Bmw X6

Five Automakers Recall Nearly 2.5 Million Takata Airbags

By Jennifer Newman on June 2, 2016


CARS.COM — Nearly 2.5 million Takata airbag inflators were recalled today by five automakers. While many of the cars have been recalled for the defective driver-side airbag inflators, the latest recalls cover passenger-side Takata airbags, which are part of the… Read More

Five Automakers Recall Nearly 2.5 Million Takata Airbags

By Jennifer Newman on June 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Nearly 2.5 million Takata airbag inflators were recalled today by five automakers. While many of the cars have been recalled for the defective driver-side airbag inflators, the latest recalls cover passenger-side Takata airbags, which are part of the… Read More

LoJack Report Shows Smarter Thieves Targeting Pricier Cars

By Matt Schmitz on May 18, 2016

CARS.COM — The downside of being among the top-selling cars is that those models also tend to be among the most stolen. Then again, they're also the most recovered. The stolen-vehicle recovery experts at LoJack just released their seventh annual… Read More

NHTSA Extends BMW's Deadline for Takata Airbag Replacements

By Matt Schmitz on March 25, 2016

CARS.COM — Federal safety officials have granted BMW an additional five months to acquire replacement airbags needed to fix recalled vehicles equipped with potentially defective airbags manufactured by Japan's Takata Corp. BMW now has until Aug. 31 to find a… Read More

2011-2014 BMW X5, X6 Drivetrain Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on February 24, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 2011 BMW X5 xDrive50i 2011 BMW X5 M 2011 BMW X5 xDrive35d 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i 2012 BMW X5 xDrive50i 2012 BMW X5 M 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d 2013… Read More

BMW Recalls 840,000 Vehicles for Takata Airbag Inflators

By Fred Meier on February 10, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW announced today that it is recalling about 840,000 vehicles for driver-side airbag inflators made by Takata Corp. that could rupture and send bits of shrapnel at the occupants of the vehicle, causing injury or death.  Related: 5… Read More

2008-2014 BMW Vehicles Engine Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on December 9, 2015

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2008 BMW 7 Series, 2009 BMW 7 Series, 2010 BMW 7 Series, 2011 BMW 7 Series, 2012 BMW 7 Series (all sedans) 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid 7, 2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7, 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid… Read More

AAA Issues Plea to Automakers: Spare the Spare

By Matt Schmitz on November 11, 2015

As automakers increasingly ditch the doughnut in favor of run-flat tires and emergency inflator kits, AAA is making a plea to spare the spare. The roadside-services provider says it has seen no decline the past five years in the more… Read More

2008-2014 BMW Vehicles Timing Chain Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on October 28, 2015

Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2009 BMW 7 Series sedan 2010 BMW 7 Series sedan 2011 BMW 7 Series sedan 2012 BMW 7 Series sedan 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 2009 BMW 5… Read More

2016 BMW X6: What's New

By Cars.com Editors on July 20, 2015

Vehicle Overview The BMW X6 blends a coupelike appearance with SUV attributes. Available in both rear- and all-wheel-drive form, the X6 has turbocharged engine choices. It competes with the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class coupe. New for 2016 The high-end xDrive50i trim level… Read More

Our view: 2016 BMW X6

By Aaron Bragman on July 15, 2015

Editor's note: This review was written in May 2015 about the 2015 BMW X6. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two… Read More