2017 Porsche Cayenne

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$59,600

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2017 Porsche Cayenne
2017 Porsche Cayenne

Key specs

Base trim shown.

Overview

The good:

  • Acceleration and handling
  • Off-road capabilities
  • Ride quality
  • Abundant customization options
  • Top-notch cabin materials available

The bad:

  • Imposing controls
  • Limited cabin storage
  • Modest cargo room
  • Many luxury staples cost extra
  • Road noise (Turbo)

6 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price.

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Our 2017 Porsche Cayenne trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • New Platinum Edition
  • Choice of engines
  • All-wheel drive
  • Optional ventilated rear seats
  • Seats five

2017 Porsche Cayenne Review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

What it is: The Porsche Cayenne luxury SUV seats five and has standard all-wheel drive. A range of engines is offered, from a base V-6 to a twin-turbo V-8. Competitors include the BMW X5, Audi Q7 and Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class. Porsche also sells a Cayenne S E-Hybrid that pairs a supercharged V-6 with an electric motor.

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New for 2017
A new limited-run Platinum Edition features bi-xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights, front and rear parking sensors, wheel-arch extensions, gloss-black trim, 20-inch wheels, leather sport seats with Alcantara simulated-suede inserts, and illuminated stainless-steel door sills. There’s also a new entertainment system for the Cayenne. 
Significant Standard Features

  • 300-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power heated side mirrors
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Power liftgate
  • Navigation system
  • Leather upholstery
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • 420-hp, twin-turbo 3.6-liter V-6 (S)
  • 440-hp, twin-turbo 3.6-liter V-6 (GTS)
  • 520-hp, twin-turbo 4.8-liter V-8 (Turbo)
  • 570-hp, twin-turbo 4.8-liter V-8 (Turbo S)
  • Power moonroof
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Ventilated front and rear seats
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Adaptive suspension

Cayenne S E-Hybrid
The Cayenne S E-Hybrid features a plug-in charger, has a 10.8-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery and an electric motor that lets it operate in all-electric mode up to 78 mph, according to Porsche. It also uses a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine making 333 hp; when combined with the electric motor the SUV carries a system rating of 416 hp.
What’s Special

  • All-wheel drive
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Zero to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds, according to Porsche

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.9
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Powerful. Smooth and enjoyable

If you need style, class and comfort, then the Cayenne SUV is what you’re looking for u. Smooth lines with a powerful motor, roomy interior and stability on the road

4.9

Great performance

Very solid built vehicle and was Porsche certified Pre owned. Very nicely equipped SUV with low mileage. The performance of this SUV is second to none.

4.0

Great Porsche SUC to own.

This was my first introduction to the Porsche brand and I have become a winner and believe in the business. The Porsche Cayenne is not like any other SUV and it sits in a class by itself. The styling, performance, and quality displays how a business that is use to doing thinks right, can get it right.

See all 34 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by Porsche
Certified pre-owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
13 Years/124,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
2 years/unlimited miles after new-car limited warranty expires or from the date of sale if the new vehicle limited warranty has expired
Powertrain
2 years/unlimited miles after new-car limited warranty expires or from the date of sale if the new vehicle limited warranty has expired
Dealer certification required
111-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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