2013 BMW X6 M Owners Manual – The four-door BMW X6 positive aspects gentle visible updates and two new efficiency packages for 2013. The five-seat X6 comes with a turbocharged or V-Eight six-cylinder engine, all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automated transmission. Rivals embrace the Porsche Cayenne and Land Rover Vary Rover Sport.
Trim ranges are the six-cylinder X6 xDrive35i and the V-eight X6 xDrive50i. A turbocharged V-8 X6 M close ranks. BMW dropped the gas-electric ActiveHybrid X6, which garnered minimal gross sales, after 2011.
New for 2013
The 2013 X6 positive aspects gentle visible adjustments, a brand new leather-based alternative inside and two efficiency packages for the non-M mannequin.
A roofline that peaks early and descends in which to the tail distinguishes the X6. It’s a profile that vehicles just like the less-expensive Acura ZDX have emulated. The BMW’s taillights sit excessively on the trunk, and the beltline sits excessively towards brief home windows. The entire of it offers the X6 the look of a four-door coupe on a beefier, raised suspension.
Visible adjustments embrace relocated fog lights, reshaped tailpipes, and delicate adjustments to BMW’s twin-kidney grille. The headlights acquire white caps just like these on BMW’s different vehicles; right here, like on the 1 Sequence and 6 Sequence coupes, the caps have embedded LED lights. Xenon headlights are commonplace, with adaptive LED headlights elective. An elective M Efficiency Bundle provides 20-inch alloy wheels, upgraded exterior trim, and darker exhaust suggestions.
Inside, the dashboard’s excessive shelf integrates gauges and a middle display. The M Efficiency Bundle provides distinctive doorsills, headliners, and footrests. 4 seats are commonplace; an elective three-seat rear bench raises capability to 5.
The cargo space behind the rear seats is 25.6 cubic feet. Fold-down the seats, and the X6 has 51.2 cubic ft of space. The cargo-area determines it compares to BMW’s 5 Sequence Gran Turismo (15.Zero cubic ft) and the Porsche Cayenne (23.7 cubic ft). However, it trails the Vary Rover Sport (33.Eight cubic ft).
Under the Hood
The XDrive30i 3.0 liter turbocharged six-cylinder produces 300 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque, whereas the xDrive50i’s turbocharged 4.4-liter V-Eight is sweet for 400 hp and 450 pounds-feet of torque. Each engine route energy by way of an eight-speed automated and all-wheel drive.
The M Efficiency Bundle provides further energy this yr, bumping xDrive30i output to 315 hp and 330 pounds-feet of torque. On the xDrive50i, it makes 440 hp and 480 pounds-feet of torque.
Entrance, side-impact and facet curtain airbags are commonplace, as are antilock brakes and a digital stability system.
Launched in late 2009, the X6 M cranks output for the turbocharged 4.4-liter V-Eight to 555 hp. Different adjustments embrace a reworked exterior with aggressive floor results, a novel suspension and performance-oriented inside cues. Whereas different X6s have an eight-speed automated, the X6 M will get a six-speed auto.