2017 Porsche SUV Buyer's Guide

Porsche SUV Buying Guide from Fields Porsche Jacksonville

The Porsche brand would seem to be synonymous with cars. There's a good reason for that; for most of the company's history, whether you're dealing with classics like the Porsche 356 or the evergreen Porsche 911, their reputation has been built on speed and performance. If you need something larger, with a bit more utility, you'll be glad to know that new Porsche SUVs offer all the goosebumps you'd expect, with exactly zero compromise. They're a great option for the St. Augustine, FL drivers served by Porsche Jacksonville.

 

2017 Porsche Cayenne

The Porsche Cayenne first appeared in 2003 and caused a minor panic; what, after all, was Porsche AG doing building an SUV? Reinventing the game, as it turned out; it's a perennial best-seller, and has raised the bar for the rest of the industry. The 2017 Porsche Cayenne offers a choice of eight trim levels, gas or hybrid powertrains, power ranging from 300 to 570 horsepower, jaw-dropping looks, off-road ability, and ample cargo space. However, once you’re in the driver's seat, you're reminded that this is a Porsche vehicle first, and then an SUV.

 

2017 Porsche Macan

Just how successful is the Porsche Cayenne? Enough so that when the Porsche Macan was under development it was called Cajun -- short for "Cayenne Junior." The 2017 Porsche Macan isn't just a miniaturized version of its larger sibling, however. Its styling, technology, and feel are all its own. Now in its third year of production, it's been named to Car and Driver's 10Best Trucks and SUVs, where the writers noted appreciatively that the compact SUV doesn't neglect the "sport" in "Sport Utility Vehicle." This SUV features turbocharged engines across all trim levels (a new Base trim, plus S, GTS, Turbo), as well as a low center of gravity, responsive steering, and above-average grip and braking. It looks like an SUV, but its drive tells a different story.

 

Honorable Mention: Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

The Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system found in new Porsche SUVs is ranked number one among JD Power's "10 Luxury SUVs with the Best Infotainment Systems." With touchscreen, pushbutton and voice activation, you get easy access to media, applications, hands-free calling, and navigation. More than an infotainment system, the PCM pulls off the neat hat trick of making your ride more informative, safer, and more enjoyable.

 

Buying a Porsche SUV at Porsche Jacksonville

For decades, Porsche cars like the Porsche 928 and Porsche 718 Boxster have been the ultimate dream machines. As we get a bit older, the responsibilities of life and family often mean needing something a bit more practical. Porsche AG proves that practical need not be dull. New Porsche SUVs like the Porsche Macan and Porsche Cayenne give you the thrills you've always wanted, super-sized. Stop by Porsche Jacksonville today for a test drive. Your St. Augustine  area Porsche dealership is located at 10100 Atlantic Blvd. in Jacksonville, Florida.