The Porsche Cayman is characterised by owners and car enthusiasts as the most affordable, but also one of the most reliable and high quality Porsche cars on the market. This small two door vehicle has been ranked a five-star car by drivers for years, owing to its performance, its smooth drive, and the element of fun that comes with turning corners and chasing bends in this flashy little sports car.
But as with any vehicle, regardless of make or model, there are sticking points of the Porsche Cayman which are regularly seen by service teams and vehicle repair companies. Here are some of the most common issues associated with the Porsche Cayman, and why getting a professional, regular service is a good idea.
Axle assembly concerns
There are some manufacturing years which have posed more issues than others when it comes to the quality and standard of the Porsche Cayman (and indeed any car). One issue which keeps popping up over multiple years is the axle assembly.
The axle works alongside the suspension of the car to facilitate complete control, and to allow the driver to steer and manoeuvre the car effectively. With an axle which is prone to damage and to fractured motion, getting the Axle replaced is the best remedy to this potential issue. Alternatively, if you want to check the standard of the axle in your vehicle, our team at Power Developments can do this as part of your service.
Lack of information on safety detailing
This is an interesting one because one of the most common concerns linked with the Porsche Cayman is not so much directed at the vehicle itself but rather to the lack of information provided alongside the vehicle in relation to safety.
For example, drivers have long complained about the lack of installation detail for children’s seats – and have also found faults with seatbelt anchors. This is an issue to do with the drivers manual, with a professional servicing team that specialises in Porsche Cayman’s and other Porsche models the best equipped to offer tailored support to drivers in need of extra advice.
Another issue which has been reportedly linked to a number of Porsche Cayman vehicles is an issue with the airbag and with the release of the airbag in light of an accident or collision. Due to the severity of this potential issue, it’s something that Porsche themselves addressed during a recall back in 2019, with the issue seemingly being resolved for future models – however, those who own older Porsche Cayman models are advised to have their airbags checked regularly during servicing. This is something that we provide as part of a full servicing package in Basildon.
Optimising the lifespan of a Porsche Cayman
Maximising the lifespan of their Porsche Cayman is often at the forefront of clients’ minds, as they seek full servicing and detailing which protects the inside and outside of the car. This can sometimes be a difficult service to identify, as many garages and companies offer wide-ranging services which apply to all vehicles – while lacking the specialism in dealing with specific makes and models.
One of the benefits of taking your Porsche Cayman to a specialist servicing team is their know-how and ability to work on your vehicle with the utmost care and attention. Find out more about Porsche servicing, repairs, and how to navigate the above challenges and more by getting in touch with your local servicing team at Power Developments.