The interior layout, fit and finish
The X6’s interior is straight out of the BMW book of modern interior design, and is built to a very high standard, being screwed together with impressive solidity and precision.
BMW’s infotainment system leads the way in the class for both usability and number of features. It can be operated through either its 12.3in touchscreen or a more intuitive rotary dial controller on the centre console, with standard ‘gesture control’ (physical gestures made near the infotainment system will activate certain functions) providing a third method of control, even if this method isn’t particularly responsive. There’s a crisp and clear 12.3in digital driver display in place of conventional analogue instruments, too; this isn’t as configurable as Audi’s equivalent Virtual Cockpit system, but it's still smart looking and intuitive to use.
Inevitably, the X6’s sloping roofline and raked rear windscreen results in a letterbox view out of the back of the car, but big door mirrors go some way to compensating. Front and rear parking sensors and a rear-view camera are standard across the range, and the car can even help when parking by controlling the steering for you. A 360deg camera is on the options list.
Bright LED lights come as standard, as does high-beam assistance, which will automatically dip the headlights to avoid dazzling other road users.