Comparison - BMW X6 M AWD 2019 - vs - BMW X5 M50i 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
105,700
Updated: 
09 Apr 2019
$
82,150
Updated: 
19 Mar 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.40gals
21.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Azurite Black Metallic
#000D31
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Mineral White Metallic
#EAEAEA
Melbourne Red Metallic
#920F0D
Long Beach Blue Metallic
#3F93B5
Donington Grey Metallic
#9E9D99
Silverstone Metallic
#A7B1BA
Color: 
ARCTIC GREY METALLIC
#3F4249
PHYTONIC BLUE METALLIC
#13264A
MINERAL WHITE METALLIC
#E7E7E7
ALPINE WHITE
#F8F8EF
Ametrin Metallic
#FAFAFA
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Tanzanite Blue II Metallic
#18385A

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

BMW's Active Driving Assistant is standard.Apple CarPlay is standard but on a subscription basis.Is the 2019 BMW X6 M a gigantic sports car or an ultra-sporty luxury SUV? The answer is "both" but also "neither." It's an automotive curio that exists outside typical car and SUV segments and defies traditional car-buying advice. But for those who do "get it," the X6 M won't disappoint.

PROS
Performance is astonishing for an SUV
High-quality interior packed with features
Seats are comfortable and supportive

CONS
Distinctive exterior design limits rear-seat room and cargo space
Sporty suspension may feel too firm for some drivers and passengers
Power delivery can feel overcaffeinated in regular driving

By: 
edmunds.com

The X6 M is a style item: it has sleek lines, a plush interior, and a coveted badge on the hood. It’s also stunningly quick and handles more like a sports car than anything that weighs 5000 pounds has any right to. It’s powered by a 567-hp twin-turbo V-8. An eight-speed automatic and all-wheel drive are standard, and up to 100 percent of torque can be routed to either the front or rear wheels, depending on driving conditions. It’s less practical than the boxy X5 M, but it’ll turn more heads.

Pros
Blistering performance,
commanding seating position.

Cons
Harsh ride,
constricted cargo space.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The BMW X6 M is a large SUV with a coupe body that offers sports car handling with all the practicality of a big 4×4.Driving is where the X6 M not only impresses but even amazes – there is endless grip and you rarely feel the 2.3-tonne weight of the car.

Pros
Astonishingly fast
High-quality interior
Great engine

Cons
Little bit of road noise
A tad firm
Not cheap

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The 2020 BMW X5's #3 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Midsize SUVs category. Currently the BMW X5 has a score of 8.4 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines
Refined ride and handling
User-friendly infotainment system
Large cargo area

Cons
Optional third-row seats are cramped

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 BMW X5 comes with rear wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.New turbo V8-powered M50i model joins the lineup.Keyless entry now standard on 40i base trim.Debut of plug-in hybrid xDrive45e expected in early or mid-2020.

Pros
Strong performance from both models
Luxurious, comfortable cabin lives up to its price tag
Spacious cabin and cargo area

Cons
Small mirrors and wide roof pillars create blind spots
Limited interior storage
Wide doorsills inhibit entry and exit

By: 
edmunds.com

This year, the big change to the X5 lineup can be summed up in three words: even more performance. BMW has added a fourth member to the stable, the M50i, which pummels the asphalt with 523 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque from its turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8—up 67 horsepower and 74 lb-ft from the xDrive50i's similar 4.4-liter V-8. The M50i package includes a standard eight-speed automatic transmission, an electronic limited-slip rear differential, an M Sport exhaust, bigger brakes, and sportier suspension tuning with adaptive dampers.

Pros
Inspiring engines,
top-notch build quality,
easy-to-use infotainment system.

Cons
Steering feel is in short supply,
third row is for small fry only,
no Android Auto capability.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
19.00mpg
22.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.40L
4.40L
Torque: 
553ft-lbs
at 2 200rpm
553ft-lbs
at 1 800rpm
Horsepower: 
567hp
at 6 000rpm
523hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
42.00Feet
41.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Extended Cabin Heating/Cooling
Mobile Internet (Browser)
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.80in
194.30in
Width: 
78.30in
78.90in
Height: 
66.50in
68.70in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
8.30in
Front Track: 
65.90in
66.10in
Rear Track: 
65.80in
66.90in
Wheel Base: 
115.50in
117.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
40.70
Rear Head Room: 
37.90
38.70
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
39.40in
Rear leg room: 
35.60in
37.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.50in
60.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
59.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.90in
58.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.70cu.ft
72.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
6505lbs
7200lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.60cu.ft
33.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
22.00degrees
23.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.50degrees
21.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
5185.00lbs
5260.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Hands-Free Entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
14 -way power passenger seat
14 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar suppor
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
14 -Way Power Driver Seat
14 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Four zone climate control
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Four Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
2 subwoofer(s)
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
600 watts stereo output
Harman/kardon premium brand speakers
16 total speakers
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
16 Total Speakers
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
464 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Remote sunroof operation
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Power glass sunroof
Power glass sunroof
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Remote sunroof operation
Power glass (tilt only) rear sunroof
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 x 11.5-In.
20 X 9.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Performance tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Run flat tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
325.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Brake drying
Self-leveling headlights
Emergency braking preparation
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Cornering lights
Remote anti-theft alarm system
High pressure washers headlamps
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Post-collision safety system
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-Collision Safety System
Self-leveling headlights
Brake drying
Pre-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
M Driver's Package
Executive Package
Driving Assistance Professional Package
Luxury Seating Package
Executive Package
Dynamic Handling Package
Parking Assistance Package
Premium Package
Exterior Options: 
Satin Aluminum Line Exterior Trim
20" M Double-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Tires (Non-Runflat)
21" M Double-Spoke Black Wheels W/Performance Tires (Non-Runflat)
Icon Adaptive LED Headlights W/Laserlight
22" M Double-Spoke Black Wheels W/Performance Tires Non Run-Flat Tires
21" M Y-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Trailer Hitch
22" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Performance Tires Non Run-Flat Tires
Extended Shadowline Trim
22" M V-Spoke CeriumGray Wheels W/Performance Tires Non Run-Flat Tires
Acoustic Glass
Space-Saver Spare
Interior Options: 
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Merino Leather Dashboard
Alcantara Headliner In Upholstery Color
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Front And Rear Heated Seats
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
Glass Controls
Luggage-Compartment Package
Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
Leather Dashboard
Heated Front Seats Armrests And Steering Wheel

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Amaro Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#77573E
Aragon Brown Full Merino, premium leather
#A57860
Black Extended Merino, premium leather
#161616
Black Full Merino, premium leather
#191919
Silverstone Extended Merino, premium leather
#A1A5A7
Nutmeg Extended Merino, premium leather
#958E85
Mugello Red Full Merino, premium leather
#BC6A67
Criollo Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#735956
Sonoma Beige Full Merino, premium leather
#A8A091
Sonoma Beige Extended Merino, premium leather
#B2AA9B
Smoke White Extended Merino, premium leather
#C3BEB4
Silverstone Full Merino, premium leather
#B3B7B9
Taupe Extended Merino, premium leather
#A09790
Color: 
Black Full Merino, premium leather
#000000
Coffee Vernasca, leather, leather
#D9D3C7
Coffee Full Merino, premium leather
#675C56
Ivory White/Night Blue Extended Merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Ivory White Full Merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Coffee Extende Merino, premium leather
#675C56
Black Vernasca, leather
#000000
Ivory White/Night Blue Full Merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Black Extende Merino, premium leather
#000000
Ivory White Vernasca, leather
#E4E1D9