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2021 Porsche Cayenne SUV Infotainment,Seating and Interior Features

Updated on: September 3, 2020

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Aayush Yadav

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Ever thought about owning an SUV, that can go offroad, moves quick like a sports car, has an extended wheelbase and weighs like a truck but especially comes with a plush and comfortable interior like a luxurious villa? Then the Porsche Cayenne should be in your top 10 list among those SUVs. The Cayenne has been around for more than a decade and occupied a special place for itself in the Mid-size SUV segment. The 2021 Porsche Cayenne is a carryover model with very few changes along with the reintroduction of the GTS trim. 

2021 Porsche Cayenne SUV dashboard

The base price for the 2021 Porsche Cayenne is marked at $66,800 and it would reach $84,300 if you prefer the top-level trims. All these luxurious features and performance attracts a lot of heat from worthy opponents especially from the Germans and Italians like Audi Q8, BMW X5, and Maserati Levante

How comfortable are the Seats of the 2021 Porsche Cayenne?

2021 Porsche Cayenne stands in the Mid-size SUV segment with spacious interior and premium quality upholsteries. The seats are stitched with fine leather and are available with different customization options, you can choose either a partial leather finish or full leather finish for your seats and you can customize the dual-tone color pattern for both the seats and dashboard. Porsche offers a wide range of customization to the interior from using a Soft-touch plastic going all the way to options like wood, carbon fiber, leather, aluminum, and faux suede for the dashboard.

2021 Porsche Cayenne SUV front seats

The club leather interior package gives an option of Truffle Brown or Cohiba Brown two-tone leather interior and an additional option of Black or Bordeaux Red two-tone leather interior, smooth-finish leather. Customers can choose among 14-way adjustable electric seats or an 18-way adjustable electric seats with memory package which can align itself automatically based on the stored figures. In addition to traditional options such as heated and ventilated front and rear seats, the Cayenne offers desirable upgrades, including more supportive seats, massaging front seats, four-zone climate control, and more.

2021 Porsche Cayenne SUV rear seats

The front row comes with standard heated seats and the rear row gets an optional heated seats and a four-zone climate control system to maintain the entire temperature inside the SUV, optional leather-wrapped steering wheels also get heated steering wheel options. Speaking about comfort and space, the leather-wrapped seats are great in comfort. The massaging option helps you lose your stress even in a quick drive. The interior has well enough to accommodate 5 adults without any discomfort, both the row offers a good space and legroom suites even for a tall person.


Porsche Cayenne

Audi Q8

Maserati Levante 


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The exact figures of the 2021 Cayenne seating are not available at the moment, but the 2020 Porsche Cayenne offered a great space in all aspects since the 2021 model did not go through major changes the same spacious interior is expected. With a great platform, the BMW X5 leads the table with a spacious interior followed by the Maserati Levante in the second position with a good interior space, at last, the Audi Q8 makes an entrance with a decent interior space but it stays in the last position. Some of the important interior features in the 2021 Porsche Cayenne is as follows:

  • Customizable leather seats from the range of options like Truffle Brown, Cohiba Brown Black, Alcantar, and Bordeaux Red two-tone leather
  • 4-zone climate control
  • Massage function with seat ventilation in front, optional in rear seats
  • 8 or12 or 14-way adjustable electric seats
  • Customizable interior color
  • Driver seats with Driver memory package
  • Heated and ventilated front-row seats 
  • Optional heated rear seats
  • Customizable dashboard with a variety of options including, Alcantar, leather, aluminum, carbon fiber and wood

How much Cargo and Luggage can 2021 Porsche Cayenne carry?

In general, all SUVs are expected to be more spacious not only for the occupants but also for the luggage that the occupants carry. The 2021 Cayenne offers a decent cargo space that is not available in some of the luxury SUVs. The cargo floor lies a little below the tailgate to provide more space and a stiff holding for the cargo in the ground. The Cayenne has a perfect tailgate height that it will not risk the loading and unloading of the cargo but it can be a little tricky. 

2021 Porsche Cayenne SUV maximum cargo space

The trunk is loaded with cargo nets and separate compartments to hold little things instead of occupying the cargo space. The trunk also gets a power supply, when the rear seats are move in front, it leads to plenty of space for cargo. Cayenne is shaped to manage the average cargo space well, it comes with a power liftgate and an air-suspension to lower the tailgate and ease the cargo loading and unloading. The air-suspension comes for an additional cost and it sure helps a lot in managing any type of cargo in the SUV. 


Porsche Cayenne

Audi Q8

Maserati Levante 


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As mentioned earlier the Cayenne packs a decent cargo space compared to the rivals with generous cargo space, the Maserati Levante has a cargo space of 33.9 cu-ft which is more than any other SUV in the table, on the other hand, the BMW X5 offers a less cargo space of 20.5 cu-ft and scores the final position the Audi Q8 shares a similar cargo space of 30.6 cu-ft with the Levante. 

What are the Infotainment and Interior Features of the2021 Porsche Cayenne?

The 2021 Porsche cayenne comes with a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment display nestled neatly in the dashboard. Through this, you’ll control most of the car’s onboard functions from tuning the stereo to tweaking the adaptive suspension settings. With the Porsche Advanced Cockpit, the Cayenne offers a new type of interaction between the driver and the vehicle. The system is based on the display and operating concept of the sports car, originally developed for the Panamera and overhauled for use in the Cayenne.

2021 Porsche Cayenne SUV has 12.3-inch infotainment screen

The system is just as easy and intuitive to operate and adjust to your personal preferences. Using predefined tiles, you can quickly and easily create a home screen with their preferred functions, such as favorite radio stations, navigation destinations, favorite phone numbers, or activation of the sports exhaust system. The Cayenne and Cayenne S are equipped with the HiFi speaker system as standard, also the 2021 Cayenne is fully networked and connected. The wide range of networking options is part of the Porsche Connect Plus infotainment package, which is included in the standard equipment of the new SUV.

Additional interior features of the 2021 Porsche Cayenne 

The 2021 Porsche Cayenne also comes with some additional and cool features to make you control the entire SUV, to keep you safe and entertain you at any circumstances, The full-HD touch display of the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) offers complete control over the SUV, some of the features are mentioned below:

  • 12.3-inch full-HD touch display
  • SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite with seek-scan
  • Wireless phone connectivity
  • 14 BOSE premium surround speakers
  • 2nd row LCD monitors
  • Primary monitor touchscreen
  • Speed sensitive volume
  • 1455W premium amplifier
  • Porsche Connect Plus System integrated with Apple CarPlay

Is the 2021 Porsche Cayenne worth Buying?

The 2021 Porsche Cayenne is a good deal among the rivals in the segment. Porsche offers an opulent interior and a comfortable space along with a number of interiors and infotainment features. It is a good choice to choose the Porsche among the rivals, even though some rivals offer same features and comfort for little less money, still, the Porsche is a good choice and worth for money.