(4.6) 23 reviews
MSRP: $6,246$18,394
Body Style: Convertible
Engine: 217-hp, 2.7-liter H-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Seats: 2
2002 Porsche Boxster

Our Take on the 2002 Porsche Boxster

Our Take

Porsche’s mid-engine, entry-level model carries on with little more than detail enhancements for 2002, including new seat belt pretensioners and load limiters. A Bose digital sound system is newly optional, and the trunk now contains an anti-entrapment release. A cupholder is installed in t... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

Porsches are conceived as driver's machines. They are twisty-road dance partners, not to mention fashion statements extraordinaire. Few other cars have such a recognizable shape and sound. The entry-level Boxster is one of the most livable sports cars around. Starting at $42,600, it has the style and performance of the more expensive models, yet it is as livable as a family sedan. It feel... Read full review for the 2002 Porsche Boxster

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No compromise!

by Lucky Porschephile from Northeast Texas on August 26, 2012

I got in the market to buy a car and started looking at my dream car, the 911. Soon realized that the cost to run one would probably push me out of my price range. I started looking at Boxsters, per r... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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