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2021 BMW X5 vs. 2021 BMW X6 Review

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2021 BMW
X5

MSRP*: $59,400 to $82,800
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2021 BMW
X6

MSRP*: $65,050 to $86,250
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Invoice* $55,740 to $77,505 $60,995 to $80,715
MPG - City 16 - 21 MPG 16 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 22 - 26 MPG 22 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 72.3 ft3 Info not available
Engine Inline-6, V-8 Inline-6, V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 335 - 523 hp 335 - 523 hp
Towing Capacity 7,200 lbs 7,200 lbs
Exterior Length 194.3 in 194.8 in
Exterior Width 78.9 in 78.9 in
Leg Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 37.4 in
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Head Room Front 40.7 - 40.8 in
Rear 38.7 in
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Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X5 as you will with the BMW X6, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW X5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the BMW X6. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the BMW X5 and the BMW X6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW X5 is about the same width as the BMW X6. When looking at overall length, the BMW X5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW X6.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the BMW X5 will do just as well as the BMW X6, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the BMW X5 and the BMW X6.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the BMW X5 and the BMW X6 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The BMW X5 offers greater seating capacity than the BMW X6, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The BMW X5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW X6.