BMW X6 40i: Unleashing sporty elegance on the road

BMW X6 40i features a large touchscreen for intuitive control over navigation, entertainment, and connectivity features
An undated image shows the BMW X6 40i driving on the road. — BMW
An undated image shows the BMW X6 40i driving on the road. — BMW

BMW’s X6 40i is the so far the best model in the X6 lineup. In this model of BMW’s X6 lineup, the company introduced some alterations which led to a rise of $2300 in the base price of the vehicle.

Among all, small changes comprise the addition of improved Bluetooth and the subtraction of wireless device charging to the list of standard features, reshuffled option packages, a different selection of individual options, and new metallic paint colors (Sparkling Brown and Dravit Grey).

Coming with the manufacturer’s traditional automatic transmission system, the available colours for the BMW X6 xDrive40i include Carbon Black Metallic, Arctic Grey Brilliant Effect Metallic, Sophisto Grey Brilliant Effect Metallic, Manhattan Metallic, Flamenco Red Brilliant Effect Metallic, Mineral White Metallic and Alpine White.

Interior comfort

In its interior, leather seats embrace you, and a panoramic sunroof cabin let the sunlight pass. The dashboard features an advanced touchscreen for easy navigation.

The cabin is adorned with premium materials, cutting-edge technology, and intuitive controls, creating an immersive and driving experience.

The vehicle is equipped with xDrive, BMW’s exclusive all-wheel-drive system which ensures premium traction and stability in a variety of driving conditions. The iDrive system smoothly integrates a large touchscreen for intuitive control over navigation, entertainment, and connectivity features.

To enhance the enjoyment and safety, BMW X6 40i also brings some advanced safety features, including collision warning, lane departure warning, and parking assistance.

Performance and mileage

The X6 40i is powered by a 3.0-litre, inline-six turbo engine that is capable of producing 335 horsepower and a 398 lb-ft of torque to deliver strong and fast performance. It also features a 48-volt hybrid system and pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission and its exclusive all-wheel-drive system.

That's a significant bump of 40 hp and 66 lb-ft over last year's model which makes it a more attractive option. Additionally, there's a mild hybrid system that enhances the efficiency and smoothness of the driving experience.

Whether cruising on the highway or dealing with sharp turns, the X6 40i grips the road well with its amazing xDrive all-wheel-drive system, ensuring a smooth ride.

The all-wheel-drive-only X6 40i is rated at 21 mpg in the city and 25 on the highway. The much more powerful twin-turbo V-8 X6 M50i is rated at 16 mpg city and 22 highway.

BMW X6 40i M Sport specifications and features

Top Speed250mph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)
5.5 seconds
Engine2998 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
Engine typeN55 Turbocharged I6
Max power335 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max torque450 Nm @ 1500 rpm
Mileage10.3 kmpl
TransmissionAutomatic (TC) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode

DISCLAIMER: The price has been taken as of Nov 19, 2023, and is subject to change over time.