Comparing the 2018 Porsche Macan & the 2018 Porsche Cayenne

2018 Porsche Macan2018 Porsche Cayenne

Have you blazed your own trail? Overcome obstacles? Worked to finish a demanding project? It was with that sense of accomplishment that the 2018 Porsche Macan and 2018 Porsche Cayenne were developed by engineers in Stuttgart, Germany, and how the latest SUVs from Porsche mean to keep you on your path to success. Get into a new Porsche SUV at our dealership in Los Angeles, but first learn more about the key differences between the new Macan and new Cayenne.

Which new Porsche SUV performs better? It depends on what you want out of your daily drive. Do you need greater torque and power? The 2018 Porsche Cayenne and it's muscular V6 engine provide more than enough strength to get through your commute. Do you want quicker acceleration and a sportier feel? The 2018 Porsche Macan will get you up to speed in a hurry. Key performance specs for the new Macan and Cayenne are as follows:

2018 Porsche Macan2018 Porsche Cayenne
Engine2.0L turbocharged I-43.6L V6
Horsepower252 HP300 HP
Torque273 lb.-ft.295 lb.-ft.
0-60 MPH Acceleration6.3 seconds7.3 seconds
Fuel Efficiency20 MPG city 25 MPG highway19 MPG city 24 MPG highway
Transmission7-Speed Porsche Doppelkupplung8-Speed Tiptronic S with Auto Start Stop Function

2018 Porsche Macan vs. 2018 Porsche Cayenne: Driving Experience

SUVs are characterized by four doors, a rear hatch, a higher sitting position, seating for five, and 'go-anywhere' capability. Porsche engineers sought to add dynamic drivability, crisp handling, and power to get your pulse racing to the modern SUV, and they succeeded by giving the new Macan and Cayenne several features to heighten the overall experience behind the wheel.

  • Porsche Traction Management comes standard on both SUVs, and provides the all-wheel drive capability and the perfect distribution of torque.
  • The Macan is available with sport tailpipes and exhaust to deliver the sound that Porsche owners expect.
  • Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus makes cornering in the Macan or Cayenne feel like
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management is optional with both SUVs, and works to keep the new Cayenne and Macan at a constant ride height, no matter what the road conditions are.
2018 Porsche Macan
2018 Porsche Cayenne

2018 Porsche Macan vs. 2018 Porsche Cayenne: Design Features

Developed with Porsche's demanding standards, the 2018 Porsche Macan and 2018 Porsche Cayenne both feature an athletic, muscular design profile, but there are several subtle differences between the two SUVs.

  • The new Macan is accented by side blades that run along each the exterior in between both tires to provide a sporty accent.
  • Wheel sizes of up to 21-in. are available for both Porsche SUVs.
  • Both models feature the traditional Porsche front end with swept back headlights.
  • The new Cayenne and new Macan feature an ergonomic, multifunctional interior that works equally as well as a driver's cockpit and your oasis from the daily grind.

Are you looking for more detailed information on the 2018 Macan or 2018 Cayenne? Find more detailed information on the new Porsche SUVs in our model research center, or browse through the inventory available at Beverly Hills Porsche in Los Angeles to learn more about model availability. Do you have specific questions? Get in touch with the team at our Porsche dealership through our contact form or by phone at (888) 391-3469 to have your questions answered by a product specialist.

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