BMW X6 Review – Research New & Used BMW X6 Models | Edmunds

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BMW likes to its X6 a Sports Activity Coupe, but fastback SUV would be a more description. This four-door crossover, which is based on the BMW X5, has a downward-sloping roof line, the timeless profiles of classic coupes (or, less the Pontiac Aztek). As such, trumps utility with rear passenger space and volume.

For the style-conscious, these will likely be of little BMW has given the X6 a potent range of and handling abilities that far one’s expectations for a crossover Overall, the BMW X6 is a capable niche that should appeal to who want solid BMW SUV fundamentals in a package.

We just hope they mind an extra pair of on their coupe.

Current BMW X6

The BMW X6 in two trim levels: xDrive 35i and The xDrive35i features a turbocharged six-cylinder engine and comes with such luxuries as upholstery, power front and premium audio. The xDrive50i ups the with a turbocharged V8 and even in the way of interior accoutrements.

As with BMWs, the options list is extensive and pricey.

The X6 certainly impresses in the powertrain The xDrive35i’s 3.0-liter turbocharged pumps out a frisky 300 horsepower and 300 of torque, while the xDrive50i’s turbocharged V8 bristles with 400 hp and 450 of torque.

The sole transmission is an automatic with manual control. All X6 models are equipped all-wheel drive and a trick distribution system called Performance Control.

This apportions varying amounts of to each wheel in order to optimal traction and directional

The X6’s styling isn’t for but it manages to set itself apart the fastback roof line, wheels and other sporty cues. Inside, the BMW X6 boasts seats, an excellent driving and high-quality materials, though the layout can be befuddling. Rear are compromised because of the low sloping line, but two adults will be in back — provided aren’t unusually long of

Should you need to carry person, an optional three-place replaces the standard two-seat Cargo capacity, while is considerably below average for the crossover SUV segment.

In performance testing, our editors the X6’s sprightly performance, in xDrive50i trim. BMW says V8-powered model should from zero to 60 in 5.3 seconds, and that may be slightly optimistic, no doubt that this is the fleetest SUVs on the market. The throaty exhaust burble its sophisticated turbocharged character, and in trim, the X6 handles extraordinarily for such a tall and heavy


The BMW X6 makes sense for well-heeled who want an SUV but care more looks and performance than However, such buyers need to be undeterred by the fact the X5 offers most of the X6’s as well as far greater utility for of dollars less.

Readers should note there is a higher-performance version as the X6 M, which is discussed in a separate

Used BMW X6 Models

The BMW X6 was an all-new for 2009. For the first two model a six-speed automatic was standard both engines. The xDrive35i had a different and less fuel-efficient despite output and displacement that are identical to those of the model.

For 2010 only, there was a upgrade option available cranked the engines’ outputs up to 320 hp and 440 hp,

Inside, the X6 could only be had two rear seats until when the optional three-person debuted. It should also be that the 2009 X6 had an older, user-friendly iDrive electronics

If you are looking for older years, our used BMW X6 page.

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