Porsche are synonymous with luxury and style, and with leasing becoming more popular, they are now much more accessible than they once were.
But which Porsche models are the best to lease?
In this article, we look at the best Porsche models to lease and touch upon how reliable Porsche are.
Which are the best Porsche models to lease?
It should be noted that the deals and prices we discuss in this article are subject to change. And we would recommend that you do your own research before you make a decision to ensure that the prices are right for you. However, as of December 2017, these are some of the best deals on the market for Porsche models.
All the Macan models come with turbochargers. There is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol, a six-cylinder 3.6-litre petrol engine and a six-cylinder 3.0-litre diesel engine. All versions have a four-wheel drive system and a seven-speed twin-clutch paddle-shifted PDG gearbox. The 3.0-litre diesel reaches 60mph from rest in 5.8 seconds. The S and GTS come with the same 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine, putting out 335bhp and 355bhp respectively. However, if you’re looking for speed then the 440hp Turbo Performance is the engine for you, reaching 62mph from rest in 4.4 seconds.
The most efficient in the engine is the Porsche Macan S. It’s capable of 32.5mpg and emits 159g/km of CO2.
Standard kit includes a sat-nav with real-time traffic information, eight-way adjustable electric seats, automatic air-conditioning, parking sensors and a DAB radio. The Turbo gets 19-inch wheels and LED fog lights and daytime running lights. The GTS comes with 20-inch alloys and bespoke styling with LED headlights as standard.
In terms of boot space, the Macan boasts 500-litres with the rear seats up and 1,500-litres with the rear seats down.
If you were to lease a Porsche Macan then you can get an entry-level model on a Personal Contract Hire from upwards of £570 a month and upwards of £480 a month on a Business Contract Hire. If you were to lease a top of the range model then you will be looking at upwards of £850 a month on a Personal Contract Hire and upwards of £700 a month on a Business Contract Hire.
There is a 262bhp 3.0-litre V6, a petrol 3.6-litre twin-turbo V6 engine, a 4.2-litre V8 diesel engine and a 3.6-litre twin-turbo V6 engine. There is also a plug-in hybrid which uses a 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine and an electric motor that produces 416bhp. If you’re looking for the most efficient model then naturally you will want to look at the hybrid which emits just 75g/km of CO2. If you’re looking for the fastest engine then you will want to look at the V8 Turbo S. This achieves 62mph from rest in just 4.1 seconds.
You will have to pay extra for a sat-nav, Bluetooth or DAB radio as none come as standard. However, you can get a seven-inch colour touchscreen that comes with Apple CarPlay. It also comes with Porsche Car Connect which means you can send destinations from your mobile phone and check your car’s status. This means you can monitor your fuel level and range on any Apple device including the Apple Watch. You can also use your phone to stream music and there is also digital TV capability and the possibility to create an in-car wireless hotspot using the optional Connect Plus system.
There is a fair amount of space on the Porsche Cayenne, there’s 670-litres of boot space on offer. This expands to 1,780-litres with the rear seats folded. This is larger than the BMW X5. You can also pay £260 for a load space management system. This adds floor rails, eyelets and a set of retaining straps. You can also tow a 3,500k braked trailer.
If you were to lease a Cayenne then you will be looking at upwards of £670 a month on a Personal Contract Hire for an entry-level model and upwards of £570 a month on a Business Contract Hire. If you were to lease a top of the range model then you will be looking at upwards of £1700 a month on a Personal Contract Hire and upwards of £1,400 a month on a Business Contract Hire.
Porsche 718 Boxster
If you are looking for something sportier, then you might be considering the Porsche Boxster. The Boxster can reach 62mph in just 4.9 seconds and comes with an impressive 300 horsepower. It also comes with climate control and, if you choose to pay for it, a Bose sound system.
The entry-level Boxster gets a 297bhp 2.0-litre unit, the S model comes with a 345bhp 2.5-liter engine. Both engines get a six-speed manual gearbox but the seven-speed PDK twin-clutch transmission is available as an option. The fastest model is the 2.50litre version with a PDK gearbox. This rockets you to 62mph from rest in just 4.2 seconds. If you want the most economical then the entry-level model with the PDK transmission emits 158g/km of CO2 and achieves 40.9mpg.
All versions of the Boxster get the latest Porsche Communication Management infotainment system. This comes with a touchscreen interface and USB and Bluetooth connectivity. You can also get a Connect Package which comes with Apple CarPlay. You will have to pay extra for a sat-nav and DAB radio. Other upgrades include a Bose surround sound stereo system or a Burmester sound system which comes with a 821 Watt output and 12 speakers.
There’s actually a fair amount of room in the Boxster and there are two boots, on ein the front and one in the back behind the engine. The boot at the front boasts 150-litres and the rear boot has a slightly smaller 125-litres giving it a combined total of 375-litres.
If you were to lease the Boxster then for an entry level model on a Personal Contract Hire you will be looking at upwards £610 a month on a Personal Contract Hire and upwards of £515 a month on a Business Contract Hire. For a top of the range model you will be looking at upwards £780 a month on a Personal Contract Hire and upwards of £650 a month on a Business Contract Hire.
Porsche 718 Cayman
The Cayman and the Boxster are very similar models as they follow the 718 era, and they are also similar in price when it comes to leasing.
Now in its third generation, the 718 Cayman has two engines to choose from; a 300bhp 2.0-litre turbo and the 350bhp 2.3-litre engine. Both come with a six-speed manual gearbox as standard but there is a seven-speed PDK that is available on both cars. The fastest model is the Cayman S which can reach 0-62mph in 4.6 seconds.
The most economical is the entry-level Cayman which emits 168g/km of CO2 and achieves 38.9mpg. Sat-nav and DAB radio aren’t as standard by the entry-level model comes with Alcantara sports seats but you can replace these with either full-leather bucket seats or lightweight racing seats if you want. You can buy the Porsche Navigation Module which gives you a Sat-Nav but you will have to pay extra for Apple CarPlay.
There is a fairly impressive 425-litres of boot space which is split between the front and rear boots.
If you were to lease a Cayman then you are looking at upwards of £575 a month for an entry-level model on a Personal Contract Hire and upwards of £480 a month on a Business Contract Hire. For a top of the range model then you will be looking at upwards of £700 for a Personal Contract Hire and upwards of £600 a month on a Business Contract Hire.
The Porsche 911 is one of the most iconic cars in the world and is definitely the most famous Porsche. This means that even leasing the vehicle will set you back quite a bit. However, it does make it slightly more affordable than if you were to get it on finance or, dare we say it, buy it outright.
Both models have a 3.0-litre twin-turbo engine with two different power outputs; 365bhp and 414bhp respectively. Both come with seven-speed manual gearboxes but can also come with PDK boxes. The fastest engine is the 414bhp which can achieve 62mph in 4.2 seconds with a PDK box. The entry-level Carrera PDK is the most economical, achieving 38.2mpg and emitting 169g/km of CO2 which is impressive for a high-performance coupe.
The Porsche Communication Management system has been given an upgrade and comes with a seven-inch touchscreen recognition infotainment system. It also comes with real-time traffic information, online navigation and Apple CarPlay. You can also use the Porsche Car Connect app which means you can check your car remotely. You also get USB and Bluetooth connection.
There’s 145-litres of boot space and you can also fold the rear seats down to make room for more luggage if you need it.
If you were to lease a Porsche 911 then for an entry level model on a Personal Contract Hire you will be looking at upwards of £1,000 a month and upwards of £870 a month on a Business Contract Hire. For a top of the range model you will be looking at upwards of £3,000 a month on a Personal Contract Hire and upwards of £2,500 a month on a Business Contract Hire.
So those are some of the best Porsche lease deals out there at the moment. As we said, these are subject to change and they are correct as of November 2017. If you want to change the mileage, the length of time the contract is for or how much you put down initially, then the cost of the lease will change. Therefore, it is important that you do your own research before you decide which lease deal you are going to go for. We help people decide which car is right for them every day, so if you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us.
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