The midsized Cayenne is one of the most agile SUVs on the market. It packs genuine Porsche DNA into its driving characteristics with communicative steering and responsive brakes that feel direct and precise. Even when it's asked to carve its way around a racetrack, the Cayenne remains in its element. And yet, it's also a luxurious and functional SUV with ample passenger and cargo room.
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Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction with:

Driving Experience

Includes acceleration and handling

What Owners Say

"Great torque, so great acceleration for a diesel, none of the past drawbacks for a diesel. fuel consumption is fantastically low. Handling is great, makes this the Porsche of SUV's !"

GEOFFREY S., FL (2013 Porsche Cayenne)

"The handling is excellent. Looks are fantastic."

Anonymous, VA (2013 Porsche Cayenne)

"The car is the best handling car we have ever driven. The only thing they should provide is more storage space within the car and better cup holders"

Anonymous, IL (2013 Porsche Cayenne)

"The total handling of this vehicle - no sway when going through roundabouts, acceleration, audio. What I don't like is the fact that I have experienced (and many other owners have experienced the same) a slight hesitation of approx 10 seconds when acceleration from a stop, not always but at least 7 times in the 5 months I have owned the vehicle. Porsche service informed me that other owners have experienced the same since 2004. Why in the world has Porsche not addressed this problem. If I'm"

Anonymous, IN (2013 Porsche Cayenne)

"Amazing handling and balance in any type of weather or road conditions"

GARY C., ON (2013 Porsche Cayenne)


Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride

What Owners Say

"Easy controls to set temp, seat positions. Ride is very good on long trips."

CHARLES C., CA (2013 Porsche Cayenne)


Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?

What Owners Say

"I love the performance as is and will be greatly disappointed if it diminishes when the emissions are corrected."

Anonymous, CA (2013 Porsche Cayenne)
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Would you buy this car again?

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Percentage of owners who would definitely purchase that same vehicle again. Owner-satisfaction Ratings are determined by the percentage of those who answered "definitely yes" to the question asked by the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey "Considering all factors (price, performance, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc.), would you get this car if you had to do it all over again?". If we don’t have sufficient data, a similar model might be used to form the owner-satisfaction score.
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