When it comes to vehicle performance and engagement that also come with high utility scores, the segment of compact crossovers stands in the first row with more confidence than any other vehicle category. Among them, the brands that stay still ahead counts the name of Porsche to be matchless. This year Porsche like every other automotive brand has released the better versions of each model lineup, among which we are picking up the 2019 Macanas our choice among the section of compact crossovers to test its efficiency. For this we chose our nearest sports car dealer showroom.
2019 Year Special
The 2019 model year brought the lineup of Porsche Macan a handful of upgrades. As a compact luxury crossover the 2019 lineup is made available in base and S trims thatnow has better connectivity options, more powerful engines, and an improved handling making the 2019 Macanstand in the market as the best-handling compact crossover this year.
The 2019 year has also updated the overall appearance of the Porsche Macanlineup. The nose looks sharper this time reading the brand namePorsche with more prominence and pride. The sheet metal body is elevated to the level where it can meet the windshield curves and turn back to the rear spoiler in a smooth round. The side blades, exclusive of the Macan series are now offered in three color options, silver, black or body color. The new wheels are eye-catching whilea full-width taillight bar finishes the exterior enhancement list.
Inside, all the Macanmodels get a new 10.9-inch touchscreen replacing a 7.0-inch unit that makes the cabin room look more dated while the rest of the cabin with its premium quality materials and comfort features likeleather and Alcantara upholstery, three-zone automatic climate control, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Each of the 2019 Porsche Macan comes well-equipped with high end technology convenience features including navigation software, Apple CarPlay compatibility, four USB ports, and in-built wireless internet hotspot.
Active Safety Features
Ask any sports car dealership, and they will agree that the 2019 Porsche Macan is a safer car to drive than many of its rivals. It offers all the latest safety features that are making rounds in the market, including Automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, surround-view camera system, adaptive cruise control, active lane control, and blind-spot monitors available an option.
A Roaring Performer
Under its beautifully curved hood, the 2019 Porsche Macan offers you to choose from two turbocharged engines: one is the 2.0-liter turbo-4 one rated at 248 horsepower, which is used to power the base model, while the other one is a turbocharged V-6 engine that can make a 348 ofhpused on the higher trim Macan S making the model raise a speed of 60 mph in 5.1 seconds. All-wheel-drive is made standard, which breathes in the right athletic feel shuffling all of the torque to the respected wheels you configure it with.