Comparison - Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 2018 - vs - Porsche Macan Turbo 2018

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Other Names:

Also called:

CX-5 Maxx

Also called:

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Model: 
Average Price: 
30,945
Updated: 
23 Feb 2018
77,200
Updated: 
01 Feb 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.30gals
19.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Deep Crystal Blue Mica
#343761
Snowflake White Pearl Mica
#E6E6E8
Eternal Blue Mica
#4D7FA6
Jet Black Mica
#000000
Machine Gray Metallic
#4A5575
Sonic Silver Metallic
#BBB9BA
Soul Red Metallic
#78191F
Color: 
Agate Grey Metallic
#47484A
Black
#000000
Carrara White Metallic
#FFFFFF
Dark Blue Metallic
#3A475A
Impulse Red Metallic
#8C0E24
Mahogany Metallic
#4C3B33
Carrara White Metallic
#EFF0F1
Rhodium Silver Metallic
#E6E6E6
Sapphire Blue Metallic
#254578

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 ranked #2 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Mazda CX-5 has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 27 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent handling
Comfortable, supportive seats
Upscale interior

Cons
Cumbersome infotainment system
Unimpressive cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

As long as cargo space isn’t your main reason for buying a compact crossover, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is an excellent, fun-to-drive choice.

Pros
Attractive styling inside and out
Poised chassis, communicative steering
Engine changes bode well for mpg
Good value, especially considering high spec level
Rear seats fold flat

Cons
Frustrating infotainment setup
Light cargo volume
Short on refinement

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 largely carries over from the previous model year, when it was extensively redesigned. New for 2018 are such standard features as a leather-wrapped steering wheel and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert. Also new is cylinder-deactivation technology intended to improve fuel economy slightly. The 2.5-liter engine automatically shuts down the two outside cylinders at cruising speeds to maximize efficiency. Last year's Grand Select trim level has been discontinued for 2018.

PROS
Keen handling and steering make the CX-5 enjoyable to drive
Attractive and upscale cabin for a premium ownership experience
Stays quiet at highway speeds

CONS
Not as powerful as some rivals

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Porsche Macan is unchanged.We like the balance of price and performance you get in the Macan S. It has more capability than you'll likely ever need, yet it is still tame enough for daily driving. As for options, the Premium Package Plus is a good place to start since it adds a nice grouping of desirable equipment without getting too fancy with the customization possibilities.

PROS
Quick acceleration regardless of engine choice
Most athletic and engaging to drive SUV in its segment
Surprisingly comfortable and composed ride
Long list of options means you can customize every last detail

CONS
Must pay for numerous stand-alone options to get full-featured cabin
Less rear-seat and cargo space than segment competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Porsche Macan ranked #4 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Porsche Macan has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 26 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Outstanding acceleration
Nimble handling and quiet ride
Posh interior
User-friendly infotainment system

Cons
Subpar fuel economy
Undersized cargo hold
More expensive than most rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Porsche Macan is the performance pick among compact crossovers because of course it is. Purists may scoff, but we don’t much care.

Pros
Breathtaking speed from a small crossover
Plenty of optional goodies
GTS model hits a performance sweet spot
Fit and finish is perfectly Porsche

Cons
Gets expensive in a hurry
Oddly shaped cargo area
Did we mention it can crest six figures?
No manual transmission. Don’t even ask.
Back seats aren’t really all that spacious

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
23.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
v
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
3.60L
Torque: 
186ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
406ft-lbs
at 1 350rpm
Horsepower: 
187hp
at 6 000rpm
400hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.00Feet
39.20Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Destination Download
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Hands-Free Calling
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
179.10in
185.00in
Width: 
72.50in
76.10in
Height: 
65.30in
63.40in
Ground Clearance: 
7.50in
7.80in
Front Track: 
62.80in
65.20in
Rear Track: 
62.80in
65.00in
Wheel Base: 
106.20in
110.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.60in
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.60cu.ft
53.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
4409lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.90cu.ft
17.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.30degrees
26.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.70degrees
23.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
3693.00lbs
4244.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
no
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Bucket front seats
6-Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
14 -way power passenger seat
14-Way Power Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Sport Front Seats
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding with storage center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut front suspension
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Multi-link rear suspension
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed sensitive volume control
10 total speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Bose premium brand speakers
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
USB connection
Radio data system
545 watts stereo output
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
1 Subwoofer(S)
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Memory Card Slot
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
14 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 7.0-In.
19 X 9
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Rear Parking Sensors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
2 Front Headrests
Airbag Deployment Notification
LED Headlamp
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Adaptive Headlights
4-Wheel ABS
Adaptive headlights
High pressure washers headlamps
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Tire pressure monitoring
Self-leveling headlights
Adaptive headlights
Dual Front With Head Protection Chambers Side-Mounted Airbags
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Adaptive Cruise Control w/Porsche Active Safe (PAS)
Cornering Lights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt

Options

Packages: 
GT Premium Package
Deviated Stitching Package
Sport Chrono Package In Conjuction W/Porsche Communication Manager (PCM)
Sport Chrono Package
Interior Package Painted
Turbo Exterior Package
Premium Package Plus
Exterior Options: 
Roof Rails
Trailer Hitch
Wheel Locks
Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
Rear Bumper Guard
19" Macan Design Wheels
ParkAssist (Front and Rear)
Thermal and Noise Insulating Privacy Glass
Stainless Steel Skid Plate (Front)
Porsche Entry and Drive
20" RS Spyder Design Wheels
ParkAssist (Front and Rear)
Automatically Dimming Mirrors
Carbon Fiber Side Blades
Delete Model Designation
21" 911 Turbo Design Wheels
20" Summer Tires
Wheel Center Caps w/Full-Color Porsche Crest
19" Summer Tires
Fuel Cap in Aluminum Look
Roof Rails In Aluminum Finish W/Roof Transportation System
Roof Rails In Black
Roof Rails In Aluminum Finish
Snow Chains
21" Sport Classic Wheels In Black
Decorative Valve Stems In Silver W/Colored Porsche Crest
Racing Bike Carrier W/Front Wheel Holder
19" Sport Classic Winter Wheel-And-Tire Set, Platinum Satin
Ignition Starter Switch Painted
"Porsche" Logo Painted
Sport Tailpipes In Black
Sport Tailpipes
Window Trim In Black (High-Gloss)
Roof Box In Black (High-Gloss), 11.3 Cu. Ft.
Thermally & Noise Insulated Glass
Roof Box In Platinum Satin, 11.3 Cu. Ft.
Panoramic Roof System
Tinted LED Taillights
Ski/Snowboard Holder, Pull-Out
Trailer Hitch W/Out Tow Ball
Outdoor Car Cover
Indoor Car Cover
Bicycle Rack
LED Headlights W/Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)
Bi-Xenon Headlights In Black W/Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Carpeted Cargo Mat
Illuminated Doorsill Trim Plates
Retractable Cargo Cover
Interior Lighting Kit
Heated Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel in Carbon Fiber
14-Way Power Seats w/Memory Package
Gear Selector in Aluminum
Dark Walnut Interior Package
Carbon Fiber Interior Package
Heated Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel in Dark Walnut
Porsche Crest on Headrests (Front and Rear)
Leather Key Pouch
Burmester High-End Surround Sound System
Telephone Module w/Cordless Handset
Telephone Module
Voice Control
Electronic Logbook
3-Zone Climate Control
Electronic Logbook
Sunblind for Rear Side Windows
Seat Ventilation (Front)
Cargo Management System
Fire Extinguisher
6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
Seat Belts in Agate Grey
Whitewashed Oak Interior Package
Heated Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel In Whitewashed Oak
Illuminated Personalized Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
Footrest For Rear Passenger Compartment
Key Pouch In Black Alcantara, Stitching In Black
Luggage Net, Loadspace Floor
Bose Surround Sound System
Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
Illuminated Personalized Door-Sill Guards In Brushed Aluminum
Illuminated Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
Illuminated Door-Sill Guards In Brushed Aluminum
Porsche Rear Seat Entertainment
Porsche Rear Seat Entertainment Plus
Compass On Dashboard
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Guards Red
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Agate Grey
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Racing Yellow
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Racing Yellow
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Acid Green
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Black
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Pebble Grey
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Espresso
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Pebble Grey/Garnet Red
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Luxor Beige/Saddle Brown
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Luxor Beige/Black
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Garnet Red
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Steel Grey
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Garnet Red/Pebble Grey
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Titanium Blue
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Luxor Beige
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Mahogany
Color Selection For Stitching In Deviated Thread- Saddle Brown
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel In Alcantara
Vehicle Key Painted W/Key Pouch In Leather
Instrument Dials In White
Center Console Armrest W/Model Logo
Center Console Armrest W/Porsche Crest
Seat Console In Leather
Personalized Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
Rear-View Mirror In Leather
Sun Visors In Leather
Porsche Rear Seat Entertainment In Leather
Air Vents In Leather
Personalized Reversible Loadspace Mat W/Leather Edging And Sill Protection
Steering Column Casing In Leather
Deviated Seat Centers
Extended Interior Package, Dashboard Trim In Leather
Deviated Stitching Package And Deviated Seat Centers
Leather Interior Package
Smoking Package
Sunblind For Rear Side Windows
Ski Bag
Seat Belts In Saddle Brown
Seat Heating (Front And Rear)
Seat Belts In Garnet Red
Seat Belts In Agate Grey
Seat Belts In Luxor Beige
Seat Belts In Pebble Grey
Instrument Dials In Luxor Beige
Instrument Dials In Garnet Red
Sport Chrono Clock Or Compass In Garnet Red
Seat Belts In Espresso
Sport Chrono Clock Or Compass Dial In White
Sport Chrono Clock Or Compass In Luxor Beige
Air Vent Slats Painted
18-Way Adaptive Sport Seats W/Memory Package
Seat Ventilation (Front)
Luggage Compartment Liner, Flat
Luggage Compartment Liner, High
Porsche Bluetooth Headphones
Leather Care Kit
Car Care Kit
12V Cooling Bag
Luggage Compartment Liner W/Variable Organizer System
Piano Black Interior Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#363636
Black, leather
#D0C9C6
Sand/Parchment, leather
Color: 
Agate Grey, leather
#594F44
Agate Grey, leather/sueded microfiber
#62584D
Agate Grey/Pebble Grey, premium leather
#BEBEBD
Black, leather/sueded microfiber
#070707
Black/Garnet Red, leather
#953E3E
Black/Garnet Red, leather
#000000
Black/Garnet Red, premium leather
#612C2C
Espresso, premium leather
#382925
Luxor Beige, leather
#A08560
Luxor Beige, leather/sueded microfiber
#8E734E
Saddle Brown, leather
#595048
Saddle Brown/Luxor Beige, premium leather
#433A32