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.


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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  • SportDesign Package without Side Skirts
  • SportDesign Package w/Side Skirts
  • Light Comfort Package
  • Driver Memory Package
  • Comfort Memory Package
  • Adaptive Sports Seats with Comfort Memory Package
  • Smoker Package
  • 25 Years Porsche Exclusive Package
  • Bose Audio Package
  • Convenience Package
  • Premium Package

Exterior Options

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

Interior Options

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

Mechanical Options

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