Comparison - BMW X6 xDrive35i 2018 - vs - Chevrolet Tahoe Premier 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
65,250
Updated: 
20 Mar 2018
65,130
Updated: 
27 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
8
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.40gals
26.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Atlas Cedar Metallic
#88887E
Azurite Black Metallic
#000D31
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Dark Graphite Metallic
#404143
Dark Olive Metallic
#746C57
Flamenco Red Metallic
#9B2E2B
Pearl Silver Metallic
#EAEBEF
Mineral White Metallic
#EAEAEA
Jet Black
#000000
Glacier Silver Metallic
#C8C8C8
Space Gray Metallic
#6D7577
Ruby Black Metallic
#352A30
Color: 
Black
#000000
Brownstone Metallic
#616157
Champagne Silver Metallic
#E9E3D7
Sable Metallic
#746D7F
Summit White
#FFFFFF
Slate Gray Metallic
#62748C
Siren Red Tintcoat
#750619
Silver Ice Metallic
#DADEDD
Tungsten Metallic
#393339

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 BMW X6 delivers eye-catching style and good driving dynamics, but is it still an SUV?
The 2018 BMW X6 four-door SUV is evolution, baby. It's a tall-riding crossover with a sleek roofline and the wild-child compared to the X5 from which it is based.

Pros
Eye-catching style
Strong engines
Refined interior
Decadent options

Cons
Compromised rear seat
Tight cargo area
Hugely expensive
Not really all that fun

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Unrestrained styling, raucous power, and surprising agility define the X6—although its fastback design limits rear-seat room and cargo space. A 300-hp 3.0-liter turbo inline-six with an eight-speed automatic can be ordered with either rear- or all-wheel drive. An audacious 445-hp 4.4-liter turbo V-8 is optional and comes only with all-wheel drive. The standard Driving Dynamics Control system allows for five distinct driving modes, and an available air suspension provides even more fine-tuning.

Pros
Lovely turbo-six thrust,
wonderful automatic transmission,
handsome interior.

Cons
Unlovely styling,
ponderous handling.

By: 
caranddriver.com

We'd maximize the sporting aspect with a bit of financial restraint, and opt for the X6 sDrive35i M Sport Design, equipped with Executive Tier and M adaptive suspension. The 3.0-liter turbocharged engine drives just the rear wheels to minimize weight, while the performance tires and adaptive suspension maximize dynamics.

PROS
Engines provide strong acceleration
Comfortable and quiet ride
Quality interior with comfortable front seats

CONS
Limited rear headroom
Hard to see out the back
Sloping roofline cuts down cargo space

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe ranked #2 in Large SUVs. Currently the Chevrolet Tahoe has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 28 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Cushioned, quiet ride
Upscale interior
Numerous safety features
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
Small third row
Less cargo room than rivals; a high load cargo floor

By: 
usnews.com

Aside from some minor changes to features bundled in certain options packages, the most notable change is the addition of the RST Performance Edition. This package adds a more potent 6.2-liter V8 and a 10-speed automatic transmission, both of which are new to the Tahoe lineup.

Pros
Seating for up to nine people
Impressive towing capacity from the standard V8 engine
Quiet and nicely trimmed cabin

Cons
Sluggish engine and brake responses
High trunk floor reduces cargo space and makes loading items difficult
Maneuvering in tight spaces is a challenge

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe lineup grows in all the right ways for 2018.

Pros
Strong V-8s
Wide range of options and trims
Terrific infotainment
Comfortable interior
Traditional feel

Cons
Traditional feel
No diesel or hybrid
Perhaps too big
Do you really need an SUV?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Flexible
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
22.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
Inline
8
v
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
5.30L
Torque: 
300ft-lbs
at 1 200rpm
383ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
Horsepower: 
300hp
at 5 800rpm
355hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
overhead valves (OHV)
Turning Circle: 
42.00Feet
39.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
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
Audio and cruise 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
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Extended Cabin Heating/Cooling
Mobile Internet (Browser)
Adjustable pedals
Retained accessory power
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
12V rear and 12V cargo area power outlet(s)
Hands-Free Calling*
Roadside Assistance*
Concierge Service*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.80in
204.00in
Width: 
78.30in
80.50in
Height: 
67.00in
74.40in
Ground Clearance: 
8.30in
7.90in
Front Track: 
64.60in
68.70in
Rear Track: 
67.20in
68.70in
Wheel Base: 
115.50in
116.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
42.80
Rear Head Room: 
37.40
38.70
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
45.30in
Rear leg room: 
35.60in
39.00in
Front Hip Room: 
61.10in
60.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.50in
64.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
59.60in
60.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.90in
65.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.70cu.ft
94.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7716lbs
8400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.60cu.ft
15.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.50degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.20degrees
Curb Weight: 
4705.00lbs
5602.00lbs

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
no
More Power Features: 
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
10-way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
10 -way power passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
leather
Bucket front seats
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding center armrest
Folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Leather steering wheel
Three Zone Climate Control
Heated steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
9 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
2 subwoofer(s)
205 watts stereo output
Speed sensitive volume control
Element antenna
Bose premium brand speakers
10 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 subwoofer(s)
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Memory card slot
USB connection
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Power glass sunroof
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 9.0
20 X 9.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Run flat tires
Polished Alloy Wheels
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20

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
Front ventilated 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: 
2 Front Headrests
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Adaptive headlights
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Emergency braking preparation
Self-leveling headlights
Brake drying
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Roadside Assistance
3 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Turn signal mirrors
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Emergency Service
Airbag Deployment Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
4-Wheel ABS
2 Front Headrests
2 Rear Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Cognac/Black Bi-Color Interior Design Package
Driver Assistance Plus
Ivory White/Black Bi-Color Interior Design Package
Lighting Package
Executive Package
Dynamic Handling Package
M Sport Package
Driver Assistance Package
Luxury Seating Package
Parking Assistance Package
Premium Package
Sun, Entertainment & Destinations Package
Theft Protection Package
RST Edition
Max Trailering Package
RST 6.2L Peformance Edition
Interior Protection Package
Option Package Discount Not Desired
Exterior Options: 
Space-Saver Spare
21" M Double-Spoke Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
20" V-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Run-Flat Tires
21" M Double-Spoke Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
20" M Double Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Run-Flat Tires
20" Star Spoke High Gloss Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Aluminum Running Boards
Power Retractable Assist Steps
Front License Plate Mounting Package
Black Recovery Hooks
Wheel Lock Kit
Front & Rear Molded Splash Guards
Chrome Recovery Hooks
22" 5-Spoke Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels w/High-Gloss Black
22" 6-Spoke Black Wheels
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
22" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
Grille Insert W/Chrome Horizontal Louver Insert
Front and Rear Black Bowtie Emblems
Power Sunroof
Polished Exhaust Tips
22" Premium Painted Wheels w/Chrome Inserts
Front Illuminated Door Sill Plates
20" Chrome Wheels
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels W/Chrome Inserts
Body-Color Custom Molded Splash Guards
Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
Molded Splash Guards
Black Assist Step Kit
Chrome Assist Step Kit
Grille Insert
Gold Illuminated Front Bowtie Emblem
Black Illuminated Front Bowtie Emblem
22" 6-Spoke Premium Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels
22" X 9.0" Ultra Bright Machined Aluminum Wheels W/Bright Silver Finish
20" X 9.0" Chrome Wheels
Interior Options: 
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Multi-Contour Seats
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Leather Dashboard
Ceramic Controls
Merino Leather Dashboard
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Wireless Charging
Head-Up Display
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Heated Steering Wheel
Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Cargo Security Shade
Adaptive Cruise Control
Rear Seat Entertainment System
Reflective Window Shade
Second Row Power Release 60/40 Split-Folding Bench Seats
Front Floor Console Organizer
Dual Headphones
All-Weather Floor Mats
All-Weather Rear Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Liner
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Hanging Tote Console Insert
Front Console Organizer
Enhanced Driver Information Center

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Amaro Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#806047
Black Dakota, leather
#101010
Canberra Beige/Black Dakota, leather
#D5D0C6
Cognac Dakota, leather
#977560
Cognac/Black Bi-Color Nappa, leather
#1D1D1D
Coral Red/Black Dakota, leather
#73231C
Criollo Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#5A403D
Ivory White and Black Dakota, leather
#C3C2BF
Ivory White/Black Bi-Color Nappa, premium leather
#1D1D1D
Nutmeg Extended Merino, premium leather
#8E877E
Smoke White Extended Merino, premium leather
#E3DED4
Taupe Extended Merino, premium leather
#8D847D
Terra Dakota, leather
#604F49
Color: 
Cocoa/Dune, cloth
#948477
Jet Black, cloth
#1B1B1B