2016 Porsche Boxster

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$23,423–$113,395 Inventory Prices
(4.8) 4 reviews

Key Specs

of the 2016 Porsche Boxster base trim shown

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Precise handling
  • Standout styling
  • Interior materials
  • Quiet cabin with top up

The Bad

  • Lackluster base engine
  • Expensive pricing structure
  • Poor visibility with top up
  • Clumsy cupholders
2016 Porsche Boxster exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2016 Porsche Boxster

  • New Spyder model
  • Mid-engine, rear-drive layout
  • Choice of flat-six engines
  • Power soft-top standard
  • Manual or dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • Related to Porsche Cayman coupe

2016 Porsche Boxster Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

The Porsche Boxster is a two-seat roadster that competes against the Audi TT, BMW Z4 and Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class.
New for 2016
A high-performance Spyder version of the Boxster is now available.
Significant Standard Features

  • 265-horsepower, 2.7-liter flat-six-cylinder engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Mid-engine layout
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • LED daytime running lights and taillights
  • Power soft-top
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • 315-hp, 3.4-liter flat-six-cylinder (S)
  • 330-hp, 3.4-liter flat-six-cylinder (GTS)
  • 375-hp, 3.8-liter flat-six-cylinder (Spyder)
  • Leather upholstery
  • Navigation system
  • Manual soft-top (Spyder)

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What Drivers Are Saying

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Latest Reviews


Amazing vehicle!

by skiahh on November 3, 2017

This isn't the fastest or most powerful car out there, but it will put the biggest smile on your face. It's sheer fun; like driving a little go kart. It's comfortable for a small roadster and looks ... Read full review


Just might be a future collectable

by isac92078 from San Marcos, California on May 8, 2017

Bought this Porsche Boxster Spyder because of its rarity. Most of the car magazines said it was a great sports car. I will say the fit, finish, & quality is great. Happy with my selection. Read full review

Safety & Recalls


The 2016 Porsche Boxster currently has 0 recalls

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