When comparing the Toyota MR2 Spyder's and the Porsche Boxster's specifications and ratings, the Toyota MR2 Spyder has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Porsche Boxster has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Toyota MR2 Spyder's and the Porsche Boxster's specifications and ratings, the Toyota MR2 Spyder is a better car than the Porsche Boxster.
Toyota MR2 Spyder vs. Porsche Boxster Pricing
A used 2005 Toyota MR2 Spyder ranges from $9,498 to $20,245 while a used 2005 Porsche Boxster is priced between $13,981 to $29,304.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota MR2 Spyder’s base engine makes 138 horsepower, and the Porsche Boxster base engine makes 240 horsepower. The MR2 Spyder is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 348 miles. The Boxster is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 432 miles.This gives the Toyota MR2 Spyder the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Porsche Boxster the advantage in maximum range. Both models use gasoline.