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Porsche knows performance. From racetracks to mountain roads, the German vehicles offer driving exhilaration. With its heritage of race victories and a classic silhouette, the 911 is an icon of the brand.

For 2024, the Porsche 911 is better than ever, with a high-tech turbo engine, and a chassis that’s athletic yet comfortable. Add in sculptured sheet metal and a racy stance, and you’ve got a sports car that’s at home on the circuit or street.

What owners like about the 2024 Porsche 911

J.D. Power surveys real owners, obtaining useful data on today’s vehicles. The research firm relays owners’ opinions to prospective buyers from reliability to performance. When it’s time to purchase a car, these statistics can be essential.

And in a recent J.D. Power survey, the 2024 Porsche 911 received superb scores. Across four categories, the German sports car scored “Great” or “Best”, demonstrating its peerless quality and performance. That makes it one of the best overall rides on the road.

The 911 scores were:

  • Quality & Reliability: 91/100 “Best”
  • Driving Experience: 95/100 “Best”
  • Resale: 83/100 “Great”
  • Dealership Experience: 87/100 “Great”

Together, those scores led to an overall J.D. Power rating of 89/100, or “Great”.

Unsurprisingly, the Porsche 911’s driving experience led the way. And it’s no wonder, with its refined flat-6, tuned handling, and monoblock brakes. That’s track-ready equipment. As Car and Driver says, “The sports car has been a benchmark for performance driving for decades, and it’s not likely to change.”

2024 Porsche 911: features, specs, pricing

The 2024 Porsche 911 Carrera starts at $116,050. From there, the German automaker offers an abundance of trims, letting drivers pick their ideal ride. Here are a few of our favorites.

The $126,550 Carrera T offers a pure driving experience and retro cues. Using the base Carrera’s 379 hp turbo 3.0-liter flat-6, the T shaves 100 lbs. and adds a mechanical limited-slip differential. An available 7-speed manual provides an involved driving experience. And vintage door graphics hearken back to classic models.

The 911 Carrera 4S ($140,250) brings extra horsepower and advanced AWD. Power increases to 443 hp and electronically-controlled all-wheel drive brings all-conditions performance.

Our favorite 911, the Dakar ($223,650) pays tribute to the Paris-Dakar winning 959 of the 1980s. Featuring raised suspension, AWD, body cladding, and a 473 hp flat-6, the 911 Dakar can handle sand dunes and mountain roads alike. Porsche Traction Management and Porsche Torque-Vectoring plus ensure next-level grip in all conditions.

2024 Porsche 911: what the reviews say

Numerous automotive outlets agree: the 2024 Porsche 911 is a standard-setting sports car. Here’s what they have to say.

Car and Driver gave the latest 911 a score of 10/10, noting its wonderful turbo flat-6 and easy-to-live with personality.

Motor Trend felt the same, noting the 911’s abundant powertrain options, superlative dynamics, and recognizable silhouette.

Noting the Porsche’s comfortable ride, balanced handling, and incredible acceleration, Edmunds described its “benchmark status”.

The 2024 911 is an ideal blend of dynamics, comfort, and style. And in J.D. Power’s recent survey, the German sports car’s superb performance shown through, earning a Driving Experience rating of 95/100. And since the automaker offers a range of models, buyers can pick and choose a 911 that fits their unique driving style.

Across the automotive landscape, the reviews are in, and Porsche’s iconic sports car tops the charts.


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