Porsche Macan Vs. Porsche Cayenne

Porsche Macan Vs Porsche Cayenne split screen comparison

Although the precision engineering and signature design of Porsche is instantly recognizable in its range of sports coupes, the Porsche SUV lineup is quickly becoming legendary in its own way. After all, having the capability, ride height and interior space of an SUV without sacrificing the signature handling and invigorating power for which Porsche is known allows drivers to enjoy the best of all possible worlds.

Today, we’re comparing the two Porsche SUVs – the Porsche Cayenne and Porsche Macan. Both offer plenty of capability, power, refinement and style but they do possess minor differences which make them ideal for different drivers’ needs. Here’s what each model offers and how to know which one is right for you.


2019 Porsche Macan

2019 Porsche Cayenne

Relative size Smaller Bigger
Maximum passengers 5 5
Base engine (power) 2.0-liter turbocharged (248 horsepower) 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 (335 horsepower)
Available engine (power) 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 (348 horsepower) 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 (541 horsepower)
Transmission 7-speed PDK 8-speed automatic
Wheelbase 110.5 inches 113.9 inches
Height 63.9 inches 66.7 inches
Maximum cargo volume 52.9 cubic feet 60.3 cubic feet
Standard seating Simulated leather Leather
Standard wheels 18-inch alloy 19-inch alloy
Speed-sensitive steering Standard Available

Two Options for Incredible Porsche Driving and Adventure-Ready Capability

As you can see, both Porsche SUVs offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy the legendary driving and incredible power which has made the Porsche badge the envy of the luxury and performance automotive worlds.

With the 2019 Porsche Macan, the spirit of Porsche models like the 718 Cayman is elevated into a small SUV that has big performance numbers and plenty of capability. The Porsche Macan offers features like a standard turbocharged engine, Porsche PDK transmission and speed-sensitive steering.

The larger Porsche Cayenne, however, gives you standard V6 power, a longer wheelbase for smoother riding, leather interior, larger wheels and an available 540+-horsepower engine that echoes the spirit of Porsche models like the 911 Turbo.

At Porsche of Kansas City, we have both in great supply. If you’re in the market for speed, capability and style that any driver can get behind, it really doesn’t get better than the Porsche Macan and Porsche Cayenne. Contact us today to schedule a test drive!

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