When comparing the Nissan 350Z's and the Porsche Cayman'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, interior volume and base engine power. The Porsche Cayman has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Nissan 350Z's and the Porsche Cayman's specifications and ratings, the Nissan 350Z is a better car than the Porsche Cayman.
Nissan 350Z vs. Porsche Cayman Pricing
A used 2008 Nissan 350Z ranges from $10,300 to $30,797 while a used 2008 Porsche Cayman is priced between $18,981 to $41,985.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Nissan 350Z’s base engine makes 306 horsepower, and the Porsche Cayman base engine makes 245 horsepower. The 350Z is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 500 miles. The Cayman is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 490 miles.This gives the Porsche Cayman the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Nissan 350Z the advantage in maximum range. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Nissan 350Z has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, and front shoulder room. The Porsche Cayman has the advantage in the area of cargo space.