2018 Porsche Macan vs. 2018 Lincoln MKC

While Lincoln MKC is a great choice in the luxury compact SUV class, the 2018 Porsche Macan is highlighted by sensational road manners and outstanding acceleration. If you have to choose between the two vehicles, Porsche may be a better choice. This comparison will tell you why.

Design & Style

Lincoln MKC is a 5-seater vehicle with supportive and comfortable front seats, along with plenty of legroom and headroom on offer. Legroom at the rear seat is practically useless for tall people. However, the modern looking interior is stuffed with a combination of high-quality materials and cheap plastics; that rivals don’t use.

Like most luxury compact SUVs, the Macan seats five people. Drivers will appreciate the good visibility in all directions. The front seats have ample room and support, and the rear seats have enough head- and legroom for most adults. The luxury tag of Porsche is pretty much justified with its handsome interiors exhibiting quality materials.

Technology & Safety

Technology and safety play an important role in defining the true potential of a vehicle. The 2018 Lincoln MKC comes standard with SYNC 3 infotainment system, satellite radio, Bluetooth and a 9-speaker audio system. Lincoln Connect is a standard interface, which includes Wi-Fi hotspot. The SYNC 3 infotainment system features a large visual button, and the touchscreen is quite responsive.

The key highlight of Porsche Macan is the Porsche Communication Management Interface, which includes satellite radio, USB ports and a 7-inch touchscreen. The infotainment system is quite intuitive, and there are lots of buttons and knobs to make it easy for passengers and drivers. Some standard active safety features include lane departure warning, parking sensors and a rearview camera.


The 2018 Lincoln MKC offers a couple of turbocharged 4-cylinder engines that puts out 240 HP, with the available option ramping up to 285 HP. Both are coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission. On the other hand, Macan is a sports cars with 4 different engine options, ranging from base 252 HP turbocharged engine to 400 HP twin-turbo V6 powering Macan Turbo. The acceleration is good enough to match rivals of its class, with high-end trims that can go up to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds.

The Bottom Line

The above comparison gives us a clear idea that Porsche Macan is way ahead in terms of technology, with exceptional performance and handling on offer. There’s plenty of space inside offering comfortable seating that can match top-ranked vehicles in the class. Even an astute car buyer would prefer Macan over Lincoln MKC.

Ready to Schedule a Porsche Macan Test Drive Today?

It feels great to drive a luxury car offering the total package like that of the 2018 Porsche Macan offers. You can drive this stellar car here with us at Porsche of Princeton. We are located in New Jersey, and service the needs of car buyers in the entire area. Visit us today at our showroom or call us to book your Porsche Macan test drive appointment in advance.

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