Compare 2015 Porsche Macan vs 2014 Audi Q5

2015 Porsche Macan
2014 Audi Q5
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AWD 4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door S 17 23 N/A $49,900
AWD 4-Door Turbo 17 23 N/A $72,300
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quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium 20 28 $34,690 $37,300
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 28 $34,690 $37,300
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $41,292 $44,400
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $41,292 $44,400
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 24 31 $43,247 $46,500
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 24 31 $43,247 $46,500
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Prestige Hybrid 24 30 $47,710 $51,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$34,690
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,900
$37,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$832 / month
$622 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Porsche Macan swings for the crossover fences, with Cayenne performance in a more tidy, somewhat more cost-effective package. The 2014 Audi Q5 gets quite serious about fuel economy with TDI power; it's still one of the most elegant, truly carlike luxury crossover SUVs.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
- 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 56.4
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 37.4
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 101.5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
110.5 110.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.1 74.7
Track Width, Front (in)
65.2 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
184.3 182.6
Height, Overall (in)
63.4 65.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
65 63.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
53 57.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.7 29.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
17.7 29.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50VR19 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
H6J NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55VR19 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
H6J NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 440
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1653 4400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1653 4400
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1653 4400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 440
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4112 4079
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 1450 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
340 @ 5500 220 @ 4450
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 28
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.69 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.13 2.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 2.11
Trans Type
7 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.52 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Macan Audi Q5
Body Style
Sport Utility quattro Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4.0 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 7.8 (Est)
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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