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2006 Porsche Boxster
2006 Porsche Boxster
Available Price Range $12,629-$26,797 Trims2 Combined MPG 23-24 Seats 2

Our Take on the 2006 Porsche Boxster

Our Take

In January 2005, Porsche's lower-priced mid-engine sports car emerged in redesigned form. Both the regular Boxster and the higher-performance Boxster S got major styling revisions and handling enhancements. The Boxster became the first roadster with head-protection airbags, which deploy from... Read Full Report

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
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Consumer Reviews


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Porsche 2006 - Exceeds expectations

by smkdrew from MA on November 15, 2011

This summer I bought the Boxter S. I debated this, vs. the Caymen, and an older 911. I am very glad I went with the Boxter S. For the money, extremely powerful, built very well, and it turns a lot of ... 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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Crash-Test Reports


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