Head to Head: 2016 Tesla Model X vs. 2016 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

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2016 Tesla Model X vs. 2016 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid: Which Should You Buy?

It’s no secret that the 2016 Tesla Model X and 2016 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid represent a cutting-edge, environmentally friendly breed of luxury. The all-electric Model X is the No. 1 SUV in our rankings of luxury midsize SUVs, while the plug-in Cayenne Hybrid came in third.

The Tesla Model X has garnered global attention for its speed – the fastest in its class – and eye-catching design elements, from its Falcon Wing doors to its enormous touch-screen dashboard. The Model X also placed atop our rankings of luxury SUVs with 3 rows, luxury crossover SUVs, and hybrid and electric SUVs.

The Cayenne Hybrid received significant updates to its powertrain in 2015. Under Porsche, which won our 2016 Best Luxury Brand award, the fuel-efficient SUV has built a reputation on its speed, sumptuous interior, and excellent predicted reliability scores.

If you’re considering going green with your SUV, read on to decide which is a better fit for you.

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