Subaru Impreza WRX STi vs Porsche Boxster S

Picture of Subaru Impreza WRX STi
Picture of Porsche Boxster S (986 266 PS)
Category Impreza WRX STiPorsche Boxster S
Max power (ps / bhp) 280 / 276266 / 262
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 392 / 289310 / 229
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1500 / 33071320 / 2910
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 187 / 184202 / 199

Performance

Category Impreza WRX STiPorsche Boxster S
0 - 100 kph 5.5 s5.6 s
0 - 200 kph 21.9 s21.3 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 16.4 s15.7 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 5.1 s5.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.7 s @ 88.2 mph9.7 s @ 88.2 mph
Top speed 255 kph (158 mph)266 kph (165 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.57 g (6 m/s²)0.56 g (6 m/s²)

Summary

Category Impreza WRX STiPorsche Boxster S
Track Performance 693684
Straight line speed 668684
Total 13601368

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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BR2+  8y ago

STI Hands down, No competition. Those good looks, More comfortable, Much better sounding, I LOVE that Subaru F4 Flat Rumble, Fun gearbox, Easier everything. And better in the wet. This Boxster is nice, But Impreza all the way.


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Shaggy  8y ago

@ Viking: It doesn't snow much here In Georgia, but it did last week. Someone at work has a Subaru Impreza WRX.


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Viking  8y ago

I also prefer the Porsche. If I lived where snow was a problem the WRX STi would be nice and useful, but since it doesn't snow here I can enjoy mid-engine rear drive fun year round. :)


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Shaggy  8y ago

I prefer Porsche!


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Piorun  8y ago

BoxsterS not too much faster but much more expensive.