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I believe you still need a brake controller, I don't think this was changed with the slight model refresh. See below:

 

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Get a wireless brake controller. Nothing to mount in the car. You mount it to the trailer. Works fantastic and allows you to switch cars with your trailer and just plug in wireless remote into lighter. I tow a Cayman track car with my Macan GTS and is works great.

 

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Seems like it was something like $600 when I ordered the car model year 2018. It came prewired and modified suspension. For all you folks out there who are designing your cars, get the hitch whether you will use it or not. The second item is get the el cheapo luggage retainer package.
 

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More food for thought that I'm looking for opinions, I just talked to my SA (who tows frequently and races cars etc). He was hesitant with towing on the Macan and having brakes with a single axle trailer. He had a great point that if one wheel (on the trailer) was braking and the other wheel didn't brake at the same pressure, it would fish tail pretty hard.

Has anyone experienced this? He did say this was common a number of years ago on trailers he had back in the day.

Currently I'm looking at PJ trailers or some 'cheaper' "Rugged Trailer" that brakes would be put on after the fact.

Update 2: Just realized the PJ trailer is nearly 1800lb! by itself! With a UTV on it with gear, it would surpass the towing capacity of the Macan.
 

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So the Macan towing capacity is 4400 lbs max, vs 7700 lbs max for the Cayenne.

Why such a big difference?

It can't be the engine or brakes, because some Macan models have at least as much, if not more, engine and braking capacity than some Cayenne models

What would it take for Porsche to significantly increase the towing capacity for the Macan?
 

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My UTV that took months to arrive, finally did! However I'm getting some weird feeling when towing with the Macan. When just normal driving, I get a weird pushing/pulling feeling, which is somewhat an uneasy feeling. I'm thinking its the tongue weight, but not sure if its too much or too little.

The Setup: 19 Macan S w/ OEM hitch; Brand new 14' Trailer w/ Brakes (~800lb) and a RZR XP4 (~2000lb)

Attached is a photo, granted not the best photo.

Beyond the pushing/pulling. It seems to have great braking and plenty of power. (Granted I have yet to take it on the highway yet)

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Hopefully someone with more experience will chime in. I noticed this type of effect when towing a trailer with a Jeep Grand Cherokee back in the day, I otherwise had no issues and went on several trips. In time I replaced the Jeep with a VW Touareg and didn't notice this effect when towing the same trailer. Not clear on why.

I think in general, some people incorrectly load too little tongue weight, which is dangerous and can result in fishtailing.

Do you have prior experience towing? If not what you are experiencing could potentially be considered "normal," but I would encourage you to have the tongue weight checked in some fashion, to ensure you have the weight properly loaded on the trailer. It might also be worth setting PASM to one of the firmer settings to see if it helps mitigate what you're feeling.
 

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Do you have prior experience towing? If not what you are experiencing could potentially be considered "normal," but I would encourage you to have the tongue weight checked in some fashion, to ensure you have the weight properly loaded on the trailer. It might also be worth setting PASM to one of the firmer settings to see if it helps mitigate what you're feeling.
I've towed a little bit before, but never noticed this. I have a little more play with increasing tongue weight. I have like an extra foot that I can pull the UTV further up on the trailer. Might give that a whirl.

It's funny, I was also thinking and played around with PASM it didn't solve this issue, but I didn't even notice a change in dynamics. I can say I 100% regret not getting air suspension right now.
 

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Yup -- trailer has brakes (and brand new) and brake controller which I tested and works.

But this pushing/pulling is not when braking, which is what is weird! I wish I could describe this better than pushing/pulling.
 
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