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2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD
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2021 Porsche Cayenne
AWD
MSRP
$67,500
Invoice
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Average Price Paid
$67,500
223 listings nationwide

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V8 4dr Sedan AWD
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AWD
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2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$67,370
3 listings nationwide

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2021 Porsche Cayenne
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$82,446
64 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD

Just three years after it was introduced in the U.S., the Volkswagen Phaeton was phased out, with 2006 being its last year on sale. For its final year, the Phaeton's 6.0-liter 12-cylin...

2021 Porsche Cayenne
AWD
Matt Smith Preview:

The 2021 Porsche Cayenne arrives ready to sate the most discerning SUV shoppers with a choice of two V6 engines, a twin-turbo V8, and a plug-in hybrid (covered as a separate model). T...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD
225
pragmatic 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4dr Sedan AWDReview:

Great Auto — This is really a Bentley (which VW owns, also Audi). It is the same as a Bentley Sport or an Audi A8...

Primary Use: Family transportation

225
pragmatic 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4dr Sedan AWDReview:

Great Car, But Not For Mostly Local Driving. Need An "in-town" Car — Pure, unadulterated luxury. Like flying First Class rather than Coach. This is essentially the same...

Primary Use: Family transportation

125
Anagreg 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4dr Sedan AWDReview:

Lux — The best and most luxurious car I've ever owned! Veery luxurious, very nice and stylish! Beautiful ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

2021 Porsche Cayenne
AWD
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Specs

2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD
2021 Porsche Cayenne
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
21 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 23.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
335 hp @ 6,500 RPM
335 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
317 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
332 lb-ft @ 1,340 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
11.2:1
Displacement
4,200 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.33 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in --
Back Legroom 43.1 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 27.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 944 lbs 1,657 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 203.7 in 193.7 in
Width 74.9 in 86.4 in
Height 57.1 in 66.8 in
Wheelbase 118.1 in 114 in

Available Options

2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD
2021 Porsche Cayenne
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Carmine Red
  • Carrara White Metallic
  • Cashmere Beige Metallic
  • Chalk
  • Dolomite Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Lava Orange
  • Mahogany Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Quartzite Grey Metallic
  • White

Option Packages

  • 6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
  • Bose Surround Sound System
  • Front & Rear Seat Ventilation
  • Front Seat Ventilation
  • Illuminated Door-Sill Guards in Carbon Fiber
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
  • Exterior Mirrors Painted in High-Gloss Black
  • Painted Exterior Mirrors
  • Roof Rails in Aluminum Finish
  • Roof Rails in High Gloss Black
  • Sport Tailpipes in Black
  • Sport Tailpipes in Silver
  • Seat Belts in Bordeaux Red
  • Seat Belts in Chalk
  • Seat Belts in Cohiba Brown
  • Interior Trim in Carbon Fiber
  • 4-Zone Climate Control
  • Adaptive Air Suspension W/PASM
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (Acc)
  • Assistance Package
  • BURMESTER 3D High-End Surround Sound System
  • Carbon Fiber Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
  • Carbon Fiber Ill. Personalized Door-Sill Guards
  • Clear Tail Lights
  • Comfort Access
  • Deep-Pile Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
  • Deviated Leather Seat Centers
  • Deviated Stitching Interior Package
  • Deviated Stitching Package & Deviated Seat Centers
  • Exclusive Design Gear Selector
  • Extended Exterior Package In Black
  • Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
  • Front & Rear Skid Plates in Stainless Steel
  • Front And Rear Seat Base In Leather
  • Front Massage Seat Function W/FR & RR Ventilation
  • Front Massage Seat Function W/Seat Ventilation
  • Front Seat Base In Leather
  • HTD Multifunction Steering WHL In Red Gum
  • Head-Up Display
  • Heated Front & Rear Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel In Anthracite Chestnut
  • Heated Steering Wheel In Dark Walnut
  • Illuminated Door-Sill Guards In Brushed Aluminum
  • Interior Grab Handles In Leather
  • Interior Grab Handles In Race-Tex
  • Interior Package Painted In Exterior Color
  • Interior Trim In Anthracite Chestnut W/Silver Inlay
  • Interior Trim In Brushed Aluminum
  • Interior Trim In Dark Walnut
  • Interior Trim In Deviated Leather
  • Interior Trim In Leather
  • Interior Trim In Natural Olive Grey
  • Interior Trim In Red Gum
  • Interior Trim Painted W/Deviated Exterior Color
  • Lane Change Assist (LCA)
  • Lane Keep Assist (LKA) W/Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Led Headlights In Black W/PDLS
  • Led Headlights W/PDLS
  • Led-Matrix Headlights In Black W/PDLS+
  • Led-Matrix Headlights W/PDLS+
  • Night Vision Assist
  • Off-Road Package
  • Owner's Manual Wallet In Carbon Fiber
  • Owner's Manual Wallet In Leather
  • Personalized Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
  • Personalized Ill Door Sill Guards In Brushed Alum
  • Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)
  • Porsche Crest On Front & Rear Seat Headrests
  • Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC)
  • Porsche INNODRIVE W/Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Porsche Logo & Model Designation In Satin Black
  • Porsche Logo In Satin Black
  • Porsche Logo In Satin Black & Model In Ext. Color
  • Porsche Logo On Side In Aurum
  • Porsche Logo On Side In Black
  • Porsche Logo On Side In Red
  • Porsche Logo On Side In Silver
  • Porsche Rear Seat Entertainment
  • Porsche Surface Coated Brakes (PSCB)
  • Premium Package
  • Premium Package Plus
  • Rear Axle Steering
  • Roof Lining In Race-Tex
  • Seat Belts In Graphite Blue
  • Seat Belts In Mojave Beige
  • Seat Belts In Slate Grey
  • Seat Belts In Truffle Brown
  • Smartphone Compartment W/Wireless Charging
  • Soft Close Doors
  • Sport CHRONO Package (8LC)
  • Sport CHRONO Package (8LH)
  • Sport Exhaust System Incl. Tailpipes In Black
  • Sport Exhaust System Incl. Tailpipes In Silver
  • Sportdesign Ext Mirror Housing In Carbon Fiber
  • Sportdesign Front Fascia
  • Sportdesign Package In Carbon Fiber
  • Sportdesign Package In High Gloss Black
  • Surround View
  • Thermally & Noise Insulated Glass
  • Towing Package W/O Hitch Ball
  • Vehicle Key In Leather W/Key Pouch In Leather
  • Vehicle Key Painted W/Key Pouch In Leather
  • Vehicle Keys Painted W/One Key Pouch In Race-Tex
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Bordeaux Red, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone
  • Black/Mojave Beige, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone
  • Graphite Blue/Chalk, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone
  • Slate Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Slate Grey/Mojave Beige, Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone
  • Truffle Brown, Club Leather Seat Trim
  • Truffle Brown/COHIBA, Club Leather Seat Trim W/Two-Tone
  • 14-Way Power Seats W/Memory Package
  • 18-Way Adaptive Sport Seats W/Memory Package
  • Heated Front Seats
  • HTD Multifunction Steering Wheel In Carbon Fiber
  • Panoramic Roof System
  • Wheels: 19" Cayenne S
  • Wheels: 20" Cayenne Design
  • Wheels: 20" Cayenne Sport
  • Wheels: 21" Cayenne Exclusive Design
  • Wheels: 21" Cayenne Exclusive Jet Black Metallic
  • Wheels: 21" Cayenne Exclusive Satin Platinum
  • Wheels: 21" Cayenne Turbo In Satin Platinum
  • Wheels: 21" Exclusive Design Painted Black
  • Wheels: 21" Exclusive Design Painted In Ext. Color
  • Wheels: 21" RS SPYDER Design
  • Wheels: 22" 911 Turbo Design
  • Wheels: 22" Cayenne Sport Classic In Ext Color
  • Wheels: 22" Cayenne Sport Classic In Gloss Black
  • Wheels: 22" Cayenne Sport Classic In Jet Black
  • Wheels: 22" Cayenne Sport Classic Incl. Arch Ext
  • Wheels: 22" Cayenne Sport Classic Satin Platinum

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