2005 Porsche Cayenne User Reviews

2005 Porsche Cayenne Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 17 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 8 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"heavy car" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews

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2005 Porsche Cayenne S Review
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~ Timeless Porsche styling. In 2004, everybody called this car ugly. Now, everybody has copied Porsche's trademark low hoodline, aerodynamic HID lights and side intake scoops.
~ Delicious exhaust note. Porsche are masters of auditory tuning
~ Still out-performs any new SUV made today
~ Incredible, 7700lb tow capacity. You won't find another SUV this solid
~ Excellent build quality, overall

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~ This pig is very thirsty
~ Eats brake pads
~ Transfer case is heavy and cumbersome
~ Driveshaft bearing fails
~ Plastic coolant pipes

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Not Perfect.....but I Still Love It! — I cannot afford a new, 650hp Range Rover.....so this is the next best thing out there, bar none. I have owned BMW X5, Lexus RX and Land Rover Discovery....and this SUV is the funnest thing that still gets my blood boiling.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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A great speedy SUV for the Porsche enthusiast who now has a family

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Quite expensive to maintain. Heavy.

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Fast Suv For A Porsche Enthusiast Turned Family Man — This crossover is probably one of the best out there with the Audi Q5 / Q7. Comfortable, fast, but a bit on the heavy side. Due to too many electronic assistance? Enjoyed it for road trips and commutes. This car is also convenient for the urban type who need to carry things around. The V8 is smooth but thirsty. Maintenance is pricey.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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great good looking car

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gas

porscheS55
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Charlie The One — Best SUV I ever owed, the power on the highways is unbillable very smooth on high speed. the only thing I did not like was the fuel, but the handling and the looks on this SUV is one of the best...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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A very nice looking vehicle with Tan leather interior, GPS Navigation, Premium sound system and many great features.  Drives very smoothly both on the highway and off road

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The gas comsumption is not exactly the best but its good for an suv

marvinslim
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I Am Very Impressed With The Look Of The Car And The Way It Drives — I like the look of this car and the way it drives. This car is very reliable i have owned this car for a little over 7months and i have put 11k highway miles on it. I have driven this car to Florida, Georgia Texas ,Oklahoma and Mississippi . No issues No issues at all

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Great SUV. Comfortable driving with a great look.

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Not much to say here. Gas prices are up, so it cost around $75 to fill. Some buttons are scratched up.

liljrab09
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Clean Title. — I love how quick this SUV is. Leather is still in great condition and drives smooth. Has a flashy look to it that always gets the attention from others. Driven it for about a year and have had 1 problem due to recall. Cooling pipes were plastic and failed. Changed to metal piping and no problem since.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Elegant, powerful, comfortable and safe ride

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Could use more power. Would go with the GTS Turbo or Hybrid next

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Suv On Steroids — The Cayenne S is a true Porsche. Despite all the naysayers. It's just a Porsche for grown-ups who need more than 2 seats and some cargo space. I used to drive a Range Rover and Porsche succeeded in creating a more comfortable ride and one that can really hold its own vs fast luxury sedans. More torque and power would be welcome because it's a big car. I would go next with the turbo version or may be the Hybrid.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Great car. No issues. Great purchase for Buyer...

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Mebarreiro
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Perfect! — Greatest car I have ever owned...perfect look....people stop me to check it out and to ask questions...couldn't get a better car...reliability has been awesome...all maintenance has been done by dealer without any fanfare ...beautiful color & interior.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Thats The Best Car — it is an amazing car even though it wasn't brand new (2005) but it was great as a family car and as a fast reliable car on clumsy roads and curves....it is a compination of a real SUV, family and sport car. Personally i love it

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Amazing Performance — Porsche has the best performance suv. the acceleration is abt 5,sec to 100km and it handles perfectly. The suspension works extremely well and it is pure adrenaline to drive it. It is also very tough off road. love it!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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looks, handling

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6cyl Cayenne — I have the 6cyl due to the cost of gas in socal, and yet I wish I brought the GT or better yet the GTR, due to the HUGE difference in power. Handles unmistakably Porsche, although I still prefer my old boxster to the SUV. Cabin room is sufficient, but could use a little more headroom, seats are extremely comfortable (mine has the top leather pkg). My one complaint besides service and repair costs would be the navigation system is old technology for a 2005 vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Porsche Cayenne Reviews

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2010 Porsche Cayenne Reviews

Fast But Expensive Suv By ecos1

The car looked fantastic, handled great, a lot of people complimented me at gas stations, stop lights, parking lots, etc. Actually draw much more attention than I wanted to attract. What was pretty di... Read More

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A really awesome vehicle. Very responsive and feels like a sports car. Interior is spacious, dashboard and controls are ergonomic, sound system is crisp, feels like you are in a home theater. Leathe... Read More

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2009 Porsche Cayenne Reviews

Amazing Suv. By irvmo

Nice traveling vehicle with the performance handling just in case you needed. This SUV offers luxury, off road capability, and performance all in one. The most impressive part of this vehicle is how... Read More

Thrilling By JoseDRivas

Nimble to respond; excellent ride comfort; thrilling acceleration; very responsive at breaking. It has an excellent appearance and style; very solid construct and build quality;along with high perform... Read More

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2008 Porsche Cayenne Reviews

Awesome! By Jay

Beautiful and stunning SUV. Driving this vehicle is exhilarating. It makes your drive to work something to look forward too. I get compliments on the vehicle daily, porche cayenne is an eye catcher... Read More

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