1st Generation (2006—2012) Cayman Problems

This generations ranks 9th out of 21 Porsche generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the transmission (100%), We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Shifter Cable Broke. Car Stuck in Gear & Shifter Is Limp 1 complaints at an average of 34,150 miles in the 2006 Porsche Cayman.

What Cayman Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Porsche model years.

Watch out for the 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2012 0 1 14 0.0
2011 0 0 11 0.0
2010 0 0 7 0.0
2009 0 0 14 0.0
2008 0 0 6 0.0
2007 0 0 5 0.0
2006 1 0 4 1.72

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