2002 Porsche Boxster

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$11,995
75,500 Miles
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Vehicle Details

Mileage: 75500
Color: GRAY
Body Style: Convertible
Transmission: Manual
Engine Type: H6
Drive Train: RWD
Location: Plainville, CT

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Option & Equipment

Sport Package
Leather Seats
Alloy Wheels

Notes

Don't miss this seal grey Boxster with sport package. Very clean car inside and out. New tires,​ brakes,​ ice cold a/c this car is ready for summer enjoyment. Clean accident free carfax! A great value for the money! Stop by and check it out.
ABS,​4-Wheel Disc Brakes,​A/C,​Adjustable Steering Wheel,​Aluminum Wheels,​AM/FM Stereo,​Bucket Seats,​Climate Control,​Driver Air Bag,​Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror,​Driver Vanity Mirror,​Flat 6 Cylinder Engine,​Fog Lamps,​Gasoline Fuel,​Heated Mirrors,​Leather Steering Wheel,​Passenger Air Bag,​Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror,​Passenger Vanity Mirror,​Power Door Locks,​Power Mirror(s),​Power Driver Seat,​Power Passenger Seat,​Power Steering,​Power Windows,​Rear Spoiler,​Rear Wheel Drive,​Front Side Air Bag,​Tires - Front Performance,​Tires - Rear Performance,​Engine Immobilizer,​Color-keyed pwr/heated mirrors,​Energy-absorbing light-alloy bumpers,​Front & side air intakes (LH side),​Front fog lights integrated w/headlights,​Integrated fixed supplemental safety bars w/soft-touch covering,​Pwr cloth convertible top w/cloth headliner,​Rear fog light (LH side),​Speed-dependent rear spoiler,​Tinted glass w/graduated tint for windshield,​Windshield wipers w/heated washer nozzles,​AM/FM stereo w/cassette-inc: anti-theft coding,​ removable control face,​Anti-theft system-inc: engine immobilizing,​ transponder key,​Automatic climate control system w/dust/pollen & odor filter,​Central locking system,​Dual lighted visor vanity mirrors,​Instrumentation-inc: analog speedometer,​ tachometer,​ trip odometer,​ clock,​ oil level/pressure,​ coolant temp & fuel level gauges,​Interior lighting w/delayed shutoff,​Leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel w/Porsche crest,​Lockable storage compartment behind brake lever,​Luggage net on engine lid,​Partial leather pwr reclining front bucket seats,​Pwr windows w/one-touch up/down,​Telescoping steering column,​Windshield antenna,​120 amp alternator,​16' x 6.0' 5-spoke pressure-cast light alloy front wheels,​16' x 7.0' 5-spoke pressure-cast light alloy rear wheels,​16.9 gallon fuel tank,​2.7L DOHC SMFI water-cooled horizontally-opposed 24-valve 6-cyl engine,​205/55ZR16 front tires,​225/50ZR16 rear tires,​4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS),​5-speed manual transmission,​5-speed tiptronic automatic transmission,​Boxster design pressure-cast light alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel bolts,​Front/rear stabilizer bars,​Independent 4-wheel MacPherson strut suspension w/aluminum alloy control arms,​Individual coil for each cylinder,​Pwr 4-wheel vented disc brakes w/4-piston fixed light alloy calipers,​Pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering,​Rear wheel drive,​Stainless steel exhaust,​VarioCam variable valve timing system,​3-point inertia-reel safety belts w/pretensioners & load limiters,​4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS),​Door mounted side-impact airbags,​Driver & front passenger airbags,​Energy-absorbing door panels,​Energy-absorbing light-alloy bumpers,​Front & rear crush zones,​Reinforced passenger compartment,​Steel tubing around windshield


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Very great experience

5
Don Romanski on 11/02/2015

Customer Service: 5.0 Buying Process: 5.0 Quality Of Repair: 5.0 Overall Facilities: 5.0

I am truly thankful to have met Brad, Josh and John a few years back. I just purchased my fourth car and must say they have exceeded all expectations. They are professional, fair but above all, honest. Never pressured. Always respectful. My purchases were all straight-forward with no haggle or hassle. Pricing for service is fair and always fully disclosed. These Owners are men of integrity. If you are searching for a quality car, I highly recommend visiting NE Auto to experience the power of an honest and fair transaction.

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Vehicle Rating & Owner Reviews

Overall Rating
4.7
  Based on 41 reviews

Bucket List Car!

5
Carol on 04/26/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating:

I have waited all my life to own a Porsche and finale have a 2002 Boxster. I am in love with my car and totally enjoy driving it. It's the best driving car that I have ever owned. It handles the road and exits great! I have no owners manual with the car and I am in need of one. Also stored the vehicle for the New England winter and now I have to get a code to listen to the radio. I disconnected the battery, that was a surprise, unable to open the hood but thanks to goggle we fixed that. So simple but read up on it first. Looking forward to driving this summer again. Looking for tank away adventures. See you on the Road Again!

finally bought one- 2002 Boxster base

4.9
tjw914 on 09/04/2014

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This is my 4th Porsche. It's been about 6 years and 2 motorcycles since my last one. I've owned a 76' 911 Targa, and 2- 914's. My "new" Boxster is the best of both worlds. Power of my 70's 911 and mid engine handling of the 914. Every time I think I might be pushing too hard on it, it hunkers right down and just goes! At some point when the right S model comes along I'll trade this for one, but for now, it's just a fun responsive exhilarating ride!

Proud Owner

4.4
Val Taylor on 04/02/2009

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

This car is the funnest car that I have ever driven. So balanced that it reminds me of the racing carts I had when I was in my teens. The only problem I have had with it is the ignition switch had to be replaced (factory recall or something). Car is reliable, high performance, and certainly lives up to the Porsche reputation. Have driven some friends 911's and the Boxster definitely handles better.

It's a porsche - enough said.

4.8
dan on 11/20/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

This is the best car I have owned to date. It's fun, sporty, handles well and holds its own against any other car out there. You cannot beat the style and I still get strangers coming up to talk about it. I don't buy the "poor man's" Porsche. It has the same interior and front of the 911 - less power, but I'll put the difference in money I saved in the bank and have just as much fun! Regular service calls are a little expensive, but only needs to be done every 18 months. Great car for the $.

seasoned porsche owner

4.6
LB Zayszly on 06/05/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I own a 1990 944 S2 convertible, and when I first saw the Boxster, I knew I had to have one. I also have the best Porsche mechanic in the business. I don't see him very often, because of the reliability of these cars. Personally, I don't want to ever drive another type of vehicle.The name Porsche speaks volumes and their reputation is unsurpassed. You have to know how to drive to appreciate these cars.

A Blast!

5
Greg on 05/15/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I bought my red Boxster w/55k miles for weekend fun. The problem is I can't keep my hands off of it. I find myself looking for excuses to run an errand just so I can take it out for a spin. The most fun car I have ever owned. Handling, engine note, brakes, styling are all incredible.

There is no substitute!!

4.9
MikeG on 10/08/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I've owned more sports cars over the past 40 years than I care to remember including Corvettes, "Z" and even a Firebird 400. None come close to as much fun to drive as my 02 S Boxster. The acceleration and handling are as much as I need at this point in my life. I've wanted a Porsche for as long as long they have been producing the 911 but never could justify the cost. The Boxster fit my budget and has given me everything I could have wanted in roadster. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a really fun car to drive.

Our first anniversary gift to ourselves

5
The Eiserts on 08/17/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

My DH and I decided to buy something very unnecessary for our one year anniversary, so glad we did! We had been looking at the 2006 Mustang gt, but those are a dime a dozen now. We picked up our new toy for $16K in excellent condition. We love the comfort, handling, and speed. Yeah baby! We actually fight over who gets to drive! On our test drive, we got it up to 120 mph and it was barely over 3000 rpm ! Need I say more! This is one fun ride! It's a dream to drive in town as well as on the open road. Don't hesitate to buy this car!

So much fun...

4.5
nola mike on 07/21/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

Bought the car with 40k miles. Had been looking at a few other cars, Honda S2000 was close, and on paper seems better for the $$ (xenon, glass rear, reliability, great shifter), but I couldn't get myself to like it more. I was a little worried because this model didn't have PSM (stability control), but the handling is so good, and so neutral, that I haven't had a problem. You can kick the rear out with ease, but it's very easy to control. People have lots of complaints about the interior, but I'm not sure why.

Great Car!

4.8
Alan on 05/24/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I've had this car since 2003, and to this day I still love it. I was one who used to change cars every few years, I've owned a BMW 5 series, Z3, 323i convertible, and a 318. I've also owned a clk430, c320 and a 1999 beetle. So as you can tell I love cars(!) and this so far has been my favorite one. It's never given me any mechanical problems, everything still works, nothing is broken. Wait... the only thing that did tear was the convertible top window, it came unstitched. Aside from that everything works fine. To anyone thinking of buying a car like this one, you won't be disappointed. If possible get one with the upgraded Porsche exhaust... it makes this puppy purrrrr.

Every Day Fun in the Sun

5
jim on 12/19/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I drive the Boxster every chance I get (except in the snow). It's great on long trips and holds enough luggage for two people for a week's travel. I have had no problems and everyone wants to drive it. It is the best car I have ever owned.

Fun, Fun, Fun

4.9
rob on 09/17/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I just bought my Boxster used with the assumption this car was a detuned, poor man's Porsche. Boy was I wrong. This car is a race bread performer! All I can say is, "pinch me" to make sure that I'm not dreaming, when actually I'm ," living the dream." Enjoy.

Flawless Reliability

4.8
william travis on 06/01/2006

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This car has been an amazingly reliable vehicle. I have had it for 4 years and have not had to return it to the dealer once for service. The radio had some problems and the dealer got a little snippy but I managed to fix it myself.

Poor Reliability of the Boxster "S"

3.4
Peter Pattison on 12/13/2005

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 2 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 1

My Boxster "S" purchased new by me in October 2001 has been the single most unreliable car that I have ever owned.The attitude of Porsche Cars GB Ltd and the Porsche Centre Reading has been and is one of unhurried indifference towards their customers.This is my fourth and LAST Porsche. It is little wonder that they rate much lower than Skoda on the J.D.Power survey. The car has had continual warranty problems from day one culminating in the failure or the intermediate gear and bearing, cost to me £3344.79 the parts of £873.71 supplied grudgingly by Porsche Cars GB F.O.C as this is a well documented design fault with this model. Porsche need to take some lessons from Lexus.

It's a fun Porsche

4.6
LinnieThePooh on 11/08/2005

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 4

I purchased my 2002 Boxster S with just over 2,000 miles on it. It's the overall performance that sets this car apart. It's straight line performance is acceptable, but this car really shines when you throw it through curves. It has a mild understeer entering a corner, turning into a neutral feel through and exiting the corner. This car has great balance only mid-engine cars can provide - when you toss it around, it feels that all the momentum and weight are around your inner shoulder. It's easy to correct when the rear-end is starting to break loose. This is a sophisticated sport car.

Worst car I ever owned!

2
Ken on 10/19/2005

Performance: 4 Comfort: 1 Fuel Economy: 2 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 1 Exterior Design: 3 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 1 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 1 Reliability Rating: 1

OK, so the Porsche Boxster S is a great car if you set aside the weekly trips to the dealer, rattles, an interior that looks like a Ford Taurus, nasty sound system, and deadly blindspots. This is the first Porsche I ever owned and the last! I should have bought a BMW Z4, Audi TT or even a Chevrolet Corvette!

Accept no subsitutes...

4.9
Derrick on 05/02/2005

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

As a former BMW owner, this has got to be one of the best cars I have ever owned. Execellent styling and handling. Bought my 2002 model boxster in in 2005 and I can only imagine how wonderful it could have been brand new. In my reseach this car was described as the "Honda" of the Porsche family. If you are shy don't buy one, this car attracts stranger and many curious on-lookers.

Pure Driving Fun

5
runr53 on 07/26/2004

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

My second Porsche in 15 years and it's absolutely thrilling to drive. Mostly use in spring and summer but definitely a year-rounder if necessary. This is truely a fun car to drive...period. Performance and quality is #1. Zoom Zoom!!

A Purebred Sportscar

4.8
SportsDriver on 06/17/2004

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I was going to buy a new sports car but decided to get this used Boxster S with 12,000 miles. I drove everything else before, and the only car that came a distant 2nd place was the 350Z Roadster. On paper the 350Z is a much better buy: a bit more power and standard options for significantly less money, but the ineffable driving experience of the Porsche blows the Nissan away. My theory is this difference has something to do with the Porsche being designed from the ground up as a sports car, whereas much of the Nissan components are interchangable with Altima, Maxima and the G35.

best in class

5
daveyboy39 on 03/13/2004

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

My Boxster S has performed beyond expectation for both my wife and I. We got the Tiptronic(automatic for her) since she was unsure of the clutch. Yet, I am still have the feel of the clutch and the thrill of shifting. The car's smooth ride on the highways make it very enjoyable for weekend trips or quick trips to the grocery store.

Funster

4.9
Madisonman on 08/25/2003

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Makes the trip as much fun as the destination.

can't be compared to any other car

4.9
Krikorian on 05/20/2003

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

own it for 20 months now never had any prblems, I use it as daily commuter, rain, shine even snow, (yes moderate snow). will not drive any other car (may be 911). owned 10 BMW's previously I loved them all, this one I adore, 36600 enjoyed miles now, no regrets what so ever.

always a blast

4.9
AMK on 03/07/2003

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I drive my car every day, and it is always fun. It handles every situation with finesse. Nothing could be better than a sunny day with the top down, but it handles rainy weather with confidence. It is more practical than one would expect from a two- seater sports car, but plenty of room with the two trunks. It's my only car, and the only car I need.

My baby

4.8
BarbaraB on 02/10/2003

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I love it! I just can't wait until spring to take the top down.

Fun, Fun, Fun

5
Michael A. Tedeschi on 01/28/2003

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This car is fun to drive with excellent build quality and enough performance to put a real smile on your face starting at 6000 RPM's. It is so well balanced that it begs for acceleration entering curves.

My review

4.8
djf_13 on 01/05/2003

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

An absolute blast to drive!

BoxsterS2002

5
rkeeling@yahoo.com on 11/02/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

"There is no substitute". Enough said.

quality not there

4
knuckles on 08/22/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 3

too many problems--rear seals seem to have problem on their bulletin boards, clutch is weak, hydraulic front hood that needs to be jumped to open if the battery is dead is a poor design feature

Mountainhunter Review

5
mountainhunter on 07/23/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Boxster S is a perfect balance of power and handling. Not a very satisfactory car for daily driving in city traffic. Unbelievable on open twisting roads and anywhere that there is no traffic in front of you. Last weekend I was stuck behind a BMW M3 who seemed to think he was going through the curves really fast; I wasn't even pushing the Boxster and was stuck on his tail.

Cruisin' with my Speed Yellow Boxster

5
Sheilahmarie on 07/19/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I traded in my 2000 BMW 323CI Convertible for this Speed Yellow Boxster and I was never wrong in doing it. I have so much fun driving it that I missed my exits 5 times in the first week that I was driving it. The handling is superior especially in winding narrow roads. The sound of the engine is very amusing.

S - The Poor Man's Expensive Porsche

4.6
sxg on 06/17/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5

My first Porsche Boxster S 6-sp. Had BMW 528i, 5-sp. Dealer experience – nothing special. Got options I wanted, except for CD changer. Buyers have to compromise on options. Car handling is exceptional, looks are a little ostentatious, but it's a Porsche after all. Since car is still in break-in phase, cannot reach the superlative engine-note stratosphere, but will get there soon. Decided to go with this impractical auto instead of BMW's M3, which was a serious contender but lost out due to unavailability. Porsche certainly has its exclusive cachet, but other cars are offering better price/performance ratios.

Entry level Porsche

5
boxS on 06/14/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Great handling car in Porsche tradition. Seats take getting used too. Pirelli tires noisy on road, swap for Michelin or Continental if purchasing new. Limited luggage space for travel. Salesman hyped loaner car during service, but reneged on agreement. Expect loss on resale or trade. Fun car to drive, especially at track.

Boxster

4.8
Scooby-Doo on 05/17/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This is my 1st Porsche and the car and service from the dealer is great! If you are shy do not buy a boxster, you get a lot of looks and coments when driving this car - ALL GOOD! Got rid of a chrysler sebring conv to buy my boxster - best thing I ever did! The quality of the fit and the manufacturing of the Boxster is totally different to any USA car I have ever had. If you can afford the 18" wheels it makes the look and handling better. Also heated seats makes driving with the top down at night nice. They have 2 settings - hot gets really hot all the way up the back of the seat.

There is no substitute

5
houstongal on 05/14/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

...Just drive one, you'll understand =)

Satisfied Customer - 1st Porsche

4.8
Debby on 04/09/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

It took 5 months from order to delivery to receive my 2002 Boxster but well worth the wait. Hard Top, Tip, Comfort & Sport Pkgs. This is my 1st Porsche experience and loving every minute of it. I have no real negatives at this time having only owned it for 4 months. Pleasant experience with my dealership and highly recommend them.

Boxster S Fun, but not best for $60k

3.8
Tim Gaither on 04/07/2002

Performance: 3 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 4

Bought Boxster S preowned w/9k miles. Great looks and top easy to drop. Tiptronic acceleration not to good - 0- 60 at 5.9 secs. Handling is cars strength. Interior is very plain even with sport touring package. Cabin is a little tight for me at 6" 3". Still fun to drive. Wish engine compartment was easier to access.

Craven Moorehead

5
Craven Moorehead on 04/04/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

For everyone who always wanted a sports car but ended up with just a sporty car, this is the real thing.

Buy this car!

4.9
Sundeep Madra on 03/29/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Porsche there is no substitue!

Boxster S...There is no substitute

5
EHN on 03/24/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have had my Boxster S for about 6 weeks and have put 2500 miles on it. This car is a hoot! Great power, although not overwhelming, skateboard like handling and the best manual transmission I have ever used. I traded in a Miata. The Boxster is a much more substantial car, solid, incredibly smooth on the highway. The howl of the engine at 3500 RPM+ is intoxicating. I love this car.

Incredible car

4.8
boxsterkidsj on 03/18/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I've owned my Porsche for 4 mos now. I've put about 4500 miles on it, and love it to death. My other car is a 2001 Audi A4, and there is no comparison. The car came w/ almost every option you can think of besides the navigation system. The PSM is worth the $1230. No complaints.

nice boxster s

4.4
yelloboxsters on 02/28/2002

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

Only thing I could complain about the car is the very high profit margin to resell value. Mine retailed for almost 60,000 and I am needing to get a coupe (need backseat) and it only has 7,770 miles on it and the best I can get for it is 45,000. that to me is pretty poor. If you are considering buying one please buy a used one from a individual. Save yourself about 15,000 dollars and pick up a nice pre owned one. This is a review for a 2001 boxster s that was purchased new in may of 2001.



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