Slotting above the smaller Macan, the 2018 Porsche Cayenne is the top-ranking midsize crossover that comes standard with all-wheel drive and is available for sale in gas or plug-in hybrid versions. With a broad range of appeal, the SUV focuses on strong engine performance, superb ride and handling, and a luxurious interior that is next to none. To our surprise, the Cayenne also has an above-average fuel economy rating in the class, considering its size and performance. With its finely crafted interior, there are plenty of personalization options - a wide array of colors, wheels, interior materials, trim elements, and performance-related upgrades. However, it's a Porsche, and these options will send the price skyrocketing. The standard Cayenne boasts 300 horsepower V6 engine, and a 5.9-second 0-60 mph time. Before leaping into a Cayenne GTS, the Cayenne S makes 420 hp from a similar turbo V-6 and runs up to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds. The top-range Cayenne Turbo S is powered by a thunderous 4.8-liter V-8 for a 4.0-second run up to 60 mph.
2018 Porsche Cayenne For Sale
The 2018 Porsche Cayenne is available for sale in seven trim levels: base, Platinum Edition, Cayenne S, Cayenne GTS, Cayenne S E-Hybrid, Turbo, and Turbo S configurations. The original Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the base 2018 Cayenne starts at $60,600, excluding the destination while the top-shelf Turbo S models have a sticker price of almost $100,000 more than the base version, priced at $161,600. The average price for the used 2018 Cayenne is around $66,800, with the base model boasting a long list of standard equipment such as a 7.0-inch touchscreen, 18-inch wheels, leather seating surfaces, and more. The used 2018 Cayenne's average selling price ranges from $55,700 to $101,300 depending on the vehicle’s condition, mileage, features, and location. Shoppers can save $14526 on a used 2018 Porsche Cayenne model, while it is estimated to depreciate 54% after 5 years and have a 5-year resale value of $44,223.
2018 Porsche Cayenne Buying Advice
Since Porsche fully redesigned the Cayenne for 2019, the newer model has a stronger base engine and more advanced safety features such as traffic sign recognition and more. Buy a used 2018 model which likely has a lower price or if you want the range-topping Turbo S, as this high-performance model isn't part of the 2019 lineup. The 2018 Cayenne is a second-generation model that was introduced in 2011. For a good price and features, we recommend the 2017 Cayenne as there are no major changes made for 2018. For efficiency-minded shoppers, the Cayenne S E-Hybrid is the right pick that can be identified by its neon green trim pieces and brake calipers.