2021 BMW X6

2021 BMW X6

2021 Porsche Macan

2021 Porsche Macan

2021 BMW X6 vs. 2021 Porsche Macan


BMW designed the 2021 X6 to be a mid-size luxury crossover with an unconventional look and a sporty performance. The 2021 X6 comes with a luxurious cabin as one would expect from a car of this pedigree. BMW also offers this car in a variety of powertrains ensuring that there is an X6 for almost all driving needs.

The 2021 Porsche Macan is equally decked out with a spacious cabin and offers an equally impressive ride. The luggage space small but many drivers may decide to overlook this. In this article, we examine both SUVs and compare them against each other.

Design & Style

As mentioned earlier, the cabin of the 2021 X6 cocoons passengers in complete luxury. Everything about the exterior and interior is premium and the instrument panel is designed for easy operation. There is plenty of cabin and luggage space which makes the 2021 X6 a car that you can use for every-day activities. The 2021 BMW X6 comes with power-adjustable front seats and features excellent ambient lighting.

The 2021 Porsche Macan disappoints when it comes to interior design and luxury. For a Porsche, many drivers will be somewhat disappointed by the less-than-premium look and feel of the interior. The 2021 Macan also features very few interior cubbies meaning that passengers will struggle to find places to put their phones and other items while in the 2021 Macan.

Technology & Safety

For the 2021 X6, drivers get a host of tech and safety features. These include a 12.3-inch touchscreen display that handles both Apple CarPlay and Android Audio. BMW’s proprietary iDrive software is easy to use and has no lag whatsoever when using the infotainment system. Input to the infotainment system can be through voice commands and even hand gestures.

With the 2021 Porsche Macan, you get a variety of tech features which include wireless phone charging. Almost every other tech feature on the 2021 Macan is an option, something which may again disappoint buyers. The car does feature USB ports and 12-volt outlets for charging various devices.


BMW offers the 2021 BMW X6 in three powertrains with the most powerful being the V8 model. Performance is excellent and the car accelerates with no fuss at all. Handling is nimble and the eight-speed automatic transmission delivers a great ride.

When it comes to the 2021 Porsche Macan, buyers can expect a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that comes in the 2021 Macan base model. One can also opt for the twin-turbo V6 which also delivers a superb performance. While the ride is refined and smooth, the 2021 Macan struggles a little around corners.

The Bottom Line

Both the 2021 Macan and the 2021 X6 are superb vehicles and have a lot to offer to any driver. However, the 2021 BMW X6 edges out the 2021 Porsche Macan when it comes to interior luxury as well as performance. For this reason, the 2021 X6 is the clear winner in this category.

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