2017 Porsche Cayenne is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV made by the Porsche. Porsche Cayenne is the first vehicle with V8 engine built by Porsche since 1995 when the Porsche 928 been discontinued. This is Porsche’s first non-sports car and first vehicle with four doors. Since 2008, all engines direct injection technology featured.
The 2nd-generation of Porshe Cayenne unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2010 in March after revealing online. Although the Cayenne shares its platform, body frame and doors with similar Volkswagen Touareg, all other aspects of the vehicle design, vocals and production done in-house by Porsche. The second generation has a facelift in 2014 with minor external changes, and a new plug-in E-Hybrid version, with its public launch at the Paris Motor Show.
2017 Porsche Cayenne Interior
The interior of the 2017 Porsche Cayenne is instantly recognizable to anyone who is a new Porsche driven in the last few years. The center console sits high and creates a cozy cabin-like feel as it bisects the driver and front passenger. The console provides the control necessary real estate for the strip of buttons that all of the double climatic zones linger institutions. It can daunt at first appear, but the layout is very logical and a second nature in a short time. The 7-inch touch screen is a little on the small side, but get updated to the latest PCM 4.0 that proximity sensor and multi-touch gestures control.
Inside Porsche Cayenne 2017, the interior is brimming with beautiful, soft-touch surfaces. Almost every plastic trim piece on the entry models can be replaced by leather, wood, carbon fiber or simulated suede. The standard eight-way power seats are comfortable already, but 18-way sports seats are available for those who want superior levels of support. The molded rear seats not only recline but also move the front and rear to create extra rear cargo space.
2017 Porsche Cayenne Engine
The base 2017 Porsche Cayenne is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 300 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque deliver. Porsche says accelerate the entry-level model from zero to 60 mph in 7.3 seconds. The EPA estimates fuel economy combined with 20 mpg (18 mpg city / 24 mpg highway). Under the hood of the Cayenne S lies the first of the true performance-oriented engines. The turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 pumps out 420 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque.
In performance testing, a Cayenne S with 21-inch wheels just 5.4 seconds reach 60 mph from a standstill. The EPA rates combined S 20 mpg (17 city / 24 highway). The 2017 Porsche Cayenne GTS model bumps the output of the engine 440 hp and 443 lb-ft. Porsche estimates accelerate the GTS from zero to 60 in just 4.9 seconds, while fuel consumption decreased 1 mpg around compared to the US
2017 Porsche Cayenne Safety
The 2017 Porsche Cayenne comes standard with antilock brakes, stability and traction control, front and rear side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. The standard “multi-collision braking system” automatically slows the vehicle down to 6 mph after an initial collision occurs in order to minimize further damage; that the driver can override by pressing the accelerator.
Available electronic safety features include front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, a surround-view camera, monitor blind-spot and lane departure warning. The optional adaptive cruise control system, along with an expected collision mitigation system that automatically pre-impact emergency braking offers regarded as a conflict at hand.
2017 Porsche Cayenne Specification
Rating: 5/5 by Car and Driver | 4/5 by Edmunds
MSRP: From $59,600
Towing capacity: 7,716 lbs
Horsepower: 300 to 570 hp
Dimensions: 191″ L x 79″ W x 67″ H
MPG: Up to 18 city / 24 highway
2017 Porsche Cayenne Configurations & Price
2017 Cayenne Base $59,600
2017 Cayenne S $76,200
2017 Cayenne GTS $97,200
2017 Cayenne Turbo $116,500
2017 Porshe Cayenne Turbo S $159,600