Compare 2009 Porsche Cayenne vs 2008 Audi Q7

2009 Porsche Cayenne
2008 Audi Q7
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AWD 4-Door Manual
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
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quattro 4-Door 3.6L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 3.6L 14 19 $39,526 $42,500
quattro 4-Door 3.6L Premium 14 19 $44,965 $48,350
quattro 4-Door 4.2L Premium 12 17 $54,497 $58,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,910
$39,526
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,600
$42,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$743 / month
$708 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Porsche Cayenne isn’t as practical as other SUVs its size, but it handles like a Porsche. The 2008 Audi Q7 puts a sport-ute premium on its beautifully made interior, seven-passenger seating, and sedanlike acceleration.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 58.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 104.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 37.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 39.0
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.9 68.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 66.0
Wheelbase (in)
112.4 118.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.9 78.1
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - 65.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.54 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
188.9 200.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
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)
19.07 42.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.51 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.00 x 1.10 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 13.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.4 26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 39.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65R17 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65R17 P255/55HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
771 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4762 5015
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 3000 266 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.6L/219 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 280 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SDI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 14
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.52
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.0 - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Cayenne Audi Q7
Body Style
4 Door SUV 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link 4-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -

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