Porsche Cayenne

2004 Porsche Cayenne

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  • (4.2) 32 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,853$15,901
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 15-17
  • Engine: 340-hp, 4.5-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2004 Porsche Cayenne

Our Take on the 2004 Porsche Cayenne

In March 2003, Porsche finally introduced its eagerly awaited Cayenne sport utility vehicle. Just like the stimulating pepper of the same name, this luxury midsize SUV ranks as a hot one, especially when it’s the Cayenne Turbo, which achieves 450 horsepower from its Porsche-designed, twin-tu... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price, especially the Turbo
  • Automatic-transmission hesitation
  • Fuel economy
  • Occasional rattles and squeaks
  • Some wind noise

Notable Features

  • Low-range AWD gearing
  • Bi-turbo V-8
  • Tiptronic transmission
  • Offroad capability
  • Seat-mounted and side-curtain airbags

2004 Porsche Cayenne Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

Ritzy Porsche Cayenne SUV is cool, but not hot German sports-car maker Porsche drew heavy criticism from purists last year when it introduced the brand's first-ever sport utility vehicle, a close cousin to the Volkswagen Touareg dubbed Cayenne. But the Cayenne has boosted the Stuttgart, Germany-based company's fortunes, especially in SUV-crazed North America, where the "off-road" ... Read full review for the 2004 Porsche Cayenne

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Porsche Cayenne S

by Enthusiast from New York, NY on December 13, 2011

Very Good vehicle… worth every penny paid for. I have owned a few different model Porsches but this is my first SUV ever. I am pleased with the handling verse the power output, space and comfort. Terr... Read Full Review

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2004 Porsche Cayenne Safety Ratings

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There are currently 18 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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