How Does the 2020 Porsche Macan Stack Up Against the Audi Q5?

There are a multitude of excellent choices when you are on the hunt for a reliable crossover for your family.  But that list gets much smaller when you want something that blends luxury and sportiness into an elegant package.  The Porsche Macan and Audi Q5 may be fairly evenly matched as you consider your next luxury SUV. Hennessey Porsche of North Atlanta wants to help you make the right decision as you set out to find the perfect SUV for your family and situation.  We will take a look at the defining features of the Porsche Macan and the Audi Q5, so you can get a better idea of which fits your personality best.

Vehicle Highlights

Porsche Macan

  • Seating for Five
  • Three Trim Levels: Macan, Macan S, and Macan Turbo
  • Three Potent Powertrain Options
  • 10.9-Inch Infotainment Touchscreen
  • Audi Q5:

    • Seating for Five
    • Two Powertrain Options
    • Three Trim Levels: Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige


    We start by comparing the bread and butter of the Porsche lineup; the powertrain. Both the Macan and the Q5 pump out 248 horsepower from their base 2.0-liter four-cylinder engines. Both also come with standard all-wheel drive capabilities. But after that, the two couldn't be further apart in terms of power and performance.

    Porsche Macan

    • 248-horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder, 348-horsepower 3.0L turbocharged V6, 434-horsepower twin-turbocharged V6 options
    • Seven-Speed PDK Automatic Transmission
    • 141 mph-167 mpg range
    • Fuel Tank Capacity: 19.8 Gal.

    Audi Q5:

    • 248 Horsepower 2.0L Four-Cylinder, 349 Horsepower 3.0Ltwin-turbocharged V6
    • 135 mpg
    • Seven-Speed S tronic Automatic Transmission
    • Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.5 Gal.

    When it comes to taking on the streets of Roswell, GA, the Macan is easily up for the challenge.  It brings you responsive steering.  The available adaptive air suspension and torque vectoring system take your commute to another level of excitement.

    Interior Design

    You'll find leather seats and upholstery come standard in the Porsche Macan and Audi Q5. The Macan does surrender some room in the cabin but won't be outdone with its classically beautiful style.  A sleek, clutter-free arrangement brings everything easily within reach, including the massive 10.9-inch HD Porsche Communication Management touchscreen. Front seats are heated and ventilated, and come with available 14-way power adjustments.

    Porsche Macan

    • Porsche Connect: 10.9-inch infotainment touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Available real-time traffic, Porsche Connect app.
    • Voice-Activated Navigation
    • BOSE Surround System & Bermester High-End Surround Sound System
    • Three-Zone Automatic Climate Control with optional Ionizer
    • Audi Q5:

      • MMI all-Touch Handwriting Recognition
      • Seven-Inch Infotainment Touchscreen
      • Apple & Android Integration
      • 26.8 Cubic Feet of Cargo Space

      Exterior Design

      The Porsche Macan is unmistakable when you catch a quick glance. It has noticeable lineage with the Porsche 911, but with more utility.  It takes the approach to bring athleticism and performance to the crossover market.  Bold LED headlights illuminate your path while the 3D LED strip in the rear and double exhaust show give it more personality as you pass the Audi Q5 on the highway.

      Discover the Porsche Macan for Yourself in Roswell, GA

      There is still plenty to explore and even more to love in the Porsche Macan. When it comes down to its sheer performance, the Audi Q5 falls woefully short. There is no better way to learn about the Porsche Macan, than to visit the team at Hennessey Porsche North Atlanta and talk to our team. They'll let you know what features they love most, and you will fall in love with the unique style and personality of the beautifully powerful Porsche Macan. Change everything you know about SUVs and get behind the wheel of the Porsche Macan.


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