Porsche Cayman

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Base MSRP price range:
$52,600 - $75,200
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CR Model Summary
The Cayman is longer, lower, and lighter than the previous model. It essentially is a Boxster coupe. The base model is powered by a 2.7-liter flat-six engine. Offering higher performance, the S and GTS versions pack a stronger 3.4-liter flat six. In our tests of the 2.7-liter Boxster, we found it to be responsive, and the manual shifter is smooth and crisp. Handling is still excellent despite some loss of steering feedback in the current model, and the ride is pretty compliant for a sports coupe. The front trunk and hatchback provide a surprising amount of storage space. The new GT4 is the most powerful version with a 375-hp, 3.8-liter 6-cylinder engine.
General Model Specs
Body styles
Drive wheels
2 front
Engines available
2.7-liter 6 (275 hp)
3.4-liter 6 (325 hp)
3.4-liter 6 (340 hp)
Transmissions available
6-speed manual
7-speed sequential
Basic: 4/50
Powertrain: 4 year/ 50,000 mile
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Reliability History - Porsche Cayman
Trouble spots by year 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Engine Major
Engine Cooling
Transmission Major
Transmission Minor
Drive System
Fuel System
Engine Minor
Electrical System
Safety Specs
Safety belts
Pretensioners, front/rear Yes/NA
Air bags
Side air bags, front/rear Standard/NA
Side curtain air bags Standard
Active safety features
Antilock brakes Standard
Traction control Standard
Stability control Standard
Daytime running lights Not available
Crash and rollover tests
IIHS front moderate overlap NA
IIHS front small overlap NA
IIHS side crash NA
IIHS rear crash NA
IIHS roof crush NA
NHTSA overall crash score NA
NHTSA overall frontal-crash score NA
NHTSA front-crash, driver/front passenger NA / NA
NHTSA overall side-crash score NA
NHTSA side-crash, driver/rear passenger NA / NA
NHTSA side pole-crash NA
NHTSA rollover, 2WD/4WD NA / NA
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