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Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5

2017 Porsche Macan vs. 2017 Audi Q5 | Los Angeles, CA

With every high-end manufacturer offering a luxury SUV, narrowing down the choices can be difficult. Taking performance, design, and technology features into consideration, most potential luxury SUV owners are left choosing between the 2017 Porsche Macan and the 2017 Audi Q5. While both model are developed to provide dynamic drivability, distinctive design, and the absolute best that modern technology has to offer, there are several unique differences for drivers to consider before making a choice.

For the purpose of this comparison, the 2017 Porsche Macan S will be contrasted with the 2017 Audi Q5 Prestige edition.

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2017 Porsche Macan vs. 2017 Audi Q5: Performance

Both the 2017 Macan and the 2017 Audi Q5 come with 3.0L turbocharged V6 engines, but the lighter Porsche SUV provides greater acceleration and power. Key performance metrics include:

2017 Porsche Macan Model 2017 Audi Q5
3.0L twin-turbo V6 Engine 3.0L FSIⓇ V6
340 HP Horsepower 272 HP
156 MPH Top Speed 130 MPH
5.2 seconds 0-60 MPH Acceleration 6.0 seconds
7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)   Transmission 8-speed TiptronicⓇ automatic  

In addition to the differences between the powertrain of the 2017 Porsche Macan and the 2017 Audi Q5, there are several vital handling features where the Audi SUV can’t match the Porsche.

  • VarioCam System gives the Macan a fully variable vanecell controller for continuous timing adjustments to deliver specific power and provided reduced fuel consumption
  • Porsche Traction Management with an electronic multi-plate clutch, automatic brake differential, and anti-slip regulation
  • Recessed headlights, large air intakes, and a contoured rear end provide greater aerodynamics

2017 Porsche Macan vs. 2017 Audi Q5: Design Elements

Advanced comfort and convenience features highlight the interior of both the 2017 Porsche Macan and the Audi Q7. These two luxury SUV models are capable of seating up to five adult passengers comfortably. However, the Porsche offers more storage, connectivity, and intelligent design elements that the entire family can use.

  • Versatile 3-way split-folding rear bench seat for added convenience
  • 8-way power front seats with memory
  • Front and rear seats trimmed in AlcantaraⓇ leather
  • Aluminum door-sill guards with Macan S logo included

2017 Porsche Macan vs. 2017 Audi Q5: Technology & Safety

Staying connected and having access to the latest entertainment options are absolutely paramount when you have to battle Los Angeles traffic. The 2017 Porsche Macan offers more standard technology features, while the 2017 Audi Q5 has similar features available for an extra cost.

  • AUX, USB, iPodⓇ, and Bluetooth connections come standard on both models, but the new Macan offers four 12-volt outlets and a 7-in. Multi-touchscreen with proximity sensors and gesture controls
  • The CD/DVD drive on the Macan is supplemented by an internal hard drive and two SD card readers
  • The Macan comes with available wireless internet connectivity. Audi doesn’t offer this feature for the 2017 model year

In addition to the unique technology features included on the 2017 Macan, the Porsche SUV also comes out ahead when safety features are compared side-by-side with those available in the 2017 Audi Q5.

  • Super-sized brake discs designed to handle the power created by the twin turbo engine included with the Macan
  • The Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus with four-point LED spotlights and static cornering functionality
  • Airbags in the roof frame, side windows, and front seats keep every passenger in the Macan protected should the unforeseen occur

Test Drive the 2017 Porsche Macan Today in Los Angeles, CA

Are you ready to add German-engineered performance and modern adaptability to your daily adventures? Take a look at the all-new 2017 Macan at Beverly Hills Porsche in Los Angeles. Our Porsche dealership has over 200 new SUVs in stock for our customers to consider. Find your next luxury SUV at the biggest Porsche dealer in Los Angeles, and contact our team through our online form or by phone at (888) 391-3469 to schedule a test drive.

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