2023 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo / Sport Turismo Review, Pricing, and Specs

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Overview

Wagons aren’t the bestselling bodystyle in the USA, however the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo and Sport Turismo show reputation isn’t all the things. These are the longroof station-wagon alternate options to the swanky electrical Taycan sedan, which we evaluate individually, they usually provide an even bigger again seat and added cargo area over their extra conventional counterpart. Not like the sedan, nonetheless, the wagons come solely with dual-motor all-wheel-drive powertrains. Horsepower ranges from 469 for base Cross Turismos as much as 750 horses within the Cross Turismo Turbo S. There’s additionally a 590-hp Sport Turismo GTS that ditches the Cross Turismo’s physique cladding and extra SUV-inspired journey peak. A high-quality inside makes each wagons a pleasure to journey in, and the Cross Turismo’s extra floor clearance may make for a better passenger exit for some. Each the Cross and Sport Turismo fashions ship much less vary than the conventional Taycan, nonetheless.

What’s New for 2023?

Porsche improves the Taycan Cross and Sport Turismos—for 2023 and all earlier model years—with an replace to the battery and charging algorithm that helps enhance vary and quicken charging pace. Porsche says the Taycan will now precondition its battery to the next temperature and, consequently, the automobile will attain its max 270 kWh cost whereas at the next state of cost. This additionally comes with a slight bump within the total vary, however we’re awaiting an official score from the EPA to substantiate how a lot an enchancment that’s. The infotainment show has additionally been redesigned with a extra colourful and faster consumer interface and wi-fi Android Auto. The system can also discover charging stations utilizing charging-station output as a filter. Porsche’s Variable Gentle Management is now an choice with any Taycan geared up with a panoramic glass roof; it was beforehand restricted to the Sport Turismo GTS. This permits the motive force to toggle the roof from clear to opaque electronically. The painted 19-inch Aero wheels have been discontinued.

Pricing and Which One to Purchase

Taycan Cross Turismo 4

$99,150

$114,450

Taycan Sport Turismo GTS

$137,450

Taycan Cross Turismo Turbo

$157,350

Taycan Cross Turismo Turbo S

$191,450

The Cross Turismo lineup aligns with the common Taycan, besides that there is no rear-wheel-drive model and costs for the wagon are barely dearer than the sedan. With that mentioned, we might suggest the Cross Turismo 4S model, which encompasses a 562-hp powertrain. As with all fashions, it comes commonplace with all-wheel drive and an adjustable air suspension. The long-roof Taycan goes on sale this summer time and comes with a free three years of Electrify America charging. We would additionally suggest making the most of the Porsche Expertise Middle for an additional, albeit price it, sum.

EV Motor, Energy, and Efficiency

Naturally, the Taycan Cross Turismo is motivated solely by electrical energy and shares a chassis and different elements with its sedan counterpart. Nevertheless, the wagon is simply provided with all-wheel drive. Energy is equipped by two electrical motors with whole outputs ranging between 469 and 750 horses, relying on the trim degree. Probably the most fascinating parts of the Taycan is its two-speed transmission on the rear axle, a primary for an EV. In our testing, it helped the Taycan Turbo S rocket to 60 mph in 2.4 seconds, making it one of many quickest automobiles we have ever examined. The 562-hp 4S model made the leap to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. What’s extra, not like regular EVs, which get slower as their battery cost depletes, the Taycan supplies constant efficiency. Our first drive of the 469-hp Taycan Cross Turismo 4 confirmed off its expedient acceleration, agile dealing with, and reassuring brakes.

Vary, Charging, and Battery Life

Whereas 2023 EPA numbers are TBD, we are able to let you know final yr’s Porsche Taycan 4 and 4S Cross Turismo fashions each obtained an EPA-estimated 215 miles of vary, whereas the high-power Turbo S manages simply 202 miles. That’s not prone to change a lot as a consequence of Porsche’s latest updates. That’s additionally lower than EPA scores for equal Taycan sedan fashions. Nevertheless, we examined the Turbo S sedan on our 75-mph freeway route, in addition to the much less highly effective 4S model, and located that the Porsche EVs have been extra environment friendly in the true world than their authorities scores recommend. For the reason that Cross Turismo will share the sedan’s 800-volt structure, we count on the wagon can have an analogous, albeit barely shorter, all-electric vary and the power to cost its battery from 5 to 80 p.c in as little as 22.5 minutes.

Gasoline Economic system and Actual-World MPGe

The official MPGe score for the Taycan Cross Turismo hasn’t been launched but, however we estimated it will be 76 mixed. As soon as we are able to run one on our 75-mph fuel-economy route, which is a part of our in depth testing routine, we are able to consider its real-world MPGe. For extra details about the Taycan Cross Turismo’s gasoline financial system, go to the EPA’s web site.

Inside, Consolation, and Cargo

Whereas there are hints of Porsche’s sports-car historical past inside its electrical sedan—specifically a begin button on the left aspect of the steering wheel—there’s additionally a number of recent high-tech parts, comparable to a digital gauge cluster. The Taycan Cross Turismo has a full roster of luxurious facilities and an intensive checklist of personalization choices. As with the sedan, the wagon affords an ordinary four-seat configuration or an non-obligatory five-seat setup, with the latter including a small middle seat within the again row. Thanks partially to an ordinary panoramic sunroof in addition to the next roofline, the Cross Turismo affords barely extra headroom within the entrance and considerably extra within the rear seats than the sedan. Along with the Taycan’s entrance trunk and helpful inside cubby storage, the wagon supplies extra rear cargo area than its sedan sibling.

Infotainment and Connectivity

The Taycan’s inside tech interprets to the long-roof model. Meaning a curved digital gauge cluster, a ten.3-inch touchscreen housed in the course of the dashboard, and a vertically mounted 8.4-inch touchscreen built-in into the middle console. Porsche additionally affords a ten.3-inch passenger-side touchscreen in addition to different fascinating options, comparable to wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, built-in navigation, and a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Security and Driver-Help Options

The electrified station wagon additionally affords the identical assortment of normal and non-obligatory driver-assistance know-how because the common Taycan, together with automated emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and lane-keeping help. For extra details about the Taycan Cross Turismo’s crash-test outcomes, go to the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance coverage Institute for Freeway Security (IIHS) web sites. Key security options embody:

  • Obtainable adaptive cruise management
  • Obtainable remote-controlled parking
  • Obtainable night time imaginative and prescient

Guarantee and Upkeep Protection

Based mostly on the protection that Porsche supplies for the Taycan’s electrical elements, we count on the Cross Turismo to inherit the identical insurance policies. The corporate’s safety intervals are aggressive with these of different luxurious automakers, and its high-voltage battery guarantee ranks as among the best available on the market.

  • Restricted guarantee covers 4 years or 50,000 miles
  • Powertrain guarantee covers eight years or 100,000 miles
  • No complimentary scheduled upkeep

Specs

Specs 

2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo 4S

Automobile Kind: front- and rear-motor, all-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door wagon

PRICE

Base/As Examined: $111,650/$136,370

POWERTRAIN

Entrance Motor: permanent-magnet synchronous AC; Rear Motor: permanent-magnet synchronous AC

Mixed Energy: 562 hp

Mixed Torque: 479 lb-ft

Battery Pack: liquid-cooled lithium-ion, 83.7 kWh

Onboard Charger: 11.0 kW

Transmissions, F/R: direct-drive/2-speed automated

CHASSIS

Suspension, F/R: management arms/multilink

Brakes, F/R: 16.1-in vented disc/14.4-in vented disc

Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport 4

F: 245/45R-20 103Y Additional Load NF0

R: 285/40R-20 108Y Additional Load NF0

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase: 114.3 in

Size: 195.8 in

Width: 77.4 in

Top: 55.5 in

Passenger Quantity: 93 ft3

Cargo Quantity, F/R: 3/16 ft3

Curb Weight: 5197 lb

C/D TEST RESULTS

60 mph: 3.5 sec

100 mph: 8.1 sec

1/4-Mile: 11.8 sec @ 121 mph

130 mph: 13.7 sec

150 mph: 20.7 sec
Outcomes above omit 1-ft rollout of 0.2 sec.

Rolling Begin, 5–60 mph: 4.0 sec

High Gear, 30–50 mph: 1.7 sec

High Gear, 50–70 mph: 2.1 sec

High Pace (gov): 153 mph

Braking, 70–0 mph: 161 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft Skidpad: 0.88 g

C/D FUEL ECONOMY

75-mph Freeway Vary: 240 mi

EPA FUEL ECONOMY

Mixed/Metropolis/Freeway: 75/75/75 MPGe

Vary: 215 mi

C/D TESTING EXPLAINED

2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo

Automobile Kind: front- and rear-motor, all-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door wagon

PRICE

Base/As Examined: $188,950/$204,570

POWERTRAIN

Entrance Motor: permanent-magnet synchronous AC

Rear Motor: permanent-magnet synchronous AC

Mixed Energy: 750 hp

Mixed Torque: 774 lb-ft

Battery Pack: liquid-cooled lithium-ion, 83.7 kWh

Onboard Charger: 11.0 kW

Transmissions, F/R: direct-drive, 2-speed automated

CHASSIS

Suspension, F/R: management arms/multilink

Brakes, F/R: 16.5-in vented, cross-drilled, carbon-ceramic disc/16.1-in vented, cross-drilled, carbon-ceramic disc

Tires: Pirelli P Zero Elect

F: 265/35ZR-21 101Y NF0

R: 305/30ZR-21 104Y NF0

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase: 114.3 in

Size: 195.8 in

Width: 77.4 in

Top: 55.5 in
Passenger Quantity: 93 ft3

Cargo Quantity, F/R: 3/14 ft3

Curb Weight: 5294 lb

C/D TEST RESULTS

60 mph: 2.4 sec

100 mph: 5.9 sec

130 mph: 10.3 sec

1/4-Mile: 10.4 sec @ 131 mph

150 mph: 15.5 sec
Outcomes above omit 1-ft rollout of 0.2 sec.

Rolling Begin, 5–60 mph: 3.0 sec

High Gear, 30–50 mph: 1.5 sec

High Gear, 50–70 mph: 1.8 sec

High Pace (mfr’s declare): 155 mph

Braking, 70–0 mph: 152 ft

Roadholding, 300-ft Skidpad: 0.98 g

EPA FUEL ECONOMY

Mixed/Metropolis/Freeway: 73/74/73 MPGe

Vary: 202 mi

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