What's New for 2012:
- Optional rear center seat that increases capacity to 5 passengers
The 2012 BMW X6 is a 4-passenger luxury SUV, with an optional 5-passenger capability, and is available in two trim levels, both with a downward-sloped roof. All-wheel drive is standard on the X6, as are 19-inch wheels, front and rear parking sensors, power tailgate, sunroof, automatic and adaptive bi-Xenon headlights, and fog lights.
Standard interior features on the BMW X6 include cruise control, 10-way power front seats, heated front seats, driver memory seats, leather upholstery, power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, BMW's iDrive proprietary electronics interface, 10-speaker sound system, personal electronics interface, and HD radio.
The 2012 BMW X6 offers amenities as options, in packages, and on the upper trim level that include 14-way adjustable front seats, telematics, Bluetooth connectivity, navigation system, 16-speaker surround-sound system, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel, retractable headlight washers, automatically adjusting driver-seat bolsters, ventilated seats, rearview camera, manual rear-side window shades, 20-inch wheels, and head-up display.
Under the Hood
The lower-trim version of the 2012 BMW X6 is powered by a turbocharged, 3.0-liter in; X6 with 3.0-liter engine: 16/12/19 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- X6 with 4.4-liter engine: 14/20/16 mpg
Standard safety equipment on the 2012 BMW X6 includes stability and traction control, hill-descent control, a battery of air bags, and a system that enhances directional stability and traction by redirecting power to individual wheels.
To date, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have tested the 2012 BMW X6.