2020 Porsche Macan vs. 2020 Audi Q5
Is your Matthews driving experience in need of a serious upgrade? If you’re in the market for a new SUV that will deliver the ideal balance of high-end luxury amenities and thrilling performance, you’ve probably considered the 2020 Porsche Macan and the 2020 Audi Q5. On the surface, you might think these models are overall pretty similar with near-equal performance specs. However, when you compare the new Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5 in-depth, you’ll discover that the Macan maintains an edge over the Q5 across the board. Learn more with Hendrick Porsche, below!
Macan vs. Q5: Performance
The base-level engine on both the Macan and Q5 is a 2.0L I-4 generating 248 hp, 273 lb-ft of torque, and featuring a 7-speed automatic transmission. While both models boast a standard all-wheel drivetrain, it’s the Macan that ultimately rises to the top with a top track speed of 141 mph compared to just 130 mph with the Audi Q5.
Both the Macan and Q5 are built to assist you with bringing your equipment from Indian Trail to Pineville with highly capable towing capacities. Here, the Porsche has a slight edge with a 4,409-pound maximum capacity compared to 4,400 pounds for the Q5. Other differences you’ll want to note include:
- Fuel tank capacity
- Porsche Macan – 19.8 gallons
- Audi Q5 – 18.5 gallons
- Maximum ground clearance
- Porsche Macan – 9.0 inches (with air suspension)
- Audi Q5 – 8.2 inches
Macan vs. Q5: Standard Features
When comparing the Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5 interior features, you’ll find that both SUVs offer a long list of standard high-end amenities, including voice-activated navigation, tri-zone automatic climate control, and a 10-speaker audio system. But it’s only when you step inside the Porsche Macan that you will find a large 10.9-inch touchscreen with HD resolution.
Additionally, you’ll enjoy the advanced Traffic Jam Assist behind the wheel of a 2020 Macan. When your Stallings speed is at or below 37 mph, this system gently applies steering inputs to keep you in your lane while maintaining a proper following distance behind the vehicle ahead of you. You’ll love having Traffic Jam Assist when you’re stuck in a frustrating gridlock, as it also tracks roadway signs and other vehicles as your drive.
Test Drive a 2020 Porsche Macan at Hendrick Porsche
Ready to get behind the wheel of a new Porsche Macan in Charlotte? The team at Hendrick Porsche is here to make your dreams come true – simply contact us to schedule your appointment at our showroom to get started! Before visiting, you can continue your Macan research when you compare it to the Porsche Cayenne and the Jaguar F-PACE. When you’re ready to move ahead, be sure to browse our exclusive Macan lease specials!
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