2013 BMW X6 – Overview – CarGurus

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Have you driven a 2013 BMW X6?

BMW X6 Overview

Controversial? Yep. Somewhat. Making money? yes. Despite its somewhat nature, BMW’s unique X6 Activity Coupe”—a misnomer if ever was one—returns quasi-triumphant for Since its debut some years back, this 4- or 5-passenger coupe-that-isn’t has been a bit of havoc among reviewers who it to be difficult to classify in the accepted Is it a luxury coupe?

No, it’s a but it handles almost like a Is it an SUV? Nope, but it has nearly the with split-folding rear that give it some cubic feet of cargo It can also tow up to 6,000 pounds of when properly equipped, and now brand new standard LED taillights and a fascia and grill, while new LED headlights, nappa leather and the anticipated M Performance Package are the added options for 2013.

Again, two trims, the xDrive35i and the grace the more staid of this hard-to-define auto. trims, obviously, come BMW’s xDrive intelligent (AWD) system with Performance Control, and both, as the Beemer tradition, are delivered plenty of standard bells and Finally, look for the sporty Cayenne and BMW’s own 5 Series, a sport-oriented SUV, to give the X6 hefty competition, utility-wise, just about any legitimate will match or beat it for

No matter its perceived shortcomings, X6 trims come loaded for The xDrive35i once again boast a 300-hp turbocharged V6 that combines with the 8-speed shiftable automatic (with steering-wheel-mounted paddle for 300 lb-ft of torque.

This drivetrain features a brake holder and descent control, with a center and rear differential and mechanical center managing an “intelligent” AWD system designed to be predominantly rear-wheel-drive until slippage is detected, torque gets automatically and directed to the front wheels for the extra traction. Look for 16 mpg highway from this six-banger with direct (DI) and variable valve (VVT). Also, look at up with only premium gas.

The xDrive50i, meantime, is again to be delivered with a twin-turbo V8, again with VVT and DI, and again the 8-speed shiftable automatic. 400 hp and 450 lb-ft of torque from the V8, mileage slips noticeably to again using only unleaded.

Both the xDrive35i and the arrive in showrooms with much the same standard comfort and convenience goodies. look for 19-inch alloy a power sunroof, power and trailer wiring, while and wood accents, leather and heated, power-adjustable seats the cabin.

Once again, remote power door power windows and heated, power-adjustable outside mirrors, the windows (and sunroof) of remote operation. Some convenience items should more include cruise as well as front and rear sensors, while dual-zone control, Sun Sensor technology and for driver’s settings do their for occupant comfort. Finally, is via a standard 205-watt audio that boasts an MP3-capable player and 10 speakers with 2


Look for the top-end xDrive50i to in some added seat-adjustment as well as a universal remote, hands-free communications and BMW Assist, driving directions and enhanced all of which are optional for the 35i.

options for both trims in should include the new M Performance with 15 more horses and 30 lb-ft of torque (315/330 in out of the 35i’s V6 trim, and 40 hp/30 (440/480 in total) from the V8. Also look for upgraded upsized wheels in this new package, not to mention unique exterior paint, 20-way sport front seats and Adaptive Drive system electronically damped shock and active steering.

As for other notable options in various packages or as standalones, upgraded audio, a heated wheel, rear-seat DVD entertainment, a camera with Top View, a head-up display and a center seat. Additionally, look for cabin accents and colors, as as the just-introduced nappa leather upgrade and the popular BMW Apps interface system to be available in trims.

Standard safety for both the 2013 xDrive35i and the includes, once more, antilock brakes (ABS), and stability control, front and head airbags, front airbags and active front Daytime running lights are standard on both trims; as are lights, self-leveling high-intensity-discharge headlights, front fog/driving emergency braking preparation, a safety system and remote alarm.

Additionally, the xDrive50i sports services, airbag deployment and stolen vehicle tracking its standard-issue BMW Assist program, is, as noted, optional in the xDrive Finally, a lane departure system is a further safety that’s available for both

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