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3/4 Front Glamour 2006 Porsche Boxster

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2006 Porsche Boxster specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2006 Porsche Boxster warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

2006 Porsche Boxster Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible2006 Porsche Boxster S 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$45,000$54,700
    Invoice *N/AN/A
    Engine2.7L H-6 240 HP 199 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm3.2L H-6 280 HP 236 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/OD6-spd man w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/OD
    Fuel Economy City20.0 mpg19.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy29.0 mpg27.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.7L H-6 240 HP 199 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm3.2L H-6 280 HP 236 ft.lbs. @ 4,700 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/OD6-spd man w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/OD
    Alternator120 amp120 amp
    Axle RatioStandard:3.75Available:4.383.87Standard:3.87Available:3.91
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank16.9 gal.16.9 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhaustdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    Ride ControlAvailable:automatic w/driver controlAvailable:automatic w/driver control
    Adaptive SuspensionAvailable:adaptive suspensionAvailable:adaptive suspension
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionindependent strutindependent strut
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rear
    WheelsStandard:17.0 " silver aluminumAvailable:18.0 "19.0 "Standard:18.0 " silver aluminumAvailable:19.0 "
    Front TiresStandard:P205/55ZR17.0BSW performanceAvailable:P235/40ZR19.0BSW performanceP235/40ZR18.0BSW performanceStandard:P235/40ZR18.0BSW performanceAvailable:P235/40ZR19.0BSW performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)Standard:235/50Available:265/265/
    Spare Tire and WheelN/AN/A
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity22
    Front Seat TypeStandard:bucketAvailable:sportStandard:bucketAvailable:sport
    Heated Front SeatsAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsfixedfixed
    Front Armrestscentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:6-way (2-way power)Available:(8-way power)(10-way power)Standard:6-way (2-way power)Available:(8-way power)(10-way power)
    Easy EntryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction ControlsStandard:6-way (2-way power)Available:(8-way power)(10-way power)Standard:6-way (2-way power)Available:(8-way power)(10-way power)
    Rear SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear HeadrestsN/AN/A
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimleatherleather
    Door Trimleather w/carpet lowerleather w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpet frontAvailable:carpet front
    Dashboard InsertAvailable:carbon fibregenuine woodbody-coloredmetal-lookleatherAvailable:carbon fibregenuine woodbody-coloredmetal-lookleather
    Gear Shift Knob TrimStandard:leatherAvailable:leather/genuine woodleather/carbon fibreleather/metal-lookleather/aluminumStandard:leatherAvailable:leather/genuine woodleather/carbon fibreleather/aluminum
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Convertible RoofStandard:power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protectionAvailable:power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection, wind blockerpower with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection, hard topStandard:power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protectionAvailable:power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection, wind blockerpower with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection, hard top
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview MirrorStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightdelaydelay
    Reading LightsN/AN/A
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/A
    Cup Holderfrontfront
    Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed Storageinterior concealed storageinterior concealed storage
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A
    Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimN/AN/A
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo Netcargo netcargo net
    Cargo Tie DownsN/AN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air Compressortire mobility kittire mobility kit
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanual
    Climate ControlAvailable:automatic air conditioningAvailable:automatic air conditioning
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat DuctsN/AN/A
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsAvailable:radio steering wheel controlsAvailable:radio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerN/AN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    SpeakersStandard:4Available:711 BoseStandard:7Available:11 Bose
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    AntennaStandard:window grid diversityAvailable:window grid and fixed diversityStandard:window grid diversityAvailable:window grid and fixed diversity
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspowerpower
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/A
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Cell PhoneAvailable:pre-wiringAvailable:pre-wiring
    Power Outlets11
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory PowerN/AN/A
    Garage Door OpenerHomeLink Wireless Control SystemHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfront
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    Exterior TemperatureN/AN/A
    Systems MonitorN/AN/A
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlAvailable:rearAvailable:rear
    Navigation SystemAvailable:integrated navigation systemAvailable:integrated navigation system
    Steering WheelStandard:telescopic tiltAvailable:telescopic tilt sportStandard:telescopic tiltAvailable:telescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel MaterialStandard:leatherAvailable:leather/genuine woodleather/carbon fibreleather/metal-lookStandard:leatherAvailable:leather/genuine woodleather/carbon fibreleather/metal-look
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjetsjets
    Rain Detecting WipersAvailable:rain detecting wipersAvailable:rain detecting wipers
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Bosch 5.3 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Bosch 5.3 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running LightsN/AN/A
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st row overhead airbagcurtain 1st row overhead airbag
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic AlarmN/AN/A
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume9.9 cu.ft.9.9 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length171.6 "171.6 "
    Exterior Width70.9 "70.9 "
    Exterior Height51.0 "51.0 "
    Wheelbase95 "95 "
    Front Tread59 "59 "
    Rear Tread60 "60 "
    Turning Radius18.2 '18.2 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Curb WeightStandard:2,855 lbs.Available:2,988 lbs.Standard:2,965 lbs.Available:3,054 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.29.30
    Front Legroom41.6 "41.6 "
    Rear LegroomN/AN/A
    Front Headroom38.4 "38.1 "
    Rear HeadroomN/AN/A
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom53.4 "53.4 "
    Rear HiproomN/AN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room51.7 "51.7 "
    Rear Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger VolumeN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume9.9 cu.ft.9.9 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear Spoilerpowerpower
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille MoldingsN/AN/A
    PaintStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:metallic monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:metallic monotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:power remote heated driverpower remote w/tilt down heated passengerStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:power remote heated driverpower remote w/tilt down heated passenger
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles120/unlimited120/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Accessories Months/Miles24/unlimited24/unlimited
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2006 Porsche Boxster safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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