But what I found disconcerting is the SUV’s part-throttle acceleration — or, rather, the almost total absence thereof. Such a joy to drive —try one out and see for yourself why Porsche has such a great reputation. Quiet but powerful. Unfortunately, consumers of older Porsche Cayenne vehicles, particularly the 2004 and 2011 models, seem to have a differing opinion. by Jeffmevans Have You Driven the 2004 Porsche Cayenne? Did you? — My Cayenne has new mas air flow sensor, battery, front and rear brakes, spark plugs and emission control line. Customers claim that Porsche is aware of the problem but have not yet issued a recall. Dislike gas mileage and maintenance cost not all maintenance can be completed by the due it your selfer and must go to the dealer for any computer related items. Don't buy this junk. it's really fun to drive! Love the Porsche engine. My comparison will be versus the newer models. Pros: Log In. Sign Up, Already have an account? This is excellent value for money now. Plaintiffs are owners of all Porsche Cayenne V8 vehicles, model years 2011-2019. Low gas mileage. Did you? I can`t fault my 2004 Cayenne S 4.5V8. Smooth ride. But they are no worse than VW, Volvo or Audi. It now has 150,000 miles and has been a solid car for me. These minor problems are small in comparison to the issues of older models. Save cars. Did you? Learn About Us, Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range. The best thing about the 2004 Cayenne is its handling in the snow. If you don’t own one, you can find 955 S for a steal. Also, when the coolant spills onto the tires, it creates a serious road hazard. They were made horribly defective with no responsibilityby the makers. 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. changed the navigation to newer system that had bluetooth built in. 2004 Porsche Cayenne Reviews: Read 23 candid owner reviews for the 2004 Porsche Cayenne. — Read More, This car rode alot rouhger than I thought, I thought it was going to ride really smooth, it wasnt! Edmunds gives the new 2020 Porsche Cayenne a solid 8/10 rating. Factory stereo not great... we were also looking at the Audi Q8 Porsche forgot about the toxic fumes from the battery. What's the 2004 Porsche Cayenne transmission fluid type? Ritzy Porsche Cayenne SUV is cool, but not hot. These are a few of the worst and most reported problems that Porsche Cayenne owners have encountered. Poorly designed and very expensive to own. The Porsche Cayenne is the Steamhammer of SUVs. © 2020 CarGurus, Inc., All Rights Reserved. Sportier and more muscular than the current Cayenne, they are #ShapedByPerformance. and because it is a wolf in sheep's clothing, fun factor is great. Best SUV ever. I'm glad I was able to trade it in while it was running good for one day. from Chicago Of course, this means nothing to those flocking to Porsche dealerships to buy the Cayenne, the hottest-selling nameplate in the company’s lineup. Now you’re going to give the SUV an inferiority complex. I could have had a Z06 Corvette in the garage that would have cost me less a month than that d**n POS (Porche). I`m retired now & enjoy the finer things in life & the Porsche Cayenne is one of them. In some cases, the engine must be replaced entirely. At low RPMs it drives like a truck and at high RPMs in runs like a sports car. You feel safe and in control in all weather conditions driving. Read More, The isn’t missing anything, and reliable and cool To achieve the sort of speed increase one might use when accelerating into a faster lane took a distinctly heavy foot on the gas. We tested a 2004 Cayenne S with a base price of $55,900 and more than $10,000 in options, including leather upholstery and air suspension. Read More, Solid German engineering. from Richmond, VA Fast, reliable, comfort. Sound system is very good. 2009 Porsche Cayenne Pros and Cons Member4239 Too expensive, over my budget: 09/16/09. You want to know how many kilograms per horsepower? Excellent Bang For The Buck — Does drink gas but well worth it. We do not guarantee accuracy of responses, *National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, VehicleHistory.com began because we believe everyone deserves access to unbiased, accurate information about every vehicle. from Cardiff, Australia. Then the rear hatch would not stay up in cold weather unless you held it up with a hand ( a common issue for all SUV's) - its an easy fix. By way of comparison, the Boxster (the 2004 model, as Porsche hasn’t released the upcoming new model’s price) is a significantly higher $47.34 a kilogram. © Copyright 2020 Endgame360 Inc. All Rights Reserved. All the engineering and technology of a well made German auto. Read More. Pros 1. For some reason, Porsche is impressed with the V6’s fuel economy figures of 15.6 litres per 100 kilometres city and 12.2 highway. It does things that SUV's shouldn't be able to do. There is no better vehicle on the market today. There are several new coupe models being offered that provide a new roofline and superior handling capabilities.