The 2022 Porsche 718 boxer is the Cabriolet version of the Porsche 718 lineup. It’s a luxury sports car that just exudes fun with the cloth top being able to open to let in some fresh air. The Boxer 4 and 6 engines give the 718 Boxster a lot of power to pair its premium cabin features with. Overall, we love how this car turned out and give Porsche a big round of applause on this one. This 2022 Porsche 718 Boxster review will go through the features that make this car primed for a good time.
Not much has changed with the jump to this 2022 model of the Porsche 718 Boxster. There are new customization options in terms of colors and accessories available to buyers on their site’s configurator. Key fobs can be personalized with different paints and colors that match the exterior of their own vehicle.
The 2022 Porsche 718 Boxster price points are at the middle of the pack when it compared to other luxury sports cars available. The choice of transmission system greatly affects the expected price, with the PDK transmission costing an additional $3,210 to $3,730. Each trim level also has different standard features which improve as you go up the various trim levels available. Below is our 2022 Porsche 718 Boxster cost table, complete with all the trim levels.
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster (MT)||$62,600*|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster (PDK)||$65,810*|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster T (MT)||$71,700*|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster T (PDK)||$75,430*|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster S (MT)||$74,600*|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster S (PDK)||$77,810*|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 (MT)||$89,500*|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 (PDK)||$93,230*|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster 25 Years (MT)||$100,100*|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster 25 Years (PDK)||$103,830*|
The 2022 Porsche 718 Boxster lease price is available on their official website, as well as information about their other financing options. There are also Loyalty programs and end-of-lease options that buyers can avail of so make sure to check out what deals you can make use of!
The 2022 Porsche 718 Boxster specs sheet shows the different motor and drivetrain options available to buyers. First off, we have the 2.0-Liter Turbocharged Boxer 4 engine that is capable of 300 horsepower and 280 pounds-feet of torque that’s available on the base Boxster model and the Boxster T. The Boxster S upgrades this to a 2.5-Liter Turbocharged Boxer 4 with improved outputs of 350 horsepower and 309 pounds-feet of torque. Most powerful of all is the GTS 4.0 with a 4.0-Liter naturally aspirated Boxer 6 engine with 394 horsepower and 309 pounds-feet of torque. With a GTS 4.0 that’s outfitted with the PDK transmission system, it takes only 3.8 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph. If using the 6-speed manual transmission setup, it takes 4.3 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph.
FUEL EFFICIENT & ACTUAL MPG
Currently, the EPA has recorded their fuel efficiency estimates on the 4 different trim levels of the 2022 Porsche 718 Boxster that’s most available to buyers. As we see, the PDK (Automatic) models tend to be the efficient choice as the ones with manual setups are a step back in terms of MPG rating. The least efficient of all is the GTS 4.0 model with an MT transmission. Below is a table summarizing the MPG scores of all the relevant trim levels of the Porsche 718 Boxster:
|Trim Mileage Estimates||City/mpg||Highway/mpg||Combined/mpg|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster (MT)||20||26||22|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster (PDK)||21||27||24|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster T (MT)||20||26||22|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster T (PDK)||21||27||23|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster S (MT)||19||24||21|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster S (PDK)||19||25||22|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 (MT)||17||24||19|
|2022 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 (PDK)||19||24||21|
INTERIOR, SOLACE & BAGGAGE
Porsche has had some good work in designing the 2022 Porsche 718 Boxster interior space. Being constructed out of some high-quality materials including leathers, wood elements, carbon fiber, and Race-Tex fabric material. The 718 Boxster has enough seating capacity for only 2 passengers, leaning more on showcasing its performance capabilities rather than everyday utility. The trunk space available on the 718 Boxster only stands at about 4.4 cubic feet which is just enough for a few small bags.
When it comes to Porsche, there’s always an expectation that they spare no expense with the features of their vehicles. The Porsche 718 Boxster sports an infotainment system that’s as luxurious as the vehicle itself. It starts off with a high-resolution 4.6-inch Touchscreen display where passengers can manage cabin functions, audio settings, and the navigation system that comes with the whole tech suite. An on-board computer also assists in this situation, as well as an Integrated instrument cluster for the driver to keep track of certain aspects of the car. The audio package which comes standard to the Porsche 718 Boxster is a 6-speaker setup that has an output of 110 watts. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility is a feature that all models come with, along with Bluetooth connectivity for both media streaming and hands-free phone operation.
The Porsche 718 Boxster contains a suite of safety features and driver-assistive technologies that offer a lot of utility for drivers and passengers alike. Some of these standard features include Cruise Control, Anti-lock braking systems, the ParkAssist systems that comes with a reversing camera, and the Porsche Side Impact System to ensure passenger safety. For security purposes, the 718 Boxster also features an anti-theft system that comes with an engine immobilizer and an alarm system that’s linked to the car’s radar-based surveillance system. All of this should help to keep the car secure against any break-ins when your away from it.
Porsche offers various warranty programs and packages that are a slight upgrade from that offered by other manufacturers working in the Sports Car market. Their Limited Warranty plan spans for 4 years or the first 50,000 miles driven, whichever comes first. Their Powertrain Warranty is quite standard with a plan that lasts for 4 years with a mileage limit of 50,000 miles driven. Lastly, they offer Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance that covers for 1 year or the first 10,000 miles driven.