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2016 Porsche Cayenne Overview

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The 2016 Porsche Cayeene features both a USB port and Bluetooth.

2016 Porsche Cayenne

The 2016 Porsche Cayenne is a luxury crossover SUV that comes with the distinct performance and stylish nature that the German automotive manufacturer is famous for. Every 2016 Cayenne comes standard as all-wheel drive and with an eight-speed automatic transmission, but each of the seven Cayenne models feature its own distinct engine, with horsepower ranging from 240 to 570. The 2016 Cayenne’s base model features a starting MSRP of $58,300, and that figure rises according to trim level, all the way up to a starting MSRP of $157,300 for the Turbo S.

The 2016 Porsche Cayenne is available in seven trim levels: Cayenne, Diesel, S, S E-Hybrid, GTS, Turbo, and Turbo S.


The 2016 Porsche Cayenne comes with single tube tailpipes

2016 Porsche Cayenne

What’s New for the 2016 Porsche Cayenne?

Porsche introduces two new trim levels for the 2016 model year, which are the Cayenne GTS and the Cayenne Turbo S. The Cayenne GTS comes equipped with a 3.6-liter twin-turbo V6 engine good for 440 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque, and the Cayenne Turbo S features an impressive 4.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine capable of a staggering 570 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque.

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The 2016 Porsche Turbo comes with a 4.8-liter V8 engine capable of producing 520 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque

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2016 Porsche Cayenne Exterior

The 2016 Cayenne features many of Porsche’s unique design features, such as a toned and muscle bound exterior, as well as a hefty trapezoidal grille that comes equipped on the Turbo trims. The base model 2016 Cayenne comes with eye-catching single tube tailpipes, but the Turbo models feature double tube tailpipes that are entirely black. Every 2016 Porsche Cayenne comes equipped with water-repellent side windows and the base Cayenne comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels.

2016 Porsche Cayenne Exterior Photos:

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne

  • Porsche logo and model designation on tailgate in chrome, Single tube tailpipes

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

  • Adds to or replaces features on Cayenne: Power top-hinges tailgate, Water-repellent front-side windows, Power tailgate

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne  S

  • Adds to or replaces features on Diesel: Electric tilt/slide moonroof

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid

  • The Cayenne S E-Hybrid has the same exterior features as the Cayenne S

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne GTS

  • Adds to or replaces features on S E-Hybrid: SportDesign package, Porsche logo and “Cayenne GTS” on tailgate in satin black, GTS logo in black on front left and right doors, Preparation for trailer hitch, Double tube tailpipes in Black

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo

  • The Cayenne Turbo has the same exterior features as the Cayenne GTS:

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S

  • Adds to or replaces features on Turbo: Air intake grilles in high-gloss black, Side mirror lower trim and base in high-gloss black, Wheel arch extensions in exterior color, Roof spoiler in exterior color

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A 3.6-liter V6 engine good for 300 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque comes standard on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne

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2016 Porsche Cayenne Performance

As previously mentioned, the 2016 Porsche Cayenne offers the choice between seven unique engine options. There’s a 3.6-liter V6 engine (for the base Cayenne model) that boasts 300 horsepower and 295 lb-ft or torque, a 3.6-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine (Cayenne S) that’s capable of 420 horsepower and 406 lb-ft or torque, a 3.6-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine (Cayenne GTS) good for 440 horsepower and 442 lb-ft or torque, a 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel V6 (Cayenne Diesel) that pumps out 240 horsepower and 406 lb-ft or torque, a 4.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 (Cayenne Turbo) featuring 520 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque, a 4.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 (Cayenne Turbo S) with 570 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque, and a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine combine with an additional electric motor(Cayenne S E-Hybrid), which work together to produce 416 horsepower and 435 lb-ft or torque.

Kelly Blue Book made specific note of the Porsche Vectoring Plus (PTV-Plus) technology featured on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne that sends more power to the outside wheels during turns, which enables more responsive handling.

Additionally, the 2016 Porsche Cayenne GTS is capable of accelerating from 0-to-60 mph in only 4.4 seconds, which is impressive for any vehicle, let alone a crossover SUV.

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2016 The Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid features a  3.0-liter V6 hybrid engine

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2016 Porsche Cayenne Efficiency

Fuel efficiency for the 2016 Porsche Cayenne differs depending on which type of engine is implemented, but every model features start/stop technology that conserves the vehicle’s fuel by turning off the engine when stopped, then restarting the engine when the driver disengages the brake pedal.

The base model Cayenne with the 3.6-liter V6 engine gets an EPA-estimated 21 mpg combined, the Cayenne Diesel equipped with the 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel V6 engine receives an EPA-estimated 23 mpg combined, the Cayenne S matched with the 3.6-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine boasts fuel economy of 20 mpg combined, the Cayenne GTS paired with the 3.6-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine features fuel economy of 19 mpg combined, the Cayenne S E-Hybrid featuring both a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine combined with an additional electric motor gets greater fuel efficiency of 47 MPGe combined, while both the Cayenne Turbo and Cayenne Turbo S, paired with 4.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engines, get an EPA-estimated 17 mpg combined.

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A two-toned leather interior is available for the 2016 Porsche Cayenne

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2016 Porsche Cayenne Interior

The interior of the 2016 Porsche Cayenne features a standard 10-speaker audio system, 7-inch touchscreen, and LCD monitors in the headrests. This five passenger vehicle comes standard with eight-way power seats, but also comes available with 18-way sport seats. Additionally, the 2016 Porsche Cayenne features 23.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats.

2016 Porsche Cayenne Interior Photos:

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne

  • Front comfort seats, eight-way power-adjustable front seats, 40/20/40-split folding rear seat, Partial leather seats in embossed leather, High-gloss black interior trim, Silver-colored trim strips, Fabric roofliner, Stainless steel door sills with “Cayenne” lettering at front, Multifunction sport steering wheel with shift paddles, Dual-zone automatic climate control

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

  • Adds to or replaces features on Cayenne: Leather-trimmed upholstery, Multifunction sport steering wheel with rim in smooth-finish leather, Two integrated cup holders in the front and rear, Climate controlled glove compartment

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne  S

  • Adds to or replaces features on Diesel: Driver memory package

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid

  • The Cayenne S E-Hybrid has the same interior features as the Cayenne S

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne GTS

  • Adds to or replaces features on S E-Hybrid: GTS Sport seats (front) with eight-way electrical adjustment and Alcantara sear centers, Rear seat system with Alcantara seat centers, Leather interior in standard color, Brushed aluminum interior package, Alcantara roofliner, Door sill guards in stainless steel with “Cayenne GTS” lettering at front, Stainless steel pedals, Steering wheel with manual height and fore/aft adjustment

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo

  • Adds to or replaces features on GTS: Leather interior with seat centers, inner and outer seat bolsters, and front and rear headrests in smooth-finish leather; Heated multifunction steering wheel with smooth-finish-leather rim; Alcantara rooflining; Brushed aluminum interior package

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S

  • Adds to or replaces features on Turbo: Heated front and rear seats, Porsche crest embossed on the headrests of front and outer rear seats, Two-tone leather interior, Carbon fiber interior package, Silver-colored trim strips, Door sill guards in stainless steel with “Cayenne Turbo S”, Heated leather multifunction steering wheel with shift paddles

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A driver memory package is available for the 2016 Porsche Cayenne

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2016 Porsche Cayenne Safety

The 2016 Porsche Cayenne has yet to undergo crash tests for either the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S comes standard with ceramic composite brakes to compliment its 570 horsepower engine. In testing that was performed by Edmunds, the Cayenne S was able to come to a stop from 60 mph in only 106 feet.

Standard Safety Features

  • Porsche Hill Control (PHC)
  • Front seat-mounted side airbags
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Full-size airbags for driver and passenger
  • Rollover sensor
  • LATCH child seat safety system
  • 3-point automatic seatbelts with pretensioners
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Belt warning device for driver and front passenger seats

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