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Which Of These Two Overpriced, German Performance SUVs Is Better?

Seriously. The cheaper of the two still costs $65k.

They’re called SUVs because, honestly, that’s what the automakers like to call them. Are they more, mechanically speaking, crossovers? Yes. But whatever. People will buy the Porsche Macan Turbo and the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG regardless. Both will generate solid profits for their respective brands not because they’re fun to drive off-road, but because they’re so wicked fast and powerful on pavement. But which of these two German performance SUVs better?

Don’t let price alone decide, because the GLA45 AMG carries an as tested price of $65,985 while the Macan Turbo requires a whopping $84,850 entry price. So which is faster? More fun to drive? Check out the Motor Trend comparison test ahead.

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