2008 Porsche Cayenne Overview

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Base
Avg. Price: $23,731
GTS
Avg. Price: $35,624
S
Avg. Price: $25,963
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Avg. Price: $36,675

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4.45 stars

Based on 14 reviews

The Best Suv On The Market By A Mile. by Richard
 — After a few weeks with this car I can say that this is the best SUV by far. People who always talk about BMW X5 and its road capabilities should drive one of these. It's a completely different league ... Read More
Insane by Aaron
 — not for the faint hearted if u dont like speed then this is not the family 4x4 for u . its interior is well made and luxurious and there are many unique specifications that can cater to your every nee... Read More
All In All This Ia An Exceptional Vehicle And The Pro's Definately Outweigh The Cans. by blewis5148
 — Extreamly solid vehicle, Porsche builds a quality product. The ride is superb and not one single rattle in 4 years! The leather interior has held up so well it almost appears that it has not been used... Read More

2008 Porsche Cayenne Overview

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2008 Porsche Cayenne

The Porsche Cayenne receives a bump in power for 2008, as well as some minor styling upgrades that make the sporty SUV more aerodynamic and more fuel-efficient.

The 2008 Cayenne is available with a choice of three engines. The base 3.6-liter V6 gets a goose of 43 horsepower, to 290 horsepower, which drives the vehicle from 0 to 60 more than a second faster than the engine it replaces, while the new 4.8-liter V8 (available on the S trim package) receives a boost of 45 horsepower, to 385 horsepower. At the top of the heap is a twin-turbocharged V8, which produces a whopping 500 horsepower, up 50 horsepower from the previous year.

Porsche achieved these boosts in power via direct injection (on all three engines) and variable valve timing (on the V8 engines). The direct injection, by the way, also helps make the engines more fuel-efficient.

Exterior changes are subtle and include a revised front end, which helps improve aerodynamics, as well as new headlights and taillights and a new rear spoiler. All-wheel drive is standard across the line.

The 2008 Cayenne also gets more powerful brakes, and such new features as the Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control system, which helps keep the vehicle level during hard cornering. And with all that additional power under the hood, you might be using that new leveling system more than you think.

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Norm Heger
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Trunk Release Button On The Drivers Side Door Wont Open It. The Key Fob Bu...

Hi , The Trunk release button on the drivers side door does not work. The key FOB button DOES work. I checked the settings on the dashboard (through the wiper control menu) and it looks like it i...

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Norm Heger
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"check Front Side Lights" Indicator Comes On When My Lights Aren't Even Tur...

Does anyone know why my check front side lights indicator light comes on when my lights aren't even turned on. It only comes on every other day or so while I am driving. The lights seem to be work...

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Steveo70611
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Have 08 Cayenne V6 Found Oil In Resevor Car Runs Great And No Light On What...

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My 2008 Porsche Cayenne Check Engine Light Goes On

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My Car Is Having An Issue Where The Engine Shakes At Low Rpm. When My Mecha...

Does anyone know what this means?

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