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2011 Porsche Cayenne SUV

2011 Porsche Cayenne Review

(5 Stars)  Make demands. It'll answer them.

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

Overview
Porsche made ripples in the automotive collective when they introduced a sport utility vehicle in 2003. It was widely berated ahead of launch by member of the auto press. Porsche soon got the last laugh, as the Cayenne has gone on to be a strong selling model in the already strong selling lineup. There was something undeniably appealing to buyers about a vehicle that could drive like a Porsche and then go off road and hold its own crossing creek beds.

For this model year, the second generation Cayenne makes its appearance. This improves almost all aspects of the big Porsche, being lighter, more powerful, and with more interior room than its predecessor. It also manages to give a much smaller, sportier look with its updated styling.

Engine choices for the Cayenne start with the 290 HP 3.6 liter V-6. From there, there, the Cayenne S ups the ante to 385 Hp with its V-8 engine. The GTS improves that to 405HP and adds a 6 speed automatic and 21" wheels. The Cayenne Turbo brings the V-8 Hp up to 500 and the ultimate Cayenne is the Turbo S, making 550 HP.

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2011 Cayenne Base Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 3.6L V 6 DOHC and variable valve timing
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 15 MPG city, 22 MPG highway, 18 MPG combined and 403 mi. range
Gasoline direct fuel injection
22.4gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 300 hp @ 6,300 rpm; 295 ft lb of torque @ 3,000 rpm

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'11 Porsche SUV Standard Equipment

  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Trunk Pulldown
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Steering Wheel Tilt
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Trip Computer
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
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Rear Spoiler
  Interior  
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Cargo Cover
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Cup Holders
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Heated Wiper/Washers
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Knee Air Bag
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Rear Fog Lights
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Dual Power Seats
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Folding Rear Seat
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Leather Seats
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc Player
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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