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Old 03-24-2003, 02:12 AM   #1
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Porche Cayenne

This Porche has a really neat flat torque curve that starts early. Has anyone seen a tow test for this beast.
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Old 03-24-2003, 02:06 PM   #2
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i havent... but it is a really sic suv
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Old 05-22-2003, 07:41 AM   #3
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Yea....

I watched a thing on tv, they put a 911 on a trailer towed it witht the Turbo modle (450Hp) and it was like the trailer wasnt even on.
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Old 02-22-2004, 04:20 AM   #4
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Allow me the opportunity to badmouth this car. I own one, and I think I can tell you exactly how much I enjoyed buying it.

1) My dealer promised me a Cayenne in January, 2003, two months before the first delivery date of March 15. They forgot the order form, and my car was subsequently never delivered.

2) In early March, they ordered me the car, but one day before scheduled delivery, they called us saying Porsche refused the order. Reason: too many customers (incl. me) ordered cars with carbon fiber pkgs., and Porsche ran out. Yes, they ran out. Even though it is standard on the Turbo.

3) June. I get pissed so we buy a 75k titanium model Cayenne S off the lot. The dealer promises a free 6-CD changer as an apology for all the mishaps. They lose track of that promise for a month till we dig it up in the cars file.

4) The air recirculator pump makes an awful whine CONSTANTLY. Porsche refuses to fix this problem. I am told it CANNOT be fixed. It is insanely loud and comes on when the heater is recirculating.

5)The check engine light turns on all the time, yet it is never properly fixed.

This is not a good car. As a member of a Porsche family who almost refuses to drive anything else, this is a big disappointment. I urge all readers to consider the range Rover of X5 4.8is. They must be better.
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Old 02-25-2004, 02:46 PM   #5
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Allow me the opportunity to badmouth this car. I own one, and I think I can tell you exactly how much I enjoyed buying it.

1) My dealer promised me a Cayenne in January, 2003, two months before the first delivery date of March 15. They forgot the order form, and my car was subsequently never delivered.

2) In early March, they ordered me the car, but one day before scheduled delivery, they called us saying Porsche refused the order. Reason: too many customers (incl. me) ordered cars with carbon fiber pkgs., and Porsche ran out. Yes, they ran out. Even though it is standard on the Turbo.

3) June. I get pissed so we buy a 75k titanium model Cayenne S off the lot. The dealer promises a free 6-CD changer as an apology for all the mishaps. They lose track of that promise for a month till we dig it up in the cars file.

4) The air recirculator pump makes an awful whine CONSTANTLY. Porsche refuses to fix this problem. I am told it CANNOT be fixed. It is insanely loud and comes on when the heater is recirculating.

5)The check engine light turns on all the time, yet it is never properly fixed.

This is not a good car. As a member of a Porsche family who almost refuses to drive anything else, this is a big disappointment. I urge all readers to consider the range Rover of X5 4.8is. They must be better.

It sounds to me like you may be having dealership trouble. The first 3 sound like an incompetent dealership not doing their job. The last 2 sound like an actual problem that again the dealership is not handling correctly. Sorry to hear about your troubles. My suggestion is to try another dealership and see if you get better satisfaction.

Hate to see a fellow Porsche owner pushing other vehicles.
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Old 10-17-2004, 10:57 AM   #6
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hi PorscheMoBscene what else may you say after 10 months of driving or have you sold it already? thanks for any comment or advice!
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Old 12-15-2004, 01:18 PM   #7
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hmmmm another really decent option to the porche is the volvo XC90 T6... all dealings ive had with the Volvo Dealerships have been excellent... there has been no real probplems that i have heard of either...
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Old 12-21-2004, 02:17 AM   #8
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Well, I dont know for sure, but I once heard that Porsche break down really easily. Dont take my word for it, I just heard this somewhere. Can anyone verify this?
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Old 01-18-2005, 01:34 AM   #9
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im actually the son of a man who´s had his porsche cayenne turbo for about 4 months now. heck, he likes it so much, he bought a cayenne for my mom.

i get to use it sometimes, and its no doubt a great car...

and i agree with theman, most of the problems you´re getting are not because of porsche´s low quality, but because of some crappy dealership.


so far we´ve had minor problems with the porsche, one is a sensor problem that displays a problem with the suspension, and the other is a problem found in the regular cayenne that has a broken traction control button.
small little details for such a great car..
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Old 01-29-2005, 05:48 AM   #10
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Our family almost bought one (S). The performace is so nice, but 2 of the three we tried constantly made a beeping sound. The other one was perfectly fine though. I just have a bad outlook to the Cayenne now. Instead we got a much larger Odyssey.
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Old 01-31-2005, 10:26 PM   #11
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Going from a German SUV to a Japanese minivan.
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