2019 BMW X6 Redesign, Review

If you are looking for a five-passenger middle size SUV that is also luxury and has great engine options the upcoming 2019 BMW X6 is made for you. The newest SUV is in third-generation that comes redesigned and it gains much sportier look than ever before. In the world of high-performance SUVs, it`s hard to beat the newest 2019 BMW X6.

The first generation of the model X6 is introduced to the public in late April 2008 as a 2009 model. This model is marketed as a Sports Activity Coupé or SAC by the company. However, the second generation of X6 gain much more modification and it was launched at the Paris Motor Show in 2014.

2019 BMW X6

2019 BMW X6 exterior redesign

The exterior of the 2019 BMW X6 looks pretty good and it reminds us to the model four-door GT. It comes with recognizable kidney grille that gives very attractive design. Some of the body lines are taken from the X5 model. The front of the vehicle comes with headlights that are half hexagonal LEDs and there is revised air dam that gives it sportier and more luxurious look.

Dimensionally the new 2019 BMW X6 comes with a wheelbase that measures 115.5 inches, lengths 193.8 in, width 78.3 in and it heights 67.0 in. Furthermore, the model curb weight 4704 lbs. The heading is also good thanks to the Pirelli Scorpion All Season Run Flats (size 255/50R-19).

2019 BMW X6 interior

2019 BMW X6 interior changes

In the field of interior, the newest 2019 BMW X6 comes with great tech and the spacious cabin like in the X5 model. Furthermore, it comes with the two rows of seats and it is able to accumulate five passengers that will get comfort. The two row of seats is specially mentioned for the tallest people and is also ideal for small kids. The changes in the interior are evident if we compare it to the previous model that has been released four years back. We must add that this model will be available in two major forms sDrive35i/xDrive35i and the xDrive50i model.

The first one is the base 35i variant that comes with standard equipment like leather upholstery, 14-way-power front seats, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, parking sensors and a rearview camera. Furthermore, for the infotainment the 2019 BMW X6 possess 10.2-inch screen with a navigation system, great audio and other functions. Also, there is support for Bluetooth connectivity and USB input. The audio system in this SUV will be available with 9-speaker/205-watt AM/FM/CD/HD Radio.

However, if one chooses the top of the line model it will get 4-zone climate control, 16-speaker Harman/Kardon audio system, 20-way-power front seats and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration.

Safety is advanced

The safety of the upcoming 2019 BMW X6 is gained with five stars and in the crash test, this model gives durable results. It comes with driving-assist packages that include many features. Some of them are active blind-spot detection, electronic stability control, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning and automatic emergency braking.

2019 BMW X6 engine

2019 BMW X6 engine specifications

The best part of 2019 BMW X6 is also lying under the hood. This model will have two engine variants. The first one that will be available in models sDrive35i and xDrive35i will come with rear-wheel drive or RWD system. Furthermore, there is an optional “xDrive” that means all-wheel drive (AWD). This engine will be powered with 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 that will crunch 300 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque. From the information that we got it will give same numbers like the predecessor in fuel economy. It comes with EPA city/highway fuel economy of 18/25 mpg for the system with RWD and 18/24 mpg for AWD. This engine is able to go from 0 to 60 mph in a commendable six seconds.

The next one engine that is under the hood of the model xDrive50i will be equipped with 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8. The output of this strong engine is 445 horsepower with 480 lb-ft of torque. As for the fuel consumption, this type of engine comes with the only xDrive system and it gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 15/21 mpg. Acceleration for this engine is 4,6 secs from 0 to 60 mph. All models above will use an excellent 8-speed automatic transmission. Also, all engines will have an auto stop/start function to provide better economy.

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2019 BMW X6 price and release date

The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the new 2019 BMW X6 will start at $63,000. This price also includes the destination fee that is $995. However, if one wants an all-wheel-drive system with model xDrive35i the price will increase to $66,000. The strongest one engine V8 that sits under the xDrive50i will cost $78,000. Also, this one can reach $100.000 mark with some equipment.

With the starting price above the X6 model is several thousand dollars more than its sibling X5. Just for comparations, the model that is also one of the main rivals Mercedes-AMG GLE Coupe cost $71,000, while the new Porsche Cayenne starts with a price that is less than $62,000.

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