Awards Won by the Porsche Boxster

The Porsche Boxster is an award-winning car in design, performance, and buyer satisfaction. If you are looking for a reliable vehicle, Porsche is the brand that you can trust. For over fifty years, Porsche has led the automobile industry in excellence and dependability in high-performance vehicles. From the very first model Porsche to the last, hard work and dedication to perfection has been evident in every single vehicle. The Porsche Boxster maintains that standard of superiority and shows this in the many Awards Won by the Porsche Boxster throughout the many years in production.

See what awards the year of your Porsche Boxster has won.

Notable Awards Won by the Porsche Boxster

The Boxster is on the Car and Driver 10Best list 21 times, from 1998 through 2003, and 2006 through 2020.

718 Boxster S Award Won by the Porsche Boxster

2019

718

  • Car and Driver 10 Best -718 Boxster and Cayman
  • Car and Driver Editor’s Choice

2018

718 Boxster

  • Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award: Performance Car
  • Car and Driver 10 Best Cars

2017

718 Boxster

  • World Performance Car of the Year
  • Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award: Sports/Performance Car
  • World Car of the Year: World Performance Car in 2017

“We are honoured that the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman were selected as World Performance Car by such an esteemed, global jury. With its striking appearance and superb performance and handling, the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman follow in the footsteps of our legendary 718 mid-engine race cars.”

Klaus Zellmer, president and CEO of Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Boxster Cayman bagged the World Performance Car of the Year award for 2017. The gutsy sports coupe from Porsche took away the honours from tough competitors like the Audi R8 Spyder and the McLaren 570S out of an initial entry list of seven cars from around the world.

2016

718 Boxster/Cayman

  • 2016 10 Best : Sports Car

Boxster

Boxster meet Award Winning Turbo Porsche

2015

Boxster

J.D. Power: Highest ranked in Compact Premium Sporty CarInitial Quality Study 2006, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2015, and Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout Study 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

2014

Boxster

  • 2014 J.D. Power ‘APEAL’ Compact Premium Sporty Car
  • 2014 Car and Driver – 10 Best
  • 2014 Cars.com – Play Car Of The Year – Quality Innovation Value
  • 2014 Edmunds – Top Rated
  • 2014 Automobile AllStars
  • Motor Authority – Best Car To Buy 2014

2013

Boxster

Boxster

2012

Boxster

  • 2012 Esquire Sports Car of the Year
  • Scottish Car of the Year: 2012 Best Drop Top
  • Automobile: All-Stars Award nine times including 2012

2010/11

Boxster

  • AutoPacific Ideal Sports Car (IVA)
  • Car and Driver Best Handling Car in America – Boxster Spyder
  • Car and Driver 10Best – Boxster
  • Edmunds.com 10 Most Fun Vehicles – Boxster Spyder
  • Car and Driver Editor’s Choice – Boxster
  • Car and Driver Editor’s Choice – Cayman
  • Automobile Magazine All-Star
Boxster

2009

Boxster

  • Car and Driver Magazine’s 2009 10 Best cars sold in America
    Porsche Boxster, Boxster S, Cayman and Cayman S
  • Motor Trend: Best Driver’s Car

Cayman S

  • Motor Trend Best Drivers Car Cayman S

2008

Boxster

  • Car and Driver Magazine’s 2008 10 Best cars sold in America
    Porsche Boxster, Boxster S, Cayman and Cayman S
  • Automobile Magazine’s All-Stars Award
    Porsche Boxster, Boxster S, Cayman and Cayman S
  • AutoPacific Ideal Premium BrandMost Ideal Sports Car in America
    Porsche 911, Cayman and Boxster Tie

2007

Boxster

  • Porsche ranks as the number-one brand in J.D. Power’s 2007 APEAL Awards for the second consecutive year. Cayman and the Boxster selected as best Premium Sports Cars.
  • California-based automotive marketing and product-consulting firm AutoPacific asked thousands of new car owners their choice for the most satisfying sports car in the United States, and the 2007 Porsche Boxster was ranked No. 1.
  • Car and Driver names Porsche one of its “Ten Best” cars for the Boxster and Cayman models.
  • Automobile: All Stars Award nine times including 2007

2006

Boxster

  • The 911 Carrera earns a spot on Edmunds.com 2006 Consumers’ Most Wanted “Coupe over $45,000” and the Boxster roadster is named in Edmunds.com “Convertible Under $45,000” category.
  • The results of an independent, nation-wide survey released by the New York-based Luxury Institute name Porsche the “Most Prestigious Luxury Automobile Brand.”
  • The Porsche Cayman S is named the “2006 World Performance Car” at the New York Auto Show.
  • The members of the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) select the Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Best in Class – All-Weather Sports Car as part of their voting for the 2006 Official Winter Vehicle of New England.
  • 1-23 Porsche Boxster wins coveted 2005 10 Best Award from Car and Driver.
  • The Porsche Boxster receives Automobile Magazine All-Star Award.
  • Playboy Magazine: 2006 Car of the Year
  • World Car of the Year: World Performance Car in 2006
Awards Won by the Porsche Boxster at Tech Tactics East

2005

Boxster

  • Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com, an online resource for new- and used-vehicle information, announces the Cayenne/Cayenne S as Kelley Blue Book’s Best Resale Value in the 2006 Sport Utility category and one of the Overall Top 10 vehicles for Best Resale Value in 2006.
  • J.D. Power and Associates reports that Porsche is ranked at the top of its 2005 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study.
  • Consumer Reports, an independent and trusted source for information and advice on consumer products and services, selects the Porsche Boxster as the best vehicle in the Upscale Roadster category.
  • AUTOWEEK, the weekly magazine for the ultimate car enthusiast, selects the Cayman S as the “Best in Show”, for the prestigious 2005 Frankfurt International Motor Show.
  • J.D. Power and Associates’ 2005 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) names the Porsche 911 the highest-ranking vehicle in the premium sports car category.
  • Robb Report Car of the Year Competition chooses the Porsche 911 Carrera S as First Runner up.
  • Autoweek: 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show Editors’ Best in Show

2004

Boxster

  • Porsche Carrera GT wins Road & Track’s “Best Dream Car 2004” inaugural Reader’s Choice Award.
  • Automobile Magazine’s world-wide staff chose the Boxster and Boxster S as the Best Sports Car in the All-Stars Award Competition.
  • The editors of L’Annual De L’Automobile presented the Porsche Boxster with the “Clifs d’Or” or Gold Kay Award. The award was given for the Best Vehicle, Sports Car Class between $50-100k Canadian.

2003

Boxster

  • Porsche Carrera GT wins Popular Science Magazine’s Best of What’s New Award.
  • AutoWeek readers vote “America’s Best” awards to the Porsche Cayenne and the Porsche 911.
  • Automobile Magazine’s All Star Editor’s Choice goes to the 911 Turbo as the Best Supercar and the Porsche Boxster as the Best Sportscar.
  • Cayenne wins AutoWeek’s 14th Annual “America’s Best” reader’s survey award.
  • Cayenne awarded “Best of the Best” award from the Robb Report.

2002

Boxster

  • MotorWeek Magazine names the Porsche 911 GT2 “Best Dream Machine.”
  • Car and Driver Magazine ranks Porsche Boxster among the “10 Best Cars for 2002.”
  • Automobile Magazine Reader’s Choice All-Star Award goes to the Porsche Boxster/Boxster S for Best Sports Car over $40,000.
  • ALG awards the Porsche 911 the Highest Retained Value in the Sports Car Segment.

2001

Boxster

  • Automobile Magazine Readers’ Choice All-Star Award goes to the Porsche 911 Carrera for the Best GT car for 2001 and to the 911 Turbo for the Best Sports Car over $40,000.
  • Polk gives the Automotive Loyalty Award to the Porsche 911 in the Sports Car Segment.
  • ALG awards the Porsche 911 the Highest Retained Value in the Sports Car Segment.
  • Car and Driver magazine ranks the Porsche Boxster among the 10 Best Cars” for 2001.
  • Edmunds.com ranks the Porsche Boxster S among its “Most Wanted 2001 Cars.”
  • Popular Mechanics magazine selects the 2001 Porsche 911 Turbo to receive its “2001 Design & Engineering” Award.

2000

Boxster

  • American Women Motorscene votes the Porsche Boxster S as the car with the “Most Sex Appeal.”
  • Intellichoice, Inc. votes Best Overall Value Award to the Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet Convertible in the Sport Class.
  • ALG awards the Boxster the Highest Retained Value in the Sports Car Segment.
  • Polk give the Automotive Loyalty Award to the Porsche Boxster in the Sports Car Segment.
  • The editors of Popular Science magazine present its 2000 “Best of What’s New” Award to Porsche for its Porsche Ceramic Brakes, an option on the 2001 911 Turbo.
  • Polk Automotive Intelligence presents its Polk Automotive Loyalty Award to the 2000 Porsche Boxster.
  • Ward’s Auto World names the Porsche Boxster S 3.2-liter six-cylinder engine as one of its “10 Best Engines” for 2000.
  • Car and Driver magazine ranks the Porsche Boxster S Among the “10 Best Cars” for 2000.
  • American Woman Motorscene magazine presents the “Most Sex Appeal (Exotic) Award” to the Boxster S.
  • MotorWeek, the weekly automotive video magazine produced by Maryland Public Television, awards its 2000 ” MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award for Best Sports Car” to the Boxster S.
  • Automobile Magazine selects the Porsche Boxster S and the Porsche 911 Carrera as the “Best Luxury Sports Cars” for 2000.
  • Readers of Automotive Engineering International, published by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), names the Porsche 911 one of the most significant vehicles of the 20 th century.
  • The Porsche Boxster S receives the 2000 “Car of the Year/Sports Convertible Category” award from Canada’s Le Guide de l’Auto magazine.

1998

Boxster

  • The Porsche Boxster receives the “Automobile of The Year” award from Automobile Magazine.
  • Car & Driver magazine ranks the Porsche Boxster among its “10 Best Cars.”

1997

Boxster

  • The Porsche Boxster receives the ” MotorWeek Driver’s Choice Award” for Best New Sports Car.
  • The Porsche 911 Carrera and the Porsche Boxster receive the Masters of Design Award from The Fashion Group International.
  • The Porsche Boxster receives the “Best New Sports Car” and “Best New Design” awards from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada.
Award Winning Boxster Being Serviced

Conclusion

Few vehicles fulfill their intended mission as well as the Porsche Boxster does. This is an impressive list of Awards Won by the Porsche Boxster!

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