2022 Porsche Macan vs. 2022 Audi Q5

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The 2022 Porsche Macan and the 2022 Audi Q5 are two of the most well-liked options in the luxury compact crossover SUV segment. Both these SUVs offer similar features, comfort, and safety. However, if you want a compact SUV with sports car character - one that doesn't look like just another SUV, then the 2022 Porsche Macan is the one to look out for. Join us at Porsche Delaware in Newark, DE, as we compare the performance, top speed, and acceleration time of the 2022 Porsche Macan and the 2022 Audi Q5 to ascertain why the Porsche Macan is far ahead of its competition.

2022 Porsche Macan


2022 Audi Q5

2.0-liter turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder Base Engine 2.0-liter Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder
261 horsepower & 295 lb-ft Horsepower & Torque 261 horsepower & 273 lb-ft
6.0 seconds (5.8 seconds with Sport Chrono Package) Acceleration (0 – 60 mph) 6.8 seconds
144 mph Top Speed 130 mph

Why is the 2022 Porsche Macan Better Than the 2022 Audi Q5?

As you can see from the comparison table above, the Macan's powertrain is far superior despite the 2022 Porsche Macan and the 2022 Audi Q5 having similar base 2.0L turbocharged engines. Why? Because it's a Porsche. The Macan generates the same power as the Audi Q5 but pushes out more torque, resulting in faster acceleration and a top speed of 144 mph. And if that wasn't enough, the Macan comes in various trims and packages with different engines, including a top-of-the-line Macan GTS, which comes with a 434-hp 2.9L twin-turbocharged V6 that can sprint to 60 mph in just 4.1 seconds with a top speed of 169 mph.

Apart from the sports-car-like performance, the 2022 Porsche Macan offers a wide range of interior and exterior features that make it an SUV worth your attention:

Large Cargo Space: The Macan offers 17.2 cubic feet of cargo volume, which can be expanded up to 53.0 cubic feet by folding the rear seats. Robust Infotainment System: The Macan comes with Porsche Communication Management (PCM) with a high-resolution 10.9-inch touchscreen display with wireless Apple CarPlay®. This system works as the control center and displays real-time traffic information. Roof Transport – The 2022 Macan offers optional roof rails that are a prerequisite for the optional roof transport system which offers extra cargo space for families with more luggage.

Interested in the 2022 Porsche Macan? Feel free to contact Porsche Delaware and schedule a test drive today!