Referred as a ‘Sport Activity Coupe’ by BMW, the 2012 X6 crossover is a stylish mix of vehicle types. The 2012 BMW X6 is exclusively fitted with xDrive all-wheel drive and is furnished in three, distinct powerplant choices. Based equipped BMW X6 xDrive35i is powered with 300 horsepower from a 3-liter, turbocharged inline-6 powerplant. Supplying the power of eight-cylinders, the 2012 BMW X6 xDrive50i drops in a 400 horsepower, 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged engine. The 2012 BMW X6 xDrive35i and xDrive50i comes standard with amenities such as electronic climate control, automatic headlamps, power tailgate and a 10-speaker sound system featuring HD radio. The 2012 BMW X6’s interior comes with standard four seating but can now be enhanced by an optional rear bench seat. Other optional add-ons to the BMW X6 include the Rear Climate Package and Premium Sound Package with satellite radio. The BMW ActiveHybrid X6 combines the throaty twin-turbocharged 4.4 liter V-8 with two electric motors for a total 480 horsepower. Achieving 17 miles per gallon city and 19 highway, the 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 incorporates an automatic start/stop starter-alternator and Brake Energy Regeneration to save fuel.Read more Read less
For 2012, the BMW X6 line sees no major changes. Several enhancements have been made to the list of standard equipment, including standard auto-dimming mirrors, tinted glass, heated front seats and BMW Assist with Bluetooth. A newly optional rear middle seat allows seating for five.
Excellent cornering and handling; powerful V8 engine; hybrid powertrain available
Premiering in 2009 and marketed as a 'Sport Activity Coupe', the X6 is based on the X5 and adeptly combines the sportiness of a coupe with the practicality of an SUV. Quick for its size and height, the X6 offers impressive cornering due to a nearly perfect 50/50 weight distribution, wide tires and BMW's Dynamic Performance Control all-wheel drive system.