Aston Martin Vantage vs. Porsche Boxster

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
VS
Carmine Red Metallic

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$149,995
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
503 hp
300 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.0L Quad Overhead Cam Twin Turbo V8
2.0L 4

Interior Features

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
Not Available
Optional

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
9.7 cu. ft.

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.5 in.
97.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
Not Available
36 ft.

Length

Length
175.8 in.
172.4 in.

Width

Width
76.5 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
Not Available
2943 - 3009 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
503 hp
300 hp

Torque

Torque
505 ft. lbs.
280 ft. lbs.

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.3 gal.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
11 - 14 mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
28 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Aston Martin Vantage
Porsche 718 Boxster

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
Convertible

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two-Seaters
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
2

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
4.0 L/243
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
6 - 7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
3.31 - 3.91

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
1.95 - 2.29

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
1.41 - 1.65

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
1.13 - 1.30

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
0.95 - 1.08

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.81 - 0.88

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32
3.00 - 3.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93
3.89

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Strut

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/40YR20
P235/35ZR20, P235/40ZR19, P235/45ZR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P295/35YR20
P265/35ZR20, P265/40ZR19, P265/45ZR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 9.5 in.
18 X 9.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.7 in.
13 - 13.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 in.
11.8 - 13.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.3 gal.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.5 in.
97.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
175.8 in.
172.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.5 in.
70.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
50.1 in.
50.6 - 50.9 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
0.62

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Vantage
Boxster

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
Convertible

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4