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2021 Audi e-tron vs. 2021 Porsche Macan Review

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2021 Audi

MSRP*: $65,900 to $69,100
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2021 Porsche

MSRP*: $52,100 to $84,600
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MPG - City 76 - 78 MPG 17 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 77 - 78 MPG 21 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 54.5 - 57.0 ft3 52.9 ft3
Engine 355-hp, (electric) Inline-4, V-6
Transmission Automatic Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 355 hp 248 - 434 hp
Towing Capacity 4,000 lbs 4,409 lbs
Exterior Length 193.0 in 184.5 - 184.9 in
Exterior Width 76.2 in 76.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 39.1 in
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Head Room Front 38.1 in
Rear 37.9 - 39.0 in
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Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

With the Porsche Macan, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi e-tron, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi e-tron will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Porsche Macan. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi e-tron carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Porsche Macan.

The Audi e-tron is about the same width as the Porsche Macan. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Audi e-tron, which is slightly longer than the Porsche Macan.

The Audi e-tron has a larger turning radius than the Porsche Macan, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

With the Porsche Macan, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Audi e-tron. The Audi e-tron has a little less horsepower than the Porsche Macan.

With somewhat higher torque, the Audi e-tron transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Porsche Macan.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi e-tron and the Porsche Macan. The Audi e-tron has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Porsche Macan.

The Audi e-tron comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Macan.