How Reliable Are Porsches?

Which Porsche is the most reliable?

The classic lines of the Porsche 911 remain largely unchanged after 56 years in production.

Also unchanged is the legendary 911 reliability.

In fact, Porsche 911s are considered one of the most reliable cars ever made, and Consumer Reports has just reported Porsche the best brand of 2020..

How long do Porsche engines last?

What is a normal life span for a Porche 911 or a Boxer. I’ve gotten intrigued about owning a Porsche. However, the newer low mileage ones are out of my price range, but those about 10-15 years old with 60,000+ miles are not. I’ve heard a Porsche engine is good to 300,000 miles or so, with proper maintenance.

Why are Porsches so expensive to maintain?

In some cases, the higher maintenance costs are because of the greater complexity of systems that set expensive cars apart. Over all, however, it is just a matter of charging more for maintenance because the buyers are able and willing to pay.

Which is better Porsche or Mercedes?

Not only does the Porsche have a more livable interior, it has a smoother ride than the Mercedes (assuming you use the recommended “comfort” tire pressures for light-load sub-165-mph driving). It also makes a clean sweep of the performance tests, delivers better fuel economy, and costs less.

What year Porsches have IMS problems?

Porsche agreed to compensate owners of cars made between 4 May 2001 and 21 February 2005 who had experienced an IMS bearing failure within the first ten years of the car’s life, or 130,000 miles, whichever came first.

Why are Porsches so unreliable?

Another reason why Porsche may have been considered unreliable is how much the owner has to pay in repair costs. Porsche cars are made with expensive, high quality materials that can be difficult to source and repair. This can bump up repair costs and have a negative impact on their dependability rating.