Porsche

Porsche Macan

Price $54,100 – $87,200
Fuel consumption 9.3 – 14.2 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 88%(view ratings)
For 2018, the Macan is getting a navigation system and summer tires as standard. The difference in price between the base version (252-horsepower, turbo 2.0L four cylinder) and the Turbo with Performance Package (440-horsepower, twin-turbo 3.6L V6) is almost double. Between these two extremes, there’s the S (340-horsepower, twin-turbo 3.0L V6), GTS (20 additional horsepower) and Turbo (400-horsepower, twin-turbo 3.6L V6). Each version has its own chassis settings.

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Test DrivesPorsche Cayenne GTS and Macan Turbo on the Cabot Trail
CHÉTICAMP, Cape Breton Island – You simply can’t refuse an opportunity to drive a Porsche, especially when someone else is paying for gas and even when it’s one of the brand’s two sport utility vehicles. And even when they aren’t new models. The second-generation Cayenne is already in its seventh …
First Drives2017 Porsche Macan: Two Less Cylinders
The Porsche Cayenne’s success is undeniable, and even the brand’s purists have adopted it. In order to gain a bigger market share of the SUV segment and to follow the downsizing trend, Porsche presented the Macan, smaller than the Cayenne. As usual for a Porsche, this little SUV is offered …
First Drives2017 Porsche Macan GTS: This is The One You Should Buy!
Our first drive of the 2017 Porsche Macan took place in Tenerife, Spain. The Macan, which is the Cayenne’s little brother, first hit the market last year and immediately challenged its rivals in the fast-growing compact luxury SUV segment. We all know what a success it’s been already, as its …
Special EventsPorsche Camp4: The Best Reason For A Real Winter
It was -27 degrees Celsius that morning. We were in the big parking lot of the Estérel Hotel, along the banks of Masson Lake in the Laurentians. The skin on my fingers nearly stuck to the door handle of the three-ton truck that had been parked there since the night …
Test Drives2015 Porsche Macan S: The SUV For Drivers Who Hate SUVs
If I had asked you last year to identify the most affordable member of the Porsche family, you probably would have pointed your finger at the Boxster, the brand's entry-level compact roadster. As logical as that seems, you would have been mistaken - it was actually the Cayenne SUV, albeit …
First Drives2015 Porsche Macan: A Racing SUV!
When Porsche released the Cayenne in 2003, a lot of people thought the German brand’s end was nigh. How wrong they were! Now Porsche is releasing another new model: the Macan, a luxury compact SUV. In Canada, the Macan will initially be offered in two trim levels, the S and …
Spotlight onSpotlight on the 2015 Porsche Macan
What a week coming up! We’re travelling to Germany to test the new Macan, Porsche’s first compact SUV. The Macan is styled after the Cayenne, but it’s smaller. With a ticket price of $54,300, the base trim (the S) comes with a twin-turbo 3.0-litre V6 that delivers 340 horsepower and …

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RecallsVoluntary recall for Porsche Macan models
Porsche Cars Canada is issuing a voluntary recall on 8,346 Macan, Macan S, Macan GTS, and Macan Turbo models in Canada manufactured between May 8, 2014, and April 14, 2017. Porsche determined that fine hairline cracks could appear, after an extended period of use, on the filter flange of the …
New York2017 Porsche Macan: Another Turbo Engine Added to the Lineup
When it appeared on the market for the 2015 model year, the Porsche Macan was offered in S and Turbo trim levels, both equipped with turbocharged V6 engines. That’s German humour. As usual, Porsche quickly added more variations of their compact SUV. Their luxury SUV, must we add. There’s now …
NewsPorsche adds turbocharged 4-cylinder to Macan lineup
Porsche says it's adding a new base model to the Macan lineup powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder makes 252 horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque, and, like the two other engines available in the compact crossover, comes mated to a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic transmission.
News2017 Porsche Macan gets Four-Cylinder Power
A new base trim level will be added to the Macan lineup for the 2017 model year. Four-cylinder engines have recently been introduced in the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman models, and now it's the compact SUV's turn to get such a powertrain. The base 2017 Porsche Macan will feature …
Montreal2017 Porsche Macan GTS: The Perfect Compromise?
Porsche will honour its tradition of coming up with sportier variants of everything they make by showing us the 2017 Macan GTS at the Montreal Auto Show. Based on the compact luxury SUV launched last year, the GTS slots between the base-model S and the range-topping Turbo. Even though it …
NewsPorsche adds Macan GTS model to lineup for 2016
Re-imagining the same vehicle again in only a way Porsche can, the German automaker has unveiled the all-new Macan GTS, "the thoroughbred sports car among SUVs." The latest version of the Macan Porsche launched last year, the Macan GTS "provides an enthusiastic driving experience that enhances the current Macan range" …
NewsThe Porsche Macan Goes Into Production
Porsche has started production of its new Macan model at the revamped facility in Leipzig. Porsche says the renovations took roughly two years from start to finish. The facilities now include a body shop and an ultra-modern paint shop in addition to the final assembly to accommodate the production of …
Toronto2015 Porsche Macan Canadian Debut
The Porsche Macan has just made its debut on Canadian soil at the Toronto Auto Show. First unveiled to the world last November at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Macan is a baby Cayenne which is sure to attract more customers to the German brand with its entry-level price …

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Review: 2015 Porsche Macan
When Porsche introduced its first sport utility, the Cayenne, back in 2002, enthusiasts felt betrayed. This was a sports car brand, after all, and sport utilities, despite the "sport," are not sports cars. Regardless of how Porsche fans felt, the Cayenne kept the brand afloat. Fast-forward 12 years, and Porsche …
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2015 Porsche Macan
If you’re not content with settling for one of the most well-known SUVs on the planet, the Cayenne, you should know that Porsche recently unveiled the Macan, a compact luxury SUV that aims to make life difficult for the BMW X4, Mercedes-Benz GLK Class, Range Rover Evoque and Lexus RX.