2021 Volvo XC60 vs 2021 Porsche Macan Comparison in Torrance, CA

We can understand why automotive enthusiasts are drawn to a powerful Porsche vehicle -- but when you're looking for a more luxurious, more exciting, more advanced alternative to the family crossover, is the Porsche Macan really the right choice? After all, for thousands less, you can get the same horsepower, greater comfort, more space and superior safety when you choose the 2021 Volvo XC60! Find out more below where we've compared both these premium SUVs side-by-side. We're here to help make new car shopping easier than ever at Volvo Cars South Bay in Torrance. Learn more about the Volvo XC60, then come take your test drive.

Volvo XC60 interior features

2021 Volvo XC60 vs. 2021 Porsche Macan: Size & Utility

While Porsche doesn't tell us how much legroom you get in the rear seats of the 2021 Porsche Macan, the reviewers at Cars.com say, "The backseat has minimal legroom and no seating adjustments." By contrast, the 2021 Volvo XC60 comes standard with adjustable back seats and legroom much more typical for this class.

Meanwhile, when it comes to utility, the Volvo XC60 provides a whole lot more available cargo space: up to 63.3 cubic feet with the rear seats folded compared to just 52.9 cubic feet in the 2021 Porsche Macan. Furthermore, roof rails come standard on the Volvo XC60 for attaching oversized gear like cargo bins and surf boards. They'll cost you extra on the already-more-expensive Macan.


Volvo XC60 technology

2021 Volvo XC60 vs. 2021 Porsche Macan: Comfort & Features

Take a close look at the features you get in both these vehicles and you'll find many advantages for the Volvo. For instance, the 2021 Volvo XC60 has a superior standard audio system, with 220 watts of system power for improved volume and clarity. The standard audio system in the 2021 Porsche Macan has just 160 watts. You get a standard panoramic sunroof with power sunshade in the Volvo XC60; that will cost you extra on the Porsche SUV. Even something as basic as power-adjustable lumbar support for the front seats will cost you extra on the 2021 Porsche Macan -- but not the Volvo XC60. You don't have to break the bank to get all the comfort and convenience you want from your next luxury SUV when you choose Volvo.

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Volvo XC60 performance specs

2021 Volvo XC60 vs. 2021 Porsche Macan: Performance & Drive

With Porsche, you anticipate performance and power -- yet the 2021 Volvo XC60 is a sporty performer in its own right. It comes standard with 250 horsepower, compared to 248 from the Porsche Macan. Of course, both models offer upgraded engines with more power on tap, if you want some additional quickness for those short freeway onramps. However, there's no hybrid version of the Porsche Macan available yet. Instead, choose the 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge with the T8 engine. It's a plug-in hybrid combining an electric motor with a turbocharged, supercharged four-cylinder engine for outstanding efficiency and a thrilling 400 horsepower! That's more power than you find in any Porsche Macan, Macan S or even Macan GTS.


Volvo XC60 safety features

2021 Volvo XC60 vs. 2021 Porsche Macan: Safety & Technology

Porsche does offer some driver assist technology on the 2021 Macan, but almost none of it is standard. By contrast, every 2021 Volvo XC60 comes standard with automatic emergency braking, which is an additional upgrade on the new 2021 Porsche Macan. What's more, the BLIS™ blind spot information system with Steer Assist and Cross Traffic Alert with auto-brake is also standard -- and you won't find features like these on any new Porsche Macan. The 2021 Volvo XC60 is a powerful demonstration of what the latest technology and engineering from Volvo means for your safety. Even the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety agrees, having named the 2021 Volvo XC60 a 2021 Top Safety Pick+ award winner!

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Why Choose Volvo Cars South Bay?

With a proven dedication to reliability and safety that goes back decades, Volvo has earned its position as one of the world's most trusted automakers. From first-to-market safety innovations to more premium, more sustainable materials and quality construction, a new Volvo is sure to provide the comfort, convenience and excitement you're looking for from your next car, crossover or SUV. Best of all, you're buying from a dealership that stands behind you long after your new vehicle rolls off the lot. Part of the McKenna auto group, Volvo Cars South Bay gives you access to the McKenna VIP Program and other perks when you purchase a new Volvo with us. We invite you to come meet our friendly, knowledgeable team and come see the dazzling new collection of Volvo models in our inventory at Volvo Cars South Bay. Take your no-pressure test drive today.