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Here's how the 2013 Porsche Boxster and the 2013 BMW Z4 measure up.
2dr Roadster
$49,500
Starting MSRP
2dr Roadster sDrive28i
$47,350
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
2 2 -
Engine

265.0-hp, 2.7-liter, Flat 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

240.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
26 26 -
Size
172.200" length, 50.500" height 167.000" length, 50.800" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Luxor Beige

Black / Silver

Graphite Grey

Steel Gray

Estoril Blue

Royal Blue

Beige

Metropol Blue

Black / Grey

Natural Brown

Agate Grey / Lime Gold

Platinum

Black

Melange

Ash Black

Gray

Ginger

Espresso

Agate

Agate Grey / Amber Orange

Charcoal / Jet

Crema / Black

Walnut

Black

Coral Red

Canberra Beige

Canyon Brown

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Two-Seater Two Seaters -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 x 9.0 in 17 x 8.0 in -
Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in 17 x 8.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6700 240 @ 5000 -
Engine Type
Gas Flat-6 Turbocharged Gas I4 -
Displacement
2.7L/165 2.0L/122 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
206 @ 4500-6500 260 @ 1250 - 4800 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
338.00 mi 319.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 22 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 34 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
507.00 mi 493.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 MPG 26 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.771 x -TBD- in 11.800 x 0.800 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.401 x -TBD- in 13.000 x 0.900 in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.900 gal 14.500 gal -

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.000 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1-13.8 14.400 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.4 ft 35.100 ft -
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P265/45ZR18 P225/45R17 -
Front Tire Size
P235/45ZR18 P225/45R17 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2888 lbs 3307 lbs -

Dimensions

Length, Overall
172.200 in 167.000 in -
Front Shoulder Room
N/A 53.300 in -
Front Leg Room
N/A 42.200 in -
Passenger Capacity
2 2 -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
60.5 in N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.900 in 70.500 in -
Front Head Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
60.100 in 59.500 in -
Wheelbase
97.400 in 98.300 in -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.100 in -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Height, Overall
50.500 in 50.800 in -
Trunk Volume
9.880 ft³ 10.900/6.400 ft³ -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -

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