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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door 15 22 $34,980 $38,050
AWD 4-Door 15 20 $36,354 $39,550
AWD 4-Door Manual
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Transmission

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic 14 20 $40,372 $46,400
AWD 4-Door S 13 19 $50,516 $57,900
AWD 4-Door Turbo 12 19 $81,859 $93,700
AWD 4-Door Manual 14 20 $38,797 $43,400
AWD 4-Door Manual GTS 13 18 $61,472 $69,200
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic GTS 11 17 $64,022 $72,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,980
$38,797
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,050
$43,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$634 / month
$723 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line If you want even more V-8 power, wait for the 2009 Infiniti FX 50 with a full 390 horsepower. The Cayenne isn’t as well-rounded of a package as some of its rivals, but the Porsche name has a lot of draw on its own.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.1 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 38.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.8 75.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.6 8.54
Length, Overall (in) 189.1 188.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 66.9
Liftover Height (in) 30.6 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.6 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 112.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 64.5 62.51
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.4 19.07
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.3 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 0.6 13.00 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 38.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P265/60VR18 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P265/60VR18 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size T175/90D18 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 771
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 7716
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4151 4762
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/- TBD - 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6200 290 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 268 @ 4800 273 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.37 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 - TBD -
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1.0
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Infiniti FX35 Porsche Cayenne
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
 
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