1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L 6-cyl. 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - Buying it is the cheap
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1998 Porsche Boxster - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

10 Total Reviews

Base Convertible (2.5L 6-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
Buying it is the cheap part
By Mordant on

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1998 Porsche Boxster 2dr Convertible

Review

I was so excited when I got my Porsche Boxter, but my excitement soon turned into disgust. Yes, there is no argument that this is a fun car to drive, not to mention it looks great. It's the high & frequent repair bills I can do without. The repairs are small, but their price ticket is over the top. I paid $750 for a spring for the roof, and $3K and all I got for my buck was 2 front tires, brakes, and a repair to a small oil leak. According to the tech at the dealership, this is not unusual. The scheduled maintenance will run you hundreds for your fluids and belts to be checked. Love the look, but no thank you. This is my 1stand last Boxter!

Favorite Features

Handeling, looks, and the convenient CD holder.

Suggested Improvements

Build a better car where maintenance isn't such a huge factor.... and put in cup holders!
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