(4.6) 18 reviews
MSRP: $8,234$27,838
Body Style: Convertible
Engine: 240-hp, 2.7-liter H-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Seats: 2
2005 Porsche Boxster

Our Take on the 2005 Porsche Boxster

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Top-up visibility
  • Rough ride on harsh pavement
  • Price, when options are chosen

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2005
  • 240- or 280-hp engine
  • Manual or automatic
  • Head-protection airbags


Our Expert Reviews

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2005 Boxster S

by Sebe from Los Angeles CA on October 28, 2007

I bought my 05 Boxster S second hand, it had only 9K on it so it was quite unused... I have driven many cars before but definitely this car has very good handling and almost no body roll. It takes a ... Read Full Review

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