The 2018 BMW X6 is advertised as a sport activity coupe. These three words are the best to describe the crossover. It is a sportier version of the more practical X5. You will move around in the city or highway with ease. And finally, the appearance of the X6 will tell you why we can consider it as a coupe. It is not one of the traditional coupes we know, but this class is new in the SUV segment.
In short, the 2018 BMW X6 is a crossover that carries all attributes of every other vehicle from this carmaker. It also adds more power, aggressive look, and more premium features. And also, there is a special BMW X6 M package to raise everything to another level.
Here you can find an in-depth review about new 2019 BMW X6.
2018 BMW X6 Specs
Under the hood of the 2018 BMW X6 is a turbo-six 3.0-liter engine. An eight-speed transmission routes power to rear or all wheels. Buyers will choose between sDrive and xDrive models. The total power we are getting from this mill is 300 horses. It also adds 300 lb-ft of torque.
The alternative is an xDrive50i. The “x” shows this is an all-wheel-drive model. A 4.4-liter engine is putting out 445 horses and 480 lb-ft of torque. The same transmission is mated to this mill. With more power, this version can’t count on fuel economy numbers’ advantage. This version returns 3 mpg less than the base model.
2018 BMW X6 Acceleration
The base model 2018 BMW X6 would accelerate 0-60 mph in 5,8 sec. However, the xDrive50i version will accelerate in just 4,4 sec. and 2018 BMW X6M will go from 0-60 mph in just 3.8 seconds.
2018 BMW X6 M
The M version will specially tune the last engine. After the revisit, this time the twin-turbo drivetrain can create 567 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. Besides that, there are few more updates of the body and interior. Riding height and cargo space are boosted as well. Finally, the price too.
2018 BMW X6 Features
Regular or M model, the 2018 BMW X6 is full of high-end equipment. Everything a driver need is in the cabin. Even the navigation is standard. The X6 can take up to five passengers. Its sibling X5 has an option to add the third row. The sportier X6 doesn’t offer the third one since passengers in the second row will lack the headroom thanks to the coupe-like design. The M model raises everything to another level with its equipment and additions such as the 16-speaker audio system.
When it comes to the towing capacity the 2018 BMW X6 xDrive 30d, 35d and 35i can tow up to 6,000 pounds. However, the X6 xDrive 50i has 7715-pound towing capacity.
2018 BMW X6 MSRP
The base price of the 2018 BMW X6 is $64,000. For xDrive (AWD), buyers will have to add $2,000. The larger and more powerful engine raises everything to the new level. Even the price. The xDrive50i model has a price sticker near $80,000. Finally, the 2018 BMW X6 M starts above $105,000.