2006 Porsche Cayenne Overview

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Base
Avg. Price: $15,786
S
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $18,942
S AWD
Avg. Price: $18,964
S Titanium Edition
Tiptronic
1 national listing
Tiptronic AWD
Avg. Price: $16,156
Turbo
Turbo AWD
Avg. Price: $23,213
Turbo S
Avg. Price: $31,913
Turbo S AWD
Avg. Price: $31,876

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Average User Score

4.65 stars

Based on 22 reviews

Too Fast For Its Own…… Weight? by Clark
 — This car was awesome! It was a lot of fun to drive. It's 6 speed manumatic transmission was a lot of fun and fairly fast actually. It also had a few fun buttons like "sport" and other things that li... Read More
Fun Vehicle by deilenberger
 — These trucks are a real bargain now. You can find low mileage examples for 1/3rd the cost new, with CPO warranty. Fuel mileage isn't great (average 16 MPG, 14 MPG around town, 20 MPG highway), but in ... Read More
Best Suv I Ever Owned by drc
 — Whether taking a cross country trip, or heading up the mountains to fish for the afternoon, or getting dressed up for the theatre--this car feels comfortable just about anywhere. The quality of the ma... Read More

2006 Porsche Cayenne Overview

Overall User Score

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2006 Porsche Cayenne

The Porsche Cayenne was available in a wide range of trim packages for 2006, with four engine options. The base Cayenne was powered by a 3.2-liter V6 that produced 250 horsepower. Stepping up a notch, a 340-horsepower, 4.5-liter V8 was dropped under the hood of the Cayenne S and the Cayenne S Titanium Edition. A turbocharged 4.5-liter V8, producing 450 horsepower, provided power for the appropriately named Cayenne Turbo, while the top-of-the-line Cayenne Turbo S, new for 2006, pumped up the power even more with a turbocharged 4.5-liter V8 that produced a whopping 520 horsepower.
A six-speed manual transmission was standard on the base Cayenne, while a six-speed automatic was optional. For all other models, the six-speed automatic was the only transmission available.
All models featured all-wheel-drive, as well as power windows, 12-way adjustable power front seats, a multi-function steering wheel with controls for the audio system, heated windshield wiper nozzles, leather seats (heated in the front), cruise control, a central locking system with remote, front and side airbags, and an AM/FM radio with a CD player.
The S Titanium Edition added a sunroof, while the Cayenne Turbo and Turbo S added a Parking Assist system, heat-insulating laminated glass, and a 14-speaker Bose sound system, among other features.
Off-road, the Cayenne offered an 8.5-inch ground clearance with the steel suspension and air suspension at normal level, and a 10.7-inch ground clearance on models equipped with the air-suspension system at off-road ride height.
Drivers praised the Cayenne's acceleration, tight handling, roominess, and comfortable seating. In addition, drivers liked the Cayenne's six-speed manual transmission. However, the six-speed automatic was a bit controversial, especially with reviewers, who noted that it tended to accelerate the vehicle even when the foot was held constant on the gas pedal. The six-speed also could be a bit jumpy on downshifts, reviewers noted.

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Porsche Cayenne Questions

pauloricardo
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Licence Plate Bulbs Not Working ?

hi please help me find the problem my porsche cayenne 06. i have checked the bulbs and they are ok . i have checked the ground and it ok. there is no power to them i have looked for a fuse but no lu...

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iceberg559
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I Got A 2006 Porshe Cayenne Sport

i got a 2006 porshe cayenne sport when i put the keys in the ignition it takes several tries to get it started. sometimes the car would just shut down when you come to a stop. please i need some hel...

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2006 Porsche Cayenne S Locked Gearbox

The gearbox in my 2006 Cayenne S doesn't shift to reverse. It drives forward on all shifting position except park. Neutral and Reverse Will make car go forward. It is locked on low gear when it driv...

74 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
packwood
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I'm About To Buy A 2006 Cayenne With 70,900 Miles On It. It Needs New Tires...

According to CARMAX last two Maintenance Inspections were performed 6/6/2012 at 62,410 miles and Recommended Maintenance was performed 1/17/2014 at 70,857 miles. I apid $330 to Pacific Porsche to con...

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mircor1
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What Does It Mean The Parking Brake Leads Are Not Connected

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