What's Wrong with the Porsche Cayenne?

Cayenne owners have made 53 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the cooling system (15%), followed by the engine (15%) and the interior (11%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Cayenne.

Comparing Cayenne Generations

Watch out for the 2nd generation's (2011–2016) 4.02 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Cayenne 2011–2016
27 4.02
1st Gen Cayenne 2003–2010
26 2.56

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    The Worst Cayenne Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2016 (3), 2010 (2), 2008 (2), 2005 (2), 2015 (1), and 2003 (0).