2019 Porsche Macan vs. Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
In the luxury SUV segment, three top competitors are the 2019 Porsche Macan, Audi Q5, and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. While they all offer sophisticated interiors, high-quality materials, and strong performance, the Porsche Macan stands out in a few key areas.
Each of these models offer a variety of performance options. The standard engines on both the Macan and the Q5 have identical ratings at 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. The Q5 is not available with an engine upgrade, while at the top of the Macan lineup, the Turbo model comes with an impressive 434-horsepower twin-turbocharged V6.
As for the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, its standard engine produces 385 horsepower. It does offer an engine upgrade, but it is not as efficient as the Porsche Macan.
Take a seat inside the 2019 Porsche Macan and you will immediately find a place a comfort and sophistication. It comes standard with leather and Alcantara®-trimmed seats in both the front and back. Upgrading to the Turbo model will get you a full, high-quality leather interior.
The GLE Coupe is only available in two trim levels and it comes standard with MB-Tex upholstery. Each Q5 model comes with basic leather upholstery with no options for an upgrade.
On the GLE Coupe, the standard technology features that come on the base trim are as good as it gets. It comes with an 8-inch touch-screen display with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®. As for the Q5, it comes standard with a 7-inch touch screen and similar connectivity features as the GLE Coupe.
The Porsche Macan is where technology really shines. For 2019, it gets an impressive new 10.9-inch touchscreen with the Porsche Communication Management system. It also gets updated with improved voice recognition software, internet radio, and web-based navigation. It carries over with four USB ports and a 10-speaker sound system.
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