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2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class vs. 2015 Porsche Boxster Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
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.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Porsche Boxster, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche Boxster.

Dimensions
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.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class and the Porsche Boxster do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
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.

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class has less horsepower than the Porsche Boxster, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
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.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Boxster.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz
SLK-Class

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MSRP*: $43,950 - $70,900

2015 Porsche
Boxster

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MSRP*: $51,400 - $73,500
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City MPG: 19 - 22 19 - 20
Highway MPG: 28 - 32 26 - 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*: $40,874 - $65,937 --

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