After four years of production, the 2019 Porsche Macan is about to come with some significant changes. The original version of this compact luxury crossover has been around since 2014, so we could say this is a perfect time for a facelift. Indeed, this will be a major mid-cycle update. The new version has been spotted on the road already and it becomes clear that changes will be numerous. We are about to see both exterior and interior novelties. On the other side, mechanical aspect of the car shouldn’t be changed too much.
2019 Porsche Macan Facelift
Speaking of the 2019 Porsche Macan facelift, it is clear that we are about to see numerous novelties. The test model has been spotted on the road already. The 2019 Porsche Macan changes will be numerous. When it comes to exterior design, the test model doesn’t wear camouflage anymore, which is a clear indicator that the new model should arrive soon.
From what we can see on spy photos, this facelift will bring some interesting novelties at the front. First of all, there is a completely new front fascia, as well as a new grille. Headlights have been updated too, though the shape remains same. At the rear end, you can notice new taillights. All in all, it is pretty much the same amount of changes that we saw on the bigger Cayenne.
2019 Porsche Macan comes with a bigger touchscreen?
Besides significant updates of the exterior, we are about to see some interesting novelties of the 2019 Porsche Macan interior as well. This update is about to bring something similar to what we have seen on 2017 Panamera. This means a new touchscreen, as well as new controls on the dashboard. Rest of the cabin shouldn’t be changed a lot, though things like new color schemes and standard equipment are pretty much certain.
2019 Porsche Macan engines
The 2019 Porsche Macan is expected to continue with the same powertrain. The current model comes with numerous engines under the hood. Some of these units are available all around the world, while some are designed for specific markets.
In most cases, base models come with a familiar 2.0-liter gasoline engine, which delivers around 250 horsepower.
The next one is a 3.0-liter V6 unit, Which is good for about 340 horses. The same engine is available with 360 horses on some markets.
Finally, there is a 3.6-liter V6, which is available in two output configurations, with either 400 or 440 horsepower.
When it comes to diesel engines, a 3.0-liter V6 with around 210 horses is the base choice in most of the markets. On the other side, the same engine comes in a version that delivers around 260 horsepower.
When can we expect to see Porsche Macan Hybrid?
Despite many rumors, we still don’t have an official confirmation of this version. Still, some reliable sources suggest the new version is about to come pretty soon. It should be the same system that powers Panamera and Cayenne, which is a combination of 3.0-literV6 gasoline engine and electric motor, with max output around 416 horsepower.
2019 Porsche Macan release date
Although we still don’t have official information, it is pretty much certain that the updated 2019 Porsche Macan will have its presentation at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. This car show is scheduled for October.
How much will the updated Porsche Macan cost?
Despite numerous changes, we don’t expect bigger changes in price. In North America, base models go around 48.000, while top-range model could go all away up to 90.000 dollars.
Which models will be biggest rivals?
This segment is full of amazing crossovers. Some of many good compact luxury SUVs are models like Audi Q5, Mercedes GLC, Jaguar F-Pace, Land Rover Discovery Sport and many others.