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Porsche Cayenne 2006 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 Volkswagen-based V6 engine, a Porsche V8, or a twin-turbo version of the V8. The Turbo S comes with an even more powerful turbo V8. Low-range gearing and advanced electronics promise some off-road capability. 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. Well-below average reliability has been a disappointment. There will be no 2007 Cayenne as dealers await a 2008 freshening.

See Reliability page for the latest 2006 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)