Used 2001 Porsche Boxster Convertible

2001 Porsche Boxster
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2001 Porsche Boxster

Pros

  • Supreme handling characteristics, plenty of power in Boxster S format, two large cargo areas, long list of features and custom trim.

Cons

  • Plastic rear window, regular Boxster's power is only adequate, price can become high when lots of options are ordered.

Used 2001 Porsche Boxster Convertible for Sale

Porsche Boxster 2001 2dr Convertible (2.7L 6cyl 5M)
111,175 miles
Used 2001
Porsche Boxster
Base
Anmo Cars
5.4 mi away
List$5,997
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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AC,Climate Control,Dual Power Seats,Leather Steering Whl,Power Driver Seat,Power Locks,Power Mirrors,Power Steering,Power Windows,Rear Spoiler,Tilt,4-Wheel Disc Brakes,Gasoline Fuel,Anti-Lock Brakes,Drivers Front Airbag,Dual Front Airbags,Fog Lights,Rollover Protection System,Side Airbags,Variable Wipers
Porsche Boxster 2001 2dr Convertible (2.7L 6cyl 5M)
99,239 miles
Used 2001
Porsche Boxster
Base
(9)
Fairfax Motors
16.9 mi away
List$9,788
Est.Loan: $200/mo
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RARE BOXSTER**HARD TOP($2295) AND SOFT TOP**LOCAL CAR**WELL MAINTAINED**HAVE BOOKS AND SERVICE RECORDS**NEW BRAKES AND ROTORS**NEW TIRES**TOP OF THE LINE UPGRADED STEREO((APPLE AND ANDROID BLUETOOTH AND HARD WIRED COMPATIBLE**NAVIGATION**/ALPINE SPEAKERS/ALPINE SUB WOOFER/ALPINE AMP/ VIPER ALARM SYSTEM($3500)HAVE RECEIPT**RED BRAKES**CAR COVER**PSM**HEATED SEATS LEATHER POWER SEATS**TIPTRONIC**FRONT AND SIDE AIRBAGS**CRUISE CONTROL**CD PLAYER**[MANY NEW UPGRADES**PRICE WITH HARDTOP IS $10988**PRICE WITHOUT HARDTOP IS $9988]This 2001 Porsche Boxster has less than 100k miles* Includes a CARFAX buyback guarantee... NEW LOW PRICE.. Safety equipment includes: ABS, Passenger Airbag, Front fog/driving lights, Rear fog lights...Other features include: Leather seats, Power door locks, Power windows, Convertible roof - Power, Climate control... Why pay higher prices when you can buy directly from us with our no HASSLE and HAGGLE free pricing?? Our prices are competitive in the market and compete or beat other dealerships. The buying experience with Fairfax Motors is the best! Fairfax Motors is family owned and operated in Fairfax, Virginia offering cars for sale and buying services to the DMV area for 24 years. Our owner has built successful and long term relationships with our customers with them returning to purchase cars from us time and time again. Our entire staff offers transparency with each customer from our knowledgeable sales staff to our dynamic managers and all the way to our very experienced Finance Director who has been in the business for 40 years! We offer Finance and Extended Warranty options, plus detailing services to keep your car looking beautiful. We need your cars to fill out inventory, so we take all trades and buy cars too! Stop dreading the car buying process and start having fun! Still aren't sure? Our customers love to show us love and share their buying experience with the world. Come see us at Fairfax Motors for your next vehicle purchase.
Porsche Boxster 2001 2dr Convertible (2.7L 6cyl 5M)
0
Used 2001
Porsche Boxster
Base
Credit Line Motors LLC
21.8 mi away
List$6,900
Est.Loan: $141/mo
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Dealer Notes
2001 Porsche Boxster MT 5-speed %2A%2A112k miles%2A%2A Convertible. Recently inspected in VA. Clean in and out. Top is in good shape. Clutch is fast. Good tires,�_< smells good. Get me before I am gone%2521 Financing available. No credit,�_< bad credit,�_< good credit,�_< first time buyers. For more information visit us or apply at www.oscomotorsales.com Ph 5408340746 2001 Porsche Boxster Manual 5 velocidades %2A%2A112000 millas%2A%2A Convertible. Recien inspeccionado en VA. Muy limpio por dentro y fuera. El techo esta en buen estado,�_< cambios rapidos,�_< buenas llantas huele muy bien,�_< interior y exterior en buen estado. Llevese este carro de EnsueA�o YA%2521 antes que se lo ganen. Financion Rapida,�_< Aceptamos Tax ID y pasaporte,�_< sin credito ,�_< mal credito,�_< buen credito,�_< compradores por vez primera. Tramitamos Placas y Aseguranza. Llamenos y tenga su AUTO YA%2521 www.oscomotorsales.com Ph 540-834-0746 Rear Spoiler,�_< Front Air Conditioning,�_< Front Air Conditioning - Automatic Climate Control,�_< Shift Knob Trim - Leather,�_< Steering Wheel Trim - Leather,�_< Abs - 4-Wheel,�_< Gauge - Tachometer,�_< Cassette,�_< Clock,�_< Radio - Am/Fm,�_< Exterior Entry Lights,�_< Front Fog Lights,�_< Wheel Diameter - 16 Inch,�_< Wheels - Alloy,�_< Power Windows,�_< Anti-Theft System - Alarm,�_< Front Airbags - Dual,�_< Power Door Locks,�_< Side Airbags - Front,�_< Side Mirror Adjustments - Power,�_< Side Mirrors - Heated,�_< Front Seat Type - Bucket,�_< Front Seat Type - Sport,�_< Upholstery - Leather
Porsche Boxster 2001 2dr Convertible (2.7L 6cyl 5M)
133,988 miles
Used 2001
Porsche Boxster
Base
(5)
Fitzgerald Chevrolet
26.8 mi away
List$7,647
Est.Loan: $156/mo
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Dealer Notes
"Boxster 2001 5-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic S Recent Arrival! Porsche You will love our NO HAGGLE

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vehicle overview

Entering its fifth year of production, Porsche's captivating Boxster is a purpose-built sports car for people who love a challenge, designed to go fast and provide optimum feedback while demanding the driver's undivided attention. It rewards skilled pilots with an unparalleled thrill ride and an unrivaled exhaust note.

There are two models available: the Boxster and the Boxster S. The regular Boxster is equipped with a 2.7-liter flat six engine that produces 217 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 192 foot-pounds of torque at 4,750 rpm. While these numbers are adequate, they are shy of the numbers posted by the Audi TT Roadster and the BMW M Coupe.

Pop the extra $9,000 for a Boxster S and you get a half-liter increase in engine displacement and 33 more horsepower, for a total of 250, to adequately fling the car through your favorite set of S-turns. The horizontally opposed 3.2-liter flat six also makes 33 more foot-pounds of torque, bringing that number to 225 and endowing the German roadster with a decidedly forceful personality. The S model also gets a six-speed, short-throw manual transmission (as opposed to the Boxster's five-speed), a larger radiator, a revised suspension, 17-inch (up from 16-inch) wheels and more standard equipment. There is still plenty of optional equipment left to order, though, and doing so can quickly jack up the price to Porsche 911 territory. Certainly worth considering is the Porsche Stability Management system, a stability control system that helps to prevent dangerous skids and spins.

Two adults fit just fine in the Boxster, and the supple leather seats are mighty comfortable for most folks. Substantial bolstering holds occupants in place on tight turns, and nicely sculpted door panels provide a great spot to rest an arm while driving. Wind protection isn't great, so prepare to have your hair tousled even with the windows up and the wind blocker in place. On the plus side, cowl shake is nearly non-existent, with only slight amounts of shimmy evident, and there is an ample 9.1 cubic feet of cargo space available.

As a daily driver, the Porsche isn't well equipped to deal with the realities of ever-changing weather conditions, multi-tasking behind the steering wheel, and low-speed traffic situations. Its delicately balanced chassis, confounding interior ergonomics, lack of a cupholder and stiff steering, brakes and clutch conspire to make it a chore around town. Buy a Mercedes SLK320 or Audi TT Roadster if your primary driving environment resembles the Disneyland parking lot.

Rather, the Porsche Boxster shines as a weekend getaway vehicle, providing comfort and space for two adults and their belongings with driving characteristics improving at speed. Take the long way, running hard on as many twisty two-lane roads as you can find with someone who loves road trips just as much as you do, and you'll immensely enjoy one of the most memorable overnight vacations you've had in years.

2001 Highlights

Minor interior changes are in store for 2001. The Boxster S' thicker roof lining has migrated to the regular Boxster. Both cars now feature a hidden cell phone antenna, a gauge cluster design similar to the 911's, improved interior lighting and better dashboard material quality. Porsche has also added a new button to the ignition key to control the driver seat and outside memory function. In terms of optional equipment, the sophisticated Porsche Stability Management system is now available for the Boxster and Boxster S.

Consumer reviews

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oil and coolant mixing
Bruce Gray,11/22/2009
My car at 8 years of age, but only 39,000 miles developed mixing of oil & coolant. There is no fix except a rebuilt engine ($14,000) from Porsche. One mechanic stated ran into problems needing parts on teardown that Porsche wouldn't supply. Turns out my problem not unique, Could not find one mechanic (coast to coast) or PCA or other tech advisers who had any other fix. Do your own research before buying any Porsche with M96 engine family which includes all Boxsters and 911's from 1999 through 2008. Bruce Gray, Roadrunner Region PCA
M96 engine class cars
Bruce Gray,07/26/2009
Great car. Owned Porsche's for 35 years until this car began to mix coolant and oil. NO FIX except rebuilt engine. Discovered not unusual. I will perhaps buy a Porsche again but NOT with M96 engine (1999-2008). NO help from PCNA or Porsche even for car with only 39,000 miles. Since average Porsche owner drives 6,000 miles a year, cars are usually out of warranty when the trouble strikes. Problem seems that no mechanic wants to take the engines apart, so only fix is $15,000 factory rebuilt engine. There are estimates out there suggesting 20% of this engine group cars will fail before hit 100,000 miles. Kind of like playing lottery to buy one. Ask a few mechanics about this!!!
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Impboy,05/07/2010
When I got this Box 2 1/2 years ago, I had just finished driving a 1994 Honda Civic 220,000 miles from brand new. It was time for a new car. I love my Boxster. It's not the fastest car around but it drools every time we find a twisty back road. This car sticks like glue and I never feel out of control even in forced slides on wet pavement. (Hey, gotta have some fun some times!) I've taken it on long trips (over 600 miles in a day) and I have no back ache even though I'm 6'2". If you're thinking about getting one, do your research and get one now! I'm sorry I waited so long to do it myself.
A Geriatric Buys A Boxter S
Mortimer Levy,03/05/2004
At 75 yrs of age, a Boxster S was the last thing I had in mind. Contemplated an Audi A6 and saw this little Lapiz Blue sculpture on the showroom floor. I had to have it before I die. Have never regretted it. Have owned exciting cars all my life but nothing like this. The design and performance is a tribute to man's quest for excellence. I hope they never change the shape,..like the Taj mahal,..it's eternal.
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Features & Specs

MPG
17 city / 25 hwy
Seats 2
5-speed manual
Gas
217 hp @ 6500 rpm
MPG
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 2
6-speed manual
Gas
250 hp @ 6250 rpm
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Used 2001 Porsche Boxster Convertible Overview

The Used 2001 Porsche Boxster Convertible is offered in the following styles: 2dr Convertible (2.7L 6cyl 5M), and S 2dr Convertible (3.2L 6cyl 6M).

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Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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