2018-2019 BMW X6 – the crossover for the egoist

Model 2018-2019 BMW X6 (E71) first appeared on European roads in the crisis in 2008. Kupeobrazny crossover 2018-2019 BMW X6 is built on the platform 2018-2019 BMW X5 (E70) . Skeptical marketers predicted novelty almost complete failure, due to the non-standard performance of the body and the four-seater cabin layout. But sales of 2018-2019 BMW X 6 surpassed the expectations of even the producers themselves, which prompted many competitors urgently undertake the development of similar vehicles. Bavarians include 2018-2019 BMW X 6 for independent class Sports Activity Coupe (SAC), but in the international classification of the vehicle is considered to be midsize crossover J-Class SUV.


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Body in the 2018-2019 BMW X6 is really unusual, absolutely non-standard and contradictory in many respects. Many consider the appearance of the crossover is not typical of 2018-2019 BMW, completely unsuccessful and sometimes even silly. And at the same time, others see the contours X6 something original, and unusual breakthrough. In general, the controversy surrounding the appearance will last, probably, throughout the life cycle of the 2018-2019 BMW Iks6, so try to ignore them and move on to the figures, in which the dimensions are expressed in cars.

To date, the X6 had to go through a serious modernization (2010), in which a little older in almost all respects. Today, the length of the crossover 2018-2019 BMW X6 production is 4877 mm, its width is limited by mark 1983 mm (with external mirrors 2195mm), and the height is 1690 mm (here, on the contrary, there is a slight decrease). The wheelbase has not changed and, as before, is 2933 mm. Ground clearance X6 is quite off-road – 212 mm, and the total weight of the vehicle does not go beyond 2670 kg.

Like any other car brand 2018-2019 BMW, X6 crossover is available in a large number of options for coloring the body. At the moment, dealers have the opportunity to put the car in 15 standard color options of painting, as well as create an individual color scheme at the personal request of the buyer. Among the basic options for Russian buyers often choose pure white, red or black box.

It is very rich and the selection of rims. The standard kit includes three 19-inch variant related to the Star-spoke style collection. In addition, for an additional fee, you can choose 20-inch wheels of the six choices made in the more athletic style.


The factory installed tires 255/50 R19, version of the 2018-2019 BMW X6 hDriveM50d equipped with tires 275/40 R20 for the front axle and 315/35 R20 for the rear. As a self-tuning wheel arches are readily accepted and huge wheels 285/35 R21 or 285/30 R22. Ardent fans drive is mounted on the rear axle of his kupeobraznyh crossover rollers 325/30 R21 and even 335/25 R22, it is not clear just how such a low-profile tires, you can drive in the Russian context.

X6 The interior is even more rich than the famous soplatformennika 2018-2019 BMW X5. The main finishing material – high-quality leather, but there are also numerous inserts made of plastic, wood or aluminum, depending on the equipment level. The front part of the cabin is almost exactly the same as the architecture and interior design of the X5, but is not particularly clear up in the second row.

The basic layout of the interior of 2018-2019 BMW X 6 is designed for 4 passengers, but back row seatbacks can fold out to make room for a fifth person (the place will be enough for a child).

However, at the request of the customer’s layout can be changed by replacing the rear seats to the standard three-seater sofa. On the rear sit uncomfortable and even cause more discomfort getting in and out of the car. Blame low roof dome and awkward doorways.

The trunk of the coupe-crossover 2018-2019 BMW X6 more than roomy. His standard useful volume is 570 liters, but with folded rear seat backrests he grows to the level of 1450 liters, so you can immerse a pretty decent amount of cargo, such as a bicycle.

Equipping the machine systems provide comfort, entertainment and safety – at a high premium level. And how could it be different, taking into account the initial cost of the 2018-2019 BMW X6 in , starting with a mark of 3.22 million rubles.

Technical characteristics of the 2018-2019 BMW X 6: The engine range for the X-sixth borrowed from the well-known X5 crossover. However, we note that for X6 engines have improved a bit, but it is almost not reflected in the specifications.
Petrol version:

  • Opens 2018-2019 BMW X6 hDrive35i. The base engine is considered to be a six-cylinder in-line arrangement, and 3.0 liters of volume. Its power is 306 hp and torque of 400 Nm and is maintained in the range 1300-5000 rev / min, which allows you to accelerate to 240 mph, or make the initial spurt to the first 100 mph in 6.7 seconds.
  • This is followed by 2018-2019 BMW xDrive50i: Second affordable petrol engine has a 4.4 liter volume, distributed on 8-cylinder with a V-shaped arrangement, and due to the turbocharger Twin Turbo is capable to develop 407 hp maximum power, or 600 Nm of torque in the range of 1750-4500 rev / min. The dynamic characteristics of the motor more impressive: top speed – 250 mph, starting acceleration – 5.4 seconds.

Diesel versions are presented:

  • 2018-2019 BMW xDrive30d – range diesel engines starts with the 3.0-liter powerplant. At 6 cylinders, this engine produces 245 hp of power and 540 Nm of torque, which peaks at 1750-3000 rev / min. This allows the diesel 2018-2019 BMW X6 accelerating to 210 mph, with acceleration from 0 to 100 mph takes 8 seconds.
  • 2018-2019 BMW X6 hDrive40d – second diesel looks nicer: the same 6-cylinder with a volume of 3.0 liters, but 306 hp power and 600 Nm of entire torque remaining in the range of 1500-2500 revolutions / minute. With this engine, the crossover safely accelerate to 240 mph, and the lifting of the arrow to the level of 100 mph will spend only 6.5 seconds.
  • 2018-2019 BMW X6 hDriveM50d – three diesel variant with a 3.0-liter engine (381 hp) fires a car weighing more than 2.5 tonnes up to 100 mph in 5.3 seconds, top speed is limited to 250 mph.
  • Equipped with all types of motors 8-speed automatic mark the ZF automatic transmission, interacting with all-wheel drive system xDrive, the main role in which plays a differential Dynamic Performance Control (DPC), distributes the torque between the rear wheels.

Test Drive: having a fully independent suspension all wheels, the crossover 2018-2019 BMW X6 perfectly shows itself during the road test. The car confidently holds the road makes it easy to maneuver due to high-quality steering and pinion steering with variable gear ratio, as well as showing a phenomenal resistance to skidding when cornering at high speed. It contributes to this a whole range of electronic systems, of which highlight the presence of the standard ABS, automatic stability control, cornering control system and differential braking system.

What is the cost to buy a premium crossover coupe 2018-2019 BMW X6 in Russia in : 2018-2019 BMW X6 in Russia is offered in five equipment variants. The price of base modification 3,220 mln. Rubles, it includes full power accessories, Servotronic, safe Runflat tire, satellite anti-theft system, 6 airbags, rain and light sensors, Xenon optics, foglights, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, trip computer and central locking. The top versions are available: the system Damping Control Adaptive Drive, variable ground clearance, cruise control, sports seats, chromed most elements of the exterior finish. The question price – 4,420 mln. Rubles.

Concluding the review, we present a short list of the pros and cons midsize crossover 2018-2019 BMW X6, based on personal experience and feedback from car owners to operate the car more than a year.
Benefits of 2018-2019 BMW X6:

  • high quality interior finishes,
  • excellent handling and stability on the road,
  • powerful engine,
  • Excellent dynamics of dispersal,
  • excellent sound insulation.

Disadvantages and possible problems 2018-2019 BMW X6:

  • controversial design,
  • 4-berth cabin layout,
  • not tolerate Russian climate (especially frost)
  • costly maintenance, spare parts, repairs and accessories,
  • the rear seats are not very comfortable, especially manifested during long trips,
  • weak battery.