2020 Porsche Macan vs. 2020 Porsche Macan S

2020 Porsche Macan vs 2020 Porsche Macan S
2020 Porsche Macan 2020 Porsche Macan S


2.0L Turbo I-4 3.0L Turbo V6


248 348

  0-60 mph

6.3 seconds 5.1 seconds

  MPG (City/Highway)

19/23 * 18/23 *

2020 Porsche Macan vs 2020 Porsche Macan S

Serving Milwaukee, WI

The Macan is Porsche’s smaller, luxury crossover rightfully respected for its superior performance capabilities. Now that you have your sights set on driving home in a new Macan, you understandably have a tough choice. Which of the three trim levels will you select? The options are the Macan, the Macan S, and the Macan GTS. A great place to start your comparison of the options is with a closer look at the 2020 Macan and the 2020 Macan S.


The Macan S is a sportier trim level, so you may not be surprised to discover exciting differences in performance capabilities between the Macan and the Macan S. Under the Macan’s hood, you will find a turbocharged I-4 gas engine that delivers 248 horsepower. It can accelerate up to 60 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds, and it has a maximum track speed of 141 miles per hour. The Macan S is loaded with a 348-horsepower, turbocharged V6 engine. Its acceleration time is 5.1 seconds, and its top track speed is 157 miles per hour.


You will notice only minor style differences between the 2020 Macan and the 2020 Macan S. Both models have a swooping profile with a tapered, rounded nose. The nose is dressed up with triangular headlights with soft corners and a wraparound grille. However, the Macan S has a unique grille and lower-front fascia design as a sportier trim level. Both of these Porsche crossover SUVs have robust tires, prominent accentuation through the sides, and athletic ground clearance.


The Macan and the Macan S share many interior features, but there are a few essential differences. Both have a 10-speaker sound system, a three-zone climate control system, heated and power-adjusting front seats, USB-C ports in the front and rear, wireless smart device integration, and a 10.9-inch touch display screen. The Macan S adds larger wheels and a blend of leather and suede upholstery. In addition, the Macan S is available with the Sport Chrono, Premium, and Premium Plus packages.

You can see that there are notable differences between the Macan and Macan S under the hood and throughout the interior and exterior. A great way to get a better feel for how these differences could impact your driving experience is to take these options out for a spin. Contact the Porsche Milwaukee North sales team for an appointment today.

* EPA-estimated. Actual mileage may vary.