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Porsche is well-known for its sports cars, but the German luxury automaker has options for drivers who want a more practical option too. That’s where the Macan comes in, as it’s a compact SUV that comes with many of the features that Porsche owners are expecting from a Porsche. Here’s a look at the 2024 Porsche Macan and three of the best features it has that should impress car buyers.

Here’s an overview of the 2024 Porsche Macan

Porsche recently revealed the details about the 2024 version of the Macan, and it continues to be a solid SUV option for Porsche fans. It starts at just under $61,000, which is a significant price increase from the 2023 model year.

Overall, the German automaker didn’t make too many changes with the SUV, but one of the more significant changes was that wireless phone charging became a standard feature. Regardless, the Macan continues to do well in three areas, and the most obvious one is under the hood.

1. Porsche offers a lot of powerful engine options for the 2024 Macan

The company currently offers three engine options on the Macan. The standard engine is a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder, and it gets 261 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. This is a great engine for most households, as it allows the SUV to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 6 seconds. It also gives the Macan a top speed of 144 mph. 

The second engine option is a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6. It gets 375 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, and naturally, that improves the Macan’s performance times significantly. It can sprint to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds, and it tops out at 160 mph. The last engine option takes that same 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6, but the engineers boosted its output to 434 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. As a result, the Macan can sprint to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds, and it tops out at 169 mph.

Porsche has also been testing out an EV version of the Macan, and it’s rumored to debut in the 2024 model year. That being said, not much else is known about this electric Macan, but it would add another powertrain option to the SUV.

2. Just like car shoppers expected, the 2024 Porsche Macan has a great interior

German luxury cars are fast, but they’re also plush on the inside. This continues to be true for the 2024 Macan. It’s not the most spacious vehicle, but it’s good enough for a sporty SUV. The cabin itself is well-designed, like any Porsche, and there are a lot of high-end materials, including some leather upholstery.

Owners have the option of adding even more leather to the Macan, and that should spruce up its cabin even more. Heated front seats come standard, and heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel are available options too. Porsche also offers a sunroof option.

3. Porsche also put a lot of effort into making the Macan’s tech more useful

Another highlight of the Macan has to do with its tech features. It starts with a 10.9-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a navigation system, and more. These are not unique features for a car, but what is nice about the Macan is how its tech features are easy to use.

The touchscreen looks great, and it works great as it doesn’t lag like a few rival infotainment systems do. The SUV also comes with several smart safety features, and more are optional, including adaptive cruise control. Those features should help drivers and their families feel safe in their Macan.

These are just three reasons to buy the 2024 Macan, but you’re likely to find more if you really dive in.


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