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2021 Porsche Macan vs. 2021 Acura RDX

There are a lot of world class cars out there that is truly deserving of anybody’s attention. This might be the main reason behind why you have been attracted to the 2021 Porsche Macan and the 2021 Acura RDX. You should know more details about these two before finalizing your decision. We can help you with that through this comparison.

Design & Style

The 2021 Porsche Macan is a picture of a handsome car that seats five people. Leading the pack of luxury compact SUVs, this car runs on 18-inch wheels and lights the way with its xenon headlights. Inside it, you have a 60/40 split folding rear. The cabin uses only world class materials thus giving you the chance to enjoy what the word luxury really means. Self-adjusting multi-mode suspension, as well as premium seats make up the definition of comfort for this car.

For the 2021 Acura RDX, expect bigger 19-inch wheels complementing its body while using LED headlights to help you see through the dark or during extreme weather conditions. You will find ergonomic components filling up the cabin. The interior has also been built using premium quality materials. However, you will face a problem with its small cargo space. Rear seats are not as accommodating as the Porsche Macan.

Technology & Safety

In terms of technology, the 2021 Porsche Macan carries with it the latest tech interface via its infotainment system. It uses its very own app to give Android and Apple users access to its interface. It has two USB ports, a 10-speaker sound system, and a Bluetooth interface. Safety-wise, you will find surround-view parking cameras, adaptive cruise control, and automatic emergency braking as standup features for the car.

When looking at technologies for the 2021 Acura RDX, you will find a 10.2-inch touchscreen in its infotainment system. This one requires some time to be familiar with, especially for first-time users. You must be familiar with its so-called True Touchpad Interface too in order to get the most out of this feature. It is gifted with a 12-speaker ELS audio system. In terms of safety, automatic emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control are among the ones you can count on.


The 2021 Porsche Macan runs on a V6, 3.0-liter engine. With this type of engine, results for this car reaches a maximum of 339lb-ft of torque and 340 horsepower. In the case of the 2021 Acura RDX, it only has a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. This makes it yield results reaching only up to 272 horsepower and 280lb-ft of torque.

The Bottom Line

There is an effort on the part of the 2021 Acura RDX to try defeating the 2021 Porsche Macan but it does not succeed with that. You will certainly love the Macan more than you would the RDX.

Ready to Schedule a 2021 Porsche Macan Test Drive Today?

If you are keen on experiencing the luxury package of power and comfort that the 2021 Porsche Macan offers, we welcome you to test drive this stellar vehicle at Porsche of Princeton. We are located in Princeton, New Jersey and proudly serve buyers within the Tri-State area. Walk into our dealership today or schedule an advance test drive appointment by reaching out to our team.


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