2023 Porsche Macan vs 2023 Audi Q5

2023 Porsche Macan


2023 Audi Q5


Starting Price






Active All-Wheel Drive

4,409 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

4,400 pounds

Bose® Surround Sound System

Not Available

Porsche Communication Management

Not Available

Touchscreen Display


Advanced Cockpit

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Porsche Macan SUV at Porsche St. Paul

Looking for a premium SUV but aren’t sure which model is right for you? Learn more about the 2023 Porsche Macan, see how it blends the athletic styling and performance of a sports car, with the capabilities and space of an SUV. And see how the 2023 Porsche Macan and the 2023 Audi Q5 compare in performance, design, and technology below. 

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 standard 2.0-liter turbocharged inline 4 engine offers impressive power, 261 horsepower, and 295 pound-feet of torque will accelerate from 0 to 60 MPH in just 6 seconds. Each engine offering is accompanied by a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

 The Porsche Macan offers performance features to fulfill any lifestyle demand. Take on any corner with confidence, the Porsche Macan has nimble and noteworthy handling, allowing you to take on any curvy road or hill with confidence. All the while, active suspension management, delivers a smooth and comfortable ride from within the cabin. The Porsche Macan delivers the amenities of an SUV without sacrificing performance, more features include: 

  • 7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung transmission with Auto Start-Stop function
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management
  • Porsche Traction Management active all-wheel drive
  • Porsche Communication Management, and a SPORT button
  • Available 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 engine or 3.0-liter turbo engine

Macan’s Timeless Design

The 2023 Porsche Macan blends Porsche’s timeless appearance with sports car looks with the luxury and capabilities of an SUV. Compare that to the more modern and robotic Audi Q5, the choice is yours between timeless and cutting-edge looks. The Porsche Macan also features the legendary Porsche “flyline”, and 19-inch wheels. The eye-catching front fascia is painted to match the exterior color and seamlessly blends into the body of the vehicle.

Within the cabin, the Porsche Advanced Cockpit offers the immersive experience of a sports car, while providing the amenities of an SUV. Extensive leather seating fabrics, dual-zone climate control, and a spacious luggage compartment will offer all of the luxuries you desire in an SUV. Additional design features of the 2023 Porsche Macan include:

  • Standard Multifunction Steering Wheel
  • Spacious 53 cu-ft of rear luggage compartment volume
  • Three-spoke Sport Steering Wheel
  • LED headlights and LED taillight strip emphasizes the “PORSCHE” logo
  • 14-way Power Seats with Memory Package or 18-way Adaptive Sport Seats

Macan’s Advanced Technology

Experience unmatched technology features that blend the classic Porsche appearance with the contemporary features you have come to expect. The 2023 Porsche Macan boasts the class-exclusive Porsche Communication Management System, that allows you to enjoy safety and entertainment technology, without ever moving a finger.

The 10.9-inch informant screen provides up-to-date navigation, and real-time traffic updates, never letting you miss a turn or get caught in traffic. With wireless Apple CarPlay®, you can easily access, synchronize, and customize the features available from your informant screen. Additional advanced technology features for you in the 2023 Porsche Macan include:

  • Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System or Optional Bose® Surround Sound System
  • Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system
  • My Porsche App service and capability 
  • Self-Steering Park Assist with active parking assistance
  • 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 2023 Porsche Macan vs. the 2023 Audi Q5, then there’s only one thing left to do: check out the amazing Porsche Minneapolis lease deals available through our Finance Department. Stop into your local Minneapolis Porsche dealership for a test drive today!

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