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2019 Porsche Panamera

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Pros

  • Powerful acceleration
  • Sports car handling
  • Refined interior

Cons

  • Standard four-passenger seating
  • Disappointing infotainment system
  • Can get expensive

Mileage (EPA estimate)

15 city, 22 highway, 18 combined

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The 2019 Porsche Panamera delivers sports car performance in a roomy four-door sedan

For those who pine for a proper German sports car but need room for the entire family, Porsche offers the high-performance four-door Panamera. Introduced in 2011, the Panamera nicely blends the performance of a Porsche 911 with the space and utility of a large sedan. Last redesigned in 2017, the Panamera comes into the 2019 model year with the addition of the GTS trim level. The Panamera GTS features a lower ride height, Porsche Sport Design styling touches, a distinctive interior, and a 453-horsepower twin-turbo V8 engine. Porsche offers the Panamera in three body styles: sedan, Sport Turismo wagon, and extended-wheelbase Executive. Aside from the base-level trim, all Panamera variants come with all-wheel drive. Five powertrains are available depending on the trim level selected, ranging from the turbo V6 in the Panamera base to the Turbo S E-Hybrid that puts out an impressive 677 horsepower. With remarkable performance from any of the engine options and the comfort of a luxury sedan, the Panamera holds its own against competitors like the Mercedes-AMG E 63, Audi RS 7, and BMW M6 Gran Coupe.

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What is new for the 2019 Porsche Panamera?

  • The Panamera is available in a variety of new trims, including the GT Sport Turismo and GTS.
  • Panamera trims have been upgraded with Leather & Suede Seats and Heated Steering Wheel as standard equipment this year.
  • Head Up Display features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The 4S Sport Turismo trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The 4 Sport Turismo trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The 4S trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The 4 trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The Turbo trim now comes with Panoramic Sunroof as standard equipment.
  • The 4 Executive trim now comes with Smart Key and Adjustable Suspension as standard equipment.
  • The Base trim now comes with Panoramic Sunroof and Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The 4S Executive trim now comes with Smart Key and Adjustable Suspension as standard equipment.

2019 Porsche Panamera trims

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

Base:

  • 330-hp, 331-lb-ft of torque 3.0L
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Rear Defroster
  • Cruise Control
  • Leather Seats
  • Power Seats
  • Memory Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Power Mirrors
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4 Executive:

  • Includes all features available on the 4
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Adjustable Suspension
  • Rear Sunshade

4 Sport Turismo:

  • Includes all features available on the 4 Executive
  • 116.1 inch wheelbase

4S:

4S Executive:

  • Includes all features available on the 4S
  • 122 inch wheelbase

4S Sport Turismo:

  • Includes all features available on the 4S Executive
  • 116.1 inch wheelbase

GTS:

GT Sport Turismo:

  • Includes all features available on the GTS
  • No significant upgrades found on the GT Sport Turismo

Turbo:

  • Includes all features available on the GT Sport Turismo
  • 550-hp, 567-lb-ft of torque 4.0L

Turbo Executive:

  • Includes all features available on the Turbo
  • 122 inch wheelbase

Turbo Sport Turismo:

  • Includes all features available on the Turbo Executive
  • 116.1 inch wheelbase

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5 reasons to buy the 2019 Porsche Panamera

What We Like

Driving: One of the quickest sedans on the market, the Panamera may be big and heavy, but it drives like a sports car. Steering is precise with excellent feedback, and the brakes perform very well. Handling is akin to that of a much smaller vehicle, and the ride is surprisingly smooth and comfortable, especially when it's equipped with the available air suspension.

Comfort: The front seats in the Panamera offer multiple adjustments to accommodate most drivers. The seat padding is thin, but support is excellent, providing a comfortable space, even for longer drives. The ride is stiff but not uncomfortable; the suspension absorbs any small bumps in the road, and the cabin stays very quiet even at highway speeds.

Interior: Getting in and out is made easier by the Panamera's short doors, which can open wide in tight spaces. While it does have the feeling of a cockpit up front, overall the Panamera is spacious and provides plenty of headroom. Rear seats offer good legroom to accommodate taller passengers, with even more room available in the extended-length Executive model.

What Needs Improvement

Utility: Although the Panamera is a hatchback, there is limited space behind the rear seats. The shallow trunk space makes it difficult to load taller items; this is somewhat alleviated in the larger Panamera Sport Turismo. Storage spaces in the cabin are on the small side, with limited space for personal items.

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RepairPal gave the Porsche Panamera an overall reliability rating of 2 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Average. This rating ranks Porsche Panamera 42nd out of 48 among Luxury Fullsize Cars.

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Porsche Panamera features and specs

Base 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Burmester Audio
  • CD Audio
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Head Up Display
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Rear A/C Seat(s)
  • Rear Entertainment System
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Seat Massagers

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

3.0L

Horsepower

330

Torque (ft-lbs)

331

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

23.7

Wheelbase

116.1"

Overall length

198.8"

Width

76.3"

Height

56"

Front tires

P265/45YR19

Rear tires

P295/40YR19

Seating capacity

4

Transmission

Automatic

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