BMW X6 Car & Engine Specifications

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  • Catalytic converter
  • Digital Motor Electronics (DME)
  • Double-VANOS
  • EU5 emissions management
  • Light alloy engine block and cylinder head
  • Six-cylinder in-line petrol engine with four-valve technology
  • Twin turbocharge
  • VALVETRONIC engine management


  • Dynamic Performance Control utilising rear axle variable torque distribution system, with display in instrument cluster
  • Six-speed automatic transmission with electronic gear selector and Steptronic
  • Steering wheel-mounted gearshift paddles in pearl-gloss chrome
  • xDrive four-wheel-drive system with fully-variable torque split

Wheels and chassis

  • 19″ Light alloy wheels Star-spoke style 232
  • Disc brakes – front and rear, inner-vented
  • Double-wishbone front axle
  • Electro-mechanical parking brake with auto-hold function
  • Power-assisted steering, hydraulic
  • Sports Suspension

Safety and technology

  • Airbags – front and side, driver and front passenger
  • Alarm system (Thatcham 1) with remote control and engine immobiliser
  • Anti-roll bars, front and rear
  • Automatic Differential Brake (ADB -X)
  • Automatic Stability Control (ASC-X)
  • Brake drying
  • Brake fade compensation
  • Brake Force Display
  • Brake pre-tensioning
  • Crash sensor activating central locking release, hazard warning lights, fuel cut-off and interior lighting
  • Cruise control with brake function
  • Deformation zones – front and rear with door reinforcements and bumpers that regenerate to their original shape in impacts up to 2.5 mph
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) comprising: Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Automatic Stability Control (ASC + T), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC), Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD),Hill-start Assistant
  • Dynamic Stability Control Plus (DSC +) comprising: Brake Drying, Brake fade compensation, Brake pre-tensioning,
  • Hill-start assistant and Soft stop
  • First Aid kit and warning triangle
  • Foglights, front and rear
  • Follow-me-home headlight function (time adjustable)
  • Head restraints front and rear, height adjustable and removable
  • High level third brake light
  • ITS head airbags, for front & rear passengers
  • Park Distance Control (PDC) front and rear
  • Passenger airbag de-activation
  • Rain sensor with automatic headlight activation
  • Run-flat tyres with Tyre Puncture Warning System (TPWS)
  • Seat belts – inertia reel at the front with pyrotechnical belt latch tensioner, belt force limiter and belt restrainer
  • Seat belts – two with inertia reel, rear
  • Side impact protection
  • Visible VIN
  • Wheel bolts, locking
  • Xenon headlights


  • 60:40 split-folding rear seat
  • Child seat ISOFIX attachment, rear
  • Seat adjustment – front, part-electric
  • Two individual rear seats with integrated rear console and folding centre armrest

Exterior equipment

  • All round anti-corrosion system with partial hot galvanising, phosphate treatment and cathodic dip paintwork, preservation of hollow cavities, underfloor protection
  • Central locking system covering all doors, tailgate and fuel filler flap, with two remote control units including personal profile settings
  • Door exit lights located on underside of all four doors
  • Door handles, rain channel and roof moulding, body-coloured
  • Downlights, in exterior door handles
  • Exhaust tailpipes – round, stainless steel with chrome finisher, left & right
  • Exterior mirrors – aspheric, tinted, heated, electrically adjusted and part-body-coloured
  • Illuminated light rings, functioning as welcome lights, parking lights, daytime running lights and side lights
  • Indicator lenses, clear
  • Kidney grilles, chrome with black vertical slats
  • Tailgate, one piece with intermediate stop function and sill finisher in stainless steel
  • Windscreen washer jets – heated

Interior equipment

  • Courtesy lights front and rear, with soft on/off dimming
  • Cup holders front and rear
  • Electric windows – front and rear with open/close fingertip control, anti-trap facility and comfort closing function all round
  • Floor mats, velour
  • Footwell lights, front & rear
  • Glove compartment, centrally-locked and illuminated
  • Instrument binnacle with speedometer, tachometer, fuel level, consumption, and coolant temperature
  • Knee pads on centre console for driver & front passenger, upholstered in line with seat selection
  • Luggage compartment lights in the tailgate
  • Power socket (12V) in the luggage compartment
  • Reading lights, front and rear
  • Rear-view mirror, automatically dimming
  • Securing rings in luggage compartment, four
  • Smoker’s package
  • Start/Stop button
  • Storage compartments in interior door panels with anti-slip mats in amber
  • Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Toolkit located in luggage compartment
  • Windows – heat-insulated, green tinted all round
  • Windscreen with grey shade band

Steering wheels

  • Steering column with electric reach and rake adjustment
  • Three-spoke multi-function sports leather steering wheel with gearshift paddles in pearl-gloss chrome

Audio and communications

  • Auxiliary input point for auxiliary playing devices (eg MP3 player)
  • BMW Professional twin-tuner radio with single CD player (with MP3 CD playback capability)
  • CD changer preparation
  • Control Display – 6.5″ colour display screen
  • iDrive Controller on centre console
  • Loudspeaker system with six speakers
  • On-board Computer (OBC), comprising: average fuel consumption, average speed, on-board diagnosis, outside temperature display and range
  • Preparation for six CD changer

Paintwork, upholstery and trims

  • Interior trim – Dark Bamboo wood
  • Metallic Paintwork
  • Upholstery – Twill Cloth
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