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2023 Porsche Macan Trim Levels and Standard Features

by Anne-Marie

The mid-size Cayenne served as the foundation for Porsche’s SUV series, but the small 2023 Porsche Macan provides a greater serving of the brand’s sporty spirit while still offering more space for passengers and goods than a sports car.

The base model comes with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, while the S and GTS models, which are substantially more powerful, have twin-turbo V-6s.

The Macan models’ excellent handling and joyful driving experiences will win over even the most staunch SUV skeptics. In contrast to rivals like the BMW X3 or Genesis GV70, which provide more luxury equipment as standard, the Macan stands out as an upmarket, small SUV that prioritizes the demands of its driver above all other considerations.

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2023 Porsche Macan: What’s New

Porsche modified the inside of the SUV in 2022 and included new touch-sensing controls in the center console. Each version of the SUV now has greater power. However, the majority of Macans also increased in price. A new Macan T sits between the basic model and the Macan S to close the affordability gap. The T, which stands for Touring, creates a reasonably priced but distinctive version of the SUV by adding 20-inch rims, adaptive suspension, powertrain upgrades, dark gray outside trim, and premium interior elements.

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2023 Porsche Macan Trim Levels

The five-passenger 2023 Porsche Macan comes in four different trim levels: the base Macan, the sporty Macan T, the twin-turbocharged Macan S, and the performance-tuned Macan GTS.


The Macan S and Macan GTS come with a twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V6 engine, while the Macan and Macan T get a boosted four-cylinder engine.


Each Macan is equipped with all-wheel drive and Porsche’s PDK seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox with shift paddles.

2023 Porsche Macan Standard Features

Now let’s go over the MSRP, standard features, and available packages for the 2023 Porsche Macan starting with the base model Macan which has a starting MSRP of $57,500.

Macan – $57,500

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The entry-level Macan’s standard equipment comprises a:

  • 2.0-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine (261 hp, 295 lb-ft of torque)
  • Active radiator grille shutters
  • Auto Start/Stop and coasting functions
  • 7-speed Porsche PDK Transmission
  • Porsche Traction Management
  • Porsche Stability Management
  • 19″ Macan Wheels painted in Silver
  • All-season tires
  • Wheel center caps with monochromatic Porsche Crest
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • 18″ Collapsible spare tire
  • 4-piston front brakes
  • Brake calipers in Black finish
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Brake pad wear indicators
  • Sport button
  • Off-road button
  • Power Steering Plus
  • Side window trim in Matte Black
  • Roof spoiler in High Gloss Black
  • Dual single-tube tailpipes finished Matte Silver
  • Power tailgate with automatic open/close functionality and height adjustability
  • Electrically adjustable, heatable, and foldable exterior mirrors
  • Windshield wipers with two speeds, intermittent wipe, rain sensor, and washers
  • Rear wiper with an intermittent wipe and washer jet
  • Power windows with one-touch open/close and anti-trap protection
  • Heated rear window with Auto-Off function
  • LED Headlights incl. Porsche Dynamic Light System
  • Automatic headlight activation including “Welcome Home” lighting
  • Comfort Lighting Package including vanity mirror lighting
  • 3-zone climate control
  • Particulate/ pollen filter with active carbon filter
  • Front and rear seats trimmed in partial leather and Sport-Tex
  • Heated 8-way power front seats
  • Split folding rear seats (40:20:40)
  • ParkAssist (front and rear) with reversing camera
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • HomeLink programmable garage door opener
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Porsche Hill Control
  • Auto-dimming interior and exterior mirrors
  • Porsche Entry & Drive
  • Interior trim in High Gloss Black
  • Accent trims with a Silver-colored finish
  • Leather-wrapped multifunction sport steering wheel with gearshift paddles
  • Fold-up center console armrest
  • Two 12V power outlets
  • Four USB ports
  • 9-inch touchscreen with navigation
  • Porsche Connect services
  • 10-speaker sound system and 150 watts
  • SiriusXM with a 3-month Platinum Plan trial subscription
  • Fixed, removable luggage compartment cover

Base Model Available Packages

The base model Macan has two optional packages.

Premium Package

  • LED Headlights incl. Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Front and Rear Heated Seats

Premium Package Plus

  • Panoramic Roof System
  • 14-way Power Seats with Memory Package
  • LED Headlights incl. Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Front and Rear Heated Seats
  • Ventilated Front Seats

Macan T – $63,100

2023 macan t
Starting at $63,100, the Macan T. This sporty new trim enhances the Macan’s standard features with:

  • Porsche Active Suspension Management
  • 20″ Macan S Wheels in Dark Titanium
  • Side window trim in High Gloss Black
  • Roof spoiler in Agate Grey
  • Sport Tailpipes in Black
  • SportDesign exterior mirrors painted in Agate Grey
  • Sport Chrono Package
  • Front and rear seats with inner bolsters in leather and seat centers in Sport-Tex with stripes in Silver
  • Porsche Crest embossed on front headrests
  • Heated leather-wrapped GT Sport Steering Wheel with deviated stitching in Silver
  • Front door-sill guards in Black Brushed Aluminum with the “Macan T” logo

Macan S Available Packages

The Macan S gets the same two available packages as the base model.

Macan S – $68,400

2023 macan s

The Macan S, which has an MSRP of $68,400, is the model above the Macan T. The Macan S has Porsche Active Suspension Management, much like the T. Additional standard tools with better performance include:

  • 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V6 (375 hp / 383 lb-ft)
  • 20″ Macan S Wheels painted in Dark Titanium
  • 6-piston front brakes
  • Brake calipers in Red
  • Side window trim in Silver
  • Dual twin-tube tailpipes finished Matte Silver
  • Front and rear seats trimmed in partial leather and Alcantara
  • 8-way power heated front seats with memory package
  • Front door-sill guards with the “Macan S” logo in Aluminum

Macan GTS Available Packages

The Macan S also offers the same Premium Package and Premium Package Plus as the basic and T trim levels.

Macan GTS – $82,900

2023 macan gts

The GTS, which has a starting MSRP of $82,900, is the highest trim level. The top-of-the-line GTS has a more powerful:

  • 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V6 (434 hp / 405 lb-ft)
  • Adaptive Air Suspension incl. Porsche Active Suspension Management (Lowered 10 mm)
  • 21″ RS Spyder Design Wheels painted in Satin Black
  • Wheels center caps with colored Porsche Crest
  • 19″ Collapsible spare tire
  • Porsche Surface Coated Brakes
  • Sport Exhaust System with Tailpipes in High Gloss Black
  • SportDesign side skirts
  • GTS Sport Front Seats (8-way) with memory package
  • Race-Tex seat centers
  • Four-way front headrests
  • “GTS” logo embroidered on the front and outer rear seats
  • Standard Leather/ Race-Tex Interior
  • Interior trim in Black Brushed Aluminum
  • Front Door-sill guards with “Macan GTS” logo in Black Brushed Aluminum

Available Packages

There are two more packages for the Macan GTS. We are all aware of the Premium Package Plus, but the GTS trim level also comes with the Bose Surround System.

  • Premium Package Plus
  • Panoramic Roof System
  • Power Seats (14-way) with Memory Package
  • LED Headlights in Black incl. Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+)
  • BOSE Surround Sound System
  • Lane Change Assist (LCA)
  • Heated Seats (front and rear)
  • Ventilated Seats (front)

And unique to the GTS is the GTS Sport Package. It includes the:

  • Sport Chrono Package
  • 21″ GT Design Wheels in Satin Black
  • Performance Summer Tires
  • Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus
  • The lower front fascia, rear fascia, and SportDesign side skirt painted in Satin Black
  • Side Blades painted in High Gloss Black with “GTS” logo in Python Green
  • SportDesign Exterior Mirrors painted in High Gloss Black
  • Adaptive Sport Seats Plus (18-way) with Memory Package
  • Leather GTS Interior with Deviated Stitching in Python Green
  • Interior Trim in Carbon Fiber
  • Door-Sill Guards in Carbon Fiber incl. Loading Edge Protection
  • Heated GT Sport Steering Wheel in Race-Tex
  • Roof Lining in Race-Tex

Standalone Options

In addition to the available packages, you can customize every trim level of Macan with various wheel and upholstery options, plus many standalone options for the exterior, performance, interior, audio, and more. Regardless of standard features, you can spec out any trim level how you want. So if you absolutely have to have the 21″ Exclusive Design Sport Wheels in Neodyme on your base model Macan, you can!

Which One to Buy

In terms of deciding which 2023 Porsche Macan to purchase, even though the new Macan T is a desirable addition to the portfolio, I believe the Macan S offers the greatest mix of performance, design, and customization while still being a fair bargain in comparison to its bigger Cayenne brother.

2023 Porsche Macan Paint Colors

Lastly, let’s go over the paint colors for the 2023 Porsche Macan. There are 14 available paint colors. Not every color is available on every trim level. But there is an option to have your Macan painted any color you want.

  1. White
  2. Black
  3. Carrara White
  4. Copper Ruby
  5. Jet Black
  6. Volcano Grey
  7. Dolomite Silver
  8. Gentian Blue
  9. Night Blue
  10. Papaya
  11. Carmine Red
  12. Chalk
  13. Miami Blue
  14. Python Green

Final Thoughts

Okay, that’s it. I’m going to wrap this up. I went over the trim levels, MSRP, standard features, available packages, standalone options, which trim level to buy, and the paint colors for the 2023 Porsche Macan. If you found this helpful, informative, or entertaining, please like, and share.

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