2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV

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2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide


CARHP Editorial Updated on: April 17, 2019


It 's not a beast, it 's the beauty. But not a beauty that lays low and fits to rides slow. It is the beauty by looks but a beast by soul. It 's the Porsche Cayenne Turbo. And now this beast enters its third generation.

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Pros

Powerful yet economical engine

Cons

Congested rear seats

Only available in one trim

What's New?

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne turbo enters its third generation this year and comes with an all-new V8 engine


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$124600

bodystyle

4dr SUV

passenger capacity

5

top speed

151 mph

drivetrain

AWD

engine type

displacement

244

horsepower

541 hp @ 5750 rpm

torque

567 lbs.-ft @ 1960 rpm

transmission

8-speed shiftable automatic

chassis

frame type

MLB - evo

suspension front

Independent front double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar

suspension rear

Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar

brake rotors (f/r)

66.5/65.8

dimensions

wheelbase

114 in.

length

194 in.

width

78.1 in.

height

65.8 in.

curb weight

4796 lbs.

ground clearance

7.4 in.

capacity

passenger volume

40.5 cu ft.

cargo volume

59.3 cu ft.

towing capacity

7700 lbs.

payload capacity

1674 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

5.2 sec.

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr. / 50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

4 yr. / 50000 mi.

powertrain warranty

48 months. / 50,000

corrosion warranty

12 yr. / unlimited

roadside assistance

4 yr. / 50000 mi.


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Styles

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Trims and Configurations

MSRP


 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Turbo

Turbo

power
541 hp @ 5750 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (required)
mpg
TBD

$124,600


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
4dr SUV AWD (4.0L 8cyl Turbo 8A) Starting at $124,600 MSRP TBD 541 hp @ 5750 rpm, 4 L, V-8, premium unleaded (required)
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8-speed shiftable automatic all wheel drive 5   Rhodium Silver Metallic
  Carrara White Metallic
  Palladium Metallic
  Moonlight Blue Metallic
  Black
  Biscay Blue Metallic

Expert Review


The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo is all redesigned and redefined. It gets 20hp more this year with a more efficient engine. As always it is feature filled but this time it comes in only one trim. This trim comes priced at $124,600.

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Features

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo is back but this time in only one trim, but it is all upgraded. It enters its 3rd generation this year and comes along with a price tag of $124,600. Also it gets a list of standard features that justifies its price tag.

Trims

Porsche Cayenne Turbo

MSRP

$124,600

Key Features

19-inch Cayenne Turbo wheels

 

LED main headlights with Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)

 

Bose surround sound system

 

Porsche rear seat entertainment plus

 

Porsche Traction Management (PTM) active all-wheel drive

 

Front sport seats

 

A panoramic sunroof

 

Adaptive LED headlights

 

An air suspension with PASM

 

Upgraded brakes

 

Front and rear heated seats

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Although it comes in only one trim, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo comes with a wide range of packages. So you are provided with quite some options to customize your beauty.

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Engine and Performance

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo comes with a new 4.0 Liter twin turbo V8 which is quite responsive and efficient. This engine is capable of producing 550 hp and 567 lb.ft torque. Moreover it comes paired up with 8 speed automatic transmission and an all-wheel drive system.

Models

Porsche Cayenne Turbo

BMW X6 M

Mercedes AMG GLE 63 4MATIC SUV

Jaguar F-pace SVR

Maserati Levante GTS

MSRP

$124,600

$105,700

$113,000

$80,985

$119,980

Engine

4.0L twin turbo V8

Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 4.4 L/268

5.5L V8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded

5.0L V8 Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded

3.8L V8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded

Transmission

8 Speed automatic

8-speed M Sport Automatic Transmission with Drivelogic

7 Speed automatic

8 Speed Automatic

8 Speed Automatic

Horsepower

550 hp@ 6000rpm

567 hp @ 6,000 rpm

577 hp@ 5000rpm

550 hp@ 6500 rpm

550 hp@ 5750 rpm

Torque

567 ft-lbs@ 4500rpm

553 lb.-ft. @ 2,200 rpm

561 ft-lbs@ 5250rpm

502 ft-lbs@ 3500rpm

538 ft-lbs@ 1750rpm

This Porsche might not be as powerful as the X6 or the GLE 63 S, but is quite abundantly powerful on par with the others in the class.

Acceleration

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo might not be powerful but is quite a performer. It is capable of accelerating to a speed of 60 MPH in 3.9 sec and completes a quarter mile of 12.4 seconds. If you opt for the Sport Chrono Package, the engine is going get more responsive and touches the 60 MPH bar on the speedometer in only 3.7 seconds.

Models

Porsche Cayenne Turbo

BMW X6 M

Mercedes AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC

Jaguar F-pace SVR

Maserati Levante GTS 3.8L

0-60 MPH

3.9 sec

4.0 sec

4.2 sec

4.1 sec

4.0 sec

Quarter mile

12.4

12.4 sec

N/A

N/A

13.2 sec

Engine

4.0L twin turbo V8

4.4L twin turbo V8

5.5L V8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded

5.0L V8 Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded

3.8L V8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded

Emission

(Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year)

N/A

11.0

11.7

N/A

N/A

The new Cayenne might not be powerful but is the quickest in the class. It is even quicker than the GLE 63 S and the X6 M which are more powerful than the Cayenne.

Ride and Handling

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo might run look like an SUV and runs like an aggressive sports car while driving. It gets a sports suspension, all-wheel drive and a responsive transmission. These instills the driver with confidence and helps to handle this beauty with finesse.

Braking

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo is known for being equipped with beefed up brakes. It gets a 16.3 inches brakes in the front and a 14.4 inches brakes in the back. They are efficient enough to stop this 5 seater sports car quite smoothly.

Model

Porsche Cayenne Turbo

BMW X6 M

Mercedes AMG GLE 63 4MATIC

Jaguar F-pace SVR

Maserati Levante GTS

Brake Front (in.)

16.3

15.6

15.4

15.6

15

Brake Rear (in.)

14.4

15.2

13.6

15.6

13

Curb Weight (lbs.)

4796

5260

5203

4395

4649

60-0 MPH (ft.)

N/A

104

N/A

N/A

N/A

Towing Capacity

The Cayenne might look small in size but is a pretty mighty hauler when it comes to towing. The 2019 Porshe Cayenne turbo has the ability to tow upto 7,700 lbs on its back

Model

Mercedes AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC

Jaguar F-Pace SVR

Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Maserati Levante GTS

BMW X6 M

Towing Capacity (lbs.)

7200

TBD

7,700

TBD

TBD.

The Cayenne Turbo is a pretty good hauler for the class. Its towing capacity in fact is higher than the GLE 63 S which quite

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Fuel Economy

The EPA estimates of the 2019 Cayenne Turbo has not yet been released. But with the new and efficient 4.0 Liter engine, you can expect its economy to improve a little.

Model

BMW X6 M

Mercedes AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC

Jaguar F-pace SVR

Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Maserati Levante GTS

MPG (city)

14

12

16

TBD

TBD

MPG (highway)

19

18

22

TBD

TBD

MPG (combined)

16

14

18

TBD

TBD

Tank Capacity (gal)

22.4

24.6

21.7

23.7

21.1

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Interior

Seating and Comfort

The interior spacing of Porsche Cayenne Turbo is not yet available. However if we look at the interior built quality, it is quite exceptional. Also the seating is so comfortable that you can spend hours behind the wheel.

Model

BMW X6 M

Mercedes AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC

Jaguar F-pace SVR

Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Maserati Levante GTS

Passenger capacity

5

5

5

5

5

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

39.9/61.5/40.3

40.4/58.5/40.3

37.8/57.7/40.3

TBD

TBD

Second

(Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

37.9/59.6/35.6

38.5/58.4/38.4

37.5/55.8/37.2

TBD

TBD

Infotainment features

Looks like Porsche has gone all-in in upgrading the Cayenne. The infotainment system is quite updated and comes with quite a list of features to keep you infotained while driving. So let's have a look at what all it provides you:

  • Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
  • 3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Speed Sensitive Volume Control
  • Bose Premium Brand Speakers
  • 14 Total Speakers
  • Satellite Radio Satellite Radio
  • 710 Watts Stereo Output
  • USB Connection
  • 1 Subwoofer(S)

Interior Features

  • Front Seatback Storage
  • Cruise Control
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Keyless Ignition
  • Climate Control
  • Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
  • Cooled Storage Compartment
  • Front And Rear Cupholders
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Electric Power Steering
  • Rear View Camera
  • Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
  • Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
  • Front Door Pockets
  • Transmission Controls and Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
  • Interior Air Filtration

Cargo volume

The rear cargo space of the 2019 Cayenne turbo could be considered a little compact but still there is some ample space to load it up with all your necessities. It gets a cargo volume of 26.3 cu.ft which can be extended up to 59.3 cu.ft when rear seats gets folded.

Model

Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Mercedes AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC

Jaguar F-pace SVR

Maserati Levante GTS 3.8L

Cargo Volume (ft.3)

26.3

38.2

33.5

19.4

Although the others in the class offer a bit more cargo space, the Cayenne is atleast better than the Levante.

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Exterior

The new 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo is all revamped now. But still it maintains the vintage look of Porsche. However this 4796 lbs heavy beauty is 194.0 in length, 78.1 inches width and 65.9 inches in height.

Model

Porsche Cayenne Turbo

BMW X6 M

Mercedes AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC

Jaguar F-pace SVR

Maserati Levante GTS

Curb weight (lbs.)

4796

5285

5203

4395

4649

Length(in)

194.0

193.8

191

186.5

197

Width(in)

78.1

78.3

76.2

81.5

77.5

Height(in)

65.9

66.5

69.4

65.0

66.1

Ground clearance (in)

7.4

8.1

N/A

8.4

N/A

Wheelbase (in)

114.0

115.5

114.8

113.1

118.3

Track width (in) F/R

66.5/65.8

65.6/65.6

66.4/67.1

64.6/65.1

63.9/66

Exterior Features

  • Rear Defrost
  • Privacy Glass
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Spoiler

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Safety

  • Dual Front And Dual Rear Side-Mounted Airbags
  • Rear Door Child Safety Locks
  • Cornering Lights
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Stability Control
  • Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
  • Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
  • Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
  • 2 Front Headrests
  • 3 Rear Headrests
  • Auto Delay Off Headlamps
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Traction Control
  • 4-Wheel ABS

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Competition

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo vs BMW X6

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne might be less powerful than the X6 M but is quite a better performer. Although both of them are quite feature filled, you will have to compromise with the interior space. Also the price tag sounds a little expensive than the X6

2019 Porsche Cayenne vs Mercedes Benz AMG GLE 63 S Coupe SUV

The GLE 63 S and the Cayenne turbo have given each other a tough competition for quite some time now. The GLE 63 S is power packed, but the Cayenne Turbo performs better. The GLE looks a bit dated while on the other hand, the Cayenne turbo is quite upgraded. The Cayenne is a bit compact whereas the GLE 63 S is quite roomy. So it is a little tough for the decision to be made.

2019 Porsche Cayenne vs Maserati Levante GTS

The Levante GTS is the Flag ship model for the V8 SUVs by the Maserati. It is as powerful as the Cayenne Turbo but still lags behind in most of the aspects. Although its price tag is on par with the cayenne Turbo.

2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo SUV Final Verdict

The all new Cayenne turbo is quite loaded up with features and is one hell of a performer. But still it needs to work on the interior room and its price tag as most of its competitors have these aspects to their advantage.