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There's a lot that can go wrong in a Porsche

We collect information from owners and combine it with data from NHTSA to give you a clearer picture of what breaks the most and in what vehicle generations. Oh, and there's the occasional bright spot too. Emphasis on the occasional.

  • 101 Complaints

    The number of complaints submitted by VW owners to CarComplaints.com. Learn More

  • 44%

    Nearly half of all Porsche complaints are about the Cayenne Read More

  • $14,200

    The average repair cost to fix the intermediate shaft bearing in the Boxster Tell Me About It

  • 2013–2016

    The model years of the Cayenne Diesel that were involved in the diesel emissions scandal. More Info

Recent Porsche News

51,500 Macans with Leaking Fuel Pumps Recalled

Hairline cracks on the fuel pump’s filter flange are allowing gas to leak out of the Macan, Macan S, Macan GTS, and Macan Turbo. From David Woods on CarComplaints.com:

A driver will probably notice the problem due to a smell of fuel, and while gas hitting an ignition source is never a good thing, Porsche says no incidents have been reported.

Well, that is unless you count people slamming their heads on fuel pumps while filling up for the 3rd time in a week.

The recalled vehicles were built between 03/04/2017 and 04/14/2017.

Recall for Gas Leaks and Engine Fires

When it comes to the 911 Carrera, the 911 Targa, or the 718 Boxster, there’s an indisputable fact – those cars are hot. As in, their engines can leak gas, spark a flame, and turn into one of the world’s most expensive bonfires.

What did you think I meant?

Porsche is recalling about 4,100 cars because the fuel collection pipes’ fastening screws can shear off and lead to gas leaks. While there haven’t been any fires yet, Porsche knows it’s only a matter of time. The recall affects 37 engine types:

The recalled replacement engines are 2.0L, 2.5L, 3.0L LP and 3.0L HP engines with part numbers 9A2100920 X, 9A2100925 X, 9A2100927AX, 9A2100930 X and 9A2100930AX.

Get the full scoop on CarComplaints.com.

New Settlement Details for 3.0L Cayenne Diesel Owners

The government has released new settlement details for 83,000 owners of 3.0-liter TDI diesels, and it varies based on if you’re driving a Porsche, Audi, or VW.

While some Touareg and Q7 owners will be eligible for buyback options, owners and lessees of 2013-2016 vehicles will be getting a fix that VW says won’t affect the performance of their cars.

But that’s not all they’re getting:

Once the repairs are approved, owners and lessees will keep their vehicles and each receive compensation ranging from $8,539 to $17,614. Former owners of the newer cars will each receive $4,269 to $8,807 in compensation.

Hot dang, even if you don’t even own a Porsche Cayenne TDI anymore you may be eligible for significant financial payout. And if you’re leasing one, you’ll soon be getting a check and the option to get out of your lease early. There’s more details on CarComplaints.com.