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Porsche 944 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Porsche 944 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Porsche engine cutting out
I haven't heard of this problem before and I would suggest it's a result of age rather than anything else. Because it's intermittent it can be hard to trace, but I would be looking for a faulty connection, perhaps one that's corroded or loose. I would take it to an independent Porsche specialist, or an auto electrician.
THEY'LL happily run on unleaded without an additive. The valve seats are the same in the pre-'86 engines as those built after the introduction of unleaded fuel. But you will need to run 98-octane fuel if you want to get the best out of it.
Porsche 944 Wheel Size
The Porsche 944 has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 205x55 ZR16 for Convertible in 1991 with a wheel size that spans from 16x7 inches.
|Year||Body Type||Front Tyre Size||Front Rim||Rear Tyre Size||Rear Rim|
|1991||Convertible||205x55 ZR16||16x7 inches||225x50 ZR16||16x8 inches|
|1991||Coupe||205x55 ZR16||16x7 inches||225x50 ZR16||16x8 inches|
|1990||Convertible||205x55 ZR16||16x7 inches||225x50 ZR16||16x8 inches|
|1990||Coupe||205x55 ZR16||16x7 inches||225x50 ZR16||16x8 inches|
|1989||Coupe||195x65 VR16||16x7 inches||225x50 VR16||16x8 inches|
|1989||Convertible||205x55 ZR16||16x7 inches||225x50 ZR16||16x8 inches|
|1988||Coupe||195x65 VR16||16x7 inches||225x50 VR16||16x8 inches|
|1987||Coupe||—||15x7 inches||—||15x7 inches|
Porsche 944 Models Price and Specs
The price range for the Porsche 944 varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $10,700 and going to $36,300 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.
|Year||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|1991||Coupe||3.0L, ULP, 5 SP MAN||$10,700||$36,300|
|1991||Convertible||3.0L, ULP, 5 SP MAN||$12,300||$17,820|
|1990||Coupe||3.0L, ULP, 5 SP MAN||$10,700||$33,550|
|1990||Convertible||3.0L, ULP, 5 SP MAN||$12,300||$17,820|
|1989||Coupe||2.7L, ULP, 3 SP AUTO||$7,700||$31,350|
|1989||Convertible||3.0L, ULP, 5 SP MAN||$12,300||$17,820|
|1988||Coupe||2.5L, Leaded, 3 SP AUTO||$6,600||$29,700|
|1987||Coupe||2.5L, Leaded, 3 SP AUTO||$6,600||$28,600|