The newest X5 has already appeared on the market, and we are all wondering what to expect from the newest X6 SUV. Based on the latest news, the brand-new 2020 BMW X6 should get many upgrades and should borrow similar design cues inside and out from the new X5 model.
Engines and performances
The 2020 BMW X6 should be available with two types of engines as the current model. So, the sDrive35i and xDrive35i will use a 3.0-liter inline-6 turbocharged engine. This engine has the output of 300 horses and 300 pound-feet of torque. These models will come with rear-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. The RWD model gets 18/25 mpg while the AWD is rated at 18/24 mpg in the city/highway.
The xDrive50i model will be powered by a 4.4-liter V-8 twin-turbocharged powertrain. This unit will be capable of making 445 horsepower and the torque of 480 lb-ft. The all-wheel drive is standard and it is estimated to be 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway. Both engines will be coupled to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Design of exterior and interior
The 2020 BMW X6 is expected to be revised and should get some similar styling cues from the X5 model. The front end will wear a revised grille and headlamps with hexagonal LED lighting, larger corner intakes and refreshed air dam which will all give it a sportier appearance. The whole body will be slightly longer and wider and will look more aggressive than before. The rear fascia might also get a few adjustments and should also receive a more aggressive look.
The interior of the 2020 BMW X6 will most likely follow the design of the X5. Therefore, we can expect a revised dashboard and the new standard digital instrument cluster. There should be some changes in the second row of seats where space will be a bit reduced because of the sloping roofline. The cargo space could also be a bit limited this time. In the center of the dashboard, there is a standard 10.2-inch touchscreen.
2020 BMW X6 equipment
The 2020 BMW X6 will be equipped with a handful of standard features. Those include leather upholstery, 14-way power front seats, power tailgate, dual-zone climate control, a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, AM/FM/CD/HM audio system with 9 speakers, Bluetooth, USB, 19-inch alloy wheels, universal garage-door opener, and heated front seats.
The Premium Package will add satellite radio, keyless ignition, and wireless charging. The M Sport will arrive with more bolstered seats and a firmer suspension. Furthermore, the Executive Package will bring full LED headlamps, air conditioned seats, Harman Kardon audio system, and soft-close doors. Among optional features, there will be an air suspension system, Bang & Olufsen speakers, and Apple CarPlaY connectivity and so on.
The standard safety features include airbags, a rearview camera, stability and traction control systems. The adaptive headlamps, automatic emergency braking, a head-up display, a surround-view camera, and forward-collision warning will be optional.
Release date and price
It is still not clear when exactly the 2020 BMW X6 will hit the market. However, as for the price, we can expect a small increase. The current model begins at around $63,000 and goes up to $77,700.