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2018 Porsche Macan Turbo vs. 2018 Audi SQ5

2018 Porsche Macan Turbo vs. 2018 Audi SQ5

Are you considering the 2018 Porsche Macan Turbo or 2018 Audi SQ5 for your next SUV? Both offer plenty of cargo space and towing power, as well as a comfortable cabin. However, when you compare the Porsche Macan Turbo vs. Audi SQ5 side-by-side, it’s easy to see that the Porsche is more powerful. Look below to learn more about what makes the Porsche Macan Turbo such a must-drive for San Jose and Alameda shoppers!

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2018 Porsche Macan Turbo

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2018 Porsche Macan Turbo SUV VS 2018 Audi SQ5 Premium SUV
400 Horsepower 354
406 lb-ft Torque 369 lb-ft
4.6 seconds 0-60 MPH Acceleration 5.1 seconds
4,409 pounds Towing Capacity 4,400 pounds
Optional Locking Differential Feature Not Offered
Standard Navigation Optional

Performance & Acceleration

The 2018 Audi SQ5 Premium is furnished with a 3.0L turbo V6 that’s capable of 354 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. With its base powertrain, the Audi SQ5 reaches 60 mph in 5.1 seconds. On the other hand, the 2018 Porsche Macan Turbo comes with a 3.6L turbo V6 that generates 400 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. Not only is its engine stronger, it’s quicker to accelerate; it glides to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds! Full-time four-wheel drive systems are standard for both SUVs.

2018 Porsche Macan Turbo
2018 Porsche Macan Turbo


  • Cargo Capacity: The Audi SQ5 Premium is taller than the Porsche Macan Turbo and has a slightly longer wheelbase. Maximum cargo capacity is 60.4 cubic feet for the SQ5 and 53 cubic feet for the Macan Turbo.
  • Towing Capacity: Properly equipped, the Audi SQ5 Premium tows up to 4,400 pounds, while the Porsche Macan Turbo tows 4,409 pounds.
  • Seating: Both seat up to five passengers.
  • MPG Ratings:* Despite its stronger engine, the Macan Turbo keeps pace with the SQ5 Premium’s mpg figures. The SQ5 earns 19 mpg city/24 mpg highway vs. the Macan Turbo’s 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway rating.
*Based on model year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

Luxury Features

  • 2018 Audi SQ5 Premium: The Audi SQ5 offers many of the luxury features Redwood City and Walnut Creek drivers want. Every SQ5 Premium gets a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a power driver’s seat with memory settings, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, front/rear parking sensors, and emergency telematics.
  • 2018 Porsche Macan Turbo: The Porsche Macan Turbo gets all of the above features, in addition to leather seating, a 14-speaker sound system, navigation, optional wood trim, optional intelligent cruise control, and an optional locking differential.
2018 Porsche Macan Turbo

Experience the Porsche Macan Turbo in Fremont!

When it comes to the Porsche Macan Turbo vs. Audi SQ5, the winner is clear. The Macan Turbo is the stronger and better-equipped SUV. Schedule a test drive at Porsche Fremont, located near Alameda and San Leandro. We’re always updating our Porsche Macan lease specials, so be sure to check out our current offers!

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