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Porsche Macan vs. BMW X3

While the 2018 Porsche Macan and 2019 BMW X3 share the same 2.0L engine and have many similar interior features, the Macan offers additional features that the X3 does not. The Macan also generates more power and has a better grip on the roads. Compare the Porsche Macan vs. BMW X3 below!

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2018 Porsche Macan VS 2019 BMW X3
252 hp Horsepower 248 hp
273 lb-ft Torque 258 lb-ft
All-wheel drive Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive
Standard Remote Trunk Release Optional
Standard Rear Side Airbags Feature Not Offered

Performance & Drivetrain

The base Porsche Macan configuration and the 2019 BMW X3 both come with a standard 2.0L I4 engine. However, the Porsche Macan generates 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, while the BMW X3 produces only 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. What’s more, the X3 has rear-wheel drive. The Macan has an AWD drivetrain, resulting in better handling during harsh weather conditions and on slick or bumpy roads.

2018 Porsche Macan

2018 Porsche Macan

Comfort & Convenience Features

Both the Porsche Macan and BMW X3 offer a wide selection of interior comfort and convenience features, such as driver and passenger multi-adjustable power seats, optional front power lumbar support, and their respective optional intelligent cruise control systems. However, only the 2018 Porsche Macan has:

  • Optional Genuine Wood Trim Located on Steering Wheel
  • Standard CD Player (Optional on X3)
  • Remote Trunk Release (Optional on X3)

Safety Features

Whether they choose the Porsche Macan or BMW X3, drivers will feel confident on the roads, thanks to the many safety features included on both vehicles. Both the Macan and X3 have a passenger airbag cutoff sensor, daytime running lights, and an anti-theft alarm system. The Macan, however, comes with standard rear-side airbags, which are not included on the BMW X3.

2018 Porsche Macan

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5740 Cushing Parkway
Fremont, CA, 94538 United States
(510) 790-1111
Porsche Fremont 37.499614, -121.976058.