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2019 BMW M850 vs. 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Review

New 2019 BMW M850

2019 BMW
M850

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New 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster

2019 Porsche
718 Boxster

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MSRP*
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$121,400
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$59,000 to $82,800
Invoice* $113,400 --
MPG - City 17 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 26 25 - 28
Engine(s) V-8 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW M850 as you will with the Porsche 718 Boxster, 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 BMW M850 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Porsche 718 Boxster, 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 BMW M850 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M850 is much wider than the Porsche 718 Boxster, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW M850, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M850 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Handling
The BMW M850 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 M850 has a much more powerful engine than the Porsche 718 Boxster. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW M850 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 M850 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Warranty
The BMW M850 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 718 Boxster.