Porsche Panamera

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

88
Priced From $95,000
MPG 19.0
Styles Reviewed
SedanSedan
Vehicle's Review History
Average overall score
for this vehicle, by year:
2013 models 67
2012 models 77
2011 models 87
2010 models 90

Wall Street Journal

07/13/12
2012-07-13
91
100

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Dan Neil Dan Neil 8.6 out of 10 2013 Porsche Panamera Sedan

Despite its tonnage, the Panamera GTS is still the best-handling, most accessible huge sedan out there. And it has a wonderful, architectural-quality interior. Is it a modern-day Gatsby’s car? It could be.

Motor Trend

01/31/12
2012-01-31
89
100

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Jonny Lieberman Jonny Lieberman 6.2 out of 10 2013 Porsche Panamera Sedan

The GTS essentially contains all of the most sportive Panamera options in a single vehicle with a more powerful engine. If you really do need to take a sedan onto a racetrack, the Panamera GTS is the one to get the job done.

SpeedSportLife.com

10/04/12
2012-10-04
89
100

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Byron Hurd Byron Hurd Score Pending 2013 Porsche Panamera Sedan

The Panamera is such a supremely competent car that thoroughly unreasonable street driving behavior is astonishingly simple to execute. A sports car it is not, however. Porsche has built a sedan worthy of the crest.

New Car Test Drive

06/26/12
2012-06-26
91
100

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Kirk Bell Kirk Bell 7.3 out of 10 2012 Porsche Panamera Sedan

The Porsche Panamera can carry four adults in supreme comfort and qualifies as a no-compromise luxury sedan. All Panameras perform well on the street and the track. We think it’s one of the world’s best luxury sports sedans.

Edmunds.com

07/29/11
2011-07-29
91
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Porsche Panamera Sedan

The 2012 Porsche Panamera provides amazing performance and cosseting luxury in a practical sedan/hatchback package.

AutoBlog.com

05/03/12
2012-05-03
90
100

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Michael Harley Michael Harley 6.7 out of 10 2012 Porsche Panamera Sedan

The Porsche Panamera Turbo S is insanely fast and unexpectedly agile. In defiance of its length, wheelbase and mass, this sedan is also implausibly athletic.

Motor Trend

11/21/11
2011-11-21
90
100

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Mike Febbo Mike Febbo Score Pending 2012 Porsche Panamera Sedan

If you really are looking for the fastest five-door-hatchback-pseudo-station-wagon on the planet, just buy the Panamera. If you can afford it, you will never regret buying the S.

CNET.com

10/27/11
2011-10-27
89
100

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Wayne Cunningham Wayne Cunningham 6.2 out of 10 2012 Porsche Panamera Sedan

With a powerful yet efficient engine and high-tech suspension, the pricey 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S delivers near-supercar performance, but the cabin electronics fall short of cutting-edge.

MotorAuthority.com

01/31/12
2012-01-31
88
100

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Viknesh Vijayenthiran Viknesh Vijayenthiran Score Pending 2012 Porsche Panamera Sedan

The Porsche Panamera is a good option for buyers who prefer to own just one car or for those buyers who may already own a supercar but want something almost as fast for daily driving.

Consumer Guide

08/10/10
2010-08-10
90
100

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Ed Piotrowski Ed Piotrowski Score Pending 2011 Porsche Panamera Sedan

While they might be “base” cars in the sense that they’re the least-expensive models, the V6-powered Panamera is arguably the best in the lineup. Its just-right blend of power, handling, ride, and luxury makes it stand out in this elite class.

Car and Driver

05/25/10
2010-05-25
89
100

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Jens Meiners Jens Meiners 6.3 out of 10 2011 Porsche Panamera Sedan

We doubt that promised Panamera Hybrid will be as agile and fun as this unexpectedly great, entry-level V-6. If you want an economical Panamera—the V-6 returns around 25 mpg in the European cycle—we say don’t wait.

Motor Trend

06/28/10
2010-06-28
89
100

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John Carey John Carey Score Pending 2011 Porsche Panamera Sedan

Factor the V-6 Porsche Panamera’s much better than adequate performance and superior fuel efficiency into the equation, and along with the cost savings relative to the existing lineup, it starts to look rather persuasive.

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