BMW X6 xDrive M50i 5dr Auto Review

Category: Coupe SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £81,335What Car? Target Price£76,448
Review

Its styling may divide opinion but the BMW X6 is actually a very well rounded SUV. Not only is it available with a range of truly fantastic engines, but it’s also one of the most entertaining cars in the class to drive, making the Mercedes GLE Coupe and Range Rover Velar feel sloppy in comparison. Meanwhile, the interior is as easy to use as it is beautifully built, and there’s plenty of space, too, despite those sweeping exterior lines. Factor in reasonable running costs and a competitive price tag and the X6 truly is one of the most alluring coupe-SUVs currently on sale.

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M50i trim is exclusive to the most powerful petrol engine and is effectively M Sport trim with further suspension and mechanical upgrades.

This twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine can thrust the X6 from 0-62mph in a scarcely believable 4.3 seconds. It won't be cheap to run, though.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH4.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

25.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

580

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

257

g/km

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