The Porsche Macan is the sportiest SUV on the market. Outfit it with the Sport Chrono package, air suspension with adaptive dampers, and carbon-ceramic brakes, and it’s a bundle of fun on a racetrack or canyon road. But the vast majority of buyers don’t use it that way. They take the kids to school, shop for groceries, commute to work, and upstage their neighbors.
I drove the Porsche Macan S in Spain last year and loved its handling. Recently, I spent a week in a 2020 Porsche Macan S and treated it like my daily driver in and around Chicago. The experience gave me some insights into where it excels and where it fails. Here are the hits and misses of the 2020 Porsche Macan S.
2020 Porsche Macan S
HIt: Porsche does drive modes right
Too many automakers pussyfoot the steps between drive modes. Sport and Sport+ settings just aren’t sporty enough and the differences between the…