The 2016 BMW X6 crossover is a medium sized style, like a coupe look, although it has equipped four doors and five seats. Unlike the BMW X5, it is not an optional third row of seats. There are three models: the rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive sDrive 35i xDrive35i and xDrive50i. The high-performance model X6 M (reviewed separately) returns later in the year 2016.
2016 BMW X6 Features
The BMW X6, 35i sDrive rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive xDrive35i with are essentially the same standard. The list includes 19-inch wheels, LED fog lights, auto-dimming mirrors, automatic wipers, adaptive xenon headlights, a sunroof, a power tailgate and front and rear parking sensors. The standard cab features include dual-zone climate control, heated front seats 10-way (with power four-way lumbar), driver memory settings, leather, wood decor surface and 20/40/20 split folding rear seat , E Standard features for all models are the 2016 X6 BMW iDrive interface with a touch-pad controller and the 10.2-inches display, navigation, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, BMW Connected Drive services, and integrated smartphone apps, 9-speaker sound system with HD radio, CD player, an audio auxiliary jack, 20GB of storage for music and a personal iPod / USB audio interface.
Stepping on the xDrive50i brings a V8 engine, a rear view camera, keyless start and entry with hatch open hands free, and 20-way “multi contour” front seats with settings on the shoulder and thigh bolsters. With the exception of the V8 engine, all of these functions available as options for the X6 35i model.
Both the six-cylinder and V8 X6 2016 models offer two sets global options that Xline and M Sport, both of which are unique 19-inch wheels and the option to move to 20-inch wheels. The M Sport package also includes special aerodynamic body, the choice of a variety of interiors, special wheel, a variety of sports seats and multi-contour seats for models six-cylinder, and the possibility of other improvements such as high-performance 20-inch tires, suspension and adaptive cruise control with a higher limit add.
For the six-cylinder sDrive 35i xDrive 35i and the Premium Package adds keyless start and entry, four-zone climate control and satellite radio. Also for the X6 six-cylinder models is a luxury seats, the front brings together the multi-contour seats with ventilation function. An aid package integrates driver a rear view camera and a head-up display, which projects the relevant driving information ahead of driver on to the windscreen.
There are several packages for all models X6 options including cold package that a heated steering wheel and heated rear seats adds available. A lighting package features LED adaptive headlights with automatic remote control. The Dynamic Handling package adds adaptive suspension and the strengthening of the speed-sensitive steering, while aid package of the driver provides content standard driver assistance package and adds adaptive cruise control, a head-on collision warning and protection system, anti- -death spot monitoring, lane departure warning and side-view cameras and order.
The 2016 BMW X6 Executive Package is only available for the X6 xDrive50i V8 and includes soft-close doors, take control of the Quad-climate, leather on the dashboard, ceramic controls, a Harman Kardon audio system covering 16 high-end speakers, satellite Radio and HUD. When Harman Kardon audio is not good enough, you can upgrade to a Bang & Olufsen system for an additional fee.
Important simple options include the BMW Active Steering, Adaptive driver adjustable dampers with rear air suspension, the rear view mirror and side cameras and round-look, automatic parking, a night vision system, a system, rear-seat entertainment and a selection of high-end audio systems.
2016 BMW X6 Interior
The interior of the 2016 BMW X6 has always been a strong point, and the redesigned cabin for 2016 is even more beautiful than before. With a 10.2-inches size screen Jumbotron at the top of the central dashboard, a whole new group arranged and intersected by electronic manometer and plush upholstery has not cut corners BMW when here. The smooth and attractive interface iDrive works well to control and adjust all X6 systems, although in our experience it usually takes to get a few clicks and rotations of the steering wheel, whatever you want; Some competitors systems are easier to use.
The passenger will be two exclusive padded knee bracing on the center console (not a property of the X5) to host 2016 BMW X6 X6 and deep pockets door for over-sized bottled beverages, and other supplies. Perhaps the most important is the leg room and head back, which can accommodate about three now in its default configuration. Backseat of the previous X6 was notoriously cozy, but 6-foot will be willing to sit here for longer trips in 2016 BMW X6. But in an SUV approaching six figures with options, we would sit back, the rear seats can also have.
But the extra passenger space is at the expense of already meager bunker BMW X6. The last year X6 offered 25.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats; it is now up to a meager 20.5 cubic feet. Remove the rear seat backrests and there are only 53.9 cubes. On the other hand, the rear seat backs 40/20 / 40-split are giving you the flexibility to accommodate one or two passengers in the transport of long objects.
2016 BMW X6 Engine
For 2016, the 2016 BMW X6 xDrive35i sDrive 35i and a turbo six-cylinder 3.0-liter that develops 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard for 35i sDrive of and all-wheel drive is standard on xDrive 35i. Both models use an eight-speed automatic transmission. BMW says six-cylinder X6 accelerates from zero to 60 mph in a brisk for 6 seconds while fuel economy is EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined (19 city / 27 highway) for the sDrive 35i and 21 mpg combined (18 city / 27 highway) for the xDrive 35i.
The 2016 BMW X6 xDrive50i gets produced a supercharged 4.4-liter V8 engine, 445 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque. With the same eight-speed automatic that motivates X6 six-cylinder models, the X6 V8 60 mph is made in 4.6 seconds a claimed. Fuel economy of 17 mpg combined (15/22).
2016 BMW X6 Safety
Every 2016 BMW X6 includes stability and traction control, the anti-lock brakes, automatic brake drying, the front side airbags and the side curtain airbags. The standard is BMW Assist emergency communications system that includes automatic collision notification, stolen vehicle recovery and breakdown service on request.
Other safety features that are optional or standard, a reversing camera, blind spot and lane detection systems, collision warning and mitigation before detection system Pedestrian, 2016 BMW X6 side View and order-view camera and a night vision system.