Comparison between:
• Porsche Boxster (986) 2.5 (petrol, 1996)
• Porsche Boxster (986) 2.7 (petrol, 1996)
• Porsche Boxster S (986) 2.7 (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(986) 2.7S (986) 2.7
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
7.92 ft
95.08 in
2.4150 m
2415.00 mm
7.92 ft
95.08 in
2.4150 m
2415.00 mm
7.92 ft
95.08 in
2.4150 m
Front track1465.00 mm
4.81 ft
57.68 in
1.4650 m
1465.00 mm
4.81 ft
57.68 in
1.4650 m
1465.00 mm
4.81 ft
57.68 in
1.4650 m
Rear track1525.00 mm
5.00 ft
60.04 in
1.5250 m
1528.00 mm
5.01 ft
60.16 in
1.5280 m
1528.00 mm
5.01 ft
60.16 in
1.5280 m
Length4315.00 mm
14.16 ft
169.88 in
4.3150 m
4315.00 mm
14.16 ft
169.88 in
4.3150 m
4320.00 mm
14.17 ft
170.08 in
4.3200 m
Width1780.00 mm
5.84 ft
70.08 in
1.7800 m
1780.00 mm
5.84 ft
70.08 in
1.7800 m
1780.00 mm
5.84 ft
70.08 in
1.7800 m
Height1290.00 mm
4.23 ft
50.79 in
1.2900 m
1290.00 mm
4.23 ft
50.79 in
1.2900 m
1290.00 mm
4.23 ft
50.79 in
1.2900 m
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
260000.00 cc
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
260000.00 cc
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
260000.00 cc
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity---
Curb weight1250 kg
2755.78 lbs
1335 kg
2943.17 lbs
1275 kg
2810.89 lbs
Maximum weight1560 kg
3439.21 lbs
1570 kg
3461.26 lbs
1600 kg
3527.40 lbs
Capacity of the fuel tank57.0 l
12.54 UK gal
15.06 US gal
64.0 l
14.08 UK gal
16.91 US gal
64.0 l
14.08 UK gal
16.91 US gal

Engine

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

Type of fuelA-98 (98 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)A-98 (98 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)A-98 (98 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)
Engine locationlongitudinal, rearlongitudinal, rearlongitudinal, rear
Engine displacement2480 cc2687 cc2687 cc
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
0.28 ft
3.37 in
0.0855 m
85.50 mm
0.28 ft
3.37 in
0.0855 m
85.50 mm
0.28 ft
3.37 in
0.0855 m
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)72.00 mm
0.24 ft
2.83 in
0.0720 m
78.00 mm
0.26 ft
3.07 in
0.0780 m
78.00 mm
0.26 ft
3.07 in
0.0780 m

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
152.1 kW
206.8 ps
220 hp
164.1 kW
223.1 ps
228 hp
170.0 kW
231.2 ps
Maximum power is generated at6000 rpm6400 rpm6300 rpm
Maximum torque245 Nm
25.0 kgm
180.7 ft-lb
260 Nm
26.5 kgm
191.8 ft-lb
260 Nm
26.5 kgm
191.8 ft-lb
Maximum torque is reached at4500 rpm4750 rpm4700 rpm
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h6.90 s6.60 s6.40 s
Maximum speed240 km/h
149.13 mph
250 km/h
155.34 mph
253 km/h
157.21 mph

Fuel consumption

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

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

Transmission, drive type

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

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---
Tyre code225/50 R16205/55 - 225/50 ZR16205/55-225/50 R16