Porsche Macan review

Category: Sports SUV

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:petrol
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Introduction

What Car? says...

Is something good just by dint of being popular? It's a popular bone of contention, that's for sure. After all, just because McDonald’s shifts millions of burgers, are they the best burgers in town? Is Taylor Swift a more talented musician than Mozart because she’s had more number one hits? And is the Porsche Macan the superior Porsche because it outsells the Cayman or 911?

While it may be a stretch to suggest that the Macan is better to drive than a Cayman or a 911, it’s still a hugely impressive SUV, appealing to those who need something practical enough to serve as a family car but who don’t want to give up the Porsche badge and the driving enjoyment that goes with it.

Positioned below the Cayenne in the firm’s range, both in terms of size and price, the Macan was updated in 2019, most obviously with new bumpers and a full-width light bar that runs between its tail lights. It also gained a bigger infotainment screen and the engines were tweaked.

Is the Macan the best sports SUV on sale today, then? Read on over the next few pages to find out which engine and trim is the best, and how the Macan competes with rivals that include the Audi Q5, Mercedes GLC and BMW X3.

And remember, whatever you decide to buy, it’s always worth checking out our New Car Buying section before splashing the cash, because we could potentially save you thousands without the hassle of haggling.

At a glance

Number of trims4 see more
Available fuel typespetrol
MPG range across all versions24.8 - 28.2
Avaliable doors options5

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