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    Bose vs Standard Audio

    Looking to hear from people who have or have heard both Bose and the standard audio system long enough to comment on the differences. I have heard the Bose during a long test drive and it was excellent. However, most of the Cayenne I am coming across are w/o Bose. Some salesman I have spoken to say that the difference is merely the label and that the standard system is excellent (i.e. can play it as loud as your like without any distortion).

    I would rather hear about the difference from the people here who actually own these vehicles rather than the salesman who's selling the vehicle.

    Re: Bose vs Standard Audio

    I do not own a Cayenne yet, but was testdriving it for a whole weekend. The car had the standard system, and it was excellent to my mind.
    I could not hear a big difference to the (analog!) bose sound system in my 996 cab, you only have differences in switching loudness, bass and treble.

    Re: Bose vs Standard Audio

    I'm not sure if this is a Bose problem. In my Cayenne the "auto sound" (volume adjustment taking the noise level in account) changes the volume up and down to extrem that I never use this feature. Also the FM surround modus is not satisfying. In the user manual there is an entry describing that FM suround could be bad.

    I never had compared BOSE with normal sound system. I think that the normal is good enough.

    AM

    Re: Bose vs Standard Audio

    The "audiopilot" on the BOSE seems like a waste of time. My volume also goes up and down. Go to the BOSE website, they make a huge deal of how great it is!? Aside from that, the BOSE hi fi is great, sounds amazing no matter what you play.

    Re: Bose vs Standard Audio

    I agree the audiopilot seems to be set to sensitive to be of real use. I do think the surround it very good tho', I love it.

     
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