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3/4 Front Glamour 2008 Porsche Boxster

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2008 Porsche Boxster specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Porsche Boxster warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$45,800$49,900$55,700
    Invoice *N/AN/AN/A
    Engine2.7L H-6 245 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpm2.7L H-6 245 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpm3.4L H-6 295 HP 251 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/OD6-spd man w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/OD
    Fuel Economy City20.0 mpg20.0 mpg18.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy29.0 mpg29.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.7L H-6 245 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpm2.7L H-6 245 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpm3.4L H-6 295 HP 251 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/OD6-spd man w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Tiptronic S w/OD
    Alternator120 amp120 amp120 amp
    BatteryN/AN/A380 amp
    Axle RatioStandard:3.75Available:4.383.88Standard:3.75Available:4.38Standard:3.88Available:4.16
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank16.9 gal.16.9 gal.16.9 gal.
    Exhaustdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    RideN/AN/Asport
    Ride ControlAvailable:automatic w/driver controlN/AAvailable:automatic w/driver control
    Adaptive SuspensionAvailable:adaptive suspensionN/AAvailable:adaptive suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionindependent strutindependent strutindependent strut
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    WheelsStandard:17.0 " silver aluminumAvailable:19.0 " silver aluminum19.0 " silver forged aluminum18.0 " silver aluminum19.0 " painted aluminum18.0 " black aluminumStandard:18.0 " silver aluminumAvailable:19.0 " silver aluminum19.0 " silver forged aluminum19.0 " painted aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P205/55ZR17.0BSW performanceAvailable:P235/40ZR18.0BSW performanceP235/35ZR19.0BSW performanceP235/40ZR18.0BSW performanceStandard:P235/40ZR18.0BSW performanceAvailable:P235/35ZR19.0BSW performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)Standard:235/50Available:305/30295/30265/265/Standard:265/Available:305/30295/30
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity222
    Front Seat TypeStandard:bucketAvailable:sportbucketStandard:bucketAvailable:sport
    Heated Front SeatsAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:6-way (2-way power)Available:(8-way power)(10-way power)6-way (2-way power)Standard:6-way (2-way power)Available:(8-way power)(10-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction ControlsStandard:6-way (2-way power)Available:(8-way power)(10-way power)6-way (2-way power)Standard:6-way (2-way power)Available:(8-way power)(10-way power)
    Seat TrimStandard:leatherAvailable:Alcantara simulated suede/leatherleatherStandard:leatherAvailable:Alcantara simulated suede/leather
    Door Trimleather w/carpet lowerleather w/carpet lowerleather w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpet frontAvailable:carpet frontAvailable:carpet front
    Dashboard InsertAvailable:carbon fibregenuine woodbody-coloredmetal-lookleatherbody-coloredAvailable:carbon fibregenuine woodbody-coloredmetal-lookleather
    Gear Shift Knob TrimStandard:leatherAvailable:Alcantara simulated suede/aluminumleather/genuine woodleather/carbon fibreleather/metal-lookleather/aluminumAlcantara simulated suedeStandard:leatherAvailable:Alcantara simulated suede/aluminumleather/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 blockerStandard: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
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview MirrorStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightday-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightdelaydelaydelay
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Interior Concealed Storageinterior concealed storageinterior concealed storageinterior concealed storage
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Cargo Netcargo netcargo netcargo net
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air Compressortire mobility kittire mobility kittire mobility kit
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Climate ControlAvailable:automatic air conditioningN/AAvailable:automatic air conditioning
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsAvailable:radio steering wheel controlsN/AAvailable:radio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerAvailable:MP3 decoderAvailable:MP3 decoderAvailable:MP3 decoder
    SpeakersStandard:4Available:710 BoseStandard:4Available:10 BoseStandard:7Available:10 Bose
    AmplifierAvailable:premiumamplifierAvailable:premiumStandard:amplifierAvailable:premium
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    AntennaStandard:window grid diversityAvailable:window grid and fixed diversitywindow grid diversityStandard:window grid diversityAvailable:window grid and fixed diversity
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspowerpowerpower
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Power Outlets221
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Garage Door OpenerHomeLink Wireless Control SystemHomeLink Wireless Control SystemHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlAvailable:rearN/AAvailable:rear
    Navigation SystemAvailable:integrated navigation systemAvailable:integrated navigation systemAvailable:integrated navigation system
    Steering WheelStandard:telescopic tiltAvailable:telescopic tilt sporttelescopic tiltStandard:telescopic tiltAvailable:telescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel MaterialStandard:leatherAvailable:leather/genuine woodAlcantara simulated suedeleather/carbon fibreleather/metal-lookAlcantara simulated suedeStandard:leatherAvailable:leather/genuine woodAlcantara simulated suedeleather/carbon fibreleather/metal-look
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjetsjetsjets
    Rain Detecting WipersAvailable:rain detecting wipersN/AAvailable:rain detecting wipers
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Bosch 5.3 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Bosch 5.3 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Bosch 5.3 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter 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 cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st row overhead airbagcurtain 1st row overhead airbagcurtain 1st row overhead airbag
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume9.9 cu.ft.9.9 cu.ft.9.9 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length171.6 "171.6 "171.6 "
    Exterior Width70.9 "70.9 "70.9 "
    Exterior Height50.9 "50.9 "50.9 "
    Wheelbase95 "95 "95 "
    Front Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Rear Tread60 "60 "60 "
    Turning Radius18.2 '18.2 '18.2 '
    Curb WeightStandard:2,877 lbs.Available:3,009 lbs.Standard:2,877 lbs.Available:3,009 lbs.Standard:2,987 lbs.Available:3,075 lbs.
    Drag CoefficientStandard:.29Available:.30Standard:.29Available:.30Standard:.30Available:.31
    Front Legroom41.6 "41.6 "41.6 "
    Front Headroom38.4 "38.4 "38.1 "
    Front Hiproom53.4 "53.4 "53.4 "
    Front Shoulder Room51.7 "51.7 "51.7 "
    Interior Cargo Volume9.9 cu.ft.9.9 cu.ft.9.9 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear Spoilerpowerpowerpower
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    PaintStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:metallic monotoneclearcoat monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:metallic monotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:power remote heated driverpower remote w/tilt down heated passengerdual power remote heatedStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:power remote heated driverpower remote w/tilt down heated passenger
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles120/unlimited120/unlimited120/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Accessories Months/Miles24/unlimited24/unlimited24/unlimited
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2008 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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