The 2022 Porsche Panamera is a luxury sedan that offers buyers at dealers like the Santa Maria Porsche dealer the performance and style you’d expect from a Porsche sports car. But the Panamera is also an outstanding daily driver. An incredible number of variants are on offer. Buyers can choose from seven drivetrains, including three hybrid systems. The Panamera gets three body styles. The regular sedan features a hatch-style trunk, while the Sport Turismo is styled like a wagon. The Executive has a longer wheelbase and the most legroom of the lineup.
The automotive media remains impressed by the 2022 Porsche Panamera. Kelley Blue Book writes:
“The 2022 Porsche Panamera is a large luxury car that benefits from the profound expertise Porsche exercises in making some of the finest sports cars the world has ever known. ... [No] other luxury car has Porsche’s handling and engineering talents. To make something of this size and weight so agile and accelerative, yet still absolutely smooth and comfortable, is an incredible feat.”
Powering the base 2022 Porsche Panamera a potent twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V6 engine that puts out 325 horsepower and 331 lb-ft of torque, teamed to an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. Rear-wheel drive is standard. This model can race to 60 mph from off the line in 5.3 seconds. EPA-estimated fuel economy is rated at up to 18 mpg city/24 mpg highway.*
Standard features include 19-inch alloy wheels, an adaptive suspension, LED exterior lighting, keyless entry and ignition, heated eight-way power-adjustable front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a panoramic roof and a powered hatchback. The infotainment system features wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 150-watt/10-speaker audio system, satellite radio, Bluetooth, navigation, three USB ports and wireless charging.
Standard driver assistance features include lane-keeping assistance, road sign recognition, and front and rear parking sensors.
One option that will please music lovers is a 1,455-watt, 21-speaker Burmester surround-sound audio system that provides incredibly clear sound. It utilizes a microphone that can evaluate the ambient sound in the cabin and adjust the settings to provide an optimal audio experience.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.