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2005 Porsche Cayenne

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Information shown for entry-level SUV.

Fuel Economy:
City 14/Hwy 18/Comb 16 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, 3.2 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Germany Country of Assembly: Germany

2005 Porsche Cayenne Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.8
Out of 10

Based on 159 Ratings for the 2003 - 2010 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.8/10
    Quality
    9.2/10
  • Reliability
    8.9/10
    Performance
    9.4/10
  • Comfort
    9.1/10
    Styling
    9.3/10

Drives through everything, strong, fast reliable.

By on Thursday, May 19, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 80,300

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Looks/feels great, fast, stops fast, solidly built"

Cons: "Electronics need to be updatable, Premium gas!"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

2009 Porsche, Cayenne GTS

"I bought my Cayenne used and have driven it for 1 year. It handles great, stops great, goes fast and is built to last. I enjoy driving it as my everyday vehicle. It is roomy and comfortable. I will never be afraid to jump out into traffic. Members of my Porsche club are very complementary about it. Although I though many people would not recognize it on the street, I am constantly getting complements on it and sometimes enjoy the surprised look on their faces when they realize it is a Porsche. Drive it."

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

2009 Porsche, Cayenne GTS

Great Car Nicely Designed

By on Monday, July 13, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 60,350

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "gets noticed. beautiful"

Cons: "Really none except the base is a bit low on power."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I've had this car for two years and am thinking of trading it in for a much more luxious car; however, I can only say good things about it. I think it's beautifully designed, gives the driver a great perspective over the hood. Everyone I've talked to who has one raves about the fantastic mirrors. Great views - no blindspots. The base lacks a lot of power but I never really needed that. Has been absolutely reliable -- like a Tourag!"

24 people out of 34 found this review helpful

Great car

By on Sunday, December 14, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 183,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Very long lasting, comfortable attractive great ca"

Cons: "some repairs can be more pricey than with other ca"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I've had this car for almost 7 years and it has been an awesome car. No real problems ever. It has 183k miles and still runs like a dream"

51 people out of 71 found this review helpful

Great SUV, powerful and fun.

By on Monday, December 08, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 83,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Solid German quality, fun to drive."

Cons: "Gets 14 MPG on Premium fuel."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I've had my Cayenne S for about six months and in that time I've driven it about 4000 miles. For peace of mind I did the required 80,000 mile service soon after I purchased it. The service was done at the local Porsche dealer. It was recommended that I replace the coolant pipes and I did so. The plastic pipes on first generation Cayennes are a known problem and are replaced with proper metal ones, and torqued properly! Other than that the headliner was replaced as it was sagging from 9 years in the Florida heat. Now I have a reliable fun vehicle which I love. No issues though admittedly my wallet is $4000.00 lighter."

16 people out of 19 found this review helpful

Great deal for the dollars

By on Friday, November 28, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 85,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Look, interior finish, fun, price, reliability,"

Cons: "none"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I was looking for a fun, stylish but every day commute car. The Cayenne has always car I was looking at and I finally decided to go for one. I was a bit concerned about maintenance costs and reliability of a +80kmiles car, but gave it a try. I drive the 2006 Cayenne S Titanium edition and love it. It's been a year an a half and I never have any problems. The car is amazing, has a real luxury style and even with 8 years the car still looks sharp and sounds great. For someone who wants to own a Porsche and don't want to spend +80KUSD on a new one, the used ones are a very good deal. You don't need to maintain it with Porsche, but may find a local Porsche certified mechanics and he will take care of your ride for 50% less"

36 people out of 44 found this review helpful

fun, enticing, rewarding, safe with utlity

By on Thursday, October 23, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 73,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Porsche - all I can say"

Cons: "make sure you can afford new tires and brakes 20K"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Love it, have had P cars since 2001 - this is my 3rd cayenne, I had a 04 CS, a 06 CTT and later a 09 CS. Loved each one, only got better with time, 2009 has a fantastic Nav, bluetooth and phone system in it. 2008 + have better MPG, better looks, better acceleration and better reliability. These cars love tires and brakes, other than that the car is solid. I did purchase a extended warranty and I am glad I did. had a few repairs and it was all covered by warranty. try buying it from a private party to save on taxes, fees and ensure the service is up to date."

25 people out of 42 found this review helpful

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