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2021 Ford Expedition Max vs. 2021 Porsche Macan Review

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2021 Ford
Expedition Max

MSRP*: $55,410 to $79,425
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2021 Porsche
Macan

MSRP*: $52,100 to $84,600
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MPG - City 16 - 17 MPG 17 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 MPG 21 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 121.4 ft3 52.9 ft3
Engine V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 375 - 400 hp 248 - 434 hp
Towing Capacity 9,000 lbs 4,409 lbs
Exterior Length 221.9 in 184.5 - 184.9 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 76.2 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 42.6 in
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Head Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 40.0 in
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Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Ford Expedition Max, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Porsche Macan.

Cost
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 Ford Expedition Max 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 Destination Charge for the Ford Expedition Max is much higher than that for the Porsche Macan.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Expedition Max is much wider than the Porsche Macan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Expedition Max, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche Macan.

Handling
The Ford Expedition Max has a significantly larger turning radius than the Porsche Macan, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford Expedition Max is clearly the choice over the Porsche Macan for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Expedition Max and the Porsche Macan.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Expedition Max transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Porsche Macan.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Ford Expedition Max more than the Porsche Macan, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Ford Expedition Max, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche Macan.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Expedition Max is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Porsche Macan.