The Cayenne Diesel released in 2009 was the first time that Porsche released a car with a Diesel engine. It has a six-cylinder V6 engine producing 240PS. This was launched only for the facelift version of the Cayenne, and is a more subtle driving Porsche. That being said, the engine still produces 550Nm of torque and can get from 0-60mph in 8.2 seconds. The huge amount of torque makes these extremely capable off-road driving cars vehicles.

How to spot

  • 1st gen facelift Cayenne’s only
  • 2 large bore exhausts


Capacity: 2967cc

Compression ratio: 16:8

Maximum Power: 240hp @ 4,000rpm

Maximum Torque: 550Nm @ 2,000 rpm

Brakes: Front: 330mm discs; rear: 330mm discs. Servo assisted with ABS

Suspension: Front: Double track control arm with subframe, spring struts and conical stump springs and dampers Rear: Multi-arm with subframe, spring struts with coil springs and dampers.

Wheels & Tyres: 7.5J x 17 with 235/65 R17

Length: 4,798mm

Width: 1928mm

Weight: 2,240kg


Did you know?

This is the first Diesel engine produced by Porsche.