Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid (2018)

The complete guide to the Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid (2018), from the car itself to running costs and charging.

Last updated: Apr 05, 2024 7 min read

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Range (WLTP):

25 miles

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Electric cost/mile:


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Rapid charge:


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EV type:

Plug-in hybrid


Porsche improved the Cayenne E-Hybrid SUV with its second high-performance version. Any eco-credentials are marginal here, with emissions too high to qualify as an "Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle" and thus not eligible for grants, but the quality of the car is indisputable. Careful drivers might eke out short trips on electric, but you'll be using that engine a lot of the time.

Charging Details

Charging time for a Porsche Cayenne

The table below shows the estimated time to charge your Cayenne from empty to full. For rapid charging, we show the time to charge from 20% - 80%, as charging tends to slow outside this range to protect the battery.

Charging method Typically found at Charging time* Range/hour**
Empty to full
3-pin plug Home 6 h 4 m/h
3.6kW Home / Work 4 h 6 m/h
7kW Home / Work / Public Locations 4 h 6 m/h
22kW Work / Public Locations 4 h 6 m/h
50kW Public Locations N/A N/A
150kW Public Locations N/A N/A

* Based on Pod Point estimates, charging time can differ based on the ambient temperature, the state of the battery (e.g. empty or half full) and variation in charging rate. Max charging rate may also be limited by the vehicle.
** Range per hour is the number of miles you can expect to get from an hour of charging at the relevant rate.

Connector type and charging rates

You can charge your Porsche Cayenne with a Type 2 connector at home, work or at a public charging point.

Slow / Fast: Type 2

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Max AC 1-phase rate: 3.6kW*

Max AC 3-phase rate: 3.6kW
Connector location: Left Side - Rear

* Optional 7.2kW on-board charger available.

Where you can charge a Porsche Cayenne

You can charge your Porsche Cayenne conveniently at home, plug-in when you arrive at work or top up when you're out and about at locations including supermarkets and public car parks.

At Home

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7kW Solo Charger

Find out more about Smart Home Charging

At Work

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7kW Solo Charger*

Find out more about Workplace EV Charging
Built Environment Charging

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7kW Solo or Twin Charger

Find out more about Built Environment Charging
On Public Networks

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7kW Solo Charger & Rapid Charging**

Charging on the Pod Point Network

* Other charging options are also available, speak to our team for more information.
** Available for vehicles with either CCS or CHAdeMO connectors.

Cost to charge

Cost of charging a Porsche Cayenne

The cost of charging your car will vary between home, work and public chargepoints (below are our estimates). Charging on the Pod Point Network can be accessed through the Pod Point App.

Place Avg. cost Cost/mile
Home (empty to full)* £3.55 16.72p
Public rapid chargers (20%-80%)** N/A N/A

* Assumes tariff of 28p/kWh. The cost of home charging will vary depending on your electricity rate.
** Assumes tariff of 44p/kWh applicable to most network rapid chargers as of April 2022.

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Vehicle Specs

Official range (WLTP*) 25 miles
Pod Point Confidence Range** 21 miles

* For information on "WLTP" and more, please visit our Electric Vehicle Dictionary.
** Pod Point Confidence Range is the maximum distance we’d be confident driving on electric power between charges. Real range will depend on various factors including driving conditions, personal driving style, outside temperature, heating / air conditioning, etc.

0-62 mph 5 seconds
Top speed 157 mph
Engine power 456 bhp / 340 kW
Torque 700 Nm
Battery size 14.1 kWh
Usable battery (Pod Point estimate) 12.7 kWh
Official battery efficiency (WLTP) 436 Wh/mile
Battery efficiency (Pod Point estimate) 597 Wh/mile
Environmental impact
Official MPG (WLTP) N/A
Official CO2 emissions (WLTP) 83 gCO2/km
CO2 emissions from UK grid electricity usage (Pod Point calculated)* 70 gCO2/km

* This metric estimates the environmental impact of driving your electric vehicle based on how the electricity that powers your car is generated. We take the average carbon intensity across the UK grid measured throughout 2021 to calculate the expected grams of CO2 emitted per 1 km driven. The actual number will vary by region, when you charge (e.g. carbon intensity is usually lower overnight period) and whether your electricity comes from more renewable sources than the average.

Purchase, Tax & Grants

The Porsche Cayenne is unfortunately not eligible for the OZEV Plug-in Car or EV chargepoint grants, but you will benefit from only £110 year 1 road tax.

OTR price* £67,128

* On-the-road price including Plug-in Grant, if applicable.

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) Amount
Year 1 £110
Years 2-5 £510
Benefit in Kind (BiK) tax year BiK tax rate Annual BiK value
For cars registered after 6 April 2020
22/23 21% £14,085
23/24 21% £14,085
24/25 21% £14,085

* For further information including how to calculate personal BiK liabilities, please visit our Electric Car Tax guide.

Local taxes Amount
London Congestion Zone Charge* £15
Ultra Low Emission Zone Charge** £0

* A £10 annual registration fee will still apply to each vehicle.
** For further information on London's Ultra Low Emission Zones (ULEZ), please visit our ULEZ guide.

Insurance group 49-50
Grant name Eligibility Amount Benefit
OZEV EV chargepoint grant £0 Can be used to reduce the cost of a home charger with installation
OZEV Plug-in Grant £0 Used to reduce the cost of the vehicle
EST Domestic Charge Point Grant (currently unavailable) £0 Can be used in Scotland in addition to the EV chargepoint grant to reduce the cost of a home charger with installation

* Prices for vehicles are typically displayed with the Plug-in grant discount already applied. Home charging grants are dependent on status of the grant, and subject to eligibility requirements of the applicant as well as the vehicle.