2018 Porsche 718 Boxster vs. 2018 Audi S5

Have you ever been confused about two cars that you have always wanted to purchase? If you are then you share the same sentiments as other car buyers out there. Just in case you are thinking about the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster and the 2018 Audi S5 and you have been wanting to know which one is better, this comparison will help you finalize your decision.

Design & Style

The 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster is a picture of perfection. Judging by the clear lines and sturdy yet polished finishes on the outside, you know you have the car of your dreams right at your fingertips. The interior is world class as well because each detail has been made out of quality materials. On top of all these physical attributes, you will also notice a neat-looking dashboard. A plus is the power-folding soft top that functions as promised.

The 2018 Audi S5, like the Boxster, is also one stylish car that will mesmerize you. Designed using highest quality materials, it feels like you will never go wrong with it. Try the backseat and there you will notice that something is wrong. It will not be a good area for tall passengers.

Technology & Safety

The 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster will never fail you at all when it comes to technology and safety features as well. The fully functional features along this line include a highly technical yet easy to use audio system. The infotainment system is completed by the inclusion of USB ports that can be used for charging your mobile phones. The climate control function works with the power heated seats as well. Adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, and blind spot monitoring are among its safety features.

In the case of the 2018 Audi S5, you will get the MMI infotainment system, a user-friendly system that is noted as remarkable in many different levels. Along the lines of safety, there is stability and traction control, blind spot monitoring, and forward collision warning systems. The voice recognition software lags a bit with this car model though.


Performance wise, you will see that the four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine under the hood of the Boxster is remarkable. It reaches a yield of up to 300 horsepower and 280lb-ft of torque. In the case of the Audi S5, except that the V6, 3.0-liter engine produces as much as 369lb-ft of torque and 354 horsepower. Take note that it takes time for the car to respond before it actually accelerates which makes it dismaying for the user.

The Bottom Line

There are a lot of things to love in the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster and when compared to the 2018 Audi S5, these things stand out even more. It is with no doubt that this should be your next car.

Ready to Schedule a Porsche 718 Boxster Test Drive Today?

Want to prove what makes the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster worth a purchase? You can do so by booking a test drive with us here at Porsche of Princeton. You can find us in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and we are proud to serve the needs of car lovers in the state. You can simply visit our showroom or call us in advance to book your 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster test drive.

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