2017 Porsche 911 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Carmine Red
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$83,820 - $173,629
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
Source: NHTSA.gov
MPG (up to)
20 City / 29 HWY
Horsepower
370-580
Seats
2-4

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.0 Overall Score
Performance 4.6Comfort 3.7Styling 4.2Value 3.4

Editor's Overview

A new 911 R is a race-ready homage to the 1967 model of the same name. Everything not labeled “Turbo” gets a new 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged flat-6 engine with 20 more horsepower in standard and S configurations of the Carrera and Targa. The 911 Turbo also gets significant updates.

Porsche 911 Models & Trims

Turbo S $155,712 - $168,724
Horsepower: 580 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 X 9 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Turbo $142,846 - $155,431
Horsepower: 540 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 X 9 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Carrera $84,591 - $94,136
Horsepower: 370 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 8.5, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Carrera S $160,548 - $173,629
Horsepower: 420 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Carrera 4 $83,820 - $93,437
Horsepower: 370 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 8.5, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Carrera 4S $105,719 - $118,069
Horsepower: 420 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
4 $105,055 - $116,734
Horsepower: 370 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 8.5, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
4S $131,513 - $144,660
Horsepower: 420 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Carrera 4 GTS $129,796 - $143,610
Horsepower: 450 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 X 9 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Carrera GTS $127,039 - $140,091
Horsepower: 450 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 X 9 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
4 GTS $129,796 - $143,610
Horsepower: 450 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 X 9 (in.) - Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

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Compare Models & Key Features

Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$155,712 - $168,724
$142,846 - $155,431

Horsepower

Horsepower
580 (hp)
540 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.8L Twin
3.8L Twin
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Head Room

Rear Leg Room

Second Head Room

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Standard
Standard

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
4
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Standard
Standard

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Standard
Standard

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/35YR20
P245/35YR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
96.5 (in.)
96.5 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.8 (ft.)
34.8 (ft.)

Length

Length
177.4 (in.)
177.4 (in.)

Width

Width
74 (in.)
74 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3527 - 3682 (.lbs)
3516 - 3671 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
580 (hp)
540 (hp)

Torque

Torque
516 (ft. lbs.)
486 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Standard
Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Flat 6 Cylinder
Flat 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.9 (gal.)
17.9 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
22 (mpg)
22 (mpg)

City

City
19 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
24 (mpg)
24 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Standard
Standard

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

Crash Test Ratings Currently Not Available

Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • ParkAssist Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags w/Passenger Off Switch
  • Curtain 1st Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners
  • Back-Up Camera

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

‌Overall
Mechanical
Powertrain Quality
Body & Interior Design
‌Features
Among the best
Among the best
Among the best
Among the best

Safety Recalls (4)

Fuel System, Gasoline > Delivery > Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Jan 24, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 24, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V054000
Summary:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017 911 Carrera, 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera 4, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Targa 4, 911 Targa 4S + GTS, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman, and 718 Cayman S vehicles. The screws that fasten the fuel collection pipes in the engine compartment may shear off, resulting in a fuel leak.
Consequence:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will install improved fastening screws, free of charge. The recall began March 27, 2017. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AH01.
Air Bags > Side/window Dec 29, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Dec 29, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V946000
Summary:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2017 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman, 718 Cayman S, 911 Carrera, 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Turbo, 911 Turbo S, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, and 911 Turbo Cabriolet vehicles. The seat mounted side air bag inflator initiator may fail to ignite during a crash.
Consequence:
If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the side air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AG10.
Visibility > Windshield Mar 1, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 1, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V135000
Summary:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Targa S, 911 Targa 4S, 911 Turbo Cabriolet, 718 Boxter and 718 Boxter S vehicles. During manufacturing, the windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, allowing it to detach in a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 212, "Windshield Mounting."
Consequence:
In the event of a crash, if the windshield separates from the vehicle, it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will rebond the windshield, free of charge. The recall began on May 12, 2016. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for the recall is AH04.
Air Bags > Passenger Side Frontal Mar 1, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 1, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V134000
Summary:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2016 911 GT3 RS and 911 R vehicles and 2017 911 Carrera, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Targa 4, 911 Targa 4S, 911 Turbo S, 911 Turbo S Cabriolet, 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman and 718 Cayman S vehicles. The passenger frontal air bag inflator initiator may fail to ignite during a crash.
Consequence:
If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the passenger frontal air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags, free of charge. The recall began May 15, 2017. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AH03.

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