Porsche Macan S 5dr PDK Review

Category: Sports SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£56,595
Review

Above all, sports SUVs have to be fast and fun, and the Porsche Macan absolutely delivers on those points. Especially when equipped with air suspension, it can turn from comfortable cruiser to backroad bruiser at the flick of a switch. Interior quality impresses, too, but there are more spacious rivals out there for the money.

Like the standard Macan, the S includes a powered tailgate, cruise control, part-Alcantara seats (with eight-way electric adjustment on the driver’s side), three-zone climate control, front and rear parking sensors, and a 10-speaker 150-watt stereo. It does, however, get 20in alloy wheels rather than 19s.

The S model now has the old GTS’s 375bhp 2.9-litre V6, and is worth the modest price hike over the standard car. Not only does it offer a big step up in performance, but it also sounds much sweeter.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH4.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

25.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

488

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

251

g/km

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