Vehicle Overview

The four-door five-seat BMW X6 comes with a turbocharged six-cylinder or V-8 engine and all-wheel drive. A high-performance X6 M with a 555-horsepower V-8 caps the lineup. Competitors include the Porsche Cayenne and Land Rover Range Rover Sport.

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New for 2014
The X6 xDrive50i now comes standard with a universal garage-door opener and a compass in the rearview mirror.

Exterior Highlights

  • 19- or 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Adaptive xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights; LED headlights available
  • Fog lights
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Chrome exhaust tips
  • Power moonroof
  • Power liftgate
  • Available soft-close doors
  • Available aluminum running boards

Interior Highlights

  • Four seats; available three-seat rear bench raises capacity to five
  • Power-adjustable heated front seats; available ventilated front seats
  • Available heated steering wheel, rear seats
  • Leather upholstery
  • Wood trim
  • Dual-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • CD stereo with iPod connectivity
  • Available head-up display
  • Available navigation system
  • Available rear-seat entertainment system

Under the Hood

  • 300-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder engine (xDrive35i)
  • 400-hp, turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 (xDrive50i)
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles on the steering wheel
  • All-wheel drive
  • M Performance Package boosts output of xDrive35i and xDrive50i to 315 hp and 430 hp, respectively, and includes 20-inch wheels and different trim
  • Available adaptive suspension
  • Available variable steering ratio for maneuverability at low speeds, stability at high speeds

Safety Features

  • Antilock brakes
  • Traction control
  • Electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Front active head restraints
  • Four-year subscription to the BMW Assist emergency communication system
  • Available backup camera
  • Available lane departure warning

X6 M
The X6 M features a turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 engine that makes 555 hp and 500 pounds-feet of torque. It also gets a reworked exterior with aggressive ground effects, a unique suspension and performance-oriented interior cues. While other X6s have an eight-speed automatic, the X6 M gets a six-speed auto.

  • Zero to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds, according to BMW
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • All-wheel drive
  • Steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles
  • M Sport suspension with self-leveling rear air suspension
  • Quad exhaust tips
  • Four seats; five seats available

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