2016 Porsche Macan Review

When looking at the best luxury compact SUVs that you can buy at the moment, the 2016 Porsche Macan is almost always seen as being number one. The first position is maintained in luxury SUVs with 2 rows and in luxury crossovers. Since professionals rank this SUV so high at the moment, it is obvious that we are looking at a vehicle that has to be considered by those that look for a luxury vehicle with interesting features.

The most important features people will talk about when mentioning the 2016 Porsche Macan are the engine, the comfortable ride, sedan-like handling and luxury.

Driving And Performance

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2016 Porsche Macan offers a twin V6 turbocharged engine that offers a lot of acceleration thanks to the power included. Test drivers highlighted that there is an engine that is stronger as an extra upgrade but the standard is more than enough for most of the interested buyers.

The SUV includes an automatic 7 speeds transmission that is constantly praised for its timely, smooth shift. EPA is currently rated at 17-23 miles per gallon city-highway. It is a rating that is lower when looking at estimates from other luxury compact SUVs on the market but it is quite on par with the main competition, the one that offers a similar powertrain.

Porsche Macan 2016 is almost unanimously praised for the agility showed in handling and this basically means that this SUV is more engaging to drive when compared with the majority of the rivals. The ride is cushioned, brakes are quite strong and the steering is really precise.


2016 Porsche Macan interior

The interior of the 2016 Porsche Macan is definitely luxurious and a huge selling point of this SUV. It is a little different than other SUVs in the niche due to the addition of premium materials and sporty design cues. There is enough space in the back seats for the average height adults. Only the really tall passengers will feel a little uncomfortable. To top the luxurious interior design, this SUV includes an impressive 11 speakers stereo system, a 7 inch touchscreen display, USB port, Bluetooth, tri zone automatic CC and heated side mirrors.

If you want even more options, you do have a lot to choose from, making this really popular for those that do have the necessary financial resources. This includes lane change system, lane keep assistance, surround vie cameras, heated steering wheels, PCM infotainment, Porsche Car Connect and so much more.

The dashboard of the 2015 Porsche Macan features so many buttons. The layout is proper though and it is not that difficult to learn what the buttons do. You will love how the touchscreen operates and the overall cargo space offered is of 53 cubic feet. It is a little concern since it is lower than the industry average in the class.


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We can say that the final decision is highly reliant on what you would want to purchase. In the event that you are looking for the easiest to drive and the fastest of the luxury crossover SUV, the 2016 Porsche Macan is a great purchase. The only real problem is the premium price.