Porsche Cayenne Diesel 3.0 Review
Dirty diesel it is not!

Story and Photos by Benjamin G. Kline
12 Apr 2015
 

Porsche purists would scoff at the thought of a diesel tainting the marque’s well established motorsports DNA but one can’t deny that the brand has seen much success with its most un-Porsche Porsche. The Cayenne has brought the brand the fortunes it needed to continue their passion for making one of the world’s greatest sports cars. So it really should deserve more affection than enthusiasts give it.

While the Cayenne Turbo and S models are better suited for those looking for a performance oriented SUV, the Diesel is for the pragmatic. Under the bonnet, is a Volkswagen derived oil burning V6 that it shares with the Touareg.

Like most diesels, horsepower isn’t particularly impressive at 262bhp. However for a family workhorse where load pulling is more important than top speeds, the engine produces a healthy amount of torque. 


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Engine

Engine Capacity 2967cc Turbocharged
Engine Type V 6
Compression Ratio 16.8:1
Bore x Stroke (83 x 91.4)mm
Power 262bhp @ 4000rpm
Torque 460Nm @ 1450rpm
Power to Weight 124.2 bhp per ton

Performance

Acceleration 7.3s (0-100 km/h)
Top Speed 221 km/h
Fuel Consumption (combined) 14.7 km/L
Drag Coefficient 0.360

Misc Technical Data

Transmission 8 -speed Auto Tiptronic
Drive Type F4
Steering Electric

Measurements

Body Type SUV
Dimension
(L x W x H)
(4855 x 1939 x 1705) mm
Wheelbase 2895 mm
Kerb Weight 2110 kg
Boot Capacity (folded) 1728 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 85 L

Brakes

Brakes (Front) Ventilated Discs
Brakes (Rear) Ventilated Discs