When we compare the Nissan 350Z's and the Porsche Boxster's specifications and ratings, the Nissan 350Z has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars and base engine power. The Porsche Boxster has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Nissan 350Z's and the Porsche Boxster's specifications and ratings, the Nissan 350Z is a better car than the Porsche Boxster.
Nissan 350Z vs. Porsche Boxster Pricing
A used 2009 Nissan 350Z ranges from $9,995 to $20,987 while a used 2009 Porsche Boxster is priced between $18,889 to $38,361.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Nissan 350Z’s base engine makes 306 horsepower, and the Porsche Boxster base engine makes 255 horsepower. The 350Z is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 480 miles. The Boxster is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 456 miles.This gives the Porsche Boxster the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Nissan 350Z the advantage in maximum range. Both models use gasoline.