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Porsche Cayenne

Price $77,500 – $191,200
Fuel consumption 10.3 – 15.8 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 76%(view ratings)
In addition to offering SUV and coupe body styles, the Porsche Cayenne is available in a large selection of models including E-Hybrid, S, GTS, Turbo and Turbo S E-Hybrid. The standard engine produces 335 horsepower, but the Turbo S E-Hybrid is the strongest and fastest of all with up to 670 horsepower and a top speed of 295 km/h. If you need to pull a trailer, maximum towing capacity is rated at 3,500 kilograms.

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Test Drives2019 Porsche Cayenne S: A Little Too Tame
What is arguably the sportiest midsize luxury SUV on the market got a full redesign for the 2019 model year, and in typical Porsche fashion, the many variations of the Cayenne hit the market one after the other. Base and S trims of the 2019 Porsche Cayenne were available first, …
First Drives2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: Successful Mutation
EUGENE, Oregon— For years, we’ve heard how the colossal success of the Porsche Cayenne gave the company the financial resources to develop its prestigious and pricey sports cars, so it was about time the SUV got some love, as well. The 2019 model year ushers in the third generation of …
First Drives2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe: Sportier Looks and Dynamics
Graz, Austria— Coupe-like sport utility vehicles have almost become commonplace since BMW launched the X6 more than a decade ago. The Bavarian manufacturer alone has three—the X6 along with the smaller X2 and X4 —all derived from traditional SUVs. Mercedes-Benz jumped on the bandwagon with Coupe versions of the GLC …
First Drives2019 Porsche Cayenne: Starting With the Basics
Has it been 16 years already? It's hard to believe that the first Porsche Cayenne SUV appeared in 2002, saving the business from a possible financial slump that would have deprived sports car fans from numerous wonderful creations. The SUV has since carved out such an enviable reputation that enthusiasts …
Technology2019 Porsche Cayenne: Progressive Style and Technological Innovation
German designers rarely make radical changes, favouring constant evolution over revolution. Case in point: the new Porsche Cayenne. For further proof, look no further than BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen! The 2019 Cayenne is brand new, although it doesn’t appear to be at first glance. Upon closer examination, however, you’ll notice …
Special Events2019 Porsche Cayenne: Third Generation Under the Microscope
The story about Porsche’s Cayenne SUV is well known. Although the vehicle is now 15 years of age, discussions about bringing the truck to market were had well before that. In fact, the good Professor Doctor Ferry Porsche said to the Die Welt (The World) newspaper on January 24th, 1989, …

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NewsPorsche Cayenne Turbo GT Debuts as $200,000 SUV With 631 Horsepower
The Porsche Cayenne is getting a new halo model representing the pinnacle of performance and handling. Meet the 2022 Cayenne Turbo GT, available exclusively in Coupe configuration. Motivated by a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine that produces as much as 631 horsepower (90 more than the Cayenne Turbo Coupe) and 626 …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Audi Q7 and Q8
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Midsize luxury SUVs are a common sight on Canadian roads. And as is the case with their smaller counterparts, German manufacturers lead the way. After winning our Best Buy awards …
News2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS Arrives With a Twin-turbo V8
The Porsche Cayenne lineup is expanding for 2021. As expected, the automaker is adding a GTS variant of its next-generation midsize SUV, including the Cayenne Coupe. And this time, there are two more cylinders under the hood. Gone is the twin-turbo 3.6-litre V6 ; say hello to a twin-turbo 4.0-litre …
RecallsPorsche Recalls 340,000 Cayenne, Panamera Models Globally
Earlier this month, Porsche announced a recall on 8,742 vehicles in Canada to fix a problem with the transmission. We didn’t pay much attention to it at the time, but now we’ve learned that more than 340,000 Porsches are being recalled around the world for the exact same issue. In …
MontrealThe New 2020 Porsche 911 Lands in Montreal
Porsche has just launched a new generation of the 911, and it’s presenting it to the visitors of the Montreal Auto Show. Making its world debut just a few months ago at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the new 911 (code name 992) is now shown for the first time …
NewsNew Porsche Drive Program Makes Short-Term Rental Possible
Everyone knows that Porsche owners are typically loyal people who love their car and plan to keep it for as long as possible. However, for those who simply want a taste of the Porsche experience or would like to try a different model for only a while, a new option …
Hybrid/Plug-in Hybrid2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: Now Available in Canada
The new generation of the Cayenne is now available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, and in Canada, it retails for $91,700 before freight and delivery charges. As before, it will rival the BMW X5 xDrive40e, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e and the Volvo XC90 T8. The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid’s powertrain …
MontrealCanadian Premiere: 2019 Porsche Cayenne Redefines Sport in SUV
The 2019 Porsche Cayenne is making its Canadian premiere in Montreal. The third generation of this midsize SUV is keeping the same overall lines as its predecessor. There are three available engines, at least for the first few months on the market. First, there’s a 340-horsepower, turbocharged 3.0L V6. The …

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