As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class and the Porsche Boxster in the front seats.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class as you will with the Porsche Boxster, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class is somewhat more expensive than the Porsche Boxster. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class and the Porsche Boxster have similar Destination Charges.
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class is about the same width as the Porsche Boxster. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Porsche Boxster.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Porsche Boxster.
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Porsche Boxster, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Porsche Boxster.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class and the Porsche Boxster. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class as you will in the Porsche Boxster.
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Boxster.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class and the 2014 Porsche Boxster.
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MSRP*: $43,525 - $68,925
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MSRP*: $50,400 - $62,100
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 2.49%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 4.80%|
|City MPG:||19 - 22||20|
|Highway MPG:||28 - 32||28 - 30|
|Engine(s):||Inline-4, V-6, V-8||Horizontal|
|Seating Capacity:||2 - 2||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$40,478 - $64,100||--|
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