1st Generation (2010—2016) Panamera Problems

This generations ranks 14th out of 17 Porsche generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (53%), hvac (7%), and the cooling system (7%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Cam Shaft Bolts Sheared Off 2 complaints at an average of 75,521 miles in the 2011 Porsche Panamera.
  2. Radiator Pump Defective 1 complaints at an average of 28,800 miles in the 2012 Porsche Panamera.
  3. Unintended Acceleration 2 complaints at an average of 26,000 miles in the 2014 Porsche Panamera.

What Panamera 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 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2016 0 0 26 0.0
2015 0 0 23 0.0
2014 4 0 32 2.01
2013 0 0 34 0.0
2012 2 2 42 3.17
2011 7 2 41 7.38
2010 0 1 40 0.0

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