2009 BMW X6 Crossover – Test drive and new SUV review – 2009 BMW X6 Sport Utility Vehicle

9 May 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on 2009 BMW X6 Crossover – Test drive and new SUV review – 2009 BMW X6 Sport Utility Vehicle



Compromised seat head room.

fuel economy.



Base prices $56,325 to $67,025

Engine: 3.5 inline six/4.4 liter V8

300 @ 5,800 rpm (I6)/400 @ 5,500

Torque: 300 lb-ft @ 1,400 rpm (V8)

Curb Weight: I6; 5,269 V8

Fuel Economy: I6; 12/18 V8

Wheelbase: 115.5#8221; Vehicle 192#8221; Width: 78.1#8221; 66.5#8221;

Warranty: 4-year/50,000


Cargo: 59.7 cubic

Transmission: 6-speed automatic All Drive

Guide Review 2009 BMW X6

About.com#8217;s Guide to Aaron Gold reviewed the BMW X6 when the new vehicle was revealed to the He awarded the crossover four at that time, concluding #8220;The X6 is not particularly useful. And yet I love it.

I don’t just mean it a lot#8217;; I really do love the X6. The X6 is with cool — it like it was carved from a block of attitude.#8221;

I don#8217;t Aaron#8217;s enthusiasm for the X6. I agree the styling is distinctive, but I#8217;m troubled by the lack of utility in a that has such a large The interior space in the X6 is severely by style #8211; a classic of form over function. If X6 is not an but an #8220;SAV,#8221; as BMW claims, then is the #8220;Activity#8221; for which it is suited?

Not off-roading, certainly. Not cargo-hauling. Not passenger carrying #8211; the second row headroom is constrained by the low and there#8217;s seating for just two

I will say this #8211; the V8 engine (X6 xDrive50i), X6 can be a blast to BMW estimates acceleration at 5.3 seconds 0-60, impressive figures for a that tips the scales at 2 and a tons. Less impressive is the economy of 12 mpg city/18 mpg highway.

is controlled and, well, The beefy steering wheel against X6#8217;s sportiness,

I might grow to like iDrive interface in time, but a week of use, I was ready to rip the big out of the center console. I had to go back to the manual over and over to out basic functions of the nav and climate systems. Your experience vary.

Pricing is in line with the competition. I would choose an FX50s or even a BMW X5 before buy an X6. From my perspective, X6 is a multi-purpose still looking for its purpose.

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