2009-2012 Boxster – Manual

2009-2012 Boxster – Manual

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Trip computer (trip data display)

The trip computer (TRIP) provides you with a variety of useful trip data such as the trip time, distance covered, average speed, or average fuel consumption.
The following display groups are differentiated depending on the vehicle's equipment:

Total trip data
The trip data is totaled continuously until reset. The trip data is retained even after the vehicle has been stationary
(with the ignition key removed) for relatively long periods.
Trip data since ...
The trip data is automatically reset after the vehicle has been stationary (with the ignition key removed) for two hours.
Personal trip data
The trip data can be individually compiled in four data fields.
Sport display (only available for sports cars)
Lap data can be recorded and evaluated using the stopwatch and the PCM.
The data of relevance for the evaluation is shown in the Sport display as soon as recording is started.
The number of displays available to you is shown between the two arrow symbols and .

Setting the display group

  • Lightly touch the symbols and . - or -
  • Turn the right rotary knob .

Setting the contents of the personal display

You can configure the contents of the individual data fields for the "Personal trip data" display yourself.

  1. Press the button.
  2. Press the button or touch the tab of the same name in the header.
  3. Select "Personal adaptation" .
  4. Select the data field to be changed.
    A list containing multiple menu items is opened.
  5. Select the desired menu item.
    The chosen menu item is inserted in the corresponding data field.

Resetting trip data

You reset the trip data in the "Total trip data" and "Trip data since ..." display groups by pressing the button field for at least 1 second.

  1. Press the button.
  2. Set the display to be reset by selecting the symbols and .
  3. Select for at least 1 second.
    The trip data in the corresponding display is reset.
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