The upcoming 2019 Porsche Cayenne is a 2-row SUV that comes with a beautiful interior, great handling and a wide lineup of powertrains. Cayenne started with the production 15 years ago and it has now entered its third-generation. This 5-passenger SUV is offered in numerous trim levels, and it is ranged from eco-friendly trim to a hybrid model.
When it comes to features, the 2019 Cayenne offers plenty of luxury and unlimited options. That includes different configurations inside the cabin and under the hood, exterior color and much more. A fun-to-drive SUV that even offers good off-road capabilities.
2019 Porsche Cayenne Exterior that looks gorgeous
The exterior of 2019 Porsche Cayenne looks outstanding. Even that the first-generation was very popular it cannot compete with third-generation of this SUV. New Cayenne looks athletic with a sports-car stance and dimensions. No matter from what angle you look at it, this SUV comes with sharp curves and lines. For the upcoming model, the changes are minor.
For an instance, the front grille and also side air intakes are slightly wider. The headlights look sharper now and the fog lamp is moved further below. The air dam is also there and the taillights not only looks sleeker but more modern too. Overall, the new Cayenne is slightly longer and with a lower stance and the handling is improved as a result, especially in a combination with a new suspension system.
Interior is very modern and luxurious
There is no surprise when you see the interior of an all-new 2019 Porsche Cayenne. As anyone would expect, every Porsche’s cabin looks luxurious and Cayenne is no different. It is a very practical and functional environment with plenty of modern touches. The stitched leather in a combination of wood and metal accents looks just perfect.
At the rear, the seats are sliding and reclining, and have a pair of LCD screen mouthed to the back of the front seats. The dashboard also looks cleaner and 12.3-inch display is dominating the center stack and the center vents are moved slightly below. The center console was packed with analog buttons in the past. however, the number of buttons is decreased by a half, and everything now looks better and less confusing. The instrument cluster is all-digital now with an exception of a single analog gauge.
2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Turbo S models
The models 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo and Turbo S share the same engine. These two models are coming with a twin-turbocharged engine. The Turbo model of this SUV will make 520 HP and Turbo S 570 HP. Like all models in Cayenne line, these two will also have sport-tuned air suspension made for the road and racetrack.
The acceleration for both models will be the same at the time of 3,8 sec from 0 to 60 mph. With the full fuel tank, these models are able to cruise on highway 520 miles. As for the top speed, it is 176 mph. However, both models will also get a 12.3-inch touchscreen with navigation and plenty of advanced safety features.
2019 Porsche Cayenne Engine Variants and Output
The forthcoming 2019 Porsche Cayenne comes with seven engines options. The base engine is a 3.6-liter that produces up to 300 HP and 295 lb-ft of torque. It gives in city/highway fuel economy of 19/24 mpg.
The 2019 Porsche Cayenne S model offers the same drivetrain but is turbocharged and it can produce 420 HP and 405 lb-ft of torque. This one model is EPA rated at 17/24 mpg. However, the model Cayenne GTS includes the same 3.6-liter unit with turbocharged technology and it cranks 440 HP and 442 lb-ft of torque with EPA of 16/23 mpg. This mix can burst 416 HP and 435 lb-ft of twist.
The next one is 4.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 that is available in model Cayenne Turbo and it delivers 520 horsepower with 553 lb-ft of torque. This combination will give a fuel economy of 14/21 mpg. Finally, the Turbo S models are offering a 4.8-liter V8 that returns 570 HP and 590 lb-ft of torque that gives 14/21 mpg in the city/highway.
2019 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid model
The 2019 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid will benefit from a combination of a 3.0-liter V6 with a synchronous electric motor. The model S E-Hybrid will produce around 333 HP, while the electric motor makes another 95 HP. With this combination, this engine will be able to deliver amazing 416 horsepower and 435 lb-ft of torque.
With the best in the class efficient engine, this model will give EPA city/highway fuel economy of 22 mpg (combined). However, in the pure electric mode, it gives 47 mpge. It is able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 5,2 sec, while the top speed is 151 mph. All engines from the list above come with an 8-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive setup.
2019 Porsche Cayenne Price and Release Date
The 2019 Porsche Cayenne starts at 62,000. Hybrid models will cost $80,000 and top-range Turbo S around $160,000. Porsche’s latest SUV will go on sale at the beginning of 2019 and will compete with rivals such as Land Rover Range Rover Sport, Audi Q7, and BMW X5.