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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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31 reader reviews for Porsche Cayenne 4x4.
  • 4.5 Turbo 5dr

    David Hold , Lancashire . Date: 22/03/2005
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have never driven a car that makes me grin as much. I have owned Golf GTIs 1-1V, Series Mc Crae Impreza Turbo, S Class Merc, Boxter S, and other such machines. This package has everything. It's supple, subtle, quiet, awesomely quick, and a real joy to own. A problem with condensation in the headlights and the sat-nav or command system is a tad frustrating. The Mercedes system is much better when it ever decided to work. I would suggest that the competition is limited.

    The BMW X5 is strictly for poseurs and mum's school bus. Blonde hair is required for both. The Range Rover is a great package, though I have doubts over the reliability. The Mercedes ML is a DOG.

  • 3.2 V6 5dr

    Gary Shamsi , London . Date: 23/01/2005
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Total rubbish! This car drives like a van. It was so disappointing that I kept this heap from new for only three weeks!

    Poor service from the dealership - problems regarding delivery times and registration etc.

    My Cayenne 3.0 V6 was sluggish, the autogearbox thudded into hell.

    Many options are poorly designed, for instance the keyless ignition switch (dummy key?) needs to be held for too long prior to exiting the vehicle. What a waste. Having a normal key is easier.

    The folding mirror, does not fold once you switch off the ignition! The switch is positioned too far away and is awkward, unless you have long arms.

    Two faults were on this car as soon as I had driven away from the showroom - warning lights on the dashboard.

    Try an X5 - I kept it for two years without any pain.

    You have been warned...

  • 3.2 V6 5dr

    Lionel Springer Date: 23/01/2005
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Outstanding piece of engineering.

    The V6 needs to be revved up to get the most from it.

    It's thirsty (more than book states).

    Excellent value for money compared to rest of market

  • 3.2 V6 5dr

    rob francis , essex . Date: 16/01/2005
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    WICKED

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