2016 Porsche Macan

 
2016 Porsche Macan
 
2016 Porsche Macan
 

2016 Porsche Macan

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Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 17 mpg City, 23 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 3.6 L Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6, 400 HP
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Train: All Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 5
  • Doors: 4

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What You Will Like

The Porsche Macan is poised to become the benchmark of the compact sport crossover segment. The BMW X3, Audi Q5 and Range Rover Sport can't touch it in looks or performance, and with Porsche's proven track record of perfectly blending all-wheel drive sure-footedness with blistering speed and crisp handling, the new Macan is sure to entrance all who drive it.

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What's New For 2016

After its introduction last year, the Porsche Macan is essentially unchanged for 2016. New standard features this year include tri-zone climate control and a heated steering wheel. A 360 degree camera is also newly available in 2016.

Warranty

  • Basic Warranty: 4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 4 Years / 50,000 Miles

A vehicle's warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer's lot, and it's important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission

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Specifications for 2016 Porsche Macan

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Side-Impact Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Entertainment Features
    • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • Window Grid Diversity Antenna
    • Audio Theft Deterrent
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, In-Dash Mounted Single CD, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Radio Data System, DVD-Audio and 40 Gb Internal Memory
    • BOSE Surround Sound System -inc: 14 speakers w/subwoofer, 585-watt, Porsche Communication Management (PCM) w/hard-drive-based navigation and 3D maps, high-resolution 7" WVGA TFT color display, SiriusXM satellite radio receiver, HD Radio and universal audio interface (aux-in, USB, iPod)
  • Exterior Features
    • Wheels: 19" Macan Turbo -inc: Five dual-arm spokes
    • Tires: P235/55R19 Front & P255/50R19 Rear AS
    • Wheels w/Silver Accents w/Locks
    • Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Steel Spare Wheel
    • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
    • Aluminum Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
    • Body-Colored Door Handles
    • Body-Colored Bodyside Insert and Rocker Panel Extensions
    • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Power Folding
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
    • Deep Tinted Glass
    • Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets
    • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
    • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
    • Lip Spoiler
    • Black Grille
    • Front License Plate Bracket
    • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
    • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
    • Front Fog Lamps
    • Perimeter/Approach Lights
    • LED Brakelights
    • Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Directionally Adaptive Headlamps w/Washer and Delay-Off
    • Cornering Lights
  • Interior Features
    • 18-Way Adaptive Sport Seats w/Memory Package
    • 40-20-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Flip Forward Cushion/Seatback Rear Seat w/Manual Fore/Aft
    • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Turbo/Supercharger Boost, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
    • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
    • Sport Heated Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
    • Front Cupholder
    • Rear Cupholder
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
    • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access and Power Fuel
    • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
    • Cruise Control
    • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
    • Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
    • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
    • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
    • Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob
    • Partial Leather Seats w/Leather Package
    • Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum Instrument Panel Insert, Aluminum Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
    • Full Alcantara Simulated Suede Headliner
    • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
    • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
    • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console and 4 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Front And Rear Map Lights
    • Delay Off Interior Lighting
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
    • Carpet Floor Trim
    • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
    • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
    • Rigid Cargo Cover
    • Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Cargo Space Lights
    • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows
    • Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat and Door Mirrors
    • Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
    • Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
    • Delayed Accessory Power
    • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
    • Systems Monitor
    • Trip Computer
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Analog Display
    • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
    • Manual w/Tilt Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
    • Sliding Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
    • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
    • Perimeter Alarm
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • 4 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Air Filtration
  • Mechanical Features
    • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode, Tiptronic S Sequential Shift Control w/Steering Wheel Controls and Oil Cooler
    • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
    • Engine Oil Cooler
    • 92-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery
    • Regenerative Alternator
    • Towing w/Trailer Sway Control
    • 1378# Maximum Payload
    • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
    • Automatic w/Driver Control Ride Control Adaptive Suspension
    • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
    • 19.8 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Powdercoated Tailpipe Finisher
    • Permanent Locking Hubs
    • Double Wishbone Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Descent Control, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
    • Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential
    • Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
    • GVWR: 5,622 lbs
    • 4.13 Axle Ratio
    • Transmission: 7-Speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)
    • Engine: 3.6L Twin Turbo V6

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 14.2
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 14
  • Cargo Area Dimensions Features
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 53
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 17.7
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 17.7
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Type - Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
    • Displacement - 3.6 L/220
    • Fuel System - Gasoline Direct Injection
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 400 @ 6000
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 406 @ 1350
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 110.5
    • Length, Overall (in) - 185
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 76.1
    • Height, Overall (in) - 63.4
    • Tread Width, Front (in) - 65.2
    • Tread Width, Rear (in) - 65
    • Min Ground Clearance (in) - 7.8
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 19.8
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 5
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 19
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 17
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 23
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 39.2
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Porsche Macan
    • Body Style - Sport Utility
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - Double Wishbone
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Double Wishbone
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Order Code - H6J
    • Rear Tire Order Code - H6J
    • Front Tire Size - P235/55VR19
    • Rear Tire Size - P255/50VR19
    • Spare Tire Size - Compact
  • Trailering Features
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1653
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 165
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1653
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 248
    • Maximum Trailering Capacity (N/A) - 1653
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - All Wheel Drive
    • Trans Type - 7
    • Trans Description Cont. - Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.69
    • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.15
    • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.41
    • Fourth Gear Rato (:1) - 1.03
    • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.79
    • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.63
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 2.94
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.13
    • Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.52
  • Vehicle Features
    • EPA Classification - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 9.3
  • Weight Information Features
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4244
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 19 X 8
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 19 X 9
    • Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
    • Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Spare Wheel Material - Steel

2016 Porsche Macan Photos & Colors

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Available Colors

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  • Agate Gray Metallic Black Carrara White Metallic Custom Color Uni Impulse Red Metallic White
  • Agate Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Carrara White Metallic
  • Custom Color Uni
  • Impulse Red Metallic
  • White

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Introduction

Introduced as a 2015 model and carrying over unchanged for 2016, Porsche Macan technically seats five, but four occupants is more realistic, on a length of 185 inches and wheelbase of 110.5 inches. Families who need a five-passenger vehicle are likely better served by the slightly larger Porsche Cayenne.

The all-wheel-drive Porsche Macan crossover SUV was a success out of the box and is now a close second as the best-selling Porsche, behind the Cayenne.

Macan is based on the Audi Q5, with more room, stronger performance, and better looks, because it takes its styling from the handsome Cayenne. Actually, the base Macan S has stronger performance than the base Cayenne as well.

The standard engine is a 3.0-liter V6 making 340 horsepower and using a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, able to accelerate from zero to sixty in a swift 5.2 seconds, or 5.0 seconds with the optional Sport Chrono package with its launch control and tighter transmission program. Macan S tops out at 156 miles per hour.

Macan Turbo offers 400 horsepower from a turbocharged 3.6-liter engine to shoot to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds, or 4.4 seconds with Sport Chrono. It will go 164 mph. Even with the bigger engine and more power, Macan Turbo gets the same fuel mileage as the Macan S, with an EPA-estimated 17/23 mpg City/Highway, or 19 mpg Combined.

Under the chassis there’s a lot going on to keep the Macan handling quick, tight and stable. Traction control moves the torque from its rear bias to the front when needed for grip, while available torque vectoring moves it from side to side, while the electronic locking differential across the rear axle pinpoints the power. Adaptive dampers and air suspension are available; the suspension lowers the ride height on the highway or raises it off road, where the Macan is quite capable with up to nine inches of ground clearance.

With long lists of options, the Macan buyer should allow plenty of time to carefully choose equipment.

Macan comes with a full array of safety equipment, and options that include lane departure warning, blind-spot monitors, and adaptive cruise control.

Lineup

Macan S ($52,600) comes with a 340-hp 3.0-liter V6, seats trimmed in partial leather and Alcantara with Piano Black trim. (Prices are MSRP and do not include destination charge.)

Macan GTS ($67,200) has a slightly more powerful 360-hp 3.0-liter V6 and an air suspension with 20-inch wheels, special exterior trim, heated sport seats.

Macan Turbo ($73,900) features a 400-hp 3.6-liter V6 and adaptive sport seats.

Walkaround

Porsche Macan shares Cayenne’s curves and angles, but it looks better because it’s shorter with a more dramatic roofline, has sharper sculpting on the side, and scales down Cayenne’s massive front intakes to merely extra large.

The headlamps fit into cutouts in the hood, which hangs with a tight finish over the corners. The rear end is simple and spare, while being fast and athletic, with slim LED taillamps on the wraparound tailgate.

There’s little to distinguish the Macan Turbo from the Macan S, other than four square exhaust tips instead of four round ones. The mid-level Macan GTS is the most distinctive, with its sporty black trim.

Interior

No doubt from the cabin that Macan is a Porsche, even with the touchscreen, which at least is comprehensible. The ignition is on the left, a Porsche tradition that either started to make running Le Mans starts easier or to save on wiring, depending on whom you believe. The Macan dash is slathered with switchgear, with at least a dozen buttons on each side of the shift lever. There’s a bright LCD as well as a high-resolution screen that takes care of secondary controls and redundant gauge information, with the main functions displayed and handled by the regular gauges.

The Macan S uses a simple black and gray, while the upscale trim is aluminum, carbon fiber, or dark walnut, with Alcantara leather bits. There’s a never-ending list of higher-priced optional trims.

The standard seats are nice, but the 18-way seats on the Turbo are especially supportive. (We haven’t sampled the GTS seats.) The rear bench seat splits in three sections, with the middle being an armrest when there are one or two passengers back there.

The seatbacks fold flat to increase cargo space to 53 cubic feet, and make the Macan a two-seater, dare we say as it should be. Behind the rear seat there’s a tidy 17.7 cubic feet.

Driving Impressions

The 340-horsepower Macan S offers performance and handling better than any SUV this side of a Cayenne, while the 400-horsepower Macan Turbo is in a league of its own, with blistering acceleration, effortless grip, and impeccable balance. But even without the turbo, the Macan will run with the turbocharged six-cylinder BMW X3 and the Audi SQ5. And it’s no lightweight, weighing 4100 pounds.

The 7-speed dual-clutch transmission doesn’t mess around, especially with the Sport Chrono option that quickens the shifts. The steering is quick, like no SUV we’ve driven, and absent of the expected SUV dead spots, though it feels numb and lacking in feedback.

In normal driving mode, the Macan is relaxed and easy to live with. It drops briskly and beautifully into corners, and accelerates out of them using the available torque vectoring, with a dab to the outside wheel. We would still go for the upgrade to the adaptive dampers with their three modes, as well as the Sport Chrono package. If you own a Porsche, it might as well feel like the best available Porsche.

Acceleration performance from the Macan Turbo is only 0.6 seconds quicker from 0-60, but it feels quicker than that, partly because of its turbocharger wastegate noise and deeper exhaust note.

It’s hard to get Macan sideways, even on the standard all-season tires 235/55R19 front, 255/50R19 rear. If you don’t like the 19-inch wheels, you can go up to ugly 21s or down to lighter 18s, same price. Macan GTS gets 20-inch wheels.

We have a lot of seat time in the Macan, on the road, off the road, and on the track, and it feels unflappable. It falls into line in steep curves, and cranks out of faster corners with a quick flick of the paddle shifter. You can feel the torque steer correcting a mild brief understeer.

The massive brakes offer cocky confidence, but the brake pedal feels soft. Turbo brakes are even bigger than those on the Macan S, with 14.2-inch rotors in front (six-piston calipers) and 14.0 inches in rear.

The available air suspension not only lowers the car for freeway fuel mileage, or jacks it up to carry loads, but it also widens the possibilities for off-road use.

All Macans have an offroad driving mode that adjusts shift patterns and torque distribution at speeds below 50 mph. With the big ground clearance and hill descent control, the Macan might think it’s a Range Rover, but it isn’t.

Summary

The Porsche Macan crossover is faster, smaller, and better looking than the Cayenne, all of which make it more like a Porsche and less like a Porsche SUV.

Driving impressions by The Car Connection. Words by Sam Moses.

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The base vehicle is the vehicle before any optional equipment or destination fees have been added. All of the standard features are included in the base vehicle.

Options

This is the total charge for all optional equipment included in the configuration of your virtual vehicle. The Options charge varies depending on whether it is calculated based on the Factory Invoice or MSRP. Options are not included in the base vehicle price and are not considered standard features.

Regional Fees

A Regional Fee is the fee a manufacturer charges a dealer to advertise and promote the vehicle in the dealer’s market. CarQuotes also includes estimated manufacturer preparation charges (manufacturer charges to the dealer to cover any work done on the car prior to delivering it to the dealership) and fuel charges (the charge for the fuel in the tank when the buyer purchases the vehicle) in this total. CarQuotes attempts to include regional ad fees in its Factory Invoice calculations; other sites at times do not.

Destination Fees

These are the amounts that manufacturers charge to deliver a vehicle from the factory to the dealership.

Customer Incentives

Customer incentives are also commonly known as customer cash or bonus incentives. These incentives are offered by manufacturers as a way of enticing buyers into purchasing a vehicle.

 

Note: Dealer Invoice amount might not be the amount that the dealer paid to the manufacturer

Dealer Invoice price may or may not bear close relation to a dealer’s actual cost for the vehicle. In some cases, a cost for a vehicle may be significantly less than the invoice price originally paid for the vehicle. Any difference between invoice price and the dealer’s final cost may be caused by many factors including factory refunds, rebates, allowances, or incentives which the manufacturer or distributor may provide to the dealer.

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