Five doors. Five seats. Excellent everyday practicality – and an elevated sitting position. That's what you can expect of an SUV. Now let's consider what you can expect of a Porsche: sports car sensations.
You get in – and find the ignition lock on the left. It's typically Porsche, and has been since 1948. An old motorsport tradition.
The interior architecture integrates you perfectly into the vehicle. This is exemplified by the three-dimensional arrangement of the controls and the ascending centre console with control buttons for the most important comfort functions. The layout emulates that of the Carrera GT – it's as if you're sitting in a sports car.
The Macan is the first ever Porsche to be equipped with the multifunction sports steering wheel with 918 Spyder design. Its appearance is futuristic and its design highly ergonomic. Gearshift paddles as well as multifunction buttons for telephone, radio and on-board computer offer high levels of user comfort. Steering wheel heating is available as an option.
Sports car genes are also inherent in the three round instruments. The rev counter is positioned in the centre, exactly where it belongs in a sports car. In this way, you can see all the essentials at a glance when you're on the move – and keep up to speed with all relevant information.
Take the high-resolution 4.8-inch colour screen in the instrument cluster as an example. It displays messages from the on-board computer and – in conjunction with PCM – shows the map of the navigation system.
The seats offer racing-style support and a high degree of seating comfort. In cars with the driver memory package or comfort memory package, you can store personalised seat, steering wheel and exterior mirror settings. Your car will then adapt automatically to you.
Standard on-board features include twozone automatic climate control as well as remote central locking with remote closing.
On principle, all controls are ergonomically arranged for the speedy control of desired functions.
Practicality is also assured by storage solutions in the front and rear doors. Even large bottles are accommodated.
The large luggage compartment offers a loading capacity of 500 litres. The rear bench seat has a split-folding ratio of 40 : 20 : 40. With the seats fully folded, available capacity increases to 1,500 litres.
The use of exquisite materials such as leather brings exclusivity to ordinary life. The standard specification includes a leather steering wheel rim and seat centres in Alcantara – in the Macan Turbo, the adaptive Sports seats with 18-way adjustment are completely upholstered in leather. On request, you can refine even more interior features of your Macan with leather, wood, carbon or aluminium.
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* The latest Porsche models are designed to operate on fuels with an ethanol content of up to 10%. Data determined for standard specification and in the NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) in accordance with the Euro 5 and Euro 6 (715/2007/EC and 692/2008/EC) measurement method. The figures do not refer to an individual vehicle nor do they constitute part of the offer. They are intended solely as a means of comparing different types of vehicle. You can obtain further information about individual vehicles from your Porsche Centre.
Consumption figures were obtained on the basis of standard equipment. Special equipment may affect consumption and performance.