2024 Porsche Cayenne Engine Overview

2024 Porsche Cayenne Engine Overview
Among the most recognizable performance-focused SUVs in the industry, the Porsche Cayenne continues to push the boundaries of exhilaration and power. In an effort to demonstrate just how potent and capable the Cayenne remains, our team at Porsche Ann Arbor has created this informative performance guide. You’ll discover all of the available engines for the Porsche Cayenne along with the specifications for each. Let’s dive in!

3.0-Liter Turbocharged V6 Engine

Porsche Cayenne 3.0L Turbocharged V6 Engine

Standard on Cayenne

  • Horsepower – 348
  • Torque – 368 lb-ft
  • 0-60 MPH – 5.4 seconds
  • Top Speed – 154 MPH

Equal parts efficient and exhilarating, the standard engine for the Porsche Cayenne is a proven 3.0-liter turbocharged V6. Cranking out a muscular 348 horsepower and 368 lb-ft of torque, this capable powertrain is poised and ready to perform. Mated to a responsive 8-speed automatic transmission, the Cayenne can rocket from 0 to 60 MPH in just 5.4 seconds (when equipped with the optional Sport Chrono package). In addition to its blistering acceleration, the Cayenne is also capable of towing up to 7,700 lbs (when properly equipped). Whether you’re chasing adventure on the weekends on enjoying an open stretch of highway after a long day at the office, the Porsche Cayenne comes standard with plenty of power to get the most out of every mile.

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4.0L Twin-Turbo V8 Engine

Porsche Cayenne 4.0L Twin-Turbo V8 Engine

Standard on Cayenne S

  • Horsepower – 468
  • Torque – 442 lb-ft
  • 0-60 MPH – 4.6 seconds
  • Top Speed – 169 MPH

Craving even more power? Stepping up to the Porsche Cayenne S means that you can unleash the fury of its standard 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine. Cranking out a robust 468 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque, Cayenne S models can rocket from 0 to 60 MPH in a blistering 4.6 seconds on the way to a top track speed of 169 MPH. At home both on and off the track, the Cayenne S offers a perfect blend of high-speed exhilaration and grand touring comfort to take your commute to the next level. No other high-performance luxury SUV can match the proven capability of the Porsche Cayenne S.

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Porsche Cayenne Performance Equipment & Features

High-Performance Brake Systems

Porsche Cayenne Brakes

All Cayenne models come standard with six-piston aluminum monobloc fixed brake calipers at the front and four-piston aluminum monobloc fixed brake calipers at the rear for maximum stopping power. Buyers can also opt for available Porsche Surface Coated Brakes (PSCB) that deliver precision and resistance to brake fade, helping you react in a split second.

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Cayenne Suspension

Engineered to maximize both performance and comfort, PASM is standard on all Porsche Cayenne models. This sophisticated system automatically adjusts damping force based on current road surface conditions. Drivers can choose from Normal, Sport, Sport Plus, and Off-Road modes for an even more personalized experience.

Lightweight Alloy Wheels with Performance Tires

Porsche Cayenne Alloy Wheels

Ranging from 19 inches up to 22 inches, the Porsche Cayenne is available with an impressive collection of lightweight forged alloy wheels. Reducing unsprung weight to boost acceleration, these purpose-built wheels add both agility and style to the Cayenne. You’ll have no trouble choosing a set that perfectly complements your Cayenne.