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Every Porsche Has Problems. Some More Than Others.

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked Porsche generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 2nd Generation Porsche Cayenne

From 2011 to 2016, the Cayenne accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 4.02. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Rank Model Gen Years PainRank
20th Cayenne Gen 2 2011—2016 4.02
19th Boxster Gen 1 1997—2004 3.21
18th Cayenne Gen 1 2003—2010 2.56

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