Porsche 718 Cayman vs. 718 Boxster Rear Three Quarter - Comparison #1

Porsche 718 Cayman vs. 718 Boxster
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Comparison illustrates design differences and should not be used or understood as a contrasting of advantages of one model over another. Lighting, shooting angle and other factors may affect the appearance of the model.

Porsche Cayman versus Boxster

For the updated Boxster and Cayman models Porsche gave both a new numerical moniker, 718, making them miserableness. Both sports cars have always used the same chassis, but Cayman comes in a coupe form and its older brother, Boxster, as a roadster.

Both share the same engines, interior parts, and even front and rear ends. Practically, the only difference is with the design of the roof. And of course there are performance differences even with the same engines, because of the difference in structure and weight of the body.

Specification Comparison

2017 Porsche 718 Cayman2017 Porsche 718 Boxster
Configuration
Trim
  • Base Coupe
  • S Coupe
  • Base Convertible
  • S Convertible
Price
MSRP$53,900 - $66,300$56,000 - $68,400
Powertrain
Engine
  • 2.0L Flat-4 Turbo
  • 2.5L Flat-4 Turbo
  • 2.0L Flat-4 Turbo
  • 2.5L Flat-4 Turbo
Power300 - 350 hp300 - 350 hp
Torque280 - 309 lb-ft280 - 309 lb-ft
Transmission6-Speed Manual6-Speed Manual
DrivetrainRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Performance
0 to 60 mph4.4 - 4.9 sec4.4 - 4.9 sec
Fuel Consumption
MPG (City / Comb. / Hw.)20 - 21 / 22 - 24 / 26 - 28 -
Tank Capacity14.3 - 16.9 gal14.3 - 16.9 gal
Exterior Dimensions
Width77.9 in78.5 in
Width w/o Mirrors70.9 in70.9 in
Length172.4 in172.4 in
Height50.4 in50.4 in
Wheelbase97.4 in97.4 in
Interior Dimensions

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