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2012 Porsche Cayenne Sport Utility

Price Range: $48,200 - $107,100 | 15 MPG City - 22 MPG Highway

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2012 Porsche Cayenne Sport Utility

Benefits of Driving a 2012 Porsche Cayenne Sport Utility

The Porsche Cayenne represents the ultimate in SUV performance and capability. All are agile, quick, able handlers that rival many sports cars, but also offer the versatility of being able tow between 6,000 and 7,700 pounds. With four trim levels available-Base, S, Turbo and S Hybrid-there's a Cayenne to suit all enthusiasts in the range from mild to wild. With a base price of just $48,200 getting into a Cayenne rather than a BMW or Mercedes SUV is a real option.

What's new for 2012?

After a major update in 2011, Porsche has left the Cayenne unchanged for 2012.

Model Strengths

  • Several powerful engine options
  • luxurious interiors
  • excellent handling
  • high people carrying and cargo capacity

Model Review

First introduced in 2003 to lukewarm applause, the Cayenne quickly silenced its critics by showing itself a serious performer. For 2011, the popular Porsche was redesigned inside and out, truly cementing it as the premier high performance SUV.

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2012 Porsche Cayenne Sport Utility

Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

4-Wheel ABS Std
Traction/Stability Control Std
Active Suspension System Opt
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Side Air Bag Std
Side Head Air Bag Std
Rear Body Side Air Bag Std
Rear Head side Air Bag Std

Road Visibility

HID Headlights Opt
Fog Lamps Std
Electrochromic Rearview Mirror Opt
Intermittent Wipers Std
Variable Inter. Wipers Std
Rain Sensing Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Rear Parking Aid Opt
Back-Up Camera Opt


Alarm Std
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2012 Porsche Cayenne Sport Utility

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Engine Type 3.6L Gas V6
Horsepower 300 @ 6300 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 295 @ 3000 RPM


Fuel Capacity 22.4 gal
Fuel Economy 15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy
Estimated max. distance per tank of gas 492.8 miles


Driven Wheels AWD


Rims 18 x 8.0 in.
Tires P255/55R18
Spare Tire Compact Spare Tire

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 5 adults
Front Headroom/Legroom Great for taller drivers 39.6 in. / 67.1 in.
Luggage/Cargo Space cubic ft.


Wheelbase 114.0 in.
Curb Weight 4398 lb.
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2012 Porsche Cayenne Sport Utility

AWD 4dr Man


Air Conditioning Standard
Climate Control Standard
Front Bucket Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Active Suspension System Optional
Air Suspension Optional
Driver Lumbar Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Leather Seats Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Passenger Lumbar Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Privacy Glass Optional
Sunroof Optional


Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auxiliary Power Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Illuminated Passenger Visor Mirror Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Mirror Position Memory Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Liftgate Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Power Steering Standard
Power Windows Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Optional
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Optional
Front Floor Mats Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Mirror Position Memory Optional
Navigation System Optional
Parking assist Optional
Power Driver Seat Optional
Power Passenger Seat Optional
Power Steering Optional
Running Boards Optional
Seat Position Memory Optional
Steering Wheel Controls Optional
Trailer Hitch Optional


AM/FM Stereo Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Premium Sound System Standard
AM/FM Stereo Optional
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Optional
Entertainment System Optional
MP3 Player Optional
Premium Sound System Optional
Satellite Radio Optional


Rear Spoiler Standard