BMW X6 Launched at 95 Lakhs in India, available in xLine & M Sport

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BMW X6 has been launched at an ex showroom price of Rs. 95 Lakhs and is placed between the X5 and X7 in the lineup.

BMW India has finally launched the 3rd generation of X6 SUV Coupe in India after the official bookings commenced in January 2020 but the launch got delayed due to coronavirus pandemic.

BMW X6 Exterior

X6 front profile looks quite similar to the other cars of the range. Upfront, it features BMW’s signature kidney front grille.Adaptive LED headlamps are available with L shaped DRLs and LED cornering lights.

It rides on big and sporty alloy and sharp cuts and creases runs across the side and bonnet. Rear section features beautifully sculpted LED tail lamps and faux skid plates at rear along with twin exhaust on the either sides.

BMW X6 Interior

BMW India offers multiple options of interior trims as well as cabin environment. It gets heated and cooled front cupholders, panoramic glass roof, dual 12.3” screen set-up and glass has been used on the gearbox. Attention to detailing is just awesome.

bmw x6 m sport interior
BMW X6 M Sport Interior

BMW X6 Dimensions

BMW X6 measures 4.9 m in length, 2,004 mm wider, height is 1,696 mm while the wheelbase is 2,975 mm. Boot space will all rows up is 580 litre which increases upto 1,530 litres in X6 with the second row down.

Length4,935 mm
Width2,004 mm
Height1,696 mm
Wheelbase2,975 mm
Boot Space 580 L
Fuel Tank Capacity83 L
Ground Clearance212 mm
Kerb Weight2,130 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 2800 kg
BMW X6 infotainment system
1. BMW X6 Boot Space
2. Cooled & Heated Cupholders
3. Gesture control for Infotainment System

BMW X6 Engine Options

The X6 is powered by 3.0 litre V6 petrol engine generation 335 BHP of power and 450 NM of peak torque. Top Speed is rated at 250 kmph and the Coupe sprints from 0-100 kmph in 5.5 seconds. Power is sent to all four wheels via the BMW’s xDrive system.

Engine3.0 L V6 TwinPower Turbo Petrol
No. Of Cylinders6
DrivetrainAWD
Power335 BHP @ 5500 – 6500 RPM
Torque450 NM @ 1500 – 2500 RPM
Transmission8 Speed Steptronic Automatic
Fuel efficiency 10.31 kmpl
Drive ModesEco Pro, Comfort & Sport
Top Speed250 kmph
0-100 kmph5.5 seconds
Launch Control Yes
Additional FeaturesBrake Energy Regeneration, Automatic Start/Stop function

BMW X6 Warranty

Like the other BMW Cars, X6 also comes with standard 3 years and 40,000 kms of warranty with 24×7 road side assistance and BMW secure advance is also provided in all the variants which includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine Secure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole-in-One.

BMW X6 Variants

2020 BMW X6 is offered in two variants – xDrive 40i xLine and xDrive 40i M Sport.

BMW X6 xLine (Price – Rs. 95 Lakhs)

BMW X6 xLine is the base trim of the SUV Coupe and is priced at Rs. 95 Lakhs (Ex Showroom). Here are all the features that this trim has to offer

  • Exterior – Adaptive LED Headlamps with DRLs, Kidney Front Grille, LED Tail Lamps and 20-inch light alloy wheels V Spoke.
  • Interior – 6 colour ambient lighting with contour & mood lighting with welcome light carpet, Panoramic Glass Roof, Leather Seat Upholstery, Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel.
  • Comfort – Power foldable and heated ORVMs, Hands free tailgate, 2-zone auto ac, Heated & cooled front cupholders, Vehicle key with Chrome clasp, 40:20:40 split function for rear seat, Sunshade for rear side windows and Powered front seats with memory function for driver.
  • Infotainment system – 12.3 inch (1920×720 pixels) HD display with BMW 7.0 OS, Navigation function with 3D maps, Wireless apple carplay, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons, BMW Gesture Control, Voice control, Integrated 32GB hard drive for maps and audio files, HiFi Loudspeaker System (205 W, 10 speakers), Wireless charging, 12.3” fully digital instrument cluster.
  • Safety – Automatic Headlamps, LED fog lamp, Rain Sensing Wiper, Auto Dimming IRVM, Front and rear parking sensors with reverse parking camera, 8 airbags, ABS with EBD, Electric Parking Brake with auto hold function, Hill Descent Control, Traction Control, Vehicle Stability Management , Attention Assist, ISOFIX child seat mounting, rear outward seats , Run-Flat Tyres with reinforced side walls , Side-impact protection, Three-point seat belts at all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners and belt force limiters in the front and TPMS. 
  • Suspension – Adaptive 2-axle Air Suspension 
BMW X6 xline India
BMW X6 xLine Front & Rear Design

Interior Trims – With the X6 xLine variant, the carmakers are offering BMW Individual fine wood trim ‘Fineline’ Black with Aluminium inserts 

What colour options are available in xLine trim of X6?

BMW X6 xLine variant is offered in a total of seven colour schemes – Alpine White, Mineral White, Flamenco Red, Black Sapphire, Sophisto Grey, Arctic Grey Brilliant Effect and Manhattan Metallic missing out on Carbon black paint.

What interior colour theme are on offer in X6 xLine?

xLine gets a wide variety of interior colour schemes with leather seat upholstery. It comes with 7 interior colour schemes:

  1. Leather ‘Vernasca’ design-perforated Tacora Red | Black 
  2. Leather ‘Vernasca’ design-perforated Canberra Beige | Black 
  3. Leather ‘Vernasca’ design-perforated Coffee | Black 
  4. Leather ‘Vernasca’ design-perforated Cognac | Black 
  5. Leather ‘Vernasca’ design-perforated Ivory White | Black 
  6. Leather ‘Vernasca’ design-perforated Black | Black 
  7. Leather ‘Vernasca’ Black | Contrast Stitching Brown 

X6 xLine Optional Features (Accessories)

Here are some of the features that you can get in xLine trim by spending some extra money:

Exterior

  • BMW ‘Iconic Glow’ Kidney grille
  • BMW Laserlight with blue ‘X’ illumination 

Wheels

  • 21-inch light alloy wheels Y-Spoke run flat tyres

BMW Individual Exterior Paintwork

  • Tanzanite Blue
  • Ametrine Metallic

Interior

  • Panorama Glass Roof Sky Lounge
  • Glass Application ‘CraftedClarity’ for interior elements
  • Ambient air package
BMW X6 interior india
1. Ambient Lighting
2. & 3. Glass Crafted Gear knob

Headliner (Cabin roof colour)

  • BMW Individual Interior Trim Finishers Piano Finish Black 
  • BMW Individual Fine-wood Trim Ash Grain Silver Grey High-Gloss 

Interior Trims

  • Fine wood trim ash grain brown metallic high gloss
  • Fine wood trim ‘Fineline Stripe’ brown high gloss
  • Fine wood trim popular grain anthracite brown open pored
  • BMW Individual Interior Trim Finishers Piano Finish Black
  • BMW Individual Fine wood trim ash grain silver grey high-gloss

Comfort 

  • Integral Active Steering
  • Comfort Access System
  • Soft close function for doors
  • BMW Display Key
  • Electric lumbar support adjustment for front seats
  • 4 zone ac
  • Active cruise control

Infotainment system 

  • Harman Kardon Sound System
  • Rear Entertainment Screens

Safety

  • Active protection
  • 360 degree camera

BMW X6 M Sport (Price – Rs. 95 Lakhs)

BMW X6 M Sport is also priced at Rs. 95 Lakhs, xLine also being carrying the same price sticker. Here are some of the features that M Sport offers over xLine:

  • Exterior – M Sport Brakes, M designation on the sides, M Sport Exhaust System, Tailpipe finishers in M Sport package-specific geometry, BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow line, BMW Individual roof rails High-Gloss Shadow Line, 20-inch M Light Alloy Wheels Star Spoke.
  • Interior – BMW individual headliner anthracite, M-specific pedals, M door sill finisher illuminated, M leather steering wheel.
  • Comfort – M-specific car key
  • Suspension – Adaptive M Suspension

These are some of the features that the sportier xDrive40i M Sport trim of the X6 has to offer over the regular xLine trim.

BMW X6 M Sport India
BMW X6 M Sport Front and rear view

Interior Trims – In the M Sport variant, BMW India is offering aluminium Tetragon interior trim finisher.

What colour options are offered in M Sport model?

All the 8 colour options can be had with the M Sport variant of the BMW X6 SUV Coupe. Colour Options are Alpine White, Mineral White, Flamenco Red, Black Sapphire, Sophisto Grey, Arctic Grey Brilliant Effect, Carbon Black and Manhattan Metallic.

X6 M Sport Optional Features (Accessories)

Even after buying the M Sport variant of X6, you are still not satisfied with the features on offer? For that BMW is offering multiple optional features which you can opt after paying a certain amount:

Exterior

  • BMW ‘Iconic Glow’ Kidney grille
  • BMW Laserlight with blue ‘X’ illumination 

Wheels

  • 21-inch M light alloy wheels Y-Spoke run flat tyres

BMW Individual Exterior Paintwork

  • Tanzanite Blue
  • Ametrine Metallic

Interior

  • Panorama Glass Roof Sky Lounge
  • Glass Application ‘CraftedClarity’ for interior elements
  • Ambient air package
  • M Seat Belts

Headliner (Cabin roof colour)

  • BMW Individual Interior Trim Finishers Piano Finish Black 
  • BMW Individual Fine-wood Trim Ash Grain Silver Grey High-Gloss 

Interior Trims

  • Fine wood trim ash grain brown metallic high gloss
  • Fine wood trim ‘Fineline Stripe’ brown high gloss
  • Fine wood trim popular grain anthracite brown open pored
  • BMW Individual Interior Trim Finishers Piano Finish Black
  • BMW Individual Fine wood trim ash grain silver grey high-gloss

Comfort 

  • Integral Active Steering
  • Comfort Access System
  • Soft close function for doors
  • BMW Display Key
  • Electric lumbar support adjustment for front seats
  • 4 zone ac
  • Active cruise control

Infotainment system 

  • Harman Kardon Sound System (464 W, 16 Speakers)
  • Rear Entertainment Screens

Safety

  • Active protection
  • 360 degree camera
bmw x6 accessories
1. Harman Kardon Sound System 2. 10.2″ Rear Entertainment Screens

What are the similarities and differences between xLine and M Sport variant of X6?

Although both of them are nearly loaded with the same set of features but still there are certain cosmetic differences and availability of a couple of more colour options as well.

Similarities

  1. Both the variants of X6 are powered by the same 3.0 litre V6 petrol engine with same power and torque figures.
  2. xLine and M Sport shares the exact same list of features and safety equipments

Differences

  1. M Sport variant gets glossy black finish on certain elements along with M Sport package whereas the xLine trim comes with chrome inserts on front grille, fender, cladding, roof rails and others.
  2. M Sport offers Adaptive M Suspension whereas xLine comes with Adaptive 2-axle air suspension 
  3. M Sport can be had in all the exterior colour schemes while xLine is available with 7 exterior paints missing out on Carbon Black
  4. xLine and M Sport Top variant gets 20-inch alloys but have a different design for the wheels.

What are the features that the BMW X6 misses out on?

There were some features that the BMW X6 was expected to come bundled with but sadly there are not on offer as standard although you can spend some extra money to get them. Here are some of the missing features in BMW X6:

  • BMW Laserlight
  • 4-zone automatic ac
  • 360 degree camera
  • Sky lounge for Panoramic Glass roof
  • Harman Kardon Sound System

Which cars does BMW X6 compete with?

BMW X6 is a 5 seater SUV coupe that will rival with the likes of Porsche Cayenne Coupe, Audi Q8 and Mercedes GLE Coupe which will get a generation update next year.

BMW X6 vs Audi Q8

Dimensions


BMW X6Audi Q8
Length4935 mm4986 mm
Width2004 mm1995 mm
Height1696 mm1705 mm
Wheelbase2975 mm2995 mm
Boot Space580 L605 L
Fuel Tank Capacity83 L85 L
Ground Clearance212 mm254 mm
  • The length of Audi Q8 is 51 mm more than that of BMW X6
  • While the car width of the X6 is a just bit more than Q8 but this is just a minor difference.
  • Audi Q8 is just 9 mm taller than BMW X6
  • Wheelbase of X6 is set at 2975 mm while for Q8 it is 2995 mm
  • 25 litre of more boot capacity is offered in Q8
  • Ground clearance of Audi Q8 is more than 212 mm of the recently launched BMW X6.
Audi Q8 vs BMW X6
Rear View of Audi Q8 Coupe

Engine Specs


BMW X6Audi Q8
Engine3.0 L V6 TwinPower Turbo Petrol3.0 L V6 Petrol
Capacity2993 cc2995 cc
No. Of Cylinders66
DrivetrainAWDAWD
Power335 BHP @ 5500 – 6500 RPM335 BHP @ 5000 – 6400 RPM
Torque450 NM @ 1500 – 2500 RPM500 NM @ 1370 – 4500 RPM
Transmission8 Speed Automatic8 Speed Automatic
Fuel Efficiency 10.31 kmpl11.3 kmpl
Top Speed250 kmph250 kmph
0 to 100 kmph5.5 seconds5.9 seconds
  • Both the SUVs comes with a 6 cylinder turbo petrol engine.
  • Power output of the two is also the same, rated at 335 BHP, while 50 NM of extra torque is available in Q8.
  • Q8 is slightly more fuel efficient but X6 accelerates more rapidly to 0-100 kmph than the Audi Q8.

Price

BMW X695 L
Audi Q81.34 Cr

*Ex Showroom

BMW X6 is priced at 95 lakhs while Audi Q8 gets an ex showroom price sticker of Rs. 1.34 crore which means the former undercuts the latter in terms of pricing by Rs. 39 Lakhs.

BMW X6 vs Porsche Cayenne Coupe

Dimensions


BMW X6Porsche Cayenne Coupe
Length4935 mm4931 mm
Width2004 mm1983 mm
Height1696 mm1676 mm
Wheelbase2975 mm2895 mm
Boot Space580 L625 L
Fuel Tank Capacity83 L75 L
Ground Clearance212 mm190 mm – 245 mm
Kerb Weight2130 kg2030 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight2800 kg2795 kg
Porsche Cayenne Coupe vs BMW X6 India
Porsche Cayenne Coupe looks absolutely stunning
  • In terms of length, width, height, wheelbase, BMW X6 beats the Cayenne Coupe
  • While it is the boot space of Cayenne Coupe which is bigger by 45 litres
  • Kerb and gross vehicle weight of BMW X6 is more than that of Cayenne Coupe

Engine Specs


BMW X6Porsche Cayenne Coupe
Engine3.0 L V6 TwinPower Turbo Petrol3.0 L V6 Petrol
Capacity2993 cc2995 cc
No. Of Cylinders66
DrivetrainAWDAWD
Power335 BHP @ 5500 – 6500 RPM335 BHP @ 5300 – 6400 RPM
Torque450 NM @ 1500 – 2500 RPM450 NM @ 1340 – 5300 RPM
Transmission8 Speed Automatic8 Speed Automatic
Fuel Efficiency 10.31 kmpl10.75 kmpl
Top Speed250 kmph243 kmph
0 to 100 kmph5.5 seconds6 seconds

*We haven’t compared the V8 petrol engine variant of Cayenne Coupe as it has no direct rival with the X6.

  • The power and torque output figures are exactly similar
  • There is a litter bit difference in the fuel efficiency with Cayenne Coupe having the higher
  • BMW X6 was not only a higher top speed than the rival but also sprints in 5.5 seconds upto 100 kmph

Price

BMW X695 L
Porsche Cayenne Coupe (Base)1.31 Cr

*Ex Showroom

Not only Q8 but also compared to Cayenne Coupe, BMW X6 2020 in India is cheaper than the Porsche’s SUV Coupe by around Rs. 36,00,000. (Ex Showroom).

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