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Porsche Macan

Price $57,800 – $96,500
Fuel consumption 9.6 – 13.5 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 83%(view ratings)
The Porsche Macan is a compact SUV and the Cayenne’s little brother. For the 2022 model year, it gets a mid-cycle update highlighted by redesigned bumpers. Inside, the centre console replaces most physical buttons with touch-sensitive controls. Performance is improved, as well, with the base Macan, S and GTS models all getting a significant power boost. The Macan Turbo is taking a break but will inevitably be back next year.

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Test Drives2019 Porsche Macan: Tears of Joy, Tears of Sadness
Porsche’s future will be electrified, and the new 2020 Taycan is already proving that the company’s strategy is to accept no compromises regarding performance and handling. It has been announced that the next-generation Macan will get an electric powertrain, but for now, we get a revised current-generation model that’s the …
First Drives2019 Porsche Macan: More Accomplished than Rivals
Introduced in 2014 for the 2015 model year, the Porsche Macan quickly became the German brand’s most popular model in Canada, ahead of the larger Cayenne. However, it was time for the compact SUV to get a lifting in an effort to stay up-to-date and boost sales until the next …
First Drives2019 Porsche Macan: Best-seller Gets Updated with New Tech
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain – Twenty years ago, seeing the words SUV and Porsche in the same sentence was unthinkable. The German company was—and still is—renowned for its rear-drive, rear-engine sports cars. Then the Cayenne came along in 2003 and introduced an entirely new customer to the brand. With the …
Spotlight on2019 Porsche Macan: We’re Driving it This Week
This week, we’re off to Mallorca to drive the refreshed 2019 Porsche Macan. It has been an extremely popular vehicle for the German manufacturer since its introduction in 2014. How popular you might ask? In Canada, it has outsold every other Porsche model by a considerable margin. The next closest …
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 …

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News2022 Porsche Macan Goes Under the Knife, Flexes its Muscles
The best-selling Porsche Macan is getting a round of updates for the 2022 model year and performance enthusiasts can definitely rejoice as all three trim levels get a significant boost in power. Only three? That’s right: the Macan Turbo is skipping a year and likely coming back stronger as well …
ElectricPorsche Macan EV Begins Road Testing, New Details Emerge
Porsche has confirmed that the upcoming all-electric Macan will hit the market in 2023. After numerous virtual simulations and initial testing on the proving grounds of the Porsche Development Centre in Weissach, Germany, well-camouflaged prototypes are now heading outside Porsche premises for the first time. The goal is to cover …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Audi Q5
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Compact luxury SUVs lead the way when it comes to premium vehicles. With so many contenders vying for your hard-earned dollars, it’s a pretty intense battle out there. Brand image …
New ModelsPorsche Adds Macan GTS to 2020 Lineup
Following the addition of the Macan Turbo this summer, Porsche is now completing the lineup with the new 2020 Macan GTS. This model launches with a powerful engine, performance-oriented chassis, sporty design cues and enhanced equipment. Let’s start with the twin-turbo 2.9-litre V6, which now delivers 375 horsepower from 5,200-6,700 …
New Models2020 Porsche Macan Turbo Returns with 434 Hp
When the Porsche Macan was refreshed a year ago, there was one important missing piece: the Turbo model. Of course, it was only a matter of time before we would see it. And that time is now. The 2020 Porsche Macan Turbo returns with a new twin-turbo 2.9-litre six-cylinder engine …
MontrealThe New 2020 Porsche 911 Lands in Montreal
Porsche has just launched a new generation of the 911, and it’s presenting it to the visitors of the Montreal Auto Show. Making its world debut just a few months ago at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the new 911 (code name 992) is now shown for the first time …
ParisThe 2019 Porsche Macan Gets a Refresh
Introduced in 2014, the Porsche Macan quickly became the brand’s most popular vehicle, bringing Porsche at more affordable levels to attract a new clientele. After making its world debut at the latest Shanghai Auto Show, the Macan made its European premiere in Paris. As usual at Porsche, the 2019 Macan’s …

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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.