2016 Porsche Cayenne Diesel-Thoughts

Hey Folks,

I was wondering if anyone has feedback on the Cayenne Diesel. Specifically, it would be nice to hear from someone who has had both a diesel and gas, or a Diesel and then an X5, or Q7, etc…


I can’t speak to the Cayenne, however my dad had a Touraeg TDI with the same engine so my guess a lot of the experience overlaps. He loved that truck until the TDI fix remapping of the transmission. He said it made the throttle response and turbo lag beyond unbearable - literally laying into the throttle and being able to count seconds before a response. Also said it created this random engine stutter here and there.

He traded out of it shortly after the TDI fix into a used Cayenne Turbo.

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