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Thanks, the only shell station I know is pretty far from me, I was hoping to fill 91 at Costco. I got some time to figure it out.
Fill at Costco and enjoy! As I have on my last 3 Macan's and plan to do on my fourth when it arrives in May/June.
 
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Steering Column Adjustment
My Macan was completed on 1/24 and came with manual steering column adjustment. When I asked about it, I was given a letter from Porsche blaming it on the chip shortage and asking me to pass it to the next buyer. There was no mention of a potential retrofit or other remedies. My SA promised to follow up with Porsche and let me know.
Any follow up from your service advisor? We have also picked up our new Macan Base and have a manual steering column adjustment.
 

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Any follow up from your service advisor? We have also picked up our new Macan Base and have a manual steering column adjustment.
Nothing yet, I imagine it’ll take a while.
 

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Yep. Those are the same as they were in the earlier models. I like them a lot. The silver/gray tach in my new S is just too dark and hard to see in the daytime. I reached out to my dealership and asked about recoding the dash lights to stay on at all times but so far they are avoiding me.
I forget how the service interval window works. I think if you scroll around in there you can find it.
I've considered getting a Macan in 2017 and 2020 but ended up getting different vehicles. Five months ago, I decided that this time, I am pulling the trigger. I placed an order in early November, and I finally brought it home today. Here are some photos, initial observations and one question.

Steering Column Adjustment
My Macan was completed on 1/24 and came with manual steering column adjustment. When I asked about it, I was given a letter from Porsche blaming it on the chip shortage and asking me to pass it to the next buyer. There was no mention of a potential retrofit or other remedies. My SA promised to follow up with Porsche and let me know.

GT Sport steering wheel
I only test drove 2021s and didn't like the steering wheel. The 2022 steering wheel looks nicer, but I decided to order the GT sport wheel. The steering wheel is not thick. I don't know if it is thinner than the standard steering wheel, but I thought it would be thicker. It feels small at first but fits nicely in your hands. I have read other owners say it takes a few days to get used to. I did not option power steering plus since I wanted to get the standard Porsche steering feel, no disappointment here.

White Instrument Cluster
I am so glad I picked this option, helps break the all-black cockpit. I got some compliments on it from the delivery team, said they noticed it right away and that's a great touch.

Standard Interior
I debated getting the standard black leather option and I am glad I didn't. The standard interior feels high quality and sporty.

Volcano Grey
I love this colour and how it contrasts with the black trims, very sporty in my view. The only thing I wish I considered is the windows trim in gloss black but no regrets not getting it.

20" S Wheels & A/S Tires
These wheels look great Up close. I believe that 20" is the sweet spot. I ordered all-season and got the Michelins, which are by far my favourite tires.

Surround View
I love this option, I can't imagine parking in tight spots without it.

Storage
Man, where do I begin? I got an iPhone 13 Pro Max, and after the first turn when it flew out of the little storage bin next to the cup holders, I realized I got two options. Place it horizontally in the cup holders or inside the tiny bin under the armrest. It fits there just barely, even when it's empty.

Gas
The recommended octane is 93, the SA told me 91 is ok, and I feel I will go with that. Any reason why not? at first, I was impressed to see a range of 700+ KM, but I quickly realized its due to the 75L tank rather than excellent gas milage :)

Additional Coverages/Services
I didn't get any, and they didn't try to push beyond mentioning a $6,000 "VIP Package". After talking to the service manager, I think I will get the 3-year maintenance package for $1,400 CAD as it will be cheaper. I was told I could purchase it anytime before the first-year service appointment.

Engine buzzing sound
I've noticed a pretty loud buzzing sound after shutting down the engine (see YouTube link). Any idea what that is? is it normal? The sound did stop after a couple of minutes.
congratulations! I also have the same color and it looks great from all angles. I plan on taking mine to “tail of the dragon “ later this summer to give it some exercise. Enjoy and be safe!
 

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it’s a fabulous looking Macan and I’d concur about the premium feel and the aura of attention to driver experience.

you can also have the model designation added … either by decal …..and this is my preference…. Having it hand painted.
When I was doing appearances for Harley-Davidson there was a fellow who hand painted all my Arai provided helmets. The minute detail was amazing. Check local sign shops for the talent.
 

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Washed and drove both cars today. The RDX is still a fantastic SUV, taking the same route back to back made me appreciate the Macan's suspension, steering response and braking even more. The RDX felt a bit faster, perhaps due to a better throttle response (pedal commander is on order) and the fact I am still not comfortable driving the Macan as hard.
 

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I've considered getting a Macan in 2017 and 2020 but ended up getting different vehicles. Five months ago, I decided that this time, I am pulling the trigger. I placed an order in early November, and I finally brought it home today. Here are some photos, initial observations and one question.

Steering Column Adjustment
My Macan was completed on 1/24 and came with manual steering column adjustment. When I asked about it, I was given a letter from Porsche blaming it on the chip shortage and asking me to pass it to the next buyer. There was no mention of a potential retrofit or other remedies. My SA promised to follow up with Porsche and let me know.

GT Sport steering wheel
I only test drove 2021s and didn't like the steering wheel. The 2022 steering wheel looks nicer, but I decided to order the GT sport wheel. The steering wheel is not thick. I don't know if it is thinner than the standard steering wheel, but I thought it would be thicker. It feels small at first but fits nicely in your hands. I have read other owners say it takes a few days to get used to. I did not option power steering plus since I wanted to get the standard Porsche steering feel, no disappointment here.

White Instrument Cluster
I am so glad I picked this option, helps break the all-black cockpit. I got some compliments on it from the delivery team, said they noticed it right away and that's a great touch.

Standard Interior
I debated getting the standard black leather option and I am glad I didn't. The standard interior feels high quality and sporty.

Volcano Grey
I love this colour and how it contrasts with the black trims, very sporty in my view. The only thing I wish I considered is the windows trim in gloss black but no regrets not getting it.

20" S Wheels & A/S Tires
These wheels look great Up close. I believe that 20" is the sweet spot. I ordered all-season and got the Michelins, which are by far my favourite tires.

Surround View
I love this option, I can't imagine parking in tight spots without it.

Storage
Man, where do I begin? I got an iPhone 13 Pro Max, and after the first turn when it flew out of the little storage bin next to the cup holders, I realized I got two options. Place it horizontally in the cup holders or inside the tiny bin under the armrest. It fits there just barely, even when it's empty.

Gas
The recommended octane is 93, the SA told me 91 is ok, and I feel I will go with that. Any reason why not? at first, I was impressed to see a range of 700+ KM, but I quickly realized its due to the 75L tank rather than excellent gas milage :)

Additional Coverages/Services
I didn't get any, and they didn't try to push beyond mentioning a $6,000 "VIP Package". After talking to the service manager, I think I will get the 3-year maintenance package for $1,400 CAD as it will be cheaper. I was told I could purchase it anytime before the first-year service appointment.

Engine buzzing sound
I've noticed a pretty loud buzzing sound after shutting down the engine (see YouTube link). Any idea what that is? is it normal? The sound did stop after a couple of minutes.
I finally heard that sound today. Now I know what you are talking about. It’s not very loud on our Macan. Is it quieter for you now after a month of use?
 

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I finally heard that sound today. Now I know what you are talking about. It’s not very loud on our Macan. Is it quieter for you now after a month of use?
I think it's the same, haven't popped the hood in a while but can still hear it when I shut down the car. I guess I have 4 years to watch it and if needed, replace it under warrenty.
 

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congratulations! I also have the same color and it looks great from all angles. I plan on taking mine to “tail of the dragon “ later this summer to give it some exercise. Enjoy and be safe!
Congratulations! You have a lot of fun ahead of you. I have an ‘18 Turbo in the same color and love it!
 

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Engine buzzing sound
I've noticed a pretty loud buzzing sound after shutting down the engine (see YouTube link). Any idea what that is? is it normal? The sound did stop after a couple of minutes.
These posts mentioned the buzz sound could be radiator louvers/shutter related for reference.

The lid up white instrument cluster looks pretty nice, good color combo!
 
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