Porsche - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Porsche models

The following chart shows the Porsche models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Porsche has sold far more Cayenne model cars than the Targa model.

Table 1. Compare Porsche models

Porsche Model Number of Problems
  Cayenne
386
  Boxster
213
  911 Turbo
99
  911
92
  911 Gt3
70
  911 Carrera
50
  Panamera
42
  Cayman
35
  Carrera
18
  Porsche
10
  911 Carrera S
6
  968
3
  911 Carrera 4s
2
  911SC
2
  911 Carrera Cabriolet
2
  Cabriolet
1
  Targa
1

Number of problems reported for all models of Porsche built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Porsche cars have reported a total of 1,032 problems across all Porsche models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Porsche models, is 44.8. Cars from Porsche's 2004 model year have the most problems reported (187 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Porsche
13
  1997 Porsche
40
  1998 Porsche
48
  1999 Porsche
70
  2000 Porsche
17
  2001 Porsche
72
  2002 Porsche
46
  2003 Porsche
56
  2004 Porsche
187
  2005 Porsche
75
  2006 Porsche
63
  2007 Porsche
65
  2008 Porsche
45
  2009 Porsche
22
  2010 Porsche
16
  2011 Porsche
80
  2012 Porsche
22
  2013 Porsche
24
  2014 Porsche
39
  2015 Porsche
10
  2016 Porsche
14
  2017 Porsche
4
  2018 Porsche
2

Common problems of Porsche Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Porsche cars. The number one most common problem of Porsche cars is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling, with 378 problems reported. The second most common Porsche car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (126 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Porsche vehicles



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