The 2016 BMW X6 can be described as a four door coupe version of the X5. It has the most unique design in BMW’s line of crossovers and SUVs with a more aerodynamic shape. It will have three trims, all which come with different features and powerful engines. The cabin is comfortable with quality upholstery and enough storage space. Although it is meant to drive through any terrain; the X6 is a highway cruiser and can match a sports car on a straight track. Apart from performance and utility, the most appealing aspect on this car is the design.
2016 BMW X6 – Design Updates:
The exterior of the 2016 BMW X6 has a sloping roofline that gives it the coupe look. There are four soft close automatic power doors with lines passing through them that enhance the muscular look. The front has smaller kidney grilles than the X5 with a bigger and improved chrome bumper. Xenon headlights, LED fog-lights and daytime driving lights are available. The front bumper is snout shaped to increase aerodynamics and give this SUV an aggressive look, there are two air vents for engine cooling and interior ventilation. 20 inch alloy wheels are standard and have a wheelbase of 115.5 inches giving this car fantastic road clearance.
The interior of the 2016 BMW X6 can fit five passengers and it comes with adjustable and heated front seats. All seats have leather covers and are very comfortable. Heated rear seats and a heated leather-covered steering wheel are also available. There is plenty of leg room inside this cabin and all seats can recline backwards. Headroom is ample but reduced for the back seat passengers because of the sloping rooftop. The dashboard is easy to understand and everything has been placed systematically, it has a leather cover, wood trims and brushed aluminum lines. There is a power moon-roof, a push start button, four zone automatic climate control and parking sensors for the front and rear. Infotainment runs on BMW’s iDrive and consists of a 10.2 inch display with touchpad controls, HD radio, satellite navigation, Bluetooth and a nine speaker audio system. Security features include: lane departure warning, rear view camera, parking assist, automatic braking and forward collision warning.
2016 BMW X6 – Engine Power:
The 2016 BMW X6 is a big car with a big powertrain; it has a turbocharged 3.0 liter inline-6 mated with an 8 speed automatic transmission with an option of an all wheel drive or a rear wheel drive. This engine will produce 300 hp and 300 pound foot of torque and has an EPA rated fuel economy of 19/27 mpg for city and highway.
The second engine option is a more powerful twin turbocharged 4.4 liter V8 engine also mated with an 8 speed automatic transmission gearbox. This only has an all wheel drive option and will have an output of 445 hp and 480 lb-ft or torque. Fuel economy for this engine is 15/22 mpg for city/highway and it can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 5.7 seconds; an improvement from the previous model.