2016 Porsche Cayenne MSRP

The 2016 Porsche Cayenne has quite enormous updates compared to the previous models and will feature new engines from the US and the Europe, few extras that previous models lacked and all new bold styling. The interior remains unchanged as Porsche prefers keeping the interior look like the initial launch model. This car is one of the best luxury SUV vehicles in the Automobile world today. The major changes conducted to the model are focused on the exterior facelift however the previous shape of the car will be maintained. All the trim levels will have new improved headlights as well as the base wheels. The available seven trim levels are; the base, Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S, Cayenne S Hybrid, Cayenne GTS, Cayenne Turbo and the Cayenne Turbo S.

2016 Porsche Cayenne front view

2016 Porsche Cayenne – Exterior and Interior

The base and Diesel 2016 Porsche Cayenne come with 18-inch standard alloy wheels, LED tail lights, Xenon headlights, automatic rain-sensing wipers, a power tailgate, power folding heated mirrors and daytime running lights. From the interior view of the base model and diesel versions the features observed are such as; dual-zone automatic climate control, leather wrapped seats and steering wheel, power adjustable front seats and 40/20/40 sliding and reclining rear seats. Additional features include the Bluetooth connectivity, a 7-inch touch screen display and a 10-speaker sound system.

For the GTS model available are 20-inch wheels are adaptive bi-xenon lights, faux suede interior pieces, revised front fascia and a sporty steering wheel. Active air suspension availability to this model enhances comfortably even when driving on rough terrains.

The turbo model of  2016 Porsche Cayenne comes with standard equipment such as; 19-inch wheels, an adaptive air suspension, adjustable steering column, sport front seats integrated with driver memory settings, adaptive bi-xenon headlights.

The Turbo S model have some extra features include the 21-inch wheels, high gloss exterior trim, unique exhaust tips design, Sports Chrono Package, antiroll suspension, two-tone interior and a side-to-side torque-vectoring rear differential.

There are standalone features that can be added to all the available trims of the 2016 Porsche Cayenne and among these features include; skid plates, running boards, numerous wheel sizes and design, under body protection when off-road, sunroof, heated windshield, rear view camera, keyless entry and injection, voice commands, rear seats entertainment systems, adaptive cruise control, noise insulating privacy glass, four-zone automatic climate control system and a Burmester sound system with sixteen speakers.

2016 Porsche Cayenne interior

2016 Porsche Cayenne – Engine and Performance

The base model of the 2016 Porsche Cayenne is fitted with a 3.6 L V6 engine that generates 300 Horsepower and a torque of 295 lb-ft. A 6-speed manual transmission is a standardized transmission available however an 8-speed automatic transmission is available. The EPA fuel economy ratings when operating on automatic transmission are 17 mpg/23 mpg/19 mpg in the city, highway and when combined and when on manual transmission the rating changes 15 mpg/22 mpg/17 mpg when in city, highway and when combined respectively.

The Diesel Models of 2016 Porsche Cayenne have a 3.0 L V6 turbocharged diesel engine that provides an output power of 240 Hp and a torque of 406 lb-ft and the 8-speed automatic transmission is standard. The fuel economy ratings are 19 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on highways and 23 mpg when combined.

The 2016 Porsche Cayenne Model S is equipped with a larger and more powerful 4.8 L V8 engine that provides output power of 400 Hp and a torque of 369 lb-ft and the fuel economy ratings are 16 mpg/22 mpg/18 mpg when in city, highway and when combined respectively. The GTS model has an upgraded engine version of the S model that provides an output power of 420 Hp and a torque of 380 lb-ft. The fuel rating for the GTS model is 15 mpg/21 mpg/17 mpg when in the city, express highway and when combined respectively.

The Turbo model 2016 Porsche Cayenne is provided with a turbocharged 4.8 L V8 engine that massively produces 500 Hp and a torque of 516 lb-ft and a fuel economy being 15 mpg/22 mpg/17 mpg when in the city, express highway and when combined respectively.

The high-end model the Turbo S 2016 Porsche Cayenne uses an upgraded engine of the turbo model and manages to generate output power of 550 Hp and a torque of 553 lb-ft and the fuel ratings estimates are 14 mpg in the city, 20 mpg on highway and 16 mpg when combined.

2016 Porsche Cayenne rear view

2016 Porsche Cayenne – Price and Release Date

The base 2016 Porsche Cayenne price starts at $59,000 and for the diesel models $63,000. The Cayenne S model is set at a price of $76,000, the GTS model at $96,500 for turbo model being $115,000 and the high-end model the Turbo S is set to at a price of $158,200. The release dates are set to be the last quarter of the year 2015.

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