Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5 near Los Angeles, CA

2018 Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5

Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5 near Los Angeles, CA

Are you searching for a luxury SUV that provides true sports car derived performance? The Porsche Macan and the Audi Q5 are known for their sumptuous comfort and dynamic performance. However, only the new Macan offers genuine Porsche motorsports heritage and craftsmanship. Our experts have highlighted the key differences between the Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5 in the following luxury SUV comparison.

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Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5: Interior Features

If you demand peerless luxury, then the Porsche Macan is the clear choice for you. While the Audi Q5 offers an admirable amount of tech and comfort features, it simply cannot compare to the crafted feel of the Porsche Macan. There is a long list of luxury and comfort features you can only find on select Porsche Macan models, including:

  • 18-way power adjustable cooled front seats
  • Alcantara® roofliner and upholstery accents
  • Available premium natural leather upholstery
  • 12 interior color options
  • Bose® Surround Sound System with 14 speakers
  • Porsche Communication Management
2018 Porsche Macan

Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5: Engine Specs

The Audi Q5 offers adequate power, but if you're looking for a truly breathtaking driving experience, then the Porsche Macan is what you need. While the Audi Q5 comes with a single 2.0L Turbocharged I4 producing 252 HP, the Macan is available with a range of high-performance, motorsports developed engines. The table below will help you select the engine that offers the power you need for spirited drives.


2.0L Turbocharged I4

3.0L Twin-Turbocharged V6

3.6L Twin-Turbocharged V6


252 HP

360 HP

400 HP


273 lb.-ft.

369 lb.-ft.

406 lb.-ft.

0-60 MPH Acceleration*




Top Speed

142 MPH

159 MPH

164 MPH

*When properly equipped

Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5: Performance Features

Anyone who truly values exceptional handling and driving dynamics will easily prefer the Porsche Macan. While the Audi Q5 is certainly competent on the road, the Porsche Macan is equally comfortable cruising on the Autobahn as it is carving through the canyons of California. Porsche performance features you will only find on the Macan include:

  • 6-piston performance brakes
  • Porsche Stability Management
  • PDK dual-clutch transmission
  • Porsche Power Steering Plus
  • Launch Control
2018 Audi Q5

Test Drive a New Porsche Macan in Los Angeles, CA

Now that you know the Porsche Macan provides the superior comfort and thrilling performance you need from your next luxury SUV, it's time for you to get behind the wheel for yourself. Schedule your test drive experience by getting in touch with our team at Beverly Hills Porsche in Los Angeles, CA. Give us a call at (855) 642-7097 or reach out through our online inquiry form. We'll help you get behind the wheel of a new Porsche Macan from our curated online inventory.

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