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BMW X6
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$59,600 - $72,900
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CR Model Summary
The redesigned X6 is a coupe-like sporty SUV based on the X5. Most versions are powered by a 3.0-liter, turbocharged six-cylinder; a 4.4-liter turbocharged V8 is also offered. The AWD system can vary the torque from side to side, minimizing understeer. It has many attributes that are similar to the X5, but the styling severely hurts rear visibility, cabin access, and cargo storage. The standard seating arrangement is for four occupants; a five-passenger version is optional. A rear-wheel drive version is new.
 
General Model Specs
Body styles
4-door SUV
Drive wheels
Rear or AWD
Seating
2 front, 3 rear
Engines available
3.0-liter 6 turbo (300 hp)
4.4-liter V8 turbo (445 hp)
4.4-liter V8 turbo (567 hp)
Transmissions available
8-speed automatic
Warranty
Basic: 4/50
Powertrain: 4 year/ 50,000 mile
 
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Reliability History - No Data, New Model
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Trouble spots by year N/A
Engine Major N/A
Engine Cooling N/A
Transmission Major N/A
Transmission Minor N/A
Drive System N/A
Fuel System N/A
Engine Minor N/A
Electrical System N/A
 
Safety Specs
Safety belts
Pretensioners, front/rear Yes/no
Air bags
Side air bags, front/rear Standard/no
Side curtain air bags Standard with rollover
Active safety features
Antilock brakes Standard
Traction control Standard
Stability control Standard
Daytime running lights Optional
Crash and rollover tests
IIHS front moderate overlap NA
IIHS front small overlap NA
IIHS side crash NA
IIHS rear crash NA
IIHS roof crush NA
NHTSA overall crash score NA
NHTSA overall frontal-crash score NA
NHTSA front-crash, driver/front passenger NA / NA
NHTSA overall side-crash score NA
NHTSA side-crash, driver/rear passenger NA / NA
NHTSA side pole-crash NA
NHTSA rollover, 2WD/4WD NA / NA