Trucks & SUVs

Which 2020 Porsche Macan Trim Level Is The Best?

The 2020 Porsche Macan is a high-end luxury SUV that rivals the manufacturer’s larger SUV, the Cayenne. The prices of the Macan vary greatly from its base model price to it’s higher trim level prices, but which one is actually the best buy for the price?

2020 Porsche Macan GTS
2020 Porsche Macan GTS | Porsche

Base model Macan

The base model of the Macan starts at an average price of $50,900 brand new from the dealer. It’s got an all-wheel-drive configuration and an average of 21mpg making it the most fuel-efficient of any trim level available. The biggest difference between each trim level is the engine and the amount of power each SUV produces. The base model has a 2.0L inline 4-cylinder engine that makes a mild 248hp.

S trim level

The S trim level of the Macan is the first step above the base model and has a starting price of $59,400 making it almost $10,000 more expensive. The S trim level of the Macan features a 3.0L V6 which gives it 348hp, a whopping 100hp more than the cheaper base model option. For a brand new Porsche SUV, the S trim level Macan is a great option for under $60,000.

GTS trim level

The second to the highest trim level offered for the Macan is the GTS trim, which can be purchased for about $71,300 another almost $10,000 jump between trim packages when compared to the S trim. The Macan GTS has a 2.9L V6 engine that produces 375hp, only a small jump in power from the S trim level.

Turbo trim level

The turbo version is the highest trim level package available on the 2020 model year. Being the highest trim level package, it also has the most options and costs upwards of $83,600 bringing it into the price range of the mid-trim level Porsche Cayenne SUVs. It outputs the most amount of power among the Macan of this year, with a 2.9L V6 engine that makes about 434hp.

2020 Porsche Macan
2020 Porsche Macan | Porsche

All four trim levels have some things in common that are worth pointing out. For one, from the base model through to the turbo trim level, the Macan has an all-wheel-drive system, and while you probably don’t want to take your luxury SUV offroad it’s still useful in different weather conditions or for towing. All of the trim levels also have the same transmission offering a 7-speed automated manual transmission. No matter what trim level you chose the Macan is a fantastic option for a compact luxury SUV with enough sport and utility to make your whole family happy.