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2016 Porsche Panamera Overview

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The 2016 Porsche Panamera is a four-door sport sedan with a starting MSRP of $78,100. The new Panamera features excellent cornering abilities and powerful engine options, and each model is fully customizable. The Porsche Panamera competes in the same segment as the BMW 7 Series and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.


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2016 Porsche Panamera

What’s new for the 2016 Porsche Panamera?

The 2016 Porsche Panamera is mostly unchanged from the previous model year. An updated rear-seat entertainment system is now an option and the S E-Hybrid model includes a new charging dock holder.

The 2016 Porsche Panamera comes in 14 trims: Panamera, Panamera Edition, Panamera 4, Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera S, Panamera S E-Hybrid, Panamera 4S, Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera GTS, Panamera Turbo, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera Turbo S, Panamera Turbo S Executive, and Panamera Exclusive Series.

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2016 Porsche Panamera Exterior

There’s no other automobile that looks quite like the 2016 Porsche Panamera; it features four-doors and people often call it a full-size luxury sedan, but the rear of the vehicle features a hatchback design. While each model can be completely customized, the base Panamera features 18-inch wheels, LED running lights, and automatic bi-xenon headlights. Exterior color options include GT Silver Metallic, Carrara White Metallic, Carmine Red Metallic, Sapphire Blue Metallic, and Amethyst Metallic.

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Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera

  • Front and rear wheelhouse spoilers, Water-repellent coating on side windows, Tinted heat-insulating glass all-round with grey top tint on windshield, Adaptive rear spoiler (2-way), Dual single-tube tailpipes, Front fascia with integrated air intakes, Power top-hinged tailgate made of aluminum, Bi-Xenon™ headlights with automatic leveling and halogen auxiliary main-beam headlights

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Edition

  • Bi-Xenon™ headlights with Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS), Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), 19-inch Panamera Turbo II wheels with all season tires

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera 4

  • 18-inch alloy wheels, Automatic tailgate, Slide/tilt moonroof, Dual single-tube tailpipes, Porsche logotype and model designation on tailgate in chrome look, Adaptive rear spoiler (2-way), Tinted heat-insulating glass all-round with grey top tint on windshield

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera 4 Edition

  • 19-inch Panamera Turbo II wheels with all season tires, Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), Bi-Xenon™ headlights with Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera S

  • Automatic tailgate, 18-inch alloy wheels, Four doors with integrated side-impact protection, Side window surrounds in chrome look, Front and rear wheelhouse spoilers

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

  • Automatic tailgate, “e-hybrid” model designation on front doors in chrome look that’s outlined in Acid Green, Dual twin-tube tailpipes, Adaptive rear spoiler (2-way), Air outlets in fenders behind front wheels, Front fascia with integrated air intakes

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera 4S

  • Adaptive rear spoiler (2-way), Slide/tilt moonroof, Tinted heat-insulating glass all-round with grey top tint on windshield, Power top-hinged tailgate made of aluminum, Hood/doors/fenders made of aluminum

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera 4S Executive

  • Automatic tailgate, Electrically adjustable and heated side mirrors with power folding function, Slide/tilt moonroof, Dual twin-tube tailpipes, Available Fuel Cap with Aluminum Finish

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera GTS

  • Slide/tilt moonroof, Full underbody paneling, Side window surrounds in high-gloss black, Diffuser in lower rear fascia, Power top-hinged tailgate made of aluminum, Variable door stop, Logo “Panamera GTS”

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Turbo

  • Automatic tailgate, Electrically adjustable and heated side mirrors with power folding function, Turbo-specific front air intakes with grilles, Adaptive rear spoiler (4-way), Slide/tilt moonroof

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive

  • Automatic tailgate, Slide/tilt moonroof, Dual twin-tube Turbo design tailpipes, Four doors with integrated side-impact protection, Front fascia with enlarged air intakes

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Turbo S

  • 20-inch 911 Turbo II alloy wheels, Turbo-specific front air intakes with grilles, Rear Spoiler in Black, Water-repellent coating on side windows, Variable door stop

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive

  • 20-inch 911 Turbo II alloy wheels, LED headlights, LED rear lights including rear fog lights, Rear Spoiler in Black, Slide/tilt moonroof, Water-repellent coating on side windows, Thermally and noise insulated glass, Porsche logotype and model designation on tailgate in chrome look, Turbo-specific front air intakes with grilles

Exterior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series

  • 20-inch Sport Classic wheel painted in Black (high-gloss), Painted air intake grilles, Black LED main headlights including Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+), Dark-tinted LED tail lights, Black sports tailpipes

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Exterior of the red 2016 Porsche Panamera

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2016 Porsche Panamera Performance

There are six available engines for the 2016 Porsche Panamera:

  • A 3.6-liter naturally aspirated V6 engine rated at 310 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque comes equipped inside the Panamera, Panamera Edition, Panamera 4, and Panamera 4 Edition.
  • A 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine good for 420 horsepower and 384 lb-ft of torque is featured in the Panamera S, Panamera 4S, and Panamera 4S Executive.
  • A 4.8-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine that pumps out 440 horsepower and 384 lb-ft of torque is packed inside the Panamera GTS.
  • A 4.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine rated at 520 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque comes with the Panamera Turbo and Turbo Executive.
  • An upgraded 4.8-litre V8 twin turbo good for 570 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque is featured inside the Panamera Turbo S, Panamera Turbo S Executive, and Panamera Exclusive Series.
  • A 3.0-liter supercharged V6 motor combined with an electric motor, work together to produce up to 416 horsepower and 435 lb-ft of torque for the Panamera S E-Hybrid.

The 2016 Porsche Panamera comes standard with a seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) transmission, except the S E-Hybrid, which features an eight-speed Tiptronic S automatic.

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Exterior of the 2016 Porsche Panamera S-E Hybrid

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2016 Porsche Panamera Efficiency

Fuel economy for the 2016 Porsche Panamera depends on the buyer’s choice of engine, as well as the option of rear-wheel or all-wheel drive:

  • The RWD 2016 Porsche Panamera equipped with the 3.6-liter V6 yields an EPA-estimated 18 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.
  • The AWD 2016 Porsche Panamera equipped with the 3.6-liter V6 yields an EPA-estimated 18 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.
  • Porsche Panamera models featuring the 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 yield an EPA-estimated 17 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.
  • The GTS model equipped with the 4.8-liter naturally aspirated V8 yields an EPA-estimated 16 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.
  • The Panamera Turbo, Turbo Executive, Panamera Turbo S, Panamera Turbo S Executive, and Panamera Exclusive Series trims yield an EPA-estimated 15 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.
  • The Panamera S E-Hybrid yields an EPA-estimated 50 MPGe combined.

The 2016 Porsche Panamera comes standard with a 21.1 gallon gas tank.

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There are a vareit of color options for the interior of the 2016 Porsche Panamera

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2016 Porsche Panamera Interior

The interior of the 2016 Porsche Panamara is both comfy and tech-savvy. Standard features include heated power-adjustable eight-way front seats, Bluetooth, hard-drive-based navigation, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, and an 11-speaker sound system. The Panamera offers 15.7 cubic-feet of storage space in its trunk, and storage capacity grows to 44.6 cubic-feet with the rear seats folded down. The S E-Hybrid features slightly less storage capacity, only offering 40.7 cubic-feet of available of storage space.

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Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera

  • Rear seat system with folding center armrest and asymmetric split folding backrests (60/40), SportDesign Steering Wheel with Shift Paddles, Floor mats, Door-sill guards in brushed aluminum with model logotype (front), Automatic climate control with separate temperature adjustment and air distribution for driver and front passenger, Instrument cluster with high-resolution 4.8-inch TFT color display/gear indicator/service interval indicator/ambient temperature display/various warning indicators/white illumination, Analog clock on the center dashboard, 5 round instruments with silver bezels and black dials, Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection, Universal audio interface (Aux-In / USB / iPod®), Trip computer

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Edition

  • Color-coordinated floor mats, Automatically dimming outside and inside rear view mirrors, Door entry guards with “Edition” logo, 4 individual seats, BOSE® Centerpoint® 2 technology, ParkAssist with 6 sensors at the front and 4 at the rear comes, 19-inch Panamera Turbo II wheels with all season tires, Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera 4

  • 8-way power seats (front), Multifunction steering wheel with rim in smooth-finish leather, SportDesign Steering Wheel with Shift Paddles, Automatic climate control, Large lockable and cooled glove compartment, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Four 12 volt socket outlets, Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection, Universal audio interface (Aux-In/USB/iPod®), Analog clock on the center dashboard, Instrument cluster with high-resolution 4.8-inch TFT color display/gear indicator/service interval indicator/ambient temperature display/ various warning indicators/white illumination

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera 4 Edition

  • Two-tone partial leather interior in Black and Luxor Beige, Heated seats at the front and rear, Door entry guards with “Edition” logo, Color-coordinated floor mats, Automatically dimming outside and inside rear view mirrors, BOSE® Centerpoint® 2 technology, Porsche Communication Management (PCM), ParkAssist with 6 sensors at the front and 4 at the rear, Reversing camera

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera S

  • 8-way power seats (front), SportDesign Steering Wheel with Shift Paddles, Automatic climate control, Floor mats, Front center console armrest with integrated storage compartment, Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection, Universal audio interface (Aux-In/USB/iPod®), Porsche Communication Management (PCM) including hard-drive based navigation module with 3D navigation map and high-resolution 7-inch -WVGA (Wide Video Graphics Array) TFT color display, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

  • Automatic climate control, Storage pockets in back of front seats, Stowage nets in luggage compartment side panels and front and passenger footwells, Multi-function steering wheel, Rear seat system with folding center armrest and asymmetric split folding backrests (60/40), Porsche Communication Management (PCM) including hard-drive based navigation module with 3D navigation map and high-resolution 7-inch -WVGA (Wide Video Graphics Array) TFT color display, Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection, Universal audio interface (Aux-In/USB/iPod®), Rear window heating with auto-off function and rear wiper

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera 4S

  • 8-way Power Seats, Rear seat system with folding center armrest and asymmetric split folding backrests (60/40), SportDesign Steering Wheel with Shift Paddles, Floor mats, Two fold-out cupholders above glove compartment, Front center console armrest with integrated storage compartment, Instrument cluster with high-resolution 4.8-inch TFT color display/gear indicator/service interval indicator/ambient temperature display/various warning indicators/white illumination, Analog clock on the center dashboard, 5 round instruments with silver bezels/black dials/silver rev counter dial

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera 4S Executive

  • 14-way Power Seats with Memory, SportDesign Steering Wheel with Shift Paddles, Electric roll-up sunblind behind rear seats and on rear side windows, Vanity mirrors (rear), Floor mats, Door-sill guards in brushed aluminum with model logotype (front) and “executive” logo (rear), 4-zone automatic climate control, Active carbon filter, Analog clock on the center dashboard, 5 round instruments with silver bezels/black dials/silver rev counter dial, Instrument cluster with high-resolution 4.8-inch TFT color display/gear indicator/service interval indicator/ambient temperature display/various warning indicators/white illumination, Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection, Universal audio interface (Aux-In/USB/iPod®), Four 12-volt socket outlets, Trip computer, Available 6-Disc CD/DVD Changer, Available Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera GTS

  • Floor mats, Two fold-out cupholders above glove compartment, Silver colored trim strips, SportDesign steering wheel with shift paddles, 18-way Adaptive sport seats (front) with memory/electric adjustment of seat height/seat and backrest angle/lumbar support and seat bolsters, instrument cluster with high-resolution 4.8-inch TFT color display/gear indicator/service interval indicator/ambient temperature display and various warning indicators/white illumination, Analog clock on the center dashboard, Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection, Universal audio interface (Aux-In/USB/iPod®), Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Turbo

  • 14-way Power Seats with Memory, Front center console armrest with integrated storage compartment, SportDesign steering wheel with shift paddles, Seat heating (front), Silver colored trim strips, Automatic climate control, Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection, Porsche Communication Management (PCM) including hard-drive based navigation module with 3D navigation map and high-resolution 7-inch -WVGA (Wide Video Graphics Array) TFT color display, Four 12 Volt socket outlets, BOSE® surround sound system featuring 14 speakers

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive

  • 14-way Power Seats with Memory, Alcantara® rooflining including A/B pillars and sun visors, Electric roll-up sunblind behind rear seats and on rear side windows, Vanity mirrors (rear), SportDesign Steering Wheel with Shift Paddles, Floor mats, Seat heating (front and rear), Seat ventilation (front and rear), 4-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection, BOSE® surround sound system featuring 14 speakers and 585 Watts and Universal audio interface (Aux-In/USB/iPod®), Porsche Communication Management (PCM), Four 12-volt socket outlets, Trip computer

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Turbo S

  • Floor mats, Steering wheel with electric height and fore/aft adjustment, Power Seats (14-way) with Memory Package, Walnut interior package, Alcantara® rooflining including A-/B- pillars and sun visors, Leather interior, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Porsche Communication Management (PCM) including hard-drive based navigation module with 3D navigation map and high-resolution 7-inch -WVGA (Wide Video Graphics Array) TFT color display, Bluetooth® hands-free mobile phone connection, ParkAssist (front and rear) with visible and acoustic warning signal

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive

  • 14-way power seats (front) with memory/electric adjustment of seat backrest/seat height/seat cushion inclination/seat cushion depth/lumbar support (4-way), Porsche crest on headrests (front), Leather interior, Steering wheel with electric height and fore/aft adjustment

Interior available on the 2016 Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Analog clock on the center dashboard, 5 round instruments with silver bezels/black dials and silver rev counter dial including “turbo” logo, Instrument cluster with high-resolution 4.8-inch TFT color display/gear indicator/service interval indicator/ambient temperature display and various warning indicators/white illumination

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The luxurious 2016 Porsche Panamera

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2016 Porsche Panamera Safety

The 2016 Porsche Panamera hasn’t undergone safety tests for either the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Porsche Panamera is available with advanced safety features such as a rearview camera, forward collision mitigation system, adaptive cruise control, lane change assist, and adaptive cruise control.

Standard Safety Features

  • 6-piston fixed aluminum monobloc calipers in front, internally vented and grooved brake discs
  • 4-piston fixed aluminum monobloc calipers in the rear, internally vented and grooved brake discs
  • Pad-wear sensors all round
  • Electric parking brake
  • 3-point automatic seatbelts with pretensioner
  • Dual front Advanced Airbags
  • Knee airbags for driver and front passenger
  • Double-chamber side airbags integrated into front seats, optimized for hip and chest area
  • Curtain airbags covering roof frame and all side windows from A to C pillar (left and right)
  • Rear side airbags
  • Engine immobilizer (transponder system), safe lock system, vehicle theft alarm system with ultrasonic interior monitoring
  • LATCH mounts for child seats (rear)
  • Backup lights

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