Comparison between:
• Porsche Boxster (986) 2.5 Boxer 24V (petrol, 1996)
• Porsche Boxster (986) 2.7 Boxer 24V (petrol, 1996)
• Porsche Boxster (986) 2.7 Boxter 24V (petrol, 2002)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerPorschePorschePorsche
SeriesBoxsterBoxsterBoxster
Model(986) 2.5 Boxer 24V(986) 2.7 Boxer 24V(986) 2.7 Boxter 24V
First year of production199619962002
Last year of production200220022004

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)
Number of doors2 (two)2 (two)2 (two)
Number of seats2 (two)2 (two)2 (two)
Wheelbase2415.00 mm (millimeters)
7.92 ft (feet)
95.08 in (inches)
2.4150 m (meters)
2415.00 mm (millimeters)
7.92 ft (feet)
95.08 in (inches)
2.4150 m (meters)
2415.00 mm (millimeters)
7.92 ft (feet)
95.08 in (inches)
2.4150 m (meters)
Front track1465.00 mm (millimeters)
4.81 ft (feet)
57.68 in (inches)
1.4650 m (meters)
1465.00 mm (millimeters)
4.81 ft (feet)
57.68 in (inches)
1.4650 m (meters)
1465.00 mm (millimeters)
4.81 ft (feet)
57.68 in (inches)
1.4650 m (meters)
Rear track1525.00 mm (millimeters)
5.00 ft (feet)
60.04 in (inches)
1.5250 m (meters)
1528.00 mm (millimeters)
5.01 ft (feet)
60.16 in (inches)
1.5280 m (meters)
1528.00 mm (millimeters)
5.01 ft (feet)
60.16 in (inches)
1.5280 m (meters)
Length4315.00 mm (millimeters)
14.16 ft (feet)
169.88 in (inches)
4.3150 m (meters)
4315.00 mm (millimeters)
14.16 ft (feet)
169.88 in (inches)
4.3150 m (meters)
4320.00 mm (millimeters)
14.17 ft (feet)
170.08 in (inches)
4.3200 m (meters)
Width1780.00 mm (millimeters)
5.84 ft (feet)
70.08 in (inches)
1.7800 m (meters)
1780.00 mm (millimeters)
5.84 ft (feet)
70.08 in (inches)
1.7800 m (meters)
1780.00 mm (millimeters)
5.84 ft (feet)
70.08 in (inches)
1.7800 m (meters)
Height1290.00 mm (millimeters)
4.23 ft (feet)
50.79 in (inches)
1.2900 m (meters)
1290.00 mm (millimeters)
4.23 ft (feet)
50.79 in (inches)
1.2900 m (meters)
1290.00 mm (millimeters)
4.23 ft (feet)
50.79 in (inches)
1.2900 m (meters)
Ground clearance---
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity260.0 l (liters)
9.18 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.26 m3 (cubic meters)
260000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
260.0 l (liters)
9.18 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.26 m3 (cubic meters)
260000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
260.0 l (liters)
9.18 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.26 m3 (cubic meters)
260000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity---
Curb weight1250 kg (kilograms)
2755.78 lbs (pounds)
1335 kg (kilograms)
2943.17 lbs (pounds)
1275 kg (kilograms)
2810.89 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1560 kg (kilograms)
3439.21 lbs (pounds)
1570 kg (kilograms)
3461.26 lbs (pounds)
1600 kg (kilograms)
3527.40 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank57.0 l (liters)
12.54 UK gal (UK gallons)
15.06 US gal (US gallons)
64.0 l (liters)
14.08 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.91 US gal (US gallons)
64.0 l (liters)
14.08 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.91 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model---
Engine locationlongitudinal, rearlongitudinal, rearlongitudinal, rear
Engine displacement2480 cc (cubic centimeters)2687 cc (cubic centimeters)2687 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio11.00 : 111.00 : 111.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersboxer/flat engineboxer/flat engineboxer/flat engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)85.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.37 in (inches)
0.0855 m (meters)
85.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.37 in (inches)
0.0855 m (meters)
85.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.37 in (inches)
0.0855 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)72.00 mm (millimeters)
0.24 ft (feet)
2.83 in (inches)
0.0720 m (meters)
78.00 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.07 in (inches)
0.0780 m (meters)
78.00 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.07 in (inches)
0.0780 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power204 hp (horse power)
152.1 kW (kilowatts)
206.8 ps (metric horsepower)
220 hp (horse power)
164.1 kW (kilowatts)
223.1 ps (metric horsepower)
228 hp (horse power)
170.0 kW (kilowatts)
231.2 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)6400 rpm (revolutions per minute)6300 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque245 Nm (newton meters)
25.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
180.7 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
260 Nm (newton meters)
26.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
191.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
260 Nm (newton meters)
26.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
191.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at4500 rpm (revolutions per minute)4750 rpm (revolutions per minute)4700 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h6.90 s (seconds)6.60 s (seconds)6.40 s (seconds)
Maximum speed240 km/h (kilometers per hour)
149.13 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
253 km/h (kilometers per hour)
157.21 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient---

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)14.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.15 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.78 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.45 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.35 mpl (miles per liter)
6.99 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.95 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.54 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.55 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.64 mpl (miles per liter)
7.46 km/l (kilometers per liter)
14.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.12 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.75 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.56 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.38 mpl (miles per liter)
7.04 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)7.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.56 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.88 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
33.13 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.75 mpl (miles per liter)
14.08 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.63 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.95 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
31.79 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.40 mpl (miles per liter)
13.51 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.56 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.88 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
33.13 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.75 mpl (miles per liter)
14.08 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)-9.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.18 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.62 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.76 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.28 mpl (miles per liter)
10.10 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.13 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.56 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.25 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.41 mpl (miles per liter)
10.31 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standard---
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions---

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model---
Type of transmissionmanualmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears---
Number of manual gears5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Final drive ratio---
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulic-
Turning circle diameter---

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - shock absorber strut/damper - shock absorber strut/damper - shock absorber strut/damper
Type of rear suspension - shock absorber strut/damper - shock absorber strut/damper - shock absorber strut/damper

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size-R16R16
Tyre code225/50 R16205/55 R16, 225/50 ZR16205/55 R16, 225/50 R16