Model Compare

Comparing the "2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class" and "2016 Porsche Boxster"

Overview

MSRP

$85,050

$52,100

MPG (Combined)

23

Not Available

Engine

329-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (premium)

265-hp, 2.7-liter H-6 (premium)

Transmission

7-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

6-speed manual w/OD ,

7-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual

Drivetrain

RWD

RWD

Seats

2

2

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$85,975

$53,150

MSRP

$85,050

$52,100

Invoice Price

$79,097

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Destination Charge

$925

$1,050

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

23

Not Available

City MPG

20

22

Highway MPG

27

32

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Available

Available

Compass

Not available

Not available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Driver and passenger

Steering Wheel Material

Leather/metal-look

Leather

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Leather

Leather

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

Analog

In-dash

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

2

3

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Not available

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Standard

Map Light

Front

Available: Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front

Front

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Standard

Standard

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Standard

Rearview Mirror

Auto-dimming day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Carpet front

Carpet front

USB Ports

Available: KEYLESS GO

Available: Porsche Entry & Drive

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Available

Not available

Proximity Key

Available: KEYLESS GO

Available: Porsche Entry & Drive

Specifications

Length

181.6 "

172.2 "

Wheelbase

101.8 "

97.4 "

Front Track

62.9 "

60.1 "

Rear Track

63.0 "

60.5 "

Width

73.9 "

70.9 "

Turning Radius

18.1 '

18.2 '

Height

51.8 "

50.5 "

Horsepower

329 @ 5,250 rpm

265 @ 6,700 rpm

Torque

354 @ 1,600 rpm

206 @ 4,400 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

19.8 gal.

16.9 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.46 / 3.23 "

3.50 / 2.85 "

Drag Coefficient

.29

.30

Curb Weight

3,836 lbs.

2,888 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

Not available

3,627 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

Not available

Passenger Volume

Not available

Not available

Front Legroom

42.9 "

42.6 "

Front Headroom

39.1 "

38.6 "

Front Hip Room

53.6 "

53.4 "

Front Shoulder Room

55.5 "

51.7 "

Rear Legroom

Not available

Not available

Rear Headroom

Not available

Not available

Rear Hip Room

Not available

Not available

Rear Shoulder Room

Not available

Not available

Maximum Luggage Volume

13.5 cu.ft.

9.9 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

8.5 cu.ft.

9.9 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

13.5 cu.ft.

9.9 cu.ft.

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