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2020 BMW 430 vs. 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Review

New 2020 BMW 430

2020 BMW
430

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New 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster

2019 Porsche
718 Boxster

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MSRP*
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$53,100 to $55,100
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$59,000 to $82,800
Invoice* $49,885 to $51,745 --
MPG - City 22 - 23 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 32 - 34 25 - 28
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 4 2
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
The BMW 430 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Porsche 718 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). Based on MSRP, the BMW 430 is clearly a better financial choice over the Porsche 718 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 BMW 430 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Dimensions
The BMW 430 is a little wider than the Porsche 718 Boxster, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the BMW 430, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 430 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Handling
The BMW 430 has a larger turning radius than the Porsche 718 Boxster, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 430 is significantly less powerful than the Porsche 718 Boxster. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW 430 offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche 718 Boxster, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW 430 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Warranty
The BMW 430 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 718 Boxster.