2019 Porsche Cayenne vs 2018 Porsche Cayenne

Blue 2019 Porsche Cayenne and grey 2018 Porsche Cayenne

The Porsche Cayenne is one of the most popular luxury crossover SUVs on the market and has now entered its third generation. The 2019 model year has kicked off the start to the Porsche Cayenne’s third generation with a complete redesign. With a lineup of more powerful engines and a more impressive e-hybrid model than before, there’s no stopping this Porsche.

With a new generation of vehicles comes new and enhanced features to define one generation from the next. The 2019 and 2018 Porsche Cayenne models sit in two different generations, and while they share some features, there are several differences to discuss. Continue reading this 2019 Porsche Cayenne vs 2018 Porsche Cayenne comparison to see how these two models differ and to help you choose which is right for you.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne vs 2018 Porsche Cayenne
3.0L V6 engine Standard Engine 3.6L V6 engine
5.9 seconds 0-60 mph 5.9 seconds
340 horsepower Horsepower 300 horsepower
60.3 cubic feet Maximum Cargo Space 60.4 cubic feet

What are the differences between the 2019 Porsche Cayenne and 2018 Porsche Cayenne?

Built with two different engines under their hoods, the 2018 and 2019 Cayenne models offer similar power performance and can both go from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.9 seconds. Looking for something faster? The 2019 Cayenne S can get to 60 mph in just 4.9 seconds and the Cayenne Turbo can get there even faster in just 3.9 seconds. An 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic transmission is offered in both the 2018 and 2019 models.

Drivers can completely customize their 2019 Porsche Cayenne with the full range of Porsche Tequipment. Options like a roof box, bicycle rack, luggage compartments, door sill guards, rear seat entertainment, and more are available to be added to your new Cayenne. Crystal-clear sound will fill the cabin of your Cayenne with the help of the available Burmester® High-End 3D Surround Sound System that includes 21 individually controlled speakers throughout your vehicle and offers a total output of 1,455 watts. Additionally, drivers can opt for the BOSE® Surround Sound System that offers a total output of 710 watts with 14 difference loudspeakers in the cabin of your Cayenne.

Available in the 2019 Cayenne model are new Porsche Surface Coated Brakes. These new brakes have better stopping power and will last drivers 30% longer than the standard Cayenne brakes. Also new to the 2019 model are staggard-width tires. Previous Cayenne offerings had square-fitment front and rear tires and now the 2019 model features a staggered fitment on every trim. Matrix LED headlights on the 2019 Cayenne will make you stand out from the crowd while keeping you and your Porsche safer on the road. The sensors in the matrix LED headlights can highlight potential dangers for drivers and selectively shut off different LED bulbs to give you a better drive. 


Dashboard in 2019 Porsche Cayenne
Rear seating in 2019 Porsche Cayenne
Center console in 2019 Porsche Cayenne
Blue 2019 Porsche Cayenne