The 4.5-liter Porsche M48.00 gasoline engine was produced by the company from 2002 to 2007 and was installed on the Cayenne crossover in the back of the 955 or the pre-styling version of the first generation. Such an engine is known for frequent cylinder scuffing due to poor Lokasil coating.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||340|
|Torque output, Nm||420|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V8|
|Block head||aluminum 32v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||93|
|Piston stroke, mm||83|
|Phase regulator||on the intake shafts|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||8.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Porsche Cayenne 2005)
|Engine lifespan, km||~220 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Porsche Cayenne 1 (9PA) in 2002 – 2007.
Disadvantages of the Porsche M48.00 engine
- The most well-known problem of the unit is the formation of scoring in the cylinders.
- Causes of scuffing are: bad fuel or oil and driving on a cold engine.
- Very often, antifreeze leaks occur due to burst tubes of the cooling system.
- Ignition coils are distinguished by a low resource, and a breakdown of one destroys the rest.
- The weak points of this engine also include the starter, thermostat and water pump.