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Porsche Cayenne 2005 4-door SUV
Trim Shown: Sport Utility
The Cayenne is a luxury midsized, unibody SUV. Developed with the Volkswagen Touareg, it comes with a choice of a Porsche V8 engine or a Volkswagen-based V6. Low-range gearing and advanced electronics promise some off-road capability. The powerful V8 of the Turbo grows to 500 hp with the Technique package. The S and Turbo are very fast but lack the trademark agility of a Porsche. Some controls are overly complicated. Like the Range Rover, the Turbo has an automatically adjustable ride height. Poor reliability is a disappointment.

See Reliability page for the latest 2005 Porsche Cayenne recalls.


2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels

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Body Styles
4-door SUV
Transmissions Available
  • 6-speed Automatic
  • 6-speed Manual
Engines Available
  • 3.2-liter V6 (247 hp)
  • 4.5-liter V8 twin-turbo (520 hp)
  • 4.5-liter V8 twin-turbo (450 hp)
  • 4.5-liter V8 (340 hp)