In comparing the Nissan 370Z's and the Porsche Cayman's specifications and ratings, the Nissan 370Z 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 370Z's and the Porsche Cayman's specifications and ratings, the Nissan 370Z is a better car than the Porsche Cayman.
Nissan 370Z vs. Porsche Cayman Pricing
A used 2016 Nissan 370Z ranges from $19,991 to $36,992 while a used 2016 Porsche Cayman is priced between $43,637 to $116,999.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Nissan 370Z’s base engine makes 332 horsepower, and the Porsche Cayman base engine makes 275 horsepower. The 370Z is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 494 miles. The Cayman is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 507 miles. This gives the Porsche Cayman the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Nissan 370Z. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Nissan 370Z 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.