2012 Porsche Boxster specs & colors

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Key specs

Color options


Tanin Red

Dark Gray / Med Gray

Ocean Blue



Sand Beige

Sea Blue

Ecru / Royal Blue

Agate / Spruce

Dark Blue




Stone Grey



EPA Classification Two-Seater

Front Wheel Size 17 x 7.0 in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size Not Available in
Spare Wheel Material Not Available
Rear Wheel Size 17 x 8.5 in

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

Engine Type Gas Flat-6
Displacement 2.9L/177
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 6400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 4400-6000

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 27 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 19 MPG
Cruising Range - City 321.10 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 456.30 mi
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 22 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A

Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.13
Trans Type 6
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.88
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.5 x 1.1 in
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.8 x 0.8 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.9 gal

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

Rear Tire Size P235/50ZR17
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR17
Spare Tire Size Not Available

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

Base Curb Weight 2943 lbs

Front Shoulder Room 51.5 in
Front Leg Room 33.5 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Trunk Volume 9.9 ft³
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Hip Room 53.4 in
Passenger Volume N/A ft³
Front Head Room 37.6 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Second Shoulder Room N/A in
Track Width, Rear 60.4 in
Height, Overall 50.9 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.0 in
Second Head Room N/A in
Track Width, Front 58.7 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 70.9 in
Length, Overall 172.1 in
Second Leg Room N/A in
Wheelbase 95.1 in

HomeLink universal transmitter Standard
P235/50ZR17 summer performance rear tires Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Automatic brake differential (ABD) Standard
Boron steel tubing around windshield Standard
Pwr windows -inc: 1-touch up/down, anti-jam feature Standard
Speed-dependent rear spoiler Standard
Pwr 4-wheel vented disc brakes -inc: 4-piston fixed alloy calipers painted black, active brake differential Standard
(2) auxiliary pwr outlets Standard
Instrumentation -inc: central tachometer, speedometer, oil pressure, oil temp, coolant temp, fuel, outside temp, trip odometer, clock Standard
Porsche stability management (PSM) Standard
VarioCam Plus continuously variable valve timing system Standard
Heated pwr mirrors Standard
Independent 4-wheel MacPherson strut suspension -inc: front coil springs, aluminum control arms Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
Driver & passenger door mounted side-impact airbags Standard
Cruise control Standard
LED lights -inc: tail lights, brake lights, rear driver fog light Standard
P205/55ZR17 summer performance front tires Standard
3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel -inc: full color Porsche crest Standard
Variable ratio pwr steering Standard
Pwr convertible top w/heated glass rear window Standard
6-speed manual transmission Standard
Telescoping steering column Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Traction control (ASR) Standard
Driver & passenger door trim mounted head curtain airbags Standard
Driver & passenger front airbags -inc: front passenger on/off switch Standard
Trip computer Standard
Front fog & parking lamps Standard
Tire pressure monitoring system Standard
CDR-30 audio system -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player, 5" display, aux input Standard
Central locking system w/remote control Standard
Integrated fixed supplemental safety bars -inc: soft-touch covering Standard
Variable intermittent wipers w/heated washer nozzles Standard
Remote unlocking front/rear trunks Standard
Dash-mounted pop-out cupholders Standard
3-point seat belts w/pretensioners & load limiters Standard
Reinforced passenger compartment Standard
Climate control w/carbon filter Standard
Tinted glass Standard
2.9L DOHC SMFI horizontally-opposed 24-valve 6-cyl engine Standard
Halogen headlights w/integrated indicator Standard
Center storage compartment Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
17" Boxster III aluminum wheels -inc: 17" x 7" aluminum front wheels, 17" x 8.5" aluminum rear wheels Standard
Crumple-zone body structure Standard
Leather-wrapped shift knob/hand brake grip Standard
Leather pwr reclining bucket seats -inc: manual height & fore/aft adjustment Standard

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