Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW M3, drivers may find the Porsche Boxster a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
With the Porsche Boxster you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW M3, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW M3 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Porsche Boxster, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M3 and the Porsche Boxster have similar Destination Charges.
The BMW M3 is about the same width as the Porsche Boxster. If you go with the BMW M3, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche Boxster.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M3 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Porsche Boxster.
The BMW M3 has a larger turning radius than the Porsche Boxster, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M3 has a much more powerful engine than the Porsche Boxster. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
The BMW M3 offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche Boxster, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW M3 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche Boxster.
The BMW M3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Boxster.
Compare the 2013 BMW M3 and the 2014 Porsche Boxster.
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MSRP*: $50,400 - $62,100
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.99%||As low as 2.49%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.00%||As low as 4.80%|
|Highway MPG:||20||28 - 30|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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