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2005 Porsche Boxster

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Information shown for entry-level Convertible.

Fuel Economy:
City 18/Hwy 27/Comb 21 MPG
Max Seating: 2
Engine: 6-Cyl, 2.7 Liter Transmission: Manual, 5-Spd
Country of Origin: Germany Country of Assembly: Germany

2005 Porsche Boxster Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.5
Out of 10

Based on 79 Ratings for the 2005 - 2012 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.3/10
    Quality
    9.7/10
  • Reliability
    9.6/10
    Performance
    9.8/10
  • Comfort
    9.2/10
    Styling
    9.7/10

Nice cruise car!!!

By on Thursday, September 11, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 59,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "Price, fun to drive, great body style, great sound"

Cons: "Costly parts and maintenance"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

With my dog.... Feadon... She enjoys spending time especially when I wash the car on a nice cool evening...

"I'm in the lower middle class.... So I could afford a poor man Porsche but honestly I truly believe this little toy has every thing I needed for the price I paid.... And when the car is nice and shiny... I see all heads turn to take a peak.... Great car..."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

With my dog.... Feadon... She enjoys spending time especially when I wash the car on a nice cool evening...

Great car & fun to drive.

By on Friday, August 22, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 20,700

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Looks great, good head turner. Better than a bike"

Cons: "Poor mileage, under-powered."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 7

"Love this car. Styling, cache, handling all are terrific. The 2.7L engine makes it a little under-powered but the torque is surprisingly strong for the car. Mileage is awful, but you don't buy it for economy. It turns heads when it's cleaned up. The convertible top is very easy to put up and down (power) and everything is ergonomically well put together - as you'd expect from the Germans. Not sure I'd buy it again because the Nissan 370Z is a much better value with comparable performance (I've owned both)."

Great car!

By on Thursday, August 21, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 15,750

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
Not Rated
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Great value in an unbelievable handling car."

Cons: "Narrow seats."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"There are a lot of impractical things about owning a Porsche. But they're all offset by the driving experience. It really is unique. I've owned a lot of performance cars and they came close. They all were more powerful but they didn't handle like a Porsche. My 2010 Boxster with less than 15,000 miles purchased 3 months ago offered a great value in a true sports car. And, it is a joy to drive..."

Ex cond, gargaged,covered,never seen rain.

By on Thursday, May 22, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 17,342

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Considering mileage, price is great."

Cons: "6 spd trans is difficult for an 80 year old"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

My Great Grandson

"I took ownership of this vehicle in Jan 06 when my grandson could not make the payments. I gave him an old Buick I had for his interest in the Boxster. It has been garaged and covered, yellow convertible with a black top. Everything works. It has been serviced by the Porsche dealer & they have records. Fair price, fun to drive but I am 80 years old and a six speed is just too much shifting."

15 people out of 26 found this review helpful

My Great Grandson

This car is amazing, i love the way it handles

By on Tuesday, March 18, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 53,500

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Power, cornering, overall comfort and control."

Cons: "Gas mileage and its shreds tires..."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Acceleration is tremendous and it eats up turns like nothing i have ever driven. Great build quality and engineering. They think of everything at Porsche. Simply stated, There is no substitute"

3 people out of 5 found this review helpful

This is a dream car for me.

By on Friday, March 14, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 78,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Very quick, handles amazing, topless in seconds."

Cons: "Be prepared to pay high for small maintenance."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"If you are not interested in having kids, are young and in a good career, or just something for the weekend, I recommend the Boxster S. This car has power in all gears and speeds, handles very smooth. Ride is a little rough, that just being a sports suspension. If you like flashy, people notice it, however, I feel like I tend to babysit it quite a bit. As in parking it closer, or finding places away from most traffic or other people parking. For a sports car it is not to expensive as far as maintenance, but it will run you much more than your average cars out there. This is my daily driver and am very happy with it. I hope this helps others who are looking to buy a Porsche Boxster S."

5 people out of 5 found this review helpful

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