2017 Porsche Macan S vs. 2017 BMW X3

2017 Porsche Macan S

Porsche Macan S

2017 BMW X3


With its beautiful blend of sporty performance and incredibly spacious interior, the 2017 Porsche Macan S has the luxury and comfort that Tinley Park and Naperville area drivers crave. Offering up a striking, sleek exterior and handling that other cars envy, the Macan S is unlike anything you’ve experienced. Take a look at this side-by-side comparison with the 2017 BMW X3, and see for yourself what makes the Macan S so impressive.


Featuring a striking, audacious front end, the new Porsche Macan S embodies the sports car look. This style is reflected in its specifications — Macan S boasts a 3.0L V6 PDK engine, delivering 340 horsepower and 339 lb-ft of torque. That gives the Macan S a top speed of 156 miles per hour, and it can accelerate from 0 to 60 in just 5.2 seconds. The Macan S isn’t just fast and powerful, though; with its adaptable all-wheel drivetrain and self-tracking trapezoidal link rear suspension, the Macan is equipped to handle like a dream. Its 19-inch wheels ensure an effortless grace to its drive, and, equipped with all-season tires, it can handle all kinds of terrain with equal aplomb.

The 2017 BMW X3, on the other hand, isn’t quite as well rounded. Equipped with a 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine, the X3 only offers 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. That is significantly less than the power offered by the Macan S, but it is not significantly compensated by the X3’s fuel economy. The X3 achieves an EPA-estimated 21 mpg city, which is only slightly more than the 17 mpg offered by the Macan S.


Now let’s see the available features of each vehicle, starting with the Macan S:

  • Adaptive sports seats
  • Heated seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • BOSE surround sound
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane keep assist

Next, let’s compare these to the features available on the X3:

  • Leather seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Standard audio system
  • Lane departure warning

The Winner — The Porsche Macan S

The 2017 BMW X3 competes fiercely when it comes to available interior features, but it cannot match the comprehensive and high-quality selection offered by the 2017 Porsche Macan S. The Macan S similarly offers more power and nearly identical fuel economy, giving it the edge in this comparison.

Learn More About the 2017 Porsche Macan S at Porsche Orland Park

If you’re a driver in the Orland Park, Tinley Park, or Naperville area, you can learn more about the 2017 Porsche Macan S and how it compares to the 2017 BMW X3 by contacting us online or by calling us at 800-728-0866. You can also learn more by visiting us at 8760 W. 159th Street about a test drive today!