Excellence in engineering, reliability, style and visual appeal are standard features incorporated in European cars. Despite the tough car sales market, European cars have managed to maintain their position on Australian roads. 3 cars that have topped the market are the new Porsche cayenne, the Skoda Octavia and Porsche Macan.
Porsche cars have been leaders in the luxury SUVs both in Australia and globally. Let us review the new Porsche Cayenne and Porsche Macan which are both German cars.
New Porsche Cayenne
With a broad range of appeal, the new Porsche Cayenne is an SUV focused on performance. It has a quiet and comfortable ride with sharp handling and beautiful well-built interior. On an everyday basis, the new Porsche Cayenne is easy to deal with yet very luxurious. The vehicle is fitted with a new brake technology which is the surface coated brakes. The brake rotors which are made of cast iron are coated with tungsten carbide. The new braking technology increases friction during braking hence improving performance.
Plenty of power thanks to the base engine and authoritative v6 and v8 hence smooth acceleration makes it favorable for daily driving. Despite the sharp steering and dynamic handling, the new Porsche Cayenne offers a very comfortable ride. When purchasing you can choose from an array of colors, interior materials, wheels and trim elements depending on your taste.
The Porsche Macan is the sports car of SUVs. It is beautiful and fast and one of the best luxury SUVs in the market. The v6 engine offers a strong acceleration and power accompanied by a sure foot handling. Surprisingly, the Porsche Macan does very well on off-road compared to other luxury SUVs.
The difference between the new Porsche Cayenne and Porsche Macan is cargo space and price. The Porsche Macan boasts of a large cargo space compared to the new Porsche Cayenne making it family friendly yet its cheaper. It is giving its predecessor a run for its money with the more attractive features.
When making a decision on which of the two cars to buy, one of the most important factors to consider is the cost of insurance. Is it cheaper to insure the new Porsche Cayenne compared to Porsche Macan? The cost of insurance independent on the value of the car. Since the new Porsche Cayenne is more expensive than the Porsche Macan hence has a higher value, the cost of insurance is also high.