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2014 Porsche Boxster vs. 2013 Volvo C70 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Porsche Boxster and the Volvo C70 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Porsche Boxster as you will with the Volvo C70, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). The Porsche Boxster is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo C70. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Porsche Boxster is much higher than that for the Volvo C70.

Dimensions
The Porsche Boxster is a little narrower than the Volvo C70, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Porsche Boxster, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volvo C70.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Porsche Boxster doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo C70.

Handling
The Porsche Boxster has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo C70, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Porsche Boxster is somewhat more powerful than the Volvo C70.

Utility
The Porsche Boxster has less seating than the Volvo C70, making the Volvo C70 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Porsche Boxster has significantly less cargo room than the Volvo C70, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Porsche Boxster comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo C70.


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2014 Porsche
Boxster

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MSRP*: $50,400 - $62,100
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2013 Volvo
C70

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MSRP*: $41,200 - $45,000
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $4,500
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.52% --
City MPG: 20 19
Highway MPG: 28 - 30 --
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-5
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Rear
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Not Tested Good
Invoice*: -- $38,728 - $42,300

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