In comparing the BMW X3 M40i's and the Porsche Macan GTS's specifications and ratings, the BMW X3 M40i has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. The Porsche Macan GTS has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW X3 M40i's and the Porsche Macan GTS's specifications and ratings, the BMW X3 M40i is a better car than the Porsche Macan GTS.
BMW X3 M40i vs. Porsche Macan GTS Pricing
A used 2023 BMW X3 M40i ranges from $58,973 to $70,197 while a used 2023 Porsche Macan GTS is priced between $92,824 to $106,867. For a new model, the BMW X3 M40i's price is between $64,245 and $72,342, with the Porsche Macan GTS priced between $93,166 and $112,631.
BMW X3 M40i vs. Porsche Macan GTS Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the BMW X3 M40i loses 50.5 percent of its value and the Porsche Macan GTS loses 37 percent of its value. This means the Porsche Macan GTS retains 13.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the BMW X3 M40i.
BMW X3 M40i vs. Porsche Macan GTS Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X3 is 8.6 out of 10 while the Porsche Macan's quality rating is 7.5 out of 10. This results in the BMW X3 being ranked 2 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs and the Porsche Macan being ranked 11 out of 29. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the BMW X3 is ranked 4 and the Porsche Macan is ranked 23. The BMW X3 is also ranked 5 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the Porsche Macan is ranked 28 out of 67.
BMW X3 M40i vs. Porsche Macan GTS Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the BMW X3 is 8.3 out of 10. For the Porsche Macan the reliability rating is 6.1 out of 10. This gives the BMW X3 an advantage in reliability compared to the Porsche Macan.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the BMW X3 M40i’s base engine makes 382 horsepower, and the Porsche Macan GTS base engine makes 434 horsepower. The M40i is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 447 miles. The GTS is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 376 miles. This gives the BMW X3 M40i the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Porsche Macan GTS. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The BMW X3 M40i has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the BMW X3 M40i has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.