2017 Porsche Macan vs. 2017 Audi Q5

Are you currently thinking of buying a new car for this year? Well, there are many car buyers in Lawrenceville New Jersey who are also looking for new cars. You must have trimmed down your list to two choices that go head to head with each other. This is the 2017 Porsche Macan and the 2017 Audi Q5. Find out through this comparison why the Macan is a great choice.

Design & Style

Those defined lines and sleek body make the Porsche Macan and Audi Q5 a really great contender in the raise for luxury SUVs. When you get inside the 2017 Audi Q5, you will be in awe with its premium cabin which is already common in a lot of Audi car models. It also has great buttons logically placed for the better use of passengers and drivers alike.

As for the 2017 Porsche Macan, you will definitely love that its cabin has been excellently crafted by its makers. The materials are world class and got a great feel to them. The dashboard has been laid out in such a way that it is free of clutters and messes that are still seen in other car brands. The cabin is roomy and will definitely give more room for the driver to relax while driving whenever possible.

Technology & Safety

Technology and safety considered, the 2017 Audi Q5 is blessed with a proprietary cable which replaced the USB ports. It has LED running lights and taillights, plus a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. It has a 10-speaker audio system, Bluetooth interface and a multimedia interface with dash-mounted controls. Advanced safety features are available but on top trim levels only.

For the 2017 Porsche Macan, it also showcases the other technology features in the 2017 Audi Q5 including the Bluetooth interface and that of the 1-speaker audio system. It has a 7.1-inch touchscreen display and comes with smartphone integration. What makes it win over the Audi in this aspect is the fact that it has included 11GB of digital music storage even with its basic package.


Performance wise, the 2017 Porsche Macan comes with a 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that can produce up to as much as 273lb-ft of torque and 252 horsepower. Meanwhile, the 2017 Audi Q5 which runs on the same engine capacity can produce only up to 258lb-ft of torque and 220 horsepower. The number shows that the Porsche Macan is a clear winner in this aspect.

The Bottom Line

By now, you must have realized why more and more people are raving about the 2017 Porsche Macan. Yes, the Audi Q5 has features that kind of standout but if you are looking for the total package, the Porsche model is the better option over the other.

Ready to Schedule a Porsche Macan Test Drive Today?

Feel how it is like to drive a luxury car offering the total package like that of what the 2017 Porsche Macan offers. You can drive this stellar car here with us at Porsche of Princeton. We are located in Lawrenceville New Jersey and we are servicing the needs of car buyers in the entire state. Visit us today at our showroom or call us to book your Porsche Macan test drive appointment in advance.

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