2018 Porsche 911

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Porsche 911 highlights

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  • Powerful engine
  • A blast to drive
  • Great interior


  • Tech is disappointing
  • No Android Auto™
  • Road noise can be excessive

Mileage (EPA estimate)

15 city, 20 highway, 17 combined

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2018 Porsche 911 comes in many flavors

The 2018 Porsche 911 is available in many trims, styles and options. From the base trim, Carrera, to the top-tier GT3, there is truly something for everyone. Within all these trims there are a pair of convertible options, Cabriolet and Targa, as well as options for all-wheel drive and sport. Those are designated as "4" and "S," respectively.

If that feels overwhelming, know that you can't get a bad 911. The Carrera provides 370 horsepower and can go from 0-60 mph quicker than 4 seconds thanks to its 3.0-liter, twin-turbo, flat-six engine. Opting for the GT3 gets you 500 horsepower and a non-turbocharged, 4.0-liter engine.

Technology may be the 911's weakness. Apple CarPlay® comes standard, but not Android Auto™, and the integration of Apple CarPlay® is a bit disappointing. But those flaws aren't dealbreakers if you're looking for a spirited driving experience and a premium interior.

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What is new for the 2018 Porsche 911?

  • The 911 is available in a variety of new trims, including the Carrera T, GT3, and Turbo S Exclusive Series.
  • Leatherette & Cloth features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The Carrera 4 GTS trim now comes with Overhead Airbags, Parking Sensors, Rear Spoiler, and Manual Transmission as standard equipment.

2018 Porsche 911 trims

Curious how Porsche 911 trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities


Carrera S:

Carrera 4:

  • Includes all features available on the Carrera S
  • 4WD/AWD

Carrera 4S:

  • Includes all features available on the Carrera 4
  • No significant upgrades found on the Carrera 4S

Carrera GTS:

  • Includes all features available on the Carrera 4S
  • 450-hp, 405-lb-ft of torque 3.0L
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Adjustable Suspension

Carrera 4 GTS:

  • Includes all features available on the Carrera GTS
  • 3.0L


  • Includes all features available on the Carrera 4 GTS
  • 540-hp, 486-lb-ft of torque 3.8L
  • Memory Seats
  • Automatic Transmission
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Navigation System
  • Satellite Radio Ready

Turbo S:

  • Includes all features available on the Turbo
  • 580-hp, 516-lb-ft of torque 3.8L

Turbo S Exclusive Series:

  • Includes all features available on the Turbo S
  • 3.8L


  • Includes all features available on the Turbo S Exclusive Series
  • 500-hp, 339-lb-ft of torque 4.0L

Carrera T:

  • Includes all features available on the GT3
  • 96.5 inch wheelbase

Targa 4:

  • Includes all features available on the Carrera T
  • No significant upgrades found on the Targa 4

Targa 4S:

Targa 4 GTS:

  • Includes all features available on the Targa 4S
  • No significant upgrades found on the Targa 4 GTS

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5 reasons to buy the 2018 Porsche 911

What We Like

Driving: The 911 is a standout performer whether you're hitting the open road or driving around town. Porsche's dual-clutch transmission is one of the best in the business and its acceleration from any speed is seamless.

Comfort: Great seats are the starting point for one of the most comfortable sports cars you can buy. The sporty suspension is firm but doesn't beat you up over long drives, and there's plenty of legroom in the front two seats.

Interior: The interior is high quality and the driving position is excellent. There's plenty of headroom in the front seats. While rear seats are small, most competitors don't offer them.

What Needs Improvement

Tech: Smartphone integration isn't quite as good as competitors. Apple CarPlay® comes standard, but it can take a few tries to get it to connect, and Android Auto isn't included at all. The default infotainment is not very intuitive and can be challenging to use.

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Ratings & reliability

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Above Average

RepairPal gave the Porsche 911 an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Porsche 911 44th out of 68 among Luxury Midsize Cars.

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Porsche 911 features and specs

Carrera GTS 2WD 2D Convertible

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • ABS Brakes
  • Adjustable Suspension
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Manual Transmission
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Rear View Camera
  • Smart Key

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

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