Best Bet
  • (4.8) 23 reviews
  • MSRP: $32,424$54,196
  • Body Style: Convertible
  • Engine: 265-hp, 2.7-liter H-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD
  • Seats: 2
2013 Porsche Boxster

Our Take on the 2013 Porsche Boxster

Our Take

Porsche has redesigned its two-seat Boxster roadster for the 2013 model year, and the new model weighs less but features more powerful flat-six engines. Offered in base and S form, the Boxster hits dealerships in summer 2012. Competitors include the Audi TT, BMW Z4 and Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.Po... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Lackluster base engine
  • Expensive pricing structure
  • Poor visibility with top up
  • Clumsy cupholders

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2013
  • New exterior styling
  • Upgraded base engine
  • New interior design

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

There aren't many luxury roadsters on the market. Besides Mercedes' SLK, Audi's TT and BMW's Z4, the Porsche Boxster has no other competition. That didn't stop the famed sports-car maker from delivering a well-executed redesign for the 2013 model year that should woo every shopper that comes its way. You can compare the 2012 and 2013 models here. The redesigned 2013 Por... Read full review for the 2013 Porsche Boxster

Consumer Reviews

4.8

Average based on 23 reviews

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3rd Boxster

by Charmill from Houston, Tx on September 7, 2012

This is the 3rd Boxster we have owned - one of each generation. We have 1000 miles on this one with a combination of highway and in town driving. This is the best so far in terms of handling, ride com... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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Our 2013 Porsche Boxster trim comparison will help you decide.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2013 Porsche Boxster.


Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

48mo/50,000mi

Powertrain

48mo/50,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48mo/50,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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