Compare 2019 Porsche Macan vs. 2019 Audi Q5

2019 Porsche Macan vs 2019 Audi Q5
2019 Porsche Macan 2019 Audi Q5
Top Track Speed
  141 mph 130 mph
Fuel Capacity
  19.8 gal. 18.5 gal.
Parking assistance
  Standard Available on other styles

2019 Porsche Macan vs 2019 Audi Q5

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Selecting a compact luxury crossover requires close review and thorough comparison of the top options. The 2019 Porsche Macan has a sporty look with brand-specific styling that gives it iconic class. It is often compared to the 2019 Audi Q5, which has a stately presence on the road and is available in three trims. The Macan received a significant facelift for the 2019 model year, and this includes exciting improvements to its style, features, and performance. The Audi Q5'a last major update was in 2018.


The Porsche Macan for 2019 is outfitted with a turbocharged I-4, 2.0-liter engine at the base trim, and this provides you with 248 horsepower. You can also upgrade to the sportier Macan S, which comes with a turbocharged V6, 3.0-liter powertrain that generates 348 horsepower. It comes with a double-wishbone front suspension, a 7-speed PDK transmission, a self-tracking trapezoidal-link rear suspension, vented brake rotors with calipers and other equipment. On the other hand, the 2019 Audi Q5 is only available with an I-4, 2.0-liter engine with all-wheel drive, and it provides you with 248 horsepower.

Interior Features

The interior of the 2019 Porsche Macan has a cockpit-like feel with luxurious features and materials throughout. The center console has a stunning angle with a leather-wrapped and metallic gear shifting knob. It is flanked by numerous control tabs as it rises stealthily into the dashboard just below the large infotainment system screen. This screen provides the touch and rotary knob controls for the Bluetooth features, smartphone apps, sound system, a navigation system, and other features. The leather seating and dashboard have decadent accent stitching. On the 3-spoke sport steering wheel, controls are mounted for cruise control and other functions. The base trim for the 2019 Audi Q5 also has a leather interior as well as smartphone apps accessible through a touch-screen display. The Q5's interior design has a more traditional feel than the sporty Macan’s interior.

Exterior Features

If you are looking for a standout vehicle that will get you noticed, the 2019 Porsche Macan meets your expectations. The Macan has the stunning sleekness that Porsche is known for spanning from bumper to bumper. It also has signature LED headlights, a low stance, an aerodynamic profile, multiple wheel designs and other features that you will love. The 2019 Audi Q5 sits higher above the ground. While its profile is curved and appealing, it has a taller cabin, rectangular headlights, and a bold grille.

Before deciding which of these compact luxury crossover vehicles is a good fit for you, stop by our Porsche dealership to experience all that the Macan offers through the first-hand experience. By doing so, you can finalize your comparison and make an informed selection.

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