2012 Porsche Boxster Convertible - Features & Specs

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Highlights

  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 19/27 mpg
  • CAR TYPE Convertible
  • TRANSMISSION 6-speed Manual
  • BASIC WARRANTY 4 Yr./ 50000 Mi.
  • ENGINE TYPE Gas
  • TOTAL SEATING 2
  • CYLINDERS Flat 6
  • CONSUMER RATING Not Available

Colors

Exterior Colors

Amethyst Metallic Aqua Blue Metallic Basalt Black Metallic Black Carrara White Cream White Dark Blue Metallic GT Silver Metallic Guards Red Macadamia Metallic Meteor Grey Metallic Platinum Silver Metallic Porsche Racing Green Metallic Ruby Red Metallic Speed Yellow

Roof Colors

Black, soft top Cocoa, soft top Metropol Blue, soft top Red, soft top Stone Grey, soft top

Interior Colors

Black , leather Black , leather Black , leather Black/Stone Grey, leather Sand Beige, leather Sand Beige, leather Sand Beige, leather Sea Blue, leather Sea Blue, leather Sea Blue, leather Stone Grey, leather Stone Grey, leather Stone Grey, leather

Specifications

LENGTH 14ft 4.1in
WIDTH 5ft 10.9in
HEIGHT
4ft 2.9in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

5 ft. 10.9 in. (70.9 in.) 4 ft. 2.9 in. (50.9 in.)
14 ft. 4.1 in. (172.1 in.) 4 ft. 10.7 in. (58.7 in.)
5 ft. 0.4 in. (60.4 in.) 7 ft. 11.1 in. (95.1 in.)

Fuel

Gas Premium unleaded (required)
16.9 gal. 321.1/456.3 mi.
19/27 mpg

Weights and Capacities

3549 lbs. 0.29 Cd
2943 lbs. 5.3 cu.ft.
9.9 cu.ft.

DriveTrain

Rear wheel drive 6-speed manual

Engine & Performance

2.9 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Flat 6 24
Variable 214 ft-lbs. @ 4400 rpm
255 hp @ 6400 rpm 36.4 ft.

Suspension

  • Modified MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Modified MacPherson strut rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar

Warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
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Features

Interior Features

Front Seats

  • 2 -way power passenger seat
  • 2 -way power driver seat
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Leather
  • Sport front seats

Power Features

  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 2 one-touch power windows

Instrumentation

  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • External temperature display
  • Low fuel level warning

Convenience

  • Cruise control
  • Cargo net
  • Front cupholders
  • Front door pockets
  • Remote trunk release
  • Retained accessory power
  • Speed-proportional power steering
  • Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel

Comfort

  • Interior active charcoal air filter
  • Air conditioning
  • Trunk light
  • Leather and simulated alloy trim on center console
  • Simulated alloy trim on dash
  • Leather and simulated alloy trim on doors
  • Front reading lights
  • Leather and simulated alloy trim on shift knob
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

In Car Entertainment

  • Diversity antenna
  • 4 total speakers
  • 50 watts stereo output
  • AM/FM stereo
  • Speed sensitive volume control
  • Auxiliary audio input
  • Radio data system

Telematics

  • Pre-wired for phone
  • Bluetooth wireless data link for hands-free phone

Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Power convertible roof
  • Rear defogger

Body

  • Rear spoiler

Tires and Wheels

  • Alloy wheels
  • 17 x 8.5 in. wheels
  • 235/50R Z tires
  • Performance tires
  • Tire repair kit

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front head airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Front fog/driving lights
  • Auto delay off headlamps
  • Dusk sensing headlamps
  • 2 front headrests
  • Passenger airbag deactivation switch
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Emergency interior trunk release
  • Emergency braking preparation
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Bi-Xenon Headlamp w/Dynamic Cornering Lights
  • Park Assist System
  • Fire Extinguisher

Options

Packages

  • 12-Way Power Seats
  • Design Package
  • Design Sport Package
  • Infotainment Package with Sound Package Plus
  • Convenience Package
  • Sport Chrono Package
  • Sport Chrono Package Plus
  • PCM Package Black
  • PCM Package Painted in Exterior Color
  • PCM Package in Leather
  • PCM Package in Aluminum Look
  • Interior Package in Carbon
  • Customization Package PDK Selector and Handbrake Lever
  • SportDesign Package
  • Exterior Package in Aluminum Look
  • Additional Interior Package in Leather
  • Additional Interior Package in Aluminum Look
  • 25 Years Porsche Exclusive Package
  • A-Pillar Leather Interior Package

Exterior Options

  • Sports Tailpipe
  • 17" Cayman II Wheel
  • 18" Boxster S II Wheel
  • 18" Cayman S II Wheel
  • 19" Carrera S II Wheel
  • 19" Carrera Classic Wheel
  • 19" Sport Design Wheel
  • Wheels Painted in Deviating Exterior Color
  • Wheels Painted Black
  • Wheels Painted Basalt Black
  • Wheels Painted Speed Yellow
  • Wheels Painted Carrara White
  • Wheels Painted Guards Red
  • Rims and Caps in Exterior Color
  • Wheel Caps w/Colored Porsche Crest
  • 5mm Wheel Spacers
  • Hard Top
  • Porsche Windstop
  • Side Air Intakes Painted in Exterior Color
  • Headlight Cleaner System Cover Painted in Exterior Cover
  • Side Mirror Attachment Point Finishers Painted in Exterior Color
  • Auto-dimming Mirrors w/Integrated Rain Sensors
  • Side Mirror Attachment Points in Aluminum Look
  • Side Strips w/Model Designation
  • Model Designation on Rear Lid in Exterior Color
  • Deletion of Rear Model Designation
  • Fuel Tank Cap in Aluminum Look
  • Rod Antenna

Interior Options

  • Leather Sport Seats
  • Adaptive Sport Seats in Leather w/Driver Memory
  • Sport Bucket Seats
  • Interior Package in Makassar
  • PCM 3.0 w/Extended Navigation
  • 6-Disc CD Changer
  • 6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
  • Bose Surround Sound System
  • PCM Voice Control
  • XM Radio
  • Electronic Logbook
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Seat Ventilation
  • Soft Ruffled Leather on Seats
  • Sport Seat Backrests Painted in Exterior Color
  • Center Console Painted Exterior Color
  • Center Console in Leather
  • Center Console in Makassar
  • Center Console in Aluminum Look
  • Center Console in Carbon
  • Center Console in Black Alcantara
  • Floor Mats w/Leather Edging
  • Floor Mats w/Colored Logo and Leather Edging
  • Illuminated Door Entry Guards in Carbon
  • Illuminated Door Entry Guards in Stainless Steel
  • Door Entry Guards in Stainless Steel
  • Inner Door Sill Guards in Leather
  • Footrest in Sport Look
  • Three-Spoke Multi-Function Steering Wheel
  • SportDesign Steering Wheel
  • Three-Spoke Multi-Function Steering Wheel in Carbon
  • Three-Spoke Multi-Function Steering Wheel in Makassar
  • Three-Spoke Multi-Function Steering Wheel in Aluminum Look
  • Thicker Steering Wheel in Black Alcantara
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Steering Wheel Rim w/Deviating Stitching
  • Steering Column Casing in Leather
  • Sand Beige Sport Chrono Timer Display
  • Guards Red Sport Chrono Timer Display
  • Speed Yellow Sport Chrono Timer Display
  • Carrara White Sport Chrono Timer Display
  • Instrument Surround Painted Black
  • Instrument Surround Painted in Exterior Color
  • Instrument Surround in Leather
  • Instrument Surround in Aluminum Look
  • Sand Beige Instrument Dials
  • Guards Red Instrument Dials
  • Speed Yellow Instrument Dials
  • Carrara White Instrument Dials
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Air Vents Painted in Exterior Color
  • Air Vent Slats in Aluminum Look
  • Air Vent Slats Painted Black
  • Air Vent Slats Painted in Exterior Color
  • Defroster Air Vents in Leather
  • Defroster Trim in Leather
  • Fuse Box Cover in Leather
  • Switch Panel Trim Strip Painted in Exterior Color
  • Switch Panel Trim Strip Painted Black
  • Switch Panel Trim Strip in Leather
  • Switch Panel Trim Strip in Black Alcantara
  • Switch Panel Trim Strip in Aluminum Look
  • Key Pouch in Leather
  • Rear View Mirror in Leather
  • Windshield Frame Trim in Leather
  • Sun Visors in Two-Tone Leather
  • Sun Visors in Leather
  • LED Door Storage Bin Lighting
  • Gear Lever Trim in Leather
  • Customization Package Gear Lever and Handbrake Lever II
  • Gear Lever and Handbrake Lever in Aluminum I
  • Customization Package Gear Lever and Handbrake Lever
  • Gear Lever and Handbrake Lever Aluminum II
  • PDK Selector and Handbrake Lever in Black Alcantara
  • Handbrake Lever in Aluminum II w/Stitching in Deviating Color
  • Handbrake Lever in Aluminum II
  • Gear Lever/PDK Selector Trim Strip in Aluminum Look
  • Decorative Trim on Gear Lever/Selector in Black
  • Gear Lever/PDK Selector Trim Painted Exterior Color
  • Seat Belts in Silver Grey
  • Seat Belts in Sand Beige
  • Seat Belts in Guards Red
  • Seat Belts in Speed Yellow
  • Seat Belt Buckles in Leather
  • Sports Bucket Seat Belt Passage Aluminum Look
  • Sport Bucket Seat Belt Passage Painted in Exterior Color
  • Sport Bucket Seat Belt Passage Painted Black
  • Clothes Hook on Seat Backrest in Leather
  • Door Finishers in Leather
  • Door Opener Painted in Exterior Color
  • Door Opener Painted Black
  • Door Opener in Leather
  • Door Opener Trim Painted in Exterior Color
  • Door Opener Trim Painted Black
  • Door Finishers in Black Alcantara
  • Storage Box
  • PDK Gear Selector Gate Surround Painted in Exterior Color
  • PDK Gear Selector Gate Surround in Leather
  • PDK Gear Selector Gate Surround in Aluminum Look
  • PDK Gear Selector Gate Surround Painted Black
  • Gear Lever/PDK Selector Trim Leather
  • Storage Bin Lid in Leather w/Porsche Crest
  • Storage Bin Lid in Alcantara w/Porsche Logo
  • Supplemental Safety Roll Bar in Aluminum Look
  • Supplemental Safety Roll Bar in Painted Exterior Color
  • Door Entry Guards in Carbon Fiber

Mechanical Options

  • 7-Speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)
  • Limited Slip Rear Differential Lock
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
  • Sport Exhaust System
  • Sport Shifter
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