2012 Porsche Cayenne Base 4dr SUV 3.6L V6 4x4 6-speed Manual Features and Specs

2012 Porsche Cayenne - Features & Specs

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(3.6L V6 4x4 6-speed Manual)

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  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 15/22 mpg
  • TRANSMISSION 6-speed Manual
  • BASIC WARRANTY 4 Yr./ 50000 Mi.
  • DRIVE TRAIN Four Wheel Drive


Exterior Colors

Amethyst Metallic Auburn Metallic Black Classic Silver Metallic Dark Blue Metallic Jet Black Metallic Jet Green Metallic Meteor Grey Metallic Sand White Sand Yellow Umber Metallic White

Interior Colors

Black, leather Black, leather Black/Titanium Blue, premium leather Espresso, premium leather Espresso/Cognac, premium leather Luxor Beige, leather Luxor Beige, leather Platinum Grey, leather Platinum Grey, leather Umber, leather Umber/Cream, premium leather Umber/Light Tartufo, premium leather
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LENGTH 15ft 10.8in
WIDTH 6ft 4.3in
5ft 7.4in
0ft 8.7in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

6 ft. 4.3 in. (76.3 in.) 5 ft. 7.4 in. (67.4 in.)
15 ft. 10.8 in. (190.8 in.) 0 ft. 8.7 in. (8.7 in.)
5 ft. 5.2 in. (65.2 in.) 5 ft. 5.7 in. (65.7 in.)
9 ft. 6 in. (114 in.)

Interior Measurements


Gas Premium unleaded (required)
22.4 gal. 336.0/492.8 mi.
15/22 mpg

Weights and Capacities

5952 lbs. 1698 lbs.
6096 lbs. 0.35 Cd
4398 lbs. 26.5 degrees
25.0 degrees 23.7 cu.ft.
62.9 cu.ft.
** When adequately equipped, which may require engine and/or other drivetrain upgrades.


Four wheel drive 6-speed manual

Engine & Performance

3.6 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
V6 24
Variable 295 ft-lbs. @ 3000 rpm
300 hp @ 6300 rpm 39.1 ft.


  • Double wishbone front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar


4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
4 yr./ 50000 mi.

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Interior Features

Front Seats

  • 8 -way power passenger seat
  • 8 -way power driver seat
  • Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
  • Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Leather
  • Bucket front seats

Rear Seats

  • Split-folding rear seatback
  • Folding with pass-thru center armrest
  • Rear ventilation ducts

Power Features

  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 4 one-touch power windows
  • Remote window operation


  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • External temperature display
  • Low fuel level warning


  • Cruise control
  • Cargo net
  • Front and rear cupholders
  • Front door pockets
  • Overhead console with storage
  • Retained accessory power
  • Front seatback storage
  • Speed-proportional power steering
  • Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
  • 12V rear and 12V cargo area power outlet(s)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Audio controls on steering wheel


  • Interior active charcoal air filter
  • Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
  • Cooled storage compartment
  • Cargo area light
  • Leather and simulated alloy trim on center console
  • Leather and simulated alloy trim on doors
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Alloy and leather trim on shift knob
  • Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
  • Rear floor mats
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

In Car Entertainment

  • Diversity antenna
  • 10 total speakers
  • 100 watts stereo output
  • AM/FM CD-controller stereo
  • Speed sensitive volume control
  • Auxiliary audio input
  • Radio data system


  • Pre-wired for phone
  • Bluetooth wireless data link for hands-free phone


Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
  • Privacy glass
  • Rear defogger
  • Intermittent rear wiper


  • Rear spoiler

Tires and Wheels

  • Alloy wheels
  • 18 x 8.0 in. wheels
  • 255/55R18 tires
  • All season tires
  • Inside mounted spare tire
  • Tire repair kit
  • Fullsize non-matching spare tire


  • Power flip-up lifgate window
  • Rear power liftgate door

Towing and Hauling

  • Cargo tie downs

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front and rear head airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Front fog/driving lights
  • Auto delay off headlamps
  • Dusk sensing headlamps
  • 2 front headrests
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Rear center 3-point belt
  • Front and rear seatbelt pretensioners
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Rear height adjustable headrests
  • Emergency braking preparation
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Lane Change Assist
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  • Comfort Memory Package
  • Driver Memory Package
  • Adaptive Sports Seats with Comfort Memory Package
  • Light Comfort Package
  • Premium Package
  • Convenience Package
  • Bose Audio Package
  • SportDesign Package without Side Skirts
  • SportDesign Package w/Side Skirts
  • 25 Years Porsche Exclusive Package
  • Smoker Package

Exterior Options

  • 21" Cayenne SportEdition Painted Black Wheels w/Arch Extension
  • Summer Performance Tires for 18" Wheels
  • Summer Performance Tires for 19" Wheels
  • Summer Performance Tires for 20" Wheels
  • Wheel Hub Cover w/Colored Porsche Crest
  • 20" RS Spyder Design Wheels
  • 21" 911 Turbo II Wheels w/Arch Extensions
  • 19" Cayenne Design II Wheels
  • 21" Cayenne SportEdition Wheels w/Arch Extensions
  • Extended Exterior Package Painted in Black (High-Gloss Finish)
  • Front Air Intakes Painted
  • 20" Cayenne SportDesign II Wheels
  • 20" RS Spyder Design Wheels
  • Decorative Side Logo
  • Wing Mirror Painted
  • Separation Edge Painted
  • 21" Cayenne SportEdition Wheel Painted w/Arch Extension
  • Porsche Logo and Model Designation Painted
  • Roof Transport System, Rails and Moldings w/Black Finish
  • Porsche Logo Painted
  • 19" Cayenne Turbo Wheels
  • Roof Rails and Molding w/Black Finish
  • Roof Transport System, Rails and Moldings with Matte Aluminum-Look Finish
  • Off-Road Underbody Protection
  • Sport Exhaust Tailpipes
  • 18" Cayenne S III Wheels
  • Heated Windscreen for Thermally and Noise Insulated Privacy Glass
  • Heated Windscreen
  • Thermally and Noise Insulated Privacy Glass
  • Reversing Camera w/ParkAssist System Front and Rear
  • ParkAssist Front and Rear
  • LED Rear Lights Tinted Black w/Adaptive Brake Light
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights in Black w/Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights w/Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)
  • Deletion of Model Designation and Porsche Logotype
  • Roof Rails and Moldings w/Matte Aluminum-Look Finish
  • Exterior Package in High-Gloss Black
  • Panorama Roof System
  • Moonroof
  • Deletion of Model Designation
  • Trailer Coupling without Removable Ball Joint
  • Automatically Dimming Outside and Inside Rear View Mirrors with Comfort or Driver Memory Package
  • Automatically Dimming Outside and Inside Rearview Mirrors
  • Wheel Arch Extensions w/Side Door Protection Moldings
  • Stainless Steel Skid Plates in Front and Rear
  • Running Boards
  • Wheel Arch Extension in Exterior Color
  • Stainless Steel Skid Plate in Front

Interior Options

  • Comfort Lighting Package w/Memory Package
  • Extended Dashboard Trim Interior Package in Leather
  • Extended Interior Package in Leather
  • Seat Centers in Deviating Color
  • Armrests in Deviating Color
  • Porsche Communication Management Display Surround in Leather
  • Steering Column Casing in Leather
  • Decorative Stitching in Deviating Color - Base Package
  • Air Vent Slats in Leather
  • Decorative Stitching in Deviating Color - Seats
  • Heated Seats Front and Rear
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Ski Bag
  • Door Handle and Ashtray Surround in Leather
  • Interior Grab Handles in Leather
  • Rearview Mirror in Leather
  • Sun Visors in Leather
  • Front Seat Console Trim in Leather
  • Key Pouch in Leather
  • Illuminated Personalized Door Sill Guards in Stainless Steel
  • Floor Mats w/Colored Logotype and Leather Surround
  • Personalized Loadspace Mat w/Leather Edging
  • Extended Grab Handles Trim Package in Yachting Mahogany
  • Illuminated Personalized Door Sill Guards in Carbon Fiber
  • Extended Grab Handles Trim Package in Carbon Fiber
  • Extended Grab Handles Trim Package in Natural Olive
  • Extended Grab Handles Trim Package in Walnut
  • Porsche Rear Seat Entertainment
  • Extended Grab Handles Trim Package in Anthracite Birch
  • Interior Package Painted
  • Porsche Communication Management Display Surround Painted
  • Car Key Painted
  • Air Vent Slats Painted
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio w/HD Radio Receiver
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • HD Radio Receiver
  • Electronic Logbook
  • Voice Control
  • Compass Display on Instrument Panel
  • Burmester High-End Surround Sound System
  • Bose Surround Sound System
  • Telephone Module w/Cordless Handset
  • Porsche Entry and Drive
  • Telephone Module
  • 6-Disc CD Changer
  • Illuminated Door Sill Guards in Stainless Steel w/Model Designation
  • Door Sill Guards in Stainless Steel w/Model Designation
  • Porsche Communication Management (PCM) w/Navigation Module
  • Carbon Interior Package including Selector Lever
  • 6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
  • Carbon Interior Package
  • Aluminum Brushed Interior Package
  • Illuminated Door Sill Guards in Carbon Fiber
  • Anthracite Birch Interior Package
  • Heated Three-Spoke Multifunction Steering Wheel in Carbon Fiber
  • Door Sill Guards in Carbon Fiber
  • Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel in Yachting Mahogany
  • Yachting Mahogany Interior Package
  • Heated Three-Spoke Multifunction Steering Wheel in Anthracite Birch
  • Heated Three-Spoke Multifunction Steering Wheel in Walnut
  • Natural Olive Interior Package
  • Center Console Armrest w/Porsche Crest
  • Roof Liner in Alcantara
  • Walnut Interior Package
  • Soft Ruffled Seat Centers - Partial Leather
  • Porsche Crest on Front Headrests
  • Porsche Crest on Front and Rear Headrests
  • Center Console Armrest w/Model Specific Logo
  • Seat Belts in Titanium Blue
  • Seat Belts in Umber
  • Instrument Dials in White
  • Instrument Dials in Luxor Beige
  • Soft Ruffled Seat Centers - Natural Leather
  • Seat Belts in Luxor Beige
  • Seat Belts in Cognac
  • Seat Belts in Guards Red
  • Seat Belts in Silver Grey
  • Cargo Management
  • Soft Ruffled Seat Centers - Full Leather
  • Instrument Dials in Guards Red
  • Seat Ventilation Front
  • Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel
  • 4-Zone Climate Control
  • Fire Extinguisher

Mechanical Options

  • Servotronic
  • Air Suspension with Self-leveling and Height Adjustment w/PASM
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
  • Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)
  • Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC)
  • Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB)
  • 8-Speed Tiptronic S Inclusive Auto Start Stop Function
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