The Porsche Macan 2021 vs popular Audi Q5

The Porsche Macan is one of the best 5 doors SUV released since 2014 by the German manufacturer Porsche. It is a crossover designed with a particular focus on the handling and speed, this makes the Macan, a highly performant vehicle with latest speed. It offers four trim levels including the Base, S, GTS and the turbo. Each models display a sportier exterior, combining high quality design and practicability. The Porsche Macan 2021 has a completely redesigned front apron, and headlights with LED technology. It is considered to be a cheaper version of the Cayenne, probably lighter with impressive performances. It is classified among compact luxury SUVs such as the Audi Q5, the BMW X3 or the Mercedes-Benz GLC Class.  The Audi Q5 which is more closed to the Porsche Macan 2021, sits in the middle of luxury compact ranking. It is the second generation in the Audi SUV Q5 model, and it is still impressively popular and highly demanded. The current Q5 has gone through several improvements with priority in areas like the weight, the fuel economy and the technology.

The Porsche Macan 2021

The Porsche Macan has a good look, attracting more than one from quiet far away. It has a proper sport car design displaying a stunning look. Its 18-inch wheels fitted in the base trim is more than enough to qualify the aggressively of its luxury.  Moreover, it testifies the high quality of this assertion with a beautiful interior. The materials found here are really excellent even though it might not show that much refreshment, because of not being changed over the years. But the design remains impeccable and quiet comfortable. It has tools such as the tri-zone automatic climate control, a 10.8-inch TFT touchscreen for quality infotainment. The Porsche Macan with its four base trim levels offers four engine options with interesting features. You can have the Base trim with a 2.0liter turbocharged inline V4 engine releasing 246 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of Torque; the S trim level has a 3.0-liter V6 engine with 375horsepower and 383lb-ft of Torque with amazing speed from 0 to 60mph in 5.1seconds, the other trim namely GTS and Turbo offered powerful V6 engine as well with amazing speed track.

The 2021 Audi Q5 is known to be a car offering distinguished exterior. In fact, it is sleek and has an attractive posture with interesting color calling for true adventurous drive. The outside design is just a piece of the overall characteristic, because a look at the interior show interesting features and amenities including the leather seating, quiet comfortable, LED Ambient lighting throwing a joyful atmosphere in the whole cabin. It is quiet spacious with 25.1 cubic feet behind the rear seat, and about 53.7 cubic feet of cargo space with the seats folded down.  Common luxury tools find here are the leather seating surfaces in different color, heated and power adjustable front bucket seats, high-gloss black interior trim elements. The infotainment system is of high quality with virtual cockpit that put the information at the easy access for navigation. It is equipped with a 12.3-inch touchscreen, Sirius XM satellite Radio, 10 speaker Audi sound system or 19-speaker bang and Olufsen 3D premium and Audi Phone box with signal booster and wireless charger. The 2021 Audi Q5 is equipped with a turbocharged 2.0liter V4 engine and an electric motor with combined 362 horsepower and 369pound-feet of Torque.

Audi Q5 2021
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The 2021 Porsche Macan or the 2021 Audi Q5?

Both vehicles are compact SUVs exhibiting amazing features, but the price range is different. While the 2021 Porsche Macan has $52,100 as starting price, the Audi Q5 starting price is $43,300 for the base model and $51,900 for the plug-in-hybrid model. The price doesn’t really make remarkable difference but the Porsche is considered to be worth the price if you considered the powerful tools. The Audi Q5, unlike the Porsche Macan, has three trim levels; the premium, premium plus and the prestige, each trim offering powerful engine type with an EPA estimate 25 mpg.  Another fact that brought this two model together is that the Porsche Macan shares its platform and wheelbase with the first generation of the Audi Q5. But it should be noted that the suspension, the engine, the exterior design and other specs are unique to the Porsche Macan. In term of speed, the Porsche dominates the Audi Q5, in fact, it is 4/10 a second quicker accelerating up to 60mph.

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