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2021 Porsche 718 Boxster Overview

John Diether
Automotive Editor - January 13, 2021

What's New

The 2021 Porsche 718 Boxster gets a substantial boost in standard equipment. Every model now comes with automatic dual-zone climate control, heated seats, auto-dimming side mirrors, bi-xenon adaptive headlights, and Apple CarPlay. The lineup gains a six-cylinder variant called GTS 4.0.

The 718 Boxster has been on the market since 2017.

Choosing Your Porsche 718 Boxster

The 718 Boxster now comes in four trim levels: Boxster, Boxster T, Boxster S, and GTS 4.0. Pricing starts at $63,350 including destination for the base model and goes to $90,250 for the new GTS 4.0.

Engine Choices

The Boxster and T carry a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, while the S gets a more powerful 2.5-liter turbo-four. Six-cylinder power is reserved for the GTS 4.0.

Engine TypeHorsepowerTorqueFuel Economy (Combined)
2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder300 hp280 lb-ft24 mpg
2.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder350 hp309 lb-ft22 mpg
4.0L 6-Cylinder394 hp309 lb-ft21 mpg

All models come standard with rear-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission. The optional seven-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox costs $3,210 on the Boxster and S, and $3,750 on the T and GTS 4.0.

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

The 718 Boxster is a classic two-seat convertible with a mid-engine design. Cargo space is split between front and rear trunks, totaling 9.6 cubic feet. That's enough storage space for a weekend getaway, but not much more.

Safety Features

The 718 Boxster starts out minimally equipped with front and rear parking sensors only. Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert can be added for $700.

Models equipped with the automatic transmission are eligible for a $1,670 bundle that equips adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking.

Connectivity

The Boxster's standard infotainment system offers a 7-inch touchscreen, eight audio speakers, HD and satellite radio, two USB ports, 11 gigabytes of audio storage, and Apple CarPlay compatibility.

Navigation is available for $2,320, and a phone box with wireless charging and signal boosting costs $560. Buyers can also upgrade to 10-speaker Bose surround-sound for $990. The top audio choice is a 12-speaker Burmester system, priced at $4,690.

718 Boxster - From $63,350

The 718 Boxster starts off with partial leather sport seats with power recline, dual-zone automatic climate control, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, LED taillights, a power soft top, and summer performance tires on 18-inch alloy wheels.

For $2,330, buyers can get fully powered 14-way seats with driver memory. The other seating choice, called Sport Seats Plus, offers full leather and extra side support for $810 with the standard power recline, or $3,830 with 18-way power and driver memory added.

The Premium Package ($4,140) tacks on ventilated seats, a heated steering wheel, power-folding side mirrors, LED headlights, proximity key access, blind-spot monitoring, and the Bose system. The Sport Chrono Package adds a Sport Plus driving mode and analog stopwatch for $2,090.

For more aggressive handling, Porsche offers a 10-mm lowered suspension with active dampers ($1,790), and a torque-vectoring system with a locking differential for $1,320.

718 Boxster T - From $72,350

The Boxster T comes standard with the lowered adaptive suspension, the torque vectoring system, the Sport Chrono Package, performance exhaust, and 20-inch wheels. The Sport Seats Plus are also standard, but with fabric centers to help passengers stay put during corning.

The available Full Bucket Seats ($5,900) are made of lightweight materials and feature integrated thorax airbags, although they aren't heated and have power adjustment for height only.

718 Boxster S - From $75,350

The Boxster S gets the more powerful 2.5-liter turbo engine, plus red brake calipers and 19-inch wheels. Otherwise, the S shares its equipment and options with the standard Boxster.

718 Boxster GTS 4.0 - From $90,250

The new GTS combines the performance upgrades of the T with the 4.0-liter six-cylinder engine. According to Porsche, the GTS can scoot from 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds.

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The 2021 Porsche 718 Boxster is designed to be highly customizable, so individual options and trim choices abound. We recommend establishing a price limit before going shopping because the Boxster can get expensive in a hurry.

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