2006 Porsche Cayenne Overview


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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

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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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If Engine Light Came On Do To Leaving Gas Cap Off Will This Reset Itself

Filled tank went 14 miles engine light came on put cap on went another 14 miles light still on.

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Extended Warranty For 2006 Cs Turbo

I just purchased this vehicle with 41K miles on it. I've had it inspected by an independent mechanic and it's in great shape. It is not CPO and is no longer under the manufacturer's warranty. The de...

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Noise When Starting Off

when accelerating above all on an uphill slope from 1st to 2nd . Even with my left foot on brake and accelerating with the right with the car stopped . Meaning it's not the cardan . ( driveshaft ) .

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Is A Porshe Cayanne Good On Gas

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Could I Know The Name Of The Warning Light Setted In The Rpm

i have a cayenne mod 2008 walking back home a warning light that ressembles to a motor lighted the engine is still working normally the temperature of the oil is 90 the water temperature is less tha...

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