(4.5) 2 reviews
MSRP: $16,096$27,320
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 15-17
Engine: 300-hp, 3.0-liter I-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 4
2008 BMW X6

Our Take on the 2008 BMW X6

Our Take

BMW's latest foray into SUV territory comes in the form of the X6, a tallish fastback the company calls a sports activity coupe. It's basically a medium-sized SUV with four doors, extroverted styling and a choice of two powerful engines. The X6 competes roughly with the Porsche Cayenne ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Tall bumper makes loading cargo harder
  • Have to swing legs wide to step out
  • Rocker panels rub leg when stepping out
  • Poor rear visibility

Notable Features

  • Coupelike styling
  • Choice of two turbocharged engines
  • Standard AWD
  • Four bucket seats

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.