BMW M4 vs. Porsche Boxster

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$68,700
$57,400

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.75 / 5
8 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
425 hp
300 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L 6
COMPETITION PACKAGE
2.0L 4

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
9.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

AC

AC
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
4
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/35YR19 - P265/30YR20
P235/35ZR20 - P235/45ZR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.7 in.
97.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40 ft.
36 ft.

Length

Length
184.5 in.
172.4 in.

Width

Width
73.6 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3530 - 3585 lbs.
2943 - 3009 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
425 - 444 hp
300 hp

Torque

Torque
406 ft. lbs.
280 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.9 gal.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 mpg
25 - 26 mpg

City

City
17 mpg
21 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
24 - 25 mpg
28 - 29 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW M4
Porsche 718 Boxster

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
Convertible

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
2

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3530 - 3585 lbs.
2943 - 3009 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 mpg.
24 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 mpg.
21 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 - 25 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
_BC02_ - _BC03_
_PC18_

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.0 L/182
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
2MK, ZMT, _6MT02, _DCT01
250, 480, _PDK01

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 7
6 - 7

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.11 - 4.81
3.31 - 3.91

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 - 2.59
1.95 - 2.29

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 - 1.70
1.41 - 1.65

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 - 1.28
1.13 - 1.30

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.95 - 1.08

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 - 0.85
0.81 - 0.88

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.73 - 4.17
3.00 - 3.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46
3.89

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
900
7.0 - 7.3

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 - 8.9
Strut

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210
Strut

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
P235/35ZR20, P235/40ZR19, P235/45ZR18

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
P265/35ZR20, P265/40ZR19, P265/45ZR18

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/35YR19, P255/40YR18, P265/30YR20
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/35YR19, P275/40YR18, P285/30YR20
18 X 9.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 9 - 20 X 9 in.
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 10 - 20 X 10 in.
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Rack-Pinion

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
36 ft.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
4-Wheel Disc

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40 ft.
4-Wheel

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Yes

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Yes

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
13 - 13.8 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
11.8 - 13.8 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15 - 15.7 in.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.6 - 15 in.
97.4 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal.
172.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 in.
70.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
50.6 - 50.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.3 in.
59.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.1 in.
60.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.7 in.
3.9 - 4.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
51.7 in.
9.7 ft³.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.7 in.
0.62

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
184.5 in.
Boxster

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.6 in.
Luxury Sport

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.4 in.
Convertible

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
2.0

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.1 in.
DOHC

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
11 ft³.
aluminum

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
4

Model Group

Model Group
4 Series
4