About the 2018 Porsche Macan

The 2018 Porsche Macan is the epitome of sportiness and luxury in the compact SUV category. With a 5-passenger capacity, the Macan is the perfect fusion of Porsche's racing legacy and the practicality of a crossover. This vehicle stands out for those who appreciate quick acceleration, a comfortable ride, and an engaging driving experience. Below are a few areas where the 2018 Porsche Macan stands out.

Premium Comfort 

The interior of the Macan boasts a meticulous design that's both ergonomic and engaging. The seven-inch touchscreen is the centerpiece of an intuitive infotainment system, providing swift access to navigation and audio. With available 18-way adaptive front seats offering heating and cooling functions, the Macan ensures maximum comfort and support during rides.

Distinctive Exterior and Design 

The Macan’s sporty aesthetic is characterized by its dynamic lines, distinctive Porsche front fascia, and sleek rear spoilers. Standard equipped with alloy wheels and boasting the availability of 20-inch wheels on select trims, the Macan’s appearance is as impressive as its performance.

Connectivity and Technology 

A seamless driving experience is further enhanced by the Macan's connectivity features, including the Apple CarPlay® option, navigation system, and BOSE Sound System. Optional features such as the Burmester Audio and navigation systems cater to those looking for the pinnacle of onboard entertainment and assistance.The Macan also features an array of driving assistance technology like automated parking,lanedeparture warning and parking sensors further contribute to an easier driving experience.

Powerful Engine Options 

With multiple engine choices ranging from the base 252-hp 2.0L engine to the robust 400-hp 3.6L engine of the Macan Turbo, you can choose the level of performance that suits your style. The Macan also has an EPA estimate of 17 city, 23 highway, and 19 combined MPG.*

Exceptional All-Wheel-Drive Performance 

The Macan features a rear-biased all-wheel-drive system paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission, making it adept at both spirited mountain drives and the occasional off-road adventure.

Customer Reviews and Reliability 

With an average CarMax customer rating of 5 out of 5 stars, owners are satisfied with their experiences. The Macan's reliability is reflected in its RepairPal rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which ranks it well among luxury compact SUVs.*

Available Trims

Available in several distinct trims, the 2018 Macan caters to a broad spectrum of preferences:

• Base: Offering a range of essential features with a 252-hp engine.

• Sport Edition: Incorporating sunroofs, heated steering wheel, adjustable suspension, and more, on top of the Base features.

• S: Stepping up performance with a 340-hp 3.0L engine.

• GTS: Including all S features plus upgraded horsepower and torque.

• Turbo: The top of the line with a 400-hp 3.6L engine and full-loaded features.

* RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2006-2020 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 09/21/2022. Learn more about RepairPal reliability ratings

2018 Porsche Macan Reviews

4.8 out of 5 (9 reviews)

nice ride worth it

nice styling and multiple switches to personalize. Great handling with power to do what is needed.


  • RideHandling: enough options installed
  • CargoSpace: plenty
  • Dashboard: latest innovations


  • CabinNoise: tire road sounds / when windows are down
  • Dashboard: touch screen errors

Fantastic Ride! Gorgeous Car!

Smooth ride, gorgeous car & fantastic sound system!


  • Fuel Economy: I bought a 4 cylinder….not bad on gas. the pickup is still great!
  • Ride and Handling: Smooth!!!!!

I still love it!

I love the handling on it, it feels safe without any blind spots, and I would definitely keep it as one of my top picks in the future when I upgrade to a new vehicle. It may end up being the only vehi...

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