₹ 1.17 Crore

On-Road Price, ChennaiEx-Showroom Price, Chennai

Overview of the car





85 Litres

8 AirBags

5 Seater

2 years / Unlimited kms

Performance Metrics

kilometers per hour

Top Speed


0-100 kph


Turning Cycle
Tech Specs


2993 cc
Max Power
309 bhp
64.2 kgm
Number of Cylinder(s)


Wheel Base
2933 mm
Ground Clearance
212 mm
570 ltrs
Turning Circle
12.8 mtrs
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Suspension & Chassis

Front Suspension
Double Joint Spring-Strut Axle
Rear Suspension
Integral-IV Rear Axle
Steering Type
Electrically Assisted
Front: 255/50 R19
Rear: 285/45 R19
Front Brakes
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brakes
Ventilated Disc
Reviews and Video

Narain Says

The X6 feels at ease through a section of corners and the torque vectoring and 60 percent rear-biased split of the rear axle work brilliantly.


Hormazd Says

The X6 is a bit of an enigma, but there's no denying it is comfortable and practical, fantastic to drive and blessed with what is surely the most charismatic diesel engine around.

TorqueX Review

What you’ll like?

Sports Car Handling and Performance

What you won’t like?

Price, Fuel Economy, Limited Range

TorqueX Says

If You're Looking for a Sports Car and An SUV - Here's Both

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Autocar Review

BMW X6 Review, Road Test


The drive up to Mahabaleshwar in the Western Ghats is a good way to assess any car but in the brand new X6, it took me just a few corners of the twisty Ambenali Ghat to figure out what this Sport Activity Vehicle, as BMW calls it, was all about.

Let’s start with the good bits. The handling is simply brilliant and BMW’s claim that this sporty SUV handles like a sports car is no exaggeration. In fact, the sharp and quick steering makes it like a go-kart on steroids and the way this SUV darts from corner to corner simply defies its 2075kg weight. Grip from those 255/50R19 tyres is astonishing and though you sit quite high up in typical SUV fashion, there’s hardly any body roll. The X6 is an absolute delight on twisty roads and that’s not something you would say about an SUV. But this isn’t just another SUV and that’s a bad bit about it too.

Despite the height, the massive 212mm ground clearance and those huge 19-inch tyres, you still have to tiptoe through potholes in a very un-SUV-like manner. The minimal suspension travel and short, stiff sidewalls of the run-flat tyres conspire to give a jarring ride over rutted roads. At low speeds too, the ride is quite unsettled and the X6 fidgets on bad surfaces. And that’s a shame because you expect to tame every pothole with an SUV and in the case of the X6 it’s the other way around.

The X6 is powered by the same 3-litre, in-line six we’ve seen in the X5 and performance is similar. The dash to 0-100kph was dispatched in 8.25 seconds and given the road it will canter to 180kph in 32.64sec. The X6 cruises effortlessly and is a brilliant car to drive long distances. Like most BMW ’boxes, this one is also slow on the downshift and you are clicking away on the brushed silver buttons but have to wait till the engine revs drop substantially before you can move down a cog.

The X6 comes with a long list of features. The simplified iDrive system is packed with all sorts of functions and information that will keep you engrossed when you are stuck in traffic. But the best party trick is the new reversing camera which gives you a unique top view of the road through cameras under the outside mirrors and tail-gate.

As far as practicality goes, the X6 scores a big zero. The luggage area is tiny and you wouldn’t want to ask your friends to squeeze into the two small bucket seats at the back. Priced at Rs 70.76 lakh, this car with its ‘love it-hate it’ styling is a bit of self-indulgence but then buying a car is not always a rational decision.


Fact File


Price Range (in lakhs)*

Ex-showroom price (Delhi) Rs 70.76lakh (on-road, Delhi)


Fuel Diesel
Installation Front, longitudinal, all-wheel drive
Bore/stroke 90.0/84.0mm
Power 235bhp @ 4000rpm
Torque 53kgm @ 2000rpm
Power to weight 113.25bhp per tonne


Type Automatic
Gearbox 6-speed


Length 4877mm
Width 1983mm
Height 1690mm
Ground clearance 212mm

Chassis & Body

Weight 2075kg
Wheels 19inches
Tyres 255/50
Spare Space saver


Front Ventilated discs
Rear Ventilated discs

Comfort & Convenience

  • Central Locking
  • Remote Locking
  • Total Immobilizer
  • Climate Control
  • Remote Boot Release
  • Remote Fuel Lid
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Rear Wiper
  • Rear Defogger
  • Front Power Windows
  • Rear Power Windows
  • Trip Computer
  • Electric Adjust wing mirror
  • Dead Pedal
  • Cruise Control
  • Paddle shifters
  • Sunroof
  • Refrigerator
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Air Conditioner
  • Electric Sun Blinds
  • Leather Wrapped Steering
  • Reversing Camera
  • Hill Start Assist
  • 360 degree camera
  • Heads Up Display
  • Stop/start
  • Daytime running lights
  • LED Lights
  • Adaptive headlights
  • Headlamp Washers
  • Rear AC Vents
  • Rear Power Outlet

Drivers Aid & Safety

  • ABS
  • ESP
  • EBD
  • Brake Assist
  • Parking Sensors
  • Airbags Total (8)


  • Driver Seat Height Adjust
  • Split rear seats
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Folding Rear Seats
  • Front Adjustable Headrests
  • Rear Adjustable Headrests
  • Passenger Seat Height Adjust
  • Lumbar Support
  • Third row of seats
  • Seat Massagers
  • Seat Memory
  • Cooled Seats
  • Electric Seats
  • Driver Seat Power Adjust
  • Rear Seat Foldable Table
  • Rear Seat Centre Armrest

Entertainment & Communication

  • TouchScreen Audio System
  • Audio system (with Radio)
  • USB Port
  • Bluetooth & Streaming
  • Steering Audio Controls
  • Speakers
  • Hands Free Telephony
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Single CD Player
  • Rear seat screens
  • Subwoofer
  • Voice activated controls

Tyres & Wheels

  • Spare wheel
  • Space saver
  • Alloy Wheels
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