2018 BMW X6
2018 BMW X6 pricingin Ashburn, VA
Which X6 does Edmunds recommend?
Edmunds' Expert Review
Overall rating6.9 / 10
When the X6 launched for 2008, it was met with skepticism from automotive critics. Its coupelike roofline didn't allow the prodigious amount of cargo space people expected from three-row monster-sized SUVs. Nor did it really drive like a sleek, low-slung sports sedan. There were probably a few who predicted an untimely demise. Yet here we are a decade later and the 2018 BMW X6 is still around.
Undoubtedly, there's a small but willing group of buyers who want a luxury sedan but with a higher seating position and ground clearance. The X6's sporty look has been part of the appeal as well, and it's backed up by two powerful turbocharged engine options.
If you know you won't be transporting five passengers or hauling an armoire, the X6 could be a fun choice for a SUV. But expect to pay a price for its exclusive looks and capability. It's more expensive than its similarly equipped but more conventional sibling, the X5 SUV. And for that "savings" with the X5, you get more interior volume, towing capability and better visibility.
2018 BMW X6 configurations
The 2018 BMW X6 is a fastback SUV in three main configurations. The X6 sDrive35i has a turbocharged six-cylinder engine (300 horsepower, 300 pound-feet of torque) and rear-wheel drive. The xDrive35i has the same engine but with all-wheel drive. At the top of the range is the all-wheel-drive xDrive50i and its turbocharged V8 (445 hp, 480 lb-ft). Standard equipment is similar on each, and a variety of option packages are available to further deck out the X6.
Standard equipment (BMW calls this the xLine Design) includes 19-inch wheels, adaptive xenon headlights, automatic wipers, a sunroof, a power liftgate, front and rear parking sensors, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, power-adjustable and heated front seats, driver-seat memory settings and a 40/20/40-split folding rear seat.
The X6 also comes with BMW's iDrive infotainment interface, navigation, BMW ConnectedDrive services (including BMW Assist emergency communications) and integrated smartphone apps, and a nine-speaker sound system.
Stepping up to the xDrive50i gets you the V8 engine, keyless ignition and entry, four-zone automatic climate control, upgraded front seats, a 16-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system, a surround-view camera system, lane departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, and forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking.
Except for the V8 engine, all of these features are optionally available for the 35i models.
Both trims can be equipped with an Executive package that comes with soft-close doors, adaptive LED headlights with automatic high beams, and a head-up display. An available Dynamic Handling package includes adaptive suspension dampers with a rear air suspension and active roll stabilization. There's also an M Sport package that gives the X6 sportier-looking body work and special interior trim.
Finally, Apple CarPlay integration, a premium Bang & Olufsen sound system, a rear-seat entertainment system and a night-vision system are just some of the stand-alone options available.
Noise & vibration9.0
Ease of use9.0
Getting in/getting out5.5
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Features & Specs
Our experts’ favorite X6 safety features:
- Speed Limit Information
- Lets drivers know the speed limit by using a camera to register the posted limit and displaying that data on the instrument panel.
- Active Blind-Spot Detection
- Warns drivers when there are vehicles or objects in the vehicle's blind spots.
- Active Driving Assistant
- Helps prevent collisions by detecting and warning the driver about an imminent forward collision.
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2018 BMW X6 for Sale
Available with two engines and two trims, the 2018 BMW X6 is a fairly straightforward build-out. It comes well-equipped even in base form, but part of the experience of high-end vehicle ownership is customizing it as you like.
The base X6 sDrive35i (rear-wheel-drive) and xDrive35i (all-wheel-drive) come with most of the features you'd want. Some standout standard features include a sunroof, automatic climate control, ambient lighting, navigation with real-time traffic, LED foglights and a digital instrument cluster.
The optional Premium package bundles more luxury-oriented items as a reasonably priced option group. The xDrive50i models also receive some extra driver assist functions.
Buyers who want more than the X6's pedestrian features might be interested in the M Sport Package. This package includes more aggressive bodywork, wheels and special interior pieces. For a truly luxury-car level experience, buyers can opt for the Executive package. It includes soft-close doors, a head-up display, a surround-view camera system and adaptive LED headlights.
Stand-alone options are numerous. iPhone users can spec Apple CarPlay integration, audiophiles can upgrade to a Bang & Olufsen sound system, and frequent night drivers can equip their X6s with a pedestrian-detecting night-vision system.
If price sensitivity factors into your purchasing decision, consider the X6's more traditional sibling, the X5. Comparably built, it's less expensive while offering more options for the powertrain and other amenities. On the other hand, if you're smitten with the X6's sports-car-meets-SUV looks and want the absolute best in handling, consider the BMW X6 M, with an aggressive V8 powertrain and suspension. Whichever variant you choose, let Edmunds help you build and buy the perfect 2018 BMW X6 for you.
2018 BMW X6 Overview
The 2018 BMW X6 is offered in the following submodels: X6 SUV. Available styles include xDrive35i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A), sDrive35i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A), and xDrive50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A).
What do people think of the 2018 BMW X6?
Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2018 BMW X6 and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2018 X6 5 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2018 X6.
Edmunds Expert Reviews
Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2018 BMW X6 and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2018 X6 featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.
Our Review Process
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What's a good price for a New 2018 BMW X6?
2018 BMW X6 xDrive35i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)
The 2018 BMW X6 xDrive35i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $66,245. The average price paid for a new 2018 BMW X6 xDrive35i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $10,817 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.
Edmunds members save an average of $10,817 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$55,428.
The average savings for the 2018 BMW X6 xDrive35i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) is16.3% below the MSRP.Available Inventory:
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Which 2018 BMW X6s are available in my area?
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Should I lease or buy a 2018 BMW X6?
Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.
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