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See which Convertibles are reviewed by Consumer Reports

Below lists a selection of Convertibles that have been reviewed by our expert engineering staff. Consumer Reports operates the largest and most sophisticated independent automobile testing center devoted to the consumer interest anywhere in the world. All cars that are tested, about 80 per year, are bought anonymously and driven for thousands of miles each. The evaluation regimen consists of more than 50 individual tests. Learn more about each of the Convertibles that Consumer Reports tests and reviews.
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Porsche Boxster (2.7)
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The Porsche Boxster is a convertible offered in 2dr Roadster S, 2dr Roadster and 2dr Roadster GTS. The powertrains include 2.7-liter 6 (265 hp), 3.4-liter 6 (315 hp) and 3.4-liter 6 (330 hp) engines, and 6-speed manual and 7-speed sequential transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 30 mpg highway. The Boxster uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2013
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Chevrolet Camaro Convertible 2SS
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The Chevrolet Camaro is a convertible, coupe offered in 2dr Cpe LS w/2LS, 2dr Cpe LT w/2LT, 2dr Cpe Z/28, 2dr Conv ZL1, 2dr Cpe SS w/1SS, 2dr Conv LT w/1LT, 2dr Conv LT w/2LT, 2dr Cpe LS w/1LS, 2dr Cpe LT w/1LT, 2dr Cpe SS w/2SS, 2dr Cpe ZL1, 2dr Conv SS w/1SS and 2dr Conv SS w/2SS. The powertrains include 3.6-liter V6 (323 hp), 6.2-liter V8 (400 hp), 6.2-liter V8 (426 hp), 6.2-liter V8 supercharged (580 hp) and 7.0-liter V8 (505 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 15 mpg city to 24 mpg highway. The Camaro convertible 2SS V8 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the BMW Z4 sDrive28i
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The BMW Z4 is a convertible offered in 2dr Roadster 28i, 2dr Roadster 35i and 2dr Roadster 35is. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (240 hp), 3.0-liter 6 turbo (300 hp) and 3.0-liter 6 turbo (335 hp) engines, and 6-speed manual, 7-speed sequential and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg city to 34 mpg highway. The Z4 uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Mercedes-Benz SLK250
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The Mercedes-Benz SLK is a convertible offered in 2dr Roadster SLK350, 2dr Roadster SLK55 AMG and 2dr Roadster SLK250. The powertrains include 1.8-liter 4 turbo (201 hp), 3.5-liter V6 (302 hp) and 5.5-liter V8 (415 hp) engines, and 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg city to 32 mpg highway. The SLK uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Audi A5 2.0T
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The Audi A5 is a convertible, coupe offered in 2dr Cabriolet Prestige, 2dr Cpe Auto quattro 2.0T Premium, 2dr Cpe Man Premium Plus, 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Prestige, 2dr Cpe Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige, 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Premium, 2dr Cpe Auto Prestige, 2dr Cabriolet Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus, 2dr Cpe Man Prestige, 2dr Cpe, 2dr Cabriolet Auto quattro 2.0T Premium, 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Premium Plus, 2dr Cabriolet Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige, 2dr Cpe Auto Premium Plus, 2dr Cabriolet Premium Plus, 2dr Cabriolet and 2dr Cpe Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (220 hp), 3.0-liter V6 supercharged (333 hp) and 4.2-liter V8 (450 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual, 7-speed sequential, 8-speed automatic and CVT transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 26 mpg highway. The A5 uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2010