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2014 Porsche Boxster vs. 2013 BMW 128 Review

Comparison Review

Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW 128, the Porsche Boxster may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

With the Porsche Boxster you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW 128, due to its larger tank size and better 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 Porsche Boxster will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW 128, 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 Porsche Boxster will cost more in transportation costs than the BMW 128.

Since the Porsche Boxster is much wider than the BMW 128, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Porsche Boxster takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW 128.

With similar torque, the Porsche Boxster and the BMW 128 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

The Porsche Boxster has a larger turning radius than the BMW 128, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Porsche Boxster is somewhat more powerful than the BMW 128.

The Porsche Boxster has less seating than the BMW 128, making the BMW 128 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Porsche Boxster has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the BMW 128.

The Porsche Boxster comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 128.

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2014 Porsche

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MSRP*: $50,400 - $62,100
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2013 BMW

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MSRP*: $37,200
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.99%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.52% As low as 4.08%
City MPG: 20 19
Highway MPG: 28 - 30 --
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: -- $34,225

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