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
422
  Boxster
218
  911 Turbo
99
  911
94
  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 1,075 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 46.7. Cars from Porsche's 2004 model year have the most problems reported (191 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
71
  2000 Porsche
17
  2001 Porsche
72
  2002 Porsche
46
  2003 Porsche
59
  2004 Porsche
191
  2005 Porsche
81
  2006 Porsche
69
  2007 Porsche
66
  2008 Porsche
47
  2009 Porsche
22
  2010 Porsche
16
  2011 Porsche
85
  2012 Porsche
27
  2013 Porsche
26
  2014 Porsche
45
  2015 Porsche
11
  2016 Porsche
14
  2017 Porsche
4
  2018 Porsche
3

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 384 problems reported. The second most common Porsche car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (140 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Porsche vehicles



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