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2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test

Edmunds.comEdmunds.com Posts: 10,059
edited September 2014 in Porsche

image2013 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet Long-Term Road Test

There's not a better automatic transmission built today than our Porsche's PDK, but even it has some problems.

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  • fordson1fordson1 Posts: 1,512
    Ha, ha...do I get some sort of award for being out in front on this? Regardless of the fact that Edmunds is preparing to transition this car out of the LT fleet, it would be a service to readers (and better serve the purpose of testing cars long-term), if they were to take this thing to the dealer and in a nice way explain that the behavior Ed outlines is not acceptable in a car with 21k miles on it, and relate to readers the result of that complaint.
  • It'll probably go like this: "Porsche of Santa Monica ignored what we actually said and just flushed the transmission fluid to make us feel better, for $900, but Bill our service advisor was kind and courteous, so an overall good experience."
  • stovt001_stovt001_ Posts: 799
    @quadricycle: You really think a transmission fluid flush at a Santa Monica dealership would come in under 4 figures?
  • fordson1fordson1 Posts: 1,512
    @quadricycle: harsh!...a first for you, though. But accurate. Edmunds staffers are routinely eaten alive by service personnel at dealerships.
  • @stovt001: No clue on what they would ask! It bogles my mind that such pricing can exist when there should be plenty of other options in such population-dense areas to check that trend. I don't see a real reason either, since wages and part costs are stat
  • @fordson1: Ha! Definitely didn't mean to have that read harshly. It was meant to be small measure of humor in light of Edmunds staff's docility in dealer relations and of your renowned castigatory manner.
  • Normally when a car loosens up from use, it gets smoother not jerkier to drive. Obviously the transmission needs to be looked at.
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