How reliable is a 1999 Porsche Boxster?

How reliable is a 1999 Porsche Boxster?

The Boxster S is a fantastically fun car to drive, handles like its on rails, tons of storage/trunk space, has been 100% reliable.

How reliable is a Porsche Boxster?

The good news is the Boxster is generally reliable and has aged gracefully. The mid-engine two-seater roadster design led Porsche sales volume until the introduction of the Cayenne. The Boxster is well balanced, responsive and easy to drive.

How many miles will a 1999 Porsche Boxster last?

The other day, when a popular blog mentioned that the Porsche Boxster was judged to be the car most likely to last 200,000 miles I did a double take.

What is a 1999 Porsche Boxster worth?

The value of a used 1999 Porsche Boxster ranges from $2,411 to $8,035, based on vehicle condition, mileage, and options.

Which Boxster year is best?

When the Porsche Boxster came out in 1996, it had some problems through the next few years as all new vehicles experience. Then after a couple of redesigns, Porsche would find their sweet spot in 2012, which is the best year for the Porsche Boxster.

How fast is a 1999 Porsche Boxster?

Then in 1999, the manual 2.7-liter models could hit 60 mph in 6.6 seconds and topped out at 155 mph, while the manual 3.2-liter versions hit 60 mph in 5.9 seconds and topped out at 162 mph.

How much does a 1999 Boxster engine cost?

My 1999 Boxster was recently diagnosed with the apparently very common intermediate shaft failure (IMS failure). The big surprise came when I heard the only way to fix this, is a complete engine replacement; $12000 for the part alone! Add the hours needed to put it in, and this is more then the cars current value.

Is it too much money to buy a Porsche Boxster?

This is a lot of car for the money – most of the issues with the Boxster were worked out of the design by the time the late 987 reached the showroom. The 981 version currently attracts too much money and we’d buy an older 911 instead of a similar priced later 981 Boxster.

What kind of engine failure does a Porsche Boxster have?

The M96 range of Porsche engines fitted to the 911 and Boxster up to 2006 had a catastrophic engine failure associated with the intermediate shaft bearing or IMS. At the end of the intermediate shaft connecting both ends of the timing chain mechanisms]

How old is the first generation Porsche Boxster?

Emerging from a combination of “Boxer” engine and “Roadster,” the first-generation Porsche Boxster is heading for being 20 years old. However, the Boxster platform exists right up to the current production 718.