The forthcoming 2020 Porsche Macan is a compact SUV that sports modern and sporty exterior design. The ride is extremely smooth and generally, Macan is one fun-to-drive SUV. The combination of great performances and utility is quite impressive and Macan offers numerous drivetrain options. Furthermore, the all-wheel-drive configuration is standard and there are five trim levels available.
While not that popular as the Cayenne, Macan’s sale is growing each and every year and this compact SUV is especially popular in China. German carmaker says that the changes on the 2020 Macan will be significant. However, the engine lineup will remain, which is sad news for the ones who are seeking more power.
2020 Porsche Macan looks better than ever
The all-new 2020 Porsche Macan will arrive with significant exterior updates. The front end is heavily based on the Porsche 911 model. The LED headlights are finished in four-point pattern and are standard on all trim levels. Air intakes are available in a different shape and the center vent now sports horizontal slats. Side vents are slightly longer now, along with the splitter. Generally, the front end now looks both wider and sportier than before. The side profile will remain. 20 and 21-inch wheels are available and Macan offers optional exterior features such as black window trim and carbon-fiber mirror caps.
The rear part adds the four-point taillights and three-dimensional LED strips. Porsche’s lettering is available and most of the styling cues are similar to the 911 and Panamera models. New tailpipe is present and it adds more round outlets on both sides. Porsche is offering four new exterior paints, Mamba Green Metallic, Crayon, Miami Blue and Dolomite Silver Metallic.
2020 Porsche Macan interior will get a larger display
Just like the exterior, the interior of the 2020 Porsche Macan will also get some significant updates. For the start, new infotainment display is in the offer. This display replaces the previous 7-inch unit and is larger by 4-inches. Plenty of new digital functions are installed so 2020 Porsche Macan is now offering voice recognition and navigation systems. The larger display means that the A/C vents are repositioned and are slightly smaller as a result.
New and sporty GT steering wheel are available as standard and it holds new controls. Sports Chrono Package is adding more performance-like features such as traditional Porsche’s analog clock. Some new safety aids are available, such as adaptive cruise control. Moreover, the new Connect Plus system provides numerous digital functions and important traffic information.
There is 11 interior colors in the new model that includes Agate Gray, Black, Agate Gray/Pebble Gray, Saddle Brown/Luxor Beige, Saddle Brown, Garnet Red/Black, Garnet Red, Rhodium Silver, Espresso, Black/Luxor Beige and the last that is also our favorite Black/Garnet Red.
2020 Porsche Macan engine, fuel economy and acceleration
There will be no changes under the hood. The 2020 Porsche Macan still holds the same engine lineup as its predecessor. However, German carmaker says that the performances are better thanks to more tuning and changes on chassis. Moreover, new tires will improve the overall driving dynamics.
The 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit is standard and it delivers 252 HP and 273 lb-ft of torque. Macan can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds and the top speed is rated at 142 mph. Fuel economy numbers are solid, 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Macan S models will use a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6. This powertrain can produce 340 HP and 340 lb-ft of twists. Macan S can reach from 0 to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds which is a huge improvement. Moreover, top-speed is set at 156 mph, but unfortunately, fuel economy is slightly lower.
2020 Porsche Macan GTS and Turbo model
Macan GTS models will use the same drivetrain 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6. However, output figures are slightly larger. 360 horses and 370 lb-ft of torque are great improvements, both acceleration and speed are better and the mileage is the same. Finally, the Macan Turbo model comes with the 2.9-liter V6 powertrain that generates 400 HP and 406 lb-ft of torque.
With the optional Performance Package, the output figures are raised for about 34 hp and 22 lb-ft of twists. European models will come with the diesel engine, probably with the 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel that returns 211 HP and 428 lb-ft of torque.
The newest 2020 Porsche Macan is quite simply the most versatile model that includes the capability of being used as a tow vehicle. It comes with great features including the Hill Assist system and Stability Management. With the optional towing package that comes without tow ball hitch, this SUV is able to maximum tow 4,409 pounds.
2020 Porsche Macan price and release date
The price of the 2020 Porsche Macan will stay intact, besides the latest upgrades. The base model starts at $48,000 and Macan S at $56,000. GTS models are priced at $69,000 and Macan Turbo will cost over $75,000. Porsche’s latest SUV will go on sale in the last quarter of 2019 and it will rival models Audi Q5, Mazda CX-5 and Jaguar F-pace.