2012 Porsche Boxster Convertible - Features & Specs

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Base Convertible (2.9L 6-cyl. 6-speed Manual)

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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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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2012 Porsche Boxster Convertible in WA is:

$186 per month*
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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
  • 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
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Park Assist System

Options

Packages

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

Exterior Options

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

Interior Options

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

Mechanical Options

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