2019 Porsche 718 Boxster vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GT

Cars that are as popular as those of the 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GT can easily make to anybody’s list. Of course, we have to set apart one from the other first. This comparison will serve as your guide in doing so.

Design & Style

Seating up to two people, the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster is available in various trim levels. The base trim is good enough with the inclusion of 20-inch wheels, single central tailpipe, and black brake calipers. The Boxster has also been blessed with interior features that are present in its more expensive brother, the Porsche 911. The roof can open in less than 10 seconds which is fast for a convertible.

In the case of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GT, you will also see a classy car that is truly impressive in terms of use of materials. The outside is elegant and sporty to look at. The inside is luxury all throughout. However, the low seating position does not merely sacrifice the ease of entering and exiting the vehicle. It has compromised visibility as well.

Technology & Safety

When it comes to technology features, the 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster is gifted with plenty. It has a Bluetooth interface, a six-speaker audio system, a satellite radio, and two USB ports. It also has for your safety, front and rear parking sensors, and a rearview camera. Side mirrors are heated and it also has automatic climate control. Blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, brake assist, and forward collision warning are available for this car.

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GT, on the other hand, has a 10-speaker Burmester audio system. It has an 8.4-inch touchscreen display for its COMAND infotainment system. When it comes to driver aids, you will get to enjoy automatic emergency braking, driver drowsiness monitoring, rearview camera, and front and rear parking sensors. All other features come with a price.


Turbocharging the 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster is a four-cylinder engine that has a 2.0-liter capacity for its base trim. This one is capable of yielding as high as 280lb-ft of torque and 300 horsepower. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GT, on the other hand, relies on a V8 engine which allows it to yield results of up to 494lb-ft of torque and 602 horsepower. Despite that huge difference in terms of results, the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster is capable of reaching 22mpg and 29mpg for city and highway driving, respectively. The Mercedes-Benz can only result up to 16mpg for city driving and 22mpg for highway driving.

The Bottom Line

This comparison shows the many reasons for you to be wowed with the 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster. It deserves to be your next car.

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When you’re in the neighborhood for a new 2019 Porsche 718 Boxster, head over to our showroom. After shopping with Porsche Huntington, you will see that we are unlike any other dealership you’ve ever dealt with. We pride ourselves on exclusivity, technology, and the finest workmanship. The next time you need servicing on your Porsche or are in the market to purchase a new one, visit Porsche Huntington today. You’ll be glad you did.

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