2021 Porsche Macan vs. 2021 Volvo XC90

Are you up for a ride that offers adventures whether you hit a tough terrain, or a smooth one? The 2021 Porsche Macan is ready to offer that with its strong engine lineup. This ride is impressive in terms of handling capabilities.

For the 2021 Volvo XC90, this seven-seater has plenty of room to accommodate cargo. You will love that there is a long list of safety features standard to the base model.

Design & Style

With a cozy cockpit to match its sporty exterior, the 2021 Porsche Macan can sit up to five people comfortably. This is all thanks to the ample legroom and headroom that it holds. Cargo space is just enough to hold the family’s needs for a weekend spree. You will notice how smooth the engine is inside too. On top of that, you will appreciate its minimalist design.

A vehicle that appeals to larger families, it is truly worth taking note of the fact that the Volvo XC90 can accommodate seven in its cabin area. Note that while that is possible, there is not enough room left for cargo. Legroom and headroom are cramped too which will make passengers complain most especially during long rides. The boxy look makes it appealing, but only to a certain percentage of car buyers out there.

Technology & Safety

The 2021 Porsche Macan carries a reliable infotainment system that displays crisp graphics on its 10.9-inch touch screen. It responds quickly to user commands too. The center stack has some buttons that help with user inputs. This supports Apple CarPlay, navigation, 10-speaker stereo, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi hot spot, and a whole lot more. This ride keeps you safe with its rearview mirror, front and rear parking sensors and lane departure warning.

Running with a Sensus infotainment system that is paired with a nine-inch touch screen, the Volvo XC90 integrates Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The navigation system does not work as flawlessly as those of its opponents, though. The ride may have a long list of safety features, but it will take time getting used to them.


The 2021 Porsche Macan gets its power from a base four-cylinder engine that allows it to reach up to 248 horsepower. There is another engine that gives off 348 horsepower when you step on the brakes. Other engines can aspirate 375 and 434 horsepower.

Meanwhile, the Volvo XC90 is given a base engine that can spruce up 250 horsepower. Another engine generates 316 horsepower.

The Bottom Line

This comparison has highlighted the many things with which the 2021 Porsche Macan edges that of the 2021 Volvo XC90. This one truly deserves the attention that it gets from avid followers and would-be patrons alike.

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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