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Here's how the 2002 BMW 530 and the 2002 Porsche Boxster measure up.
530iA 4dr Sdn 5-Spd Auto
$39,450
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2dr Roadster S Tiptronic
$51,600
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Overview

Door
4-door 2-door -
Seats
5 2 -
Engine

225.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

250.0-hp, 3.2-liter, Flat 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
188.3" length, 55.6" height 171.0" length, 50.8" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Sand

Stone Green / Black

Gray

Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
- Two-Seater -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
- 17 x 7 in -
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
- N/A -
Spare Wheel Material
- N/A -
Rear Wheel Size
- 17 x 8.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120 -

Engine

Displacement
- 3.2L/194 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 225 @ 4500 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 250 @ 6250 -
Engine Type
- Gas Flat 6-cyl -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
- 422.50 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- N/A -
Cruising Range - City
- 287.30 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
- N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
- 17 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
- 25 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
- Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear
- Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- MacPherson Strut -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- 12.53 x 1.10 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- N/A -
Brake Type
- Pwr -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- 11.78 x 0.95 in -
Brake ABS System
- Four-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- 16.9 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- N/A -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
- 35.8 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
- N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.98 -
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
- P255/40ZR17 -
Front Tire Size
- P205/50ZR17 -
Spare Tire Size
- Compact -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
- 2943 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room
- N/A -
Front Head Room
- 38.1 in -
Second Hip Room
- N/A -
Length, Overall
- 171.0 in -
Second Head Room
- N/A -
Track Width, Rear
- 59.4 in -
Passenger Volume
- N/A -
Height, Overall
- 50.8 in -
Passenger Capacity
- 2 -
Wheelbase
- 95.2 in -
Front Shoulder Room
- 51.7 in -
Second Leg Room
- N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
- 70.1 in -
Min Ground Clearance
- 4.1 in -
Track Width, Front
- 57.3 in -
Trunk Volume
- 11.2 ft³ -
Liftover Height
- N/A -
Front Hip Room
- N/A -
Front Leg Room
- 41.6 in -

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