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Average Price: 
35,122
Updated: 
30 Nov 2016
103,000
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2016
2018
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.60gals
23.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ingot Silver Metallic
#AEB2B5
Magnetic Metallic
#646464
Oxford White
#FFFFFF
Shadow Black
#242424
Blue Metallic
#183C4D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Porsche Panamera is a worthy four-seater for the vaunted Porsche badge.

Pros
Enviable composure
Wide range of engines
Beautiful inside
Surprisingly utilitarian
New Sport Turismo stands out

Cons
Phenomenally expensive
Not a total knockout outside
Perhaps too many choices?
Not comfortable for five

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Porsche Panamera ranked #2 in Super Luxury Cars. Currently the Porsche Panamera has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 11 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines and good fuel economy
Agile handling and smooth ride
Stylish interior
Spacious seats

Cons
Minimal gain in cargo space with Sport Turismo body style

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Excellent handling and performance
Now available as a wagon

Cons
Hybrid models have less cargo space
Sport Turismo variant has a cramped rear middle seat

By: 
motortrend.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
16.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.90L
Torque: 
254ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
405ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
Horsepower: 
287hp
at 6 500rpm
440hp
at 5 650rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet
39.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Electric power steering
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
201.80in
198.80in
Width: 
75.90in
76.30in
Height: 
69.30in
56.00in
Ground Clearance: 
5.90in
Front Track: 
65.40in
Rear Track: 
65.40in
Wheel Base: 
117.90in
116.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.80
Rear Head Room: 
40.50
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
Rear leg room: 
44.30in
Front Hip Room: 
55.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
83.20cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
20.00cu.ft
17.60cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4439.00lbs
4123.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
1 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
6 -way power driver seat
Cloth
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Manual folding split-bench third row seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Front and rear air conditioning
Interior air filtration
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 total speakers
USB connection
10 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
150 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 in
19 X 10.5
Wheels more: 
Null spare wheel
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Performance Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
2nd Row Inflatable Safety Belts
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Integrated Headrests
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 100A
Assistance Package
Premium Package
Sport Package
Sport Chrono Package
Premium Package Plus
Exterior Options: 
Roof Rack Side Rails
21" SportDesign Wheels Painted In Jet Black Metallic
19" Panamera Wheels
Exterior Mirrors Painted In High Gloss Black
ParkAssist (Front And Rear) W/Surround View
21" Exclusive Design Wheels In Satin Platinum
Thermal And Noise Insulating Privacy Glass
Tinted LED Taillights
Air Outlet Grilles Painted
20" Panamera Turbo Wheels
Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
Door Handles In High Gloss Black
21" SportDesign Wheels Painted In Exterior Color
Model Designation Painted
Sport Tailpipes In Black
21" 911 Turbo Design Wheels
All-Season Tires For 20" Wheels
Window Trim In High Gloss Black
Illuminated Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
21" Exclusive Design Wheels In High Gloss Black
21" Exclusive Design Wheels In Exterior Color
21" SportDesign Wheels Painted In High Gloss Black
All-Season Tires For 21" Wheels
Deletion Of Model Designation
Deletion Of Model Designation And "Executive" Designation On D-Pillar
21" Sport Design Wheels
Sport Tailpipes In Silver
20" Panamera Design Wheels
SportDesign Package Painted In High Gloss Black
21" Exclusive Design Wheels In Silver Platinum
Sport Exhaust System W/Tailpipes In Black
LED-Headlights W/Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)
Soft Close Doors
Sport Exhaust System W/Tailpipes In Silver
LED-Matrix Headlights W/Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+)
21" SportDesign Wheels
Wheel Center Caps W/Colored Porsche Crest
SportDesign Side Skirts
Rear Wiper
Exterior Mirrors Painted
SportDesign Package
Interior Options: 
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
All-Weather Floor Mats
DVD Headrest
Dark Walnut Interior Package
Burmester 3D High-End Surround Sound System
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel In Carbon Fiber
Anthracite Birch Interior Package
Sweetgum Interior Package
Seat Heating (Front And Rear)
Illuminated Personalized Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
Interior Package Painted
Ambient Lighting
Preparation For Rear Seat Entertainment (PRSE) W/Connect/Connect Plus
Power Seats (14-Way) W/Memory Package
6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
Interior Package Painted In Deviated Exterior Color
Smoking Package
Paldao Interior Package
USB Interface (Rear)
Carbon Interior Package
Night Vision Assist
Interior Package W/Deviated Stitching And Seat Center In Deviated Leather
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel In Anthracite Birch
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel In Sweetgum
Porsche Crest On Headrests (Front And Rear)
Ski Bag
Power Seats (8-Way, Rear) W/Memory Package And Adaptive Sport Seats (18-Way)
Bose Surround Sound System
Center Console Armrest W/Porsche Crest
Fire Extinguisher
Power Sunblind For Rear Compartment
Steering Column Casing And Instrument Cluster Surround In Leather
Comfort Access
Illuminated Door-Sill Guards In Brushed Aluminum
Leather Interior Package
Porsche InnoDrive W/Adaptive Cruise Control
Vehicle Key Painted W/Key Pouch In Leather
Steering Wheel Heating
Sport Chrono Clock Dial In White
Center Console Armrest W/Model Logo
Power Seats (8-Way, Rear) W/Memory Package
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel In Paldao
Central Tachometer In Luxor Beige
Roof Lining In Alcantara
Seat Belts In Bordeaux Red
Sport Chrono Clock Dial In Luxor Beige
Central Tachometer In Bordeaux Red
Brushed Aluminum Interior Package
Power Sunblind For Rear Side Windows
Fixed Luggage Compartment Cover In Leather
Power Sunblind For Rear Compartment W/Power Sunblind For Rear Side Windows
Heated Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel In Dark Walnut
Ionizer
Central Tachometer In White
Personalized Carbon Fiber Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
Massage Seat Function (Front And Rear) W/Seat Ventilation (Front And Rear)
Seat Consoles In Leather (Front And Rear)
Four-Zone Climate Control
Adaptive Power Seats (18-Way) W/Memory Package
Seat Belts In Chalk
Rear Seat Entertainment (PRSE) W/Connect/Connect Plus
Storage Package
Interior Package In Deviated Leather
Massage Seat Function (Front) W/Seat Ventilation (Front And Rear)
Massage Seat Function (Front)
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) W/Speed Limit Indicator
Illuminated Personalized Door-Sill Guards In Brushed Aluminum
Seat Centers In Deviated Leather
Ambient Lighting W/Interior Lighting Package For Rear Compartment
Seat Consoles In Leather (Front)
Retractable Luggage Compartment Cover
Massage Seat Function (Front) W/Seat Ventilation (Front)
Seat Ventilation (Front And Rear)
Interior Package W/Deviated Stitching
Seat Ventilation (Front)
Sport Chrono Clock Dial In Bordeaux Red

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal Black, cloth
#313139
Dune, cloth
#888372