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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door 16 23 $38,924 $42,150
AWD 4-Door 16 21 $40,260 $43,600
AWD 4-Door Manual
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Transmission

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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Manual 14 20 $37,910 $44,600
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic 14 20 $40,460 $47,600
AWD 4-Door S 13 19 $50,490 $59,400
AWD 4-Door Manual GTS 11 17 $60,265 $70,900
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic GTS 13 18 $62,815 $73,900
AWD 4-Door Turbo 12 19 $83,045 $97,700
AWD 4-Door Turbo S 12 19 $105,060 $123,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,924
$37,910
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,150
$44,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$703 / month
$743 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Porsche Cayenne isn’t as practical as other SUVs its size, but it handles like a Porsche.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 58.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.7
Front Leg Room (in) 44.7 40.6
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.9 75.9
Track Width, Front (in) 64.4 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.08 8.54
Length, Overall (in) 191.3 188.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.1 66.9
Liftover Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.6 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 113.6 112.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 24.8 19.07
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 67.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 62.0 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) 41.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.3 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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) 12.1 x 0.6 13.00 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 26.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 38.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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) 200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 771
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 7716
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4094 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) 9.7 w/.85L reserve - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 303@6800 290 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 262 @ 4800 273 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 - TBD -
Trans Type 7 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.97 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.19 - TBD -
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.36 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.92 - 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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar Multi-link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 6
 
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