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2020
  • Road Test
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2020 BMW X6 Ratings & Reliability
The 2020 X6 is a coupelike, sporty SUV that is based on the new BMW X5. In our X5, the smooth 335-hp, 3.0-liter six-cylinder turbo engine and eight-speed automatic made it quick, yet we got a good 23 mpg overall. The ride is comfortable and impressively steady and composed. The luxurious cabin is whisper quiet, and the seats are all-day comfortable. Handling is very competent. Controls have an initial learning curve but prove to be logical once mastered, and the infotainment system works seamlessly. Unlike its sibling, the X6’s styling severely hampers rear visibility, cabin access, and cargo room. The standard Active Driving Assistant includes forward collision warning (with pedestrian and cyclist warning), city-speed automatic emergency braking, blind spot warning, lane departure warning, and rear cross traffic warning. A rear-wheel-drive version is also available, as is a V8-powered M50i.
2019
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2019 BMW X6 Ratings & Reliability
This coupelike sporty SUV is a derivative of the previous X5, which is a good place to start. Unlike its sibling, the X6's styling severely hampers rear visibility, cabin access, and cargo room. More than just a different body, though, the X6 is sportier than the X5, with tauter handling and a stiffer ride. Most versions are powered by a 3.0-liter, turbocharged six-cylinder engine, which returned 21 mpg overall in the previous-generation X5 we tested. A 4.4-liter, turbocharged V8 is also offered. The interior is luxurious and well-crafted, and the seats are supportive for long trips. The infotainment system takes time to master but ultimately proves to be logical. A rear-wheel-drive version is available, as is a high-performance M version that commands a six-figure price.
2015-2018
2015 Redesign Year
BMW X6 2018
Styling was refreshed for 2015 and the V8 engine got more power. While the X5 traded some of its sporty feel for a cushier ride, the X6 continues to lean more toward handling than ride comfort. Inside, you'll find a plush and well-constructed interior, with padded surfaces and handsome wood and brushed-chrome trim. We would choose the standard six-cylinder engine to get the best blend of performance and fuel economy. The backup camera is the only option we consider a must-have.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $43,625 - $75,000 $40,750 - $70,250
2017 $37,650 - $62,475 $35,400 - $58,500
2016 $32,750 - $50,500 $30,600 - $47,350
2015 $28,125 - $32,250 $25,930 - $29,930
2008-2014
2008 Redesign Year
BMW X6 2014
Based on the X5 SUV, the X6 is a tall coupe with four seats and standard all-wheel drive. A turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine powers most versions and a 4.4-liter V8 is the up-level choice. The all-wheel-drive system can vary the torque from side to side to minimize understeer. In addition to being highly polarizing, the styling severely hurts rear visibility, cabin access, and cargo storage. Hybrid and high-performance M versions were added in 2010.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2014 $20,900 - $28,900 $18,750 - $26,500
2013 $17,850 - $24,575 $14,995 - $22,195
2012 $15,975 - $21,525 $12,825 - $19,175
2011 $12,950 - $19,000 $9,905 - $16,655
2010 $11,350 - $17,700 $8,335 - $14,485
2009 $11,250 - $11,450 $8,235 - $8,435
2008 $10,650 - $10,825 $7,685 - $7,835