Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo Owner’s Guide

Do you want to go street racing one day and off-roading the next without making a pit stop at a gas pump? If the answer is “yes” Porsche designed the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo for you. It’s the more practical, more versatile version of the popular Taycan 4S sedan. And it’s going to be the best all-electric option from Porsche if you need cargo space. 

Keep reading for more details on what it’s like to drive and own a Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo in Austin. 

The Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo Model Essentials

Porsche has pulled off the seemingly impossible – they’ve made a station wagon that’s sporty and innovative. Taycan 4S Cross Turismo has quickly become known as a top-performing EV that will make you forget you’re driving an eclectic vehicle. It may be a bit pricey, but dollar-for-dollar the 4S may be the best Taycan Cross Turismo for your money. 

Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo Performance 

The Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo model is hands down one of the most fun wagons to drive, and the entire Taycan lineup has been hailed as the best EV in terms of performance. Like Teslas, the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo can accelerate with a burst of power, but Porsche has upped the bar for handling. 

Perhaps the most impressive thing about the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo is you don’t notice a loss in power as the battery gets lower. The performance is consistently good even if you drive for a few hundred miles. 

The Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo’s performance specs include: 

  • AC Permanent Synchronous Motors
  • Up to 562 horsepower 
  • 0-to-60 in 3.9 seconds 
  • 149 mph top speed
  • Max 368 lb-ft torque 
  • Up to 215 mile range
  • 76 MPGe combined
  • All-wheel drive
  • Integrated 4D chassis control
  • 2-speed transmission on the rear axle
  • Adaptive, adjustable air suspension
  • 800-volt Power Steering Plus
  • Overboost Power with Launch Control
  • Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA)
  • Adaptive rear spoiler
  • Porsche Traction Management
  • Porsche Recuperation Management (PRM)
  • Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)
  • Three driving modes
  • Performance Battery Plus
  • AC charging time 10.5 hours
  • DC charging time 22.5-93 minutes
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management with Smart Lift
  • Aluminum monobloc fixed brake calipers front and back
  • Power Steering Plus
  • Rear axle steering

Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo Pricing

Upgrading to the Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo hikes the price up a bit. The model starts at $110,300. Even with the  $7,500 federal tax credit you’ll pay six figures for a new Taycan 4S Cross Turismo.  

Tech Features in the New Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo Model

The new Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo will make other EVs look standard issue. You can remote park your Taycan 4S Cross Turismo. That’s right. The driver can get out and park the car using a smartphone app. And that’s just one of the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo’s technology tricks.

The new Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo’s technology features include: 

  • Porsche Advanced Cockpit with digital gauge cluster
  • 10.3” dashboard touchscreen control
  • 8.4” touchscreen control in the center console
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Porsche Communication Management System
  • Voice control with natural speech interaction
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Smartphone inductive charging compartment
  • USB-C ports
  • ParkAssist for the front and rear with reverse camera
  • GT multifunction sport steering wheel
  • Sound Package Plus with 10 speakers
  • 8-way power seats
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Parking pre-climatization
  • Auto air circulation
  • Advanced dual zone climate control 
  • Air quality sensors
  • Radar-based alarm system with interior surveillance
  • Porsche Vehicle Tracking system
  • Immobilizer with remote central locking
  • Rollover detection
  • Warn and Brake Assist
  • Lane keep assist
  • Traffic sign recognition
  • 3D navigation

Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo Repair in Austin

Even the best built electric vehicle is going to eventually need repair. It’s just hard to say what repairs are the most likely with the Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo because it hasn’t been on the road long. And you can’t use Porsche’s gas-powered turismo models as a barometer since the engines are entirely different.  

What owners do need to pay attention to is the battery. Porsche has outfitted the newest Taycan 4S Cross Turismo with their most advanced battery yet. It’s able to charge faster and should maintain around 70% of its capacity eight years down the road. 

Common Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo Maintenance in Austin

The Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo might be expensive to buy, but at least it costs less to maintain compared to other luxury vehicles. You won’t need the first serving until you reach 10,000 miles. At that point Porsche recommends the following maintenance: 

  • Safety inspection
  • Check brake system
  • Flush and replace brake fluid 
  • Rotate the tires
  • Replace the cabin air filter
  • Check the wiper blades and fluid 

Need Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo service in Austin? German Auto Center has provided a range of Porsche services for over 40 years. If you want dealership quality at a local shop price, call now to schedule an appointment for your Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo.

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