2020 Porsche Macan vs 2020 BMW X3

2020 Porsche Macan vs 2020 BMW X3

With so many impressive options in the luxury SUV segment, it’s not always easy for drivers to narrow down their search to just one model. For instance, many drivers find it hard to choose between the 2020 Porsche Macan vs the 2020 BMW X3. However, after doing a little bit of research and comparing each vehicle’s engine performance and available technology features, it’s clear that one of these models is the better choice for the average driver

The 2020 Porsche Macan is available in Base, S, Turbo and GTs trims while the 2020 BMW X3 can be found in sDrive30i, xDrive30i, xDrive30e and M40i configurations. Both the 2020 Macan and the 2002 BMW X3 come standard with a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. While both models share the same standard horsepower, the 2020 Porsche Macan has the edge on torque, offering 273 pound-feet compared to the 258 pound-feet generated by the 2020 BMW X3.

2020 Porsche Macan


2020 BMW X3

248 hp Base Horsepower 248 hp
273 lb.-ft. Base Torque 258 lb.-ft.
10.9 in. Standard Infotainment Screen 6.5 in.
Standard Satellite Radio Optional

2020 Porsche Technology Features

In the technology department, the base trim level of the 2020 Porsche Macan has more to offer drivers than the base trim level of the 2020 BMW X3. The standard, 10.9-inch infotainment touchscreen found in the 2020 Macan is significantly larger than the screen found in its BMW competitor, which is only 6.5 inches large. Similarly, satellite radio support comes standard in the 2020 Macan but is optional in the 2020 BMW X3.

Twelve exterior color options are available for the 2020 Porsche Macan, including: White, Black, Carrara White Metallic, Jet Black Metallic, Volcano Grey Metallic, Dolomite Silver Metallic, Sapphire Blue Metallic, Night Blue Metallic, Carmine Red, Mamba Green Metallic, Chalk and Miami Blue.