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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 HP2.7L H-6 245 HP3.4L H-6 295 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD6-spd man 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 HP2.7L H-6 245 HP3.4L H-6 295 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator120 amp120 amp120 amp
    BatteryN/AN/A380 amp
    Axle Ratio3.753.753.88
    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 Stabilitystability controlstability controlstability control
    RideN/AN/Asport
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    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
    Wheels17.0 " silver aluminum18.0 " black aluminum18.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP205/55ZR17.0BSW performanceP235/40ZR18.0BSW performanceP235/40ZR18.0BSW performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)235/50265/265/
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity222
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way (2-way power)6-way (2-way power)6-way (2-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way (2-way power)6-way (2-way power)6-way (2-way power)
    Seat Trimleatherleatherleather
    Door Trimleather w/carpet lowerleather w/carpet lowerleather w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Dashboard InsertN/Abody-coloredN/A
    Gear Shift Knob TrimleatherAlcantara simulated suedeleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Convertible Roofpower with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protectionpower with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protectionpower with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-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 Compressorair compressorair compressorair compressor
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    Speakers447
    AmplifierN/AN/Aamplifier
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversitywindow grid 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
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialleatherAlcantara simulated suedeleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjetsjetsjets
    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 Weight2,877 lbs.2,877 lbs.2,987 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.29.29.30
    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
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • 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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