Porsche Boxster

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

91
Priced From $65,200
MPG 22.0
Styles Reviewed
ConvertibleConvertible

Cars.com

09/28/12
2012-09-28
90
100

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David Thomas David Thomas 8.6 out of 10 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The redesigned 2013 Porsche Boxster impresses visually inside and out and handles superbly. The base model could use more power; otherwise, there were few faults to be found.

Bloomberg News

08/12/10
2010-08-12
95
100

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Jason H. Harper Jason H. Harper 8.3 out of 10 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The 2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder looks great, drives great and is undeniably desirable. And oh would I like one — if only I lived in California.

Bloomberg News

08/30/12
2012-08-30
90
100

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Jason H. Harper Jason H. Harper 8.3 out of 10 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The Boxster got a Vogue-worthy makeover, and now it looks like a miniature version of Porsche’s defunct supercar, the Carrera GT. The old-school manual made me happy, a perfect companion to the light, fast car.

New Car Test Drive

07/20/12
2012-07-20
91
100

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Paul A. Eisenstein Paul A. Eisenstein 8.0 out of 10 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The 2013 Boxster is a far classier package than ever before, with the refined details that a luxury buyer would hope to get in a far less competent driving machine. You’re going to find any excuse possible to keep on driving.

Edmunds.com

02/23/12
2012-02-23
94
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

New lines, more room and a stronger and more efficient engine make the 2013 Porsche Boxster one of the best sports cars in production.

Edmunds.com

05/09/12
2012-05-09
90
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Porsche Boxster Convertible

Although the 2012 Porsche Boxster represents the end of the current generation, it still remains one of the best roadsters on the road. If performance ranks at the top of your must-haves, the it’s a tough act to follow.

MSN Autos

12/22/09
2009-12-22
90
100

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Kirk Bell Kirk Bell 7.3 out of 10 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

With its tossable lightweight feel, responsive steering and tractable engine, the Porsche Boxster Spyder is a pure joy to drive. It is one of the best ways to spend a sunny day.

Boston Globe

07/01/10
2010-07-01
89
100

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Clifford Atiyeh Clifford Atiyeh 7.3 out of 10 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

320 horsepower may not seem much for 60 grand, yet after a few minutes it’s clear where the money goes in the Porsche Boxster Spyder. Save maybe for the toy-car Lotus Elise, there’s not a roadster in the world with this kind of precise chassis setup.

New York Times

08/17/12
2012-08-17
90
100

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Lawrence Ulrich Lawrence Ulrich 7.3 out of 10 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

Enthusiasts needn’t fear. The Boxster still carves a path with ultimate precision and more control than ever. It’s one of the world’s most brilliant sports cars.

Business Week

07/08/10
2010-07-08
90
100

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Thane Peterson Thane Peterson 7.2 out of 10 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The Boxster Spyder is a blast to drive but the Boxster S is so good that only obsessive driving enthusiasts are likely to be able to discern the difference. My heart says to go with the Spyder with a stick shift, my head says go with the Boxster S with a PDK.

MotorWeek

10/05/12
2012-10-05
94
100

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Staff Review MotorWeek 7.2 out of 10 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The luxurious morphing of the 2013 Porsche Boxster has not diminished our enthusiasm for its driving performance one bit. It is everything that it was, and more, and everything you expect in a Porsche. While no car is perfect, in the vaunted world of sports cars, the Boxster is astonishingly close.

AutoGuide.com

08/30/10
2010-08-30
87
100

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Colum Wood Colum Wood 7.1 out of 10 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The Boxster Spyder is a toy, pure and simple. It’s designed for drivers and meant to be driven. Criticisms are mostly irrelevant anyway as it’s highly unlikely anyone who purchases this car will use it exclusively as transportation.

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