2021 Porsche Macan vs. 2021 Audi Q5

Looking for a ride with the rewarding driving dynamics? The Porsche Macan 2021 version is yours to take home. This one promises style with its quality cabin materials. It also oozes with power through its muscular engine lineup. It spells modernity with its intuitive infotainment system.

Attaining a high safety score, the 2021 Audi Q5 is one luxury compact SUV to watch out for. This one has a robust engine lineup but it has a firmer ride because of its larger wheels.

Design & Style

The 2021 Macan is made up of two rows that can accommodate up to five occupants comfortably. You will praise it even more with its cushioned seats and its hip-hugging support during exhilarating rides. This car comes with standard power-adjustable front seats and leather upholstery as well. The cabin is sleek and minimalist, but you will appreciate the soft-touch surfaces with trims of high-end materials highlighting many of its interior parts.

The Audi Q5 boasts of ample legroom and headroom inside. Front seats are cushiony but it is not the same situation at the back. In fact, you might end up competing for a front seat since the rear seat is cramped. It comes standard with leather upholstery, soft leather, and wooden inlays that highlight its cabin’s overall look.

Technology & Safety

Fitted with the 10.9-inch touchscreen, the 2021 Macan is easily comprehensible in terms of technologies. It has a responsive display with crisp graphics to show after every user input. This supports Apple CarPlay, four USB ports, Bluetooth interface, and a 10-speaker stereo. Safety wise, it has been fitted with lane departure warning, front and rear parking sensors, and rearview camera.

With the MMI infotainment system, the 2021 Audi Q5 is fitted with a 10.1-inch touch screen. It comes standard with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 10-speaker stereo, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi hot spot, and wireless device charging. Safety mechanisms include the Audi Pre Sense City, Audi Side Assist, rearview camera, and front and rear parking sensors.


The 2021 Porsche Macan is gifted with a base turbo-four engine that can reach up to 248 horsepower once you step on the gas. It has a turbo-V6 version outfitted in the Macan S. This one can reach up to 348 horsepower. The GTS, on the other hand has a twin-turbo V6 and yields a result of 375 horsepower.

The Q5 has three engine choices too. One is the turbo-four that maximizes up to 261hp in terms of output. This is followed by the V6 engine that produces 349 horsepower. Its plug-in hybrid version, on the other hand, results in 362 horsepower.

The Bottom Line

The 2021 Macan is sleek yet powerful. It is sporty and modern as well. This ride will truly give your money’s worth.

Ready to Schedule a Porsche Macan Test Drive Today?

Want to prove what makes the 2021 Porsche Macan worth a purchase? You can do so by booking a test drive with us here at Porsche of Princeton. You can find us in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and we are proud to serve the needs of car lovers in the state. You can simply visit our showroom or call us in advance to book your 2021 Porsche Macan test drive.


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