2021 Porsche Macan vs. 2021 Audi Q5

2021 Porsche Macan


2021 Audi Q5


Starting Price


Active All-Wheel Drive

4,409 lbs

Max Towing Capacity

4,400 lbs

Bose® Surround Sound System

Not Available

Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

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10.9″ Touchscreen Display

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Parking Assistance


Porsche Macan SUV at Porsche St. Paul

Discover how the new 2021 Porsche Macan compares to the new 2021 Audi Q5. Find out all the key differences between these two impressive premium SUVs, from their impressive performance offerings and intelligent technology to their different amenities and advanced safety features.

Learn how you can get the most out of your everyday drive in premium comfort with a test drive at Porsche St. Paul, your local Porsche dealer serving the eastern Twin Cities area! We are here to take care of all your Porsche motoring needs, from sales of new and pre-owned Porsche models to Porsche-approved service and parts.

Macan’s Powerful Performance

The base trims of both the 2020 Porsche Macan and the Audi Q5 are equipped with 2.0L I-4 engines that deliver 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. On top of that, the engines come with seven-speed automatic transmissions and all-wheel drive.

Overall, the Porsche Macan also sets itself apart with active suspension management for a smoother, more comfortable ride. With sharp, responsive handling that rivals some of the best sports SUVs, the Porsche Macan dominates the drive on curvy roads and hills. Add in the confident all-wheel-drive, and available adaptive air suspension and carbon-ceramic brakes, the Macan is an SUV for every journey. The family can travel in comfort with this spacious SUV, but it is also perfect for a driver who appreciates performance. Additional 2021 Porsche Macan performance highlights include:

  • Standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo-charged in-line engine
  • Available 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 engine or 3.0-liter turbo engine
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
  • 7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) with Auto Start-Stop function
  • Porsche Traction Management (PTM) active all-wheel drive
  • Porsche Communication Management (PCM), and a SPORT button

Macan’s Sleek Design

When it comes to an unforgettable presence and timeless design offerings, no one can beat Porsche’s legendary looks. Enjoy the bold curves, elegant headlights, and a slew of premium exterior paint colors. The new Audi Q5 just can’t compete with Porsche’s history of memorable design.

Inside the new 2021 Porsche Macan also has the Audi Q5 beat with a slew of impressive interior amenities, refined material options, and next-level creature comforts. Get the most out of your daily commute with standard satellite radio, navigation, 3-zone climate control, a new 10.9″ touchscreen, premium leather interior seating, and more. Additional design options and interior highlights found in the new 2021 Porsche Macan include:

  • Standard Multifunction Steering Wheel
  • Spacious 52.9 cu-ft of rear luggage compartment volume
  • Three-spoke Sport Steering Wheel
  • New LED taillight strip emphasizes the “PORSCHE” logo
  • Standard LED headlights
  • Available 20-inch Macan Turbo wheels in Dark Titanium or 21-inch 911 Turbo wheels
  • 14-way Power Seats with Memory Package or 18-way Adaptive Sport Seats

Macan’s Advanced Technology

Stay connected and safe with the new 2021 Porsche Macan by your side, uncover all the impressive entertainment and safety technology waiting for you inside. Unlike the new Audi Q5, the new 2021 Porsche Macan lets you enjoy all its fantastic safety and entertainment features intuitively and hands-free with its innovative Porsche Communication Management System. Take control of your Macan with ease, get real-time traffic updates, messages, and safety alerts. Additional advanced technology waiting for you inside the new 2021 Porsche Macan include:

  • Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System
  • Optional Bose® Surround Sound System
  • Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system
  • Smartphone compartment with inductive charging and Apple CarPlay® capability
  • New Lane Change Assist, adaptive cruise control, lane change assist, and more

Drive the New Porsche Macan at Porsche St. Paul

If you’re done comparing the 2021 Porsche Macan vs. the 2021 Audi Q5, then there’s only one thing left to do: check out the amazing Porsche St. Paul lease deals available through our Finance Department. Stop into your local St. Paul Porsche dealership for a test drive today!

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