2017 BMW X6 M

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$104,100–$104,100 MSRP range
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Key Specs

of the 2017 BMW X6 M. Base trim shown.

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Acceleration
  • Ride quality
  • Comfortable sport seats
  • Unique styling

The Bad

  • Tall bumper makes loading cargo tough
  • Low roof makes ingress and egress challenging
  • Poor rear visibility
  • Backseat headroom
  • Limited cargo capacity

Notable Features of the 2017 BMW X6 M

  • Wireless smartphone charging and Wi-Fi hot spot now available
  • Coupelike SUV seats up to five
  • Choice of turbocharged gas engines
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • High-performance X6 M available

2017 BMW X6 M Overview

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Vehicle Overview

What it is: The BMW X6 M features a turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 engine that makes 567 horsepower and 553 pounds-feet of torque. It also gets a reworked exterior with aggressive styling cues, a unique suspension and performance-oriented interior features.
What's Special

  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive
  • Zero to 60 mph in 4 seconds, according to BMW
  • M-tuned electric power steering
  • Quad exhaust tips
  • M sport seats

Here's Info on the Regular X6:
What it is: 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 2017
New standard exterior styling cues include stainless-steel underbody cladding, gray grille and air-intake trim, and aluminum window trim. Wireless smartphone charging and a Wi-Fi hot spot are available.
Significant Standard Features

  • 300-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Power moonroof
  • Power liftgate
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • Automatic climate control
  • Navigation system
  • Power tilt and telescoping steering wheel
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • 445-hp, turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8
  • All-wheel drive
  • Heated steeri...
Vehicle Overview

What it is: The BMW X6 M features a turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 engine that makes 567 horsepower and 553 pounds-feet of torque. It also gets a reworked exterior with aggressive styling cues, a unique suspension and performance-oriented interior features.
What's Special

  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive
  • Zero to 60 mph in 4 seconds, according to BMW
  • M-tuned electric power steering
  • Quad exhaust tips
  • M sport seats

Here's Info on the Regular X6:
What it is: 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 2017
New standard exterior styling cues include stainless-steel underbody cladding, gray grille and air-intake trim, and aluminum window trim. Wireless smartphone charging and a Wi-Fi hot spot are available.
Significant Standard Features

  • 300-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Power moonroof
  • Power liftgate
  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • Automatic climate control
  • Navigation system
  • Power tilt and telescoping steering wheel
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • 445-hp, turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8
  • All-wheel drive
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Head-up display
  • Bang & Olufsen premium stereo
  • Wireless smartphone charging and a Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Adaptive suspension
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Backup camera
  • Surround-view camera system
  • Adaptive cruise control with a stop-go function
  • Parallel-parking assist system
  • Blind spot warning system
  • Lane departure warning
  • Pedestrian and collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Night vision with pedestrian detection

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Consumer Reviews

Exterior Styling
(5.0)
Performance
(5.0)
Interior Design
(5.0)
Comfort
(4.7)
Reliability
(5.0)
Value For The Money
(5.0)

What Drivers Are Saying

(5.0)

Most reliable car

by Daquane Range from Florence, SC on September 28, 2017

This cad has its very own unique performances. I like the features that come along with such as touch screen key remote. Park assist and other fancy technologies. I've owned about 6 months and I love ... Read full review

(5.0)

This is bestest!

by Thakhanman on September 7, 2017

Got the dinan tune and have the looking back at it. I am truly enjoying this vehicle, truest M experience you can have in an SUV! Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2017 BMW X6 M currently has 0 recalls

Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2017 BMW X6 M has not been tested.

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    48 months / 50,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    48 months / 50,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    48 months / unlimited distance

CPO Program & Warranty

Certified Pre-Owned by BMW

Program Benefits

Comprehensive inspection by BMW technician, 24/7 Roadside Assistance, BMW Assist. Exceptional vehicles with exceptional coverage

  • Limited Warranty

    Unlimited Miles for 1-Year

    BMW Certified Pre-Owned: Covers you for unlimited miles for 1-year, after the expiration o f the 4-year / 50,000 mile New Vehicle/SAV Limited Warranty for a total of 5 years with unlimited miles. This includes up to 5 years and unlimited miles of BMW Roadside Assistance and BMW Assist (TM) on many late model BMW vehicles. Additional plans are available to extend your vehicle's coverage for up to a total of 6 years with unlimited miles. See your BMW Center for details.
  • Eligibility

    Under 5 years / 60,000 miles

    Vehicles receive a Comprehensive inspection.

    See inspection details.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The X6 M received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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