 97.4 in 97.4 in

Available Options

2016 Porsche Boxster
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Carmine Red
  • Carrera White Metallic
  • Custom Color Metallic
  • Custom Color Uni
  • Dark Blue Metallic
  • GT Silver Metallic
  • Guards Red
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Lime Gold Metallic
  • Mahogany Metallic
  • Racing Yellow
  • Rhodium Silver Metallic
  • Sapphire Blue Metallic
  • White

Option Packages

  • 6-Disc CD Changer
  • 6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
  • Bose Surround Sound System
  • CDR Plus Audio System
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio Receiver
  • Convenience Package
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
  • Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)
  • Sport Suspension
  • Sports Exhaust System
  • Exterior Package Painted
  • Illuminated Door-Sill Guards in Carbon Fiber
  • Illuminated Stainless Steel Door-Sill Guards
  • Personalized Illuminated Carbon Door-Sill Guards
  • Rear Fascia Painted
  • Rear Side Air Intakes Painted
  • Side Mirror Painted (Lower Trim)
  • Sports Tailpipe
  • Infotainment Package
  • Infotainment Package with BURMESTER Surround Sound System
  • Infotainment Package with Bose Surround Sound System
  • Instrument Dials in Guards Red
  • Instrument Dials in Luxor Beige
  • Instrument Dials in Racing Yellow
  • Instrument Dials in White
  • Painted Interior Package (EER)
  • Sport CHRONO Clock Dial In Luxor Beige
  • 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
  • Customization Package Gear Lever
  • Customization Package Gear Selector
  • Door Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
  • 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
  • Mahogany Center Console Trim
  • Mahogany Interior Package
  • Mahogany Interior Package with Leather Interior
  • Mahogany Interior Package with PDK
  • Painted PCM Display Surround
  • Pedals & Footrest In Aluminum
  • Personalized Illuminated Stainless Steel Door Sill Guards
  • Platinum Gray Full Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Sport Chrono Package
  • Standard Carpeting in Deviating Color
  • Steering Wheel Rim with Deviating Stitching
  • Sun Visors in Alcantara
  • Sun Visors in Leather
  • Extended Interior Package Plus
  • Mahogany Interior Package with Leather Interior/PDK
  • Premium Package Plus with Adaptive Sport Seats
  • Premium Package Plus with Sport Seats
  • Premium Package with Adaptive Sport Seats
  • SportDesign Package
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Porsche Active Safe
  • Automatically Dimming Mirrors
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights
  • 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
  • Mahogany Multifunction Heated Steering Wheel
  • Multifunction Steering Wheel
  • PARKASSIST Front & Rear
  • PARKASSIST Front & Rear with Reversing Camera
  • PARKASSIST Rear
  • Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)
  • Premium Package with Sport Seats
  • Tinted Taillights
  • Voice Control
  • Wheels Painted In Black
  • Wheels Painted In Black Satin
  • Z-Option Color: Oryx White Metallic
  • Supplemental Safety Bars in Aluminum Look
  • Supplemental Safety Bars in Exterior Color
  • Agate Gray Special Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Agate Gray/Amber Orange Two-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Gray/Lime Gold Two-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Gray/Pebble Gray Two-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim
  • Amber Orange/Agate Gray Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim
  • Black Full Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Black Partial Leather Seat Trim with Leather Package
  • Espresso Natural Leather Seat Trim
  • Garnet Red Natural Leather Seat Trim
  • Leather In Custom Color (Color To Sample) Leather Seat Trim
  • Lime Gold/Agate Gray Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim
  • Luxor Beige Full Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Luxor Beige Partial Leather Seat Trim with Leather Package
  • Luxor Beige/Black Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim
  • Pebble Gray/Agate Gray Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim
  • Platinum Gray Partial Leather Seat Trim with Leather Package
  • Seat Centers In Deviated Standard Leather
  • Seat Centers in Leather to Sample
  • Seat Stitching in Deviating Thread
  • Yachting Blue Full Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Yachting Blue 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 Platinum Satin
  • Wheels: 20" 911 Turbo
  • Wheels: Front 8.5J X 20 & Rear 10J X 20 SportTechno
  • Wheels: Front 8J X 19 & Rear 9.5J X 19 Boxter S Alloy
  • Wheels: Front 8J X 19 & Rear 9.5J X 19 Cayman S Alloy
  • Wheels: Front 8J X 20 & Rear 9.5J X 20 Carrera Classic
  • Wheels: Front 8J X 20 & Rear 9.5J X 20 Carrera S Alloy
2016 Porsche Cayman
Base

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Carmine Red
  • Carrera White Metallic
  • Custom Color Sample
  • Dark Blue Metallic
  • Exterior Color To Sample
  • GT Silver Metallic
  • Guards Red
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Leather In Custom Color
  • Lime Gold Metallic
  • Mahogany Metallic
  • Racing Yellow
  • Rhodium Silver Metallic
  • Sapphire Blue Metallic
  • UPCHARGE Special Exterior Color
  • White

Option Packages

  • 6-Disc CD Autochanger
  • Audio System CDR-Plus
  • BOSE Surround Sound System
  • CD/DVD Auto-Changer
  • Convenience Package
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
  • Sport Suspension (Lowered 20MM)
  • Exterior Mirror Lower Trim Painted
  • Exterior Package Painted
  • Personalized Illuminated Carbon Door-Sill Guards
  • Rear Apron Painted
  • Side Air Intakes Painted
  • Sports Tailpipe
  • Infotainment Package with BOSE Surround Sound System
  • Infotainment Package with BURMESTER Surround Sound System
  • Infotainment Package with Sound Package Plus
  • Instrument Dials in Guards Red
  • Instrument Dials in Luxor Beige
  • Instrument Dials in Racing Yellow
  • Instrument Dials in White
  • Sport CHRONO Timer Display Painted Guards Red
  • Sport CHRONO Timer Display Painted Luxor Beige
  • Sport CHRONO Timer Display Painted Racing Yellow
  • Sport CHRONO Timer Display Painted White
  • Aluminum Interior Package (EEM)
  • Aluminum Interior Package (EEN)
  • Aluminum Interior Package (EEl)
  • Carbon Center Console Trim
  • Carbon Door Entry Guards
  • Carbon Interior Package
  • Carbon Interior Package (EEG)
  • Carbon Interior Package (EEJ)
  • Carbon Interior Package (EEk)
  • Customization Package Gear Lever
  • Gear Selector in Aluminum
  • Headliner Alcantara Black
  • Illuminated Carbon Door Entry Guards
  • Illuminated Door Entry Guards In Stainless Steel
  • Illuminated Stainless Steel Door Entry Guards
  • Inner Door-Sill Guards in Leather
  • Interior Mahogany Package (EEB)
  • Interior Mahogany Package (EEC)
  • Leather Air Vent Slats
  • Leather Door Trim Package
  • Leather Interior Package
  • Leather Interior Package (EES)
  • Leather PCM Package
  • Leather Rear View Mirror
  • Mahogany Center Console Trim
  • Mahogany Interior Package with PDK
  • PCM Package Painted
  • Painted Interior Package
  • Platinum Gray Full Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Sports Style Footrest In Aluminum
  • Standard Carpeting in Deviating Color
  • Steering Wheel Rim with Deviating Stitching
  • Sun Visors in Alcantara
  • Sun Visors in Leather
  • Extended Interior Package Plus
  • Mahogany Interior Package with Leather Interior/PDK
  • Premium Package Plus with Adaptive Sport Seats
  • Premium Package Plus with Sport Seats
  • Premium Package with Adaptive Sport Seats
  • Sport Chrono Package
  • Sport Chrono Package (640)
  • SportDesign Package
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Aluminum Interior Package (EEP)
  • Automatically Dimming Interior & Exterior Mirrors
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights with High Beam Assist
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights with PDLS
  • Carbon Multifunction Heated Steering Wheel
  • Cordless Receiver For Telephone Module
  • Customization Package PDX Gear Selector
  • Electronic Logbook
  • Extended Leather Interior Package Dashboard
  • Mahogany Multifunction Heated Steering Wheel
  • Multifunction Steering Wheel
  • PARKASSIST Front & Rear
  • PARKASSIST Front & Rear with Reversing Camera
  • PARKASSIST Rear
  • Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB)
  • Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)
  • Premium Package with Sport Seats
  • Seat Inlays In Leather Color To Sample
  • Sports Exhaust System with Sports Tailpipe
  • Tinted Taillights
  • Voice Control
  • Wheels Painted In Black
  • Wheels Painted In Black Satin
  • Wheels Painted In Platinum (Silk Gloss)
  • Agate Gray Special Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Agate Gray/Amber Orange Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Gray/Amber Orange Two-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Gray/Lime Gold Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Gray/Lime Gold Two-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Gray/Pebble Gray Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Gray/Pebble Gray Two-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim
  • Black Full Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Black Partial Leather Seat Trim with Leather Package
  • Espresso Natural Leather Seat Trim
  • Garnet Red Natural Leather Seat Trim
  • Leather Seat Inlays In Deviating Color
  • Leather Sports Seat Backrests
  • Luxor Beige Full Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Luxor Beige Partial Leather Seat Trim with Leather Package
  • Luxor Beige/Black Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim
  • Platinum Gray Partial Leather Seat Trim with Leather Package
  • Seat Stitching in Deviating Thread
  • Yachting Blue Full Leather Seat/Interior Trim
  • Yachting Blue Partial Leather Seat Trim with Leather Package
  • 14-Way Electric Sport Seats with Memory Package
  • 18-Way Adaptive Sport Seats with Memory Package
  • 2-Way Electric Sport Seats Plus
  • Seat Ventilation
  • Transmission: 7-Speed Porsche DOPPELKUPPLUNG (PDK)
  • Wheels Painted in Black (High-Gloss)
  • Wheels Painted in Exterior Color
  • Wheels: 20" 911 Turbo
  • Wheels: 8.5J X 20" Front & 10J X 20" Rear SportTechno
  • Wheels: 8J X 19" Front & 9.5J X 19" Rear Boxster S Alloy
  • Wheels: 8J X 19" Front & 9.5J X 19" Rear Cayman S Alloy
  • Wheels: 8J X 20" FR & 9.5J X 20" RR Carrera Classic
  • Wheels: 8J X 20" Front & 9.5J X 20" Rear Carrera S Alloy

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