2020 Porsche Macan vs 2020 Porsche Macan S | Colorado Springs, CO

2020 Porsche Macan driving on city streets

The crossover SUV is undoubtedly popular. Every automaker has one or two models that fits into the classification or one of its subclasses. That being said, some manufacturers do it better than others. In the case of Porsche, much better than others.

The Porsche Macan was introduced back in 2014 to much positive critical reception. Since then, Porsche has refined it even more, making it a top-tier luxury option for any potential crossover SUV buyer. Porsche usually does a select few trims with some marked differences between them.

Today, we’ll look at what different between the base 2020 Macan and the next trim up, the 2020 Macan S.

2020 Porsche Macan


2020 Porsche Macan S

$50,900 MSRP $59,400
2.0L turbo inline 4-cyl Engine 3.0L turbo V6
248 hp / 273 ft-lbs Horsepower / Torque 348 hp / 354 ft-lbs
6.3 sec 0-60 MPH Acceleration 5.1 sec
141 MPH Top Speed 157 MPH
AWD Drivetrain AWD
7-speed PDK Transmission 7-Speed PDK
19 / 23 / 21 MPG 18 / 23 /20

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Uncompromising Comfort

Both the Macan and Macan S are pretty much identical when it comes to non-performance features. Buyers can expect front and rear parking sensors, a lane departure warning system, automatic wipers, heated mirrors, three-zone climate control, and LED headlights. They both have a clear 10.9-inch touchscreen infotainment interface that pairs with a 10-speaker sound system. Also included are a Wi-Fi hotspot and four USB-C ports, two in front and two in the rear.

Clear Differences

The choice between the Macan and the Macan S is mainly one of performance. The Macan has a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, while the Macan S has a turbocharged V6. The Macan S also has more powerful brakes and dual twin-pipe exhaust. There are a few other changes as well. The Macan has 18-inch wheels, where the Macan S has 19-inch wheels. The Macan S naturally has a different exterior trim than the Macan.

What are you waiting for? Stop reading, start driving. Schedule a test drive and experience the signature Porsche feel for yourself.