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  • (4.7) 3 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $41,945–$62,445
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 25
  • Engine: 333-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2014 Porsche Panamera e-Hybrid

Our Take on the Latest Model 2014 Porsche Panamera e-Hybrid

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat's low seating position, upright backrest
  • Powered spoiler limits rear visibility
  • Cargo hatch no roomier than competitors' trunks

Notable Features

  • New S E-Hybrid plug-in model
  • New twin-turbo V-6 engine for S and 4S versions
  • Longer-wheelbase Executive models
  • Four-door performance hatchback
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • Stop-start technology

2014 Porsche Panamera e-Hybrid Reviews

Vehicle Overview

The four-seat Porsche Panamera is a large four-door hatchback that competes with full-size luxury cars like the BMW 7 Series, Aston Martin Rapide S and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. For 2014, Porsche adds the Panamera S E-Hybrid, its first plug-in hybrid. It replaces the Panamera S Hybrid.

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New for 2014
In addition to the new S E-Hybrid model, the Panamera 4S and Turbo are now available in longer-wheelbase Executive form. A new twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 that makes 420 horsepower and 384 pounds-feet of torque goes in S and 4S models.

Exterior changes include a steeper windshield angle for what Porsche says is a more aggressive profile, larger front air intakes, a new trunk lid and a wider rear spoiler.
Exterior Highlights

  • Wheelbase on Executive models is 5.9 inches longer
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Available 19- or 20-inch wheels
  • Four-position power rear spoiler
  • Bi-xenon high-intensity-discharge headlamps
  • Available full-LED headlights

Interior Highlights

  • Seats four
  • Eight-way-adjustable power front seats
  • Leather upholstery
  • Dual-zone air conditioning; four-zone climate control available
  • Available 16-speaker Burmester premium stereo
  • 7-inch dashboard touch-screen

Under the Hood

  • Base 310-hp, 3.6-liter V-6
  • 420-hp, twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 (S and 4S)
  • Available 440-hp, 4.8-liter V-8 (GTS)
  • Available 520-hp, twin-turbo 4.8-liter V-8 (Turbo); 570 hp in Turbo S
  • Seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • Stop-start technology
  • Available active suspension

Safety Features

  • Front and rear side-impact airbags
  • Side curtain airbags for both rows
  • Antilock brakes
  • Electronic stability system and traction control
  • Available adaptive headlamps
  • Available adaptive cruise control
  • Available blind spot warning system

Panamera S E-Hybrid
The Panamera S E-Hybrid is Porsche's first plug-in hybrid, and it's an evolution of the previously available S Hybrid model. The S E-Hybrid can travel up to 15 miles on electric power, and it can be fully charged in about 2 1/2 hours using 240-volt service.

  • Uses a 333-hp, supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 with a 95-hp electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Porsche says the S E-Hybrid can accelerate to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds and has a top speed of 167 mph


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Panamera or Ferrari California

by Joe S. from Naples, FL on August 25, 2017

I just purchased a used Panamera e-Hybrid as a daily driver because my wife likes her Cayenne e-Hybrid so much. The intent was to reduce the wear on my Ferrari California. It has more than filled that... Read Full Review

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Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

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