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2015 Porsche Cayenne

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2015 Porsche Cayenne

Porsche Cayenne highlights

Customer reviews

4 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating**

3 out of 5


  • A favorite choice for driving fun
  • New, more powerful engines also bring improved economy


  • Plug-in hybrid only has 14 miles of all-electric propulsion
  • Less passenger and luggage space than rivals

Mileage (EPA estimate)

20 city, 29 highway, 23 combined

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Sporty and capable, the Porsche Cayenne is invigorated for 2015

In the year Porsche introduced its smaller Macan, it didn’t let the newcomer take all the attention from the Cayenne. Instead, Porsche updated the Cayenne to improve its performance, economy, and equipment, as well as freshen up its styling inside and out. The V8 of the Cayenne S has been replaced by a turbocharged V6, its power rated at 420 hp. The Turbo gains 20 hp for 520 hp from its turbocharged 4.8-liter V8, Porsche shelving both the GTS and Turbo S Cayennes until 2016.

The new-for-2015 plug-in S E-Hybrid enables somewhat limited, battery-only propulsion. Like the entire Cayenne range, the plug-in model gets freshened exterior styling to sharpen its looks, while Porsche has busied itself tweaking the Cayenne’s dynamics to retain its position as the best-driving SUV on the market. There are a dizzying choice of options, none of which are cheap, but not even the comparatively small interior and luggage space seem to deter customers from buying Porsche’s biggest SUV.

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Ratings & reliability

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RepairPal reliability rating**

RepairPal gave the Porsche Cayenne an overall reliability rating of 3 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Average. This rating ranks Porsche Cayenne 22nd out of 25 among Luxury Midsize SUVs.
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**RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2006-2020 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 09/01/2021. Learn more about RepairPal reliability ratings

Explore Porsche Cayenne details

S 4WD/AWD 4D Sport Utility

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