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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
70,516
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
32,680
Updated: 
02 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.40gals
19.20gals
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: 
Alumina Jade Metallic
#979797
Blizzard Pearl
#FBF8F9
Creme Brulee Mica
#A5A49B
Midnight Black Metallic
#3B3A41
Ooh La La Rouge Mica
#90646C
Predawn Gray Mica
#434043
Shoreline Blue Pearl
#313C4D
Silver Sky Metallic
#868A93

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 BMW X6 started the coupe-like SUV trend, and keeps above the fold with potent powertrains.We know what the BMW X6 is not: It's not a coupe. It's not an SUV. It's not even really much of a family car.
We also know that it's not alone. Since it showed up nearly a decade ago, the X6 has been copied by Mercedes-Benz, Range Rover, and others. Even BMW sells an smaller version of the X6, the X4, and reportedly a smaller X2 is in the works.

Pros
Stylish body
V-8 is compelling in its performance
Functional rear seat
New touchscreen

Cons
A $6,000 premium over the X5
Ride is a little harsh
Not an off-roader and not a super sedan

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2017, the BMW X6 gets an updated iDrive system with touchscreen technology. The Premium and Executive option packages also now include wireless cellphone charging and a Wi-Fi hot spot.

Pros
Powerful engines
Agile dynamics
Comfortable and quiet ride
Top-quality interior with comfortable front seats and ample storage.

Cons
Small cargo area
Poor rearward visibility
Limited rear headroom
Rear seats don't recline
Priced higher than many other luxury SUVs.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 BMW X6 ranks 15 out of 21 Luxury Midsize SUVs. The 2017 BMW X6 sits around the middle of our luxury midsize SUV rankings. Its stellar performance credentials keep it from falling too close to the bottom, but it doesn't have enough positives to elevate it above middling.

Pros
Powerful engine choices
Sporty handling
Upscale interior
Intuitive infotainment

Cons
Small back seat
Minimal cargo room
High price

By: 
usnews.com

The 2017 Toyota Highlander ranks 3 out of 18 Midsize SUVs. With an unmatched list of standard advanced driver assistance features, the 2017 Toyota Highlander is one of the best values in the midsize SUV class. Its interior is high-end and comfortable, and there’s plenty of cargo space.

Pros
Lots of standard active safety features
Above-average fuel economy
Comfortable and quiet on the highway

Cons
Dull performance and handling
Cramped third-row seat

By: 
usnews.com

The Toyota Highlander gets a stronger, more responsive powertrain for 2017, but the main strengths are the ride quality, the cabin refinement, and the space for eight.
A somewhat more aggressive look, more power, an improved set of safety features, and a new sportier SE model highlight the changes Toyota is ushering in for its spacious crossover utility vehicle, the 2017 Highlander. The SE joins LE, LE Plus, XLE, Limited, and Limited Platinum models. The Highlander Hybrid is now also available in LE and XLE trims, in addition to the carry-over Limited and Limited Platinum.

Pros
Wide range of powertrains
Flexible second row
Easy third-row access
Good connectivity
Cabin quality

Cons
Design is soemwhat bland
Base engine is under powered
Somewhat busy dash design
Hybrid only delivers if you drive gingerly

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2017, the Highlander receives a number of significant midcycle changes. The styling has been updated, highlighted by a larger, more pronounced grille and redesigned LED taillights. The V6 engine is new, boasting more power and better fuel economy along with an eight-speed transmission and an automatic stop-start system. New feature content includes the Toyota Safety Sense technology suite, which comes standard on every trim level. There's also a new SE trim level that features uniquely sporty styling elements and a retuned suspension for sharper handling.

Pros
Just-right exterior and interior size for many families
Standard high-tech safety features
Strong V6 engine with improved fuel economy
Quiet and compliant ride

Cons
Third-row seat isn't as roomy as those of many competitors
Touchscreen and other controls may require an extra-long reach
Undesirable base four-cylinder engine

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
3.50L
Torque: 
300ft-lbs
at 1 200rpm
263ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
Horsepower: 
300hp
at 5 800rpm
295hp
at 6 600rpm
Turning Circle: 
42.00Feet
38.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

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.)
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.80in
192.50in
Width: 
78.30in
75.80in
Height: 
67.00in
68.10in
Ground Clearance: 
8.30in
8.00in
Front Track: 
64.60in
64.40in
Rear Track: 
67.20in
64.20in
Wheel Base: 
115.50in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
40.70
Front Hip Room: 
61.10in
57.20in
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
44.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.50in
59.60in
Rear Head Room: 
37.90
39.90
Rear Hip Room: 
59.60in
57.10in
Rear leg room: 
37.90in
38.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.90in
59.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.70cu.ft
83.20cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7716lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.60cu.ft
13.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.10degrees
Curb Weight: 
4585.00lbs
4244.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

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
2 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
14 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
14 -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
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height adjustable driver seat
Bucket front seats
Cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Manual folding bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Reclining rear seats

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: 
Extended cabin heating/cooling
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
Front And Rear Air Conditioning
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
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
6 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Power glass sunroof
Manual sunshades for rear side windows
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Power glass sunroof
Variable intermittent wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 9.0
18 X 7.5 In
Wheels more: 
Run flat tires
Temporary spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Night Vision w/Pedestrian Detection
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*
Parking Assistant
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Glass Breakage Sensor
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Glass Breakage Sensor
Pre-Collision Safety System
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation

Options

Packages: 
Cognac/Black Bi-Color Interior Design Package
Driver Assistance Plus
Ivory White/Black Bi-Color Interior Design Package
XLine
Cold Weather Package
Lighting Package
Executive Package
Dynamic Handling Package
M Sport
Protection Package #3
Preferred Accessory Package
Protection Package #1
Four Season Floor Liner/Mat Package
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Exterior Options: 
Space-Saver Spare
19" Y-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
20" V-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Soft-Close Automatic Doors
19" M Double Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/All-Season 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
Mudguards
Alloy Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Film
Rear Bumper Applique
Special Color
Towing Receiver Hitch w/Wire Harness
Door Edge Guards
Rear Bumper Protector
Body Side Molding
Running Boards
Accent Stripe
Body Side Moldings
Running Boards
Interior Options: 
ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Enhanced USB and Bluetooth Plus Smartphone Integration
Front Ventilated Steats
Side and Top View Cameras
Concierge Services
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Carpet Mat Package
Carpet Floor Mats and Cargo Liner
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Net - Envelope
Rear-Seat Blu-Ray DVD Entertainment System
Cargo Cover

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: 
Ash, cloth
#7D7C7C
Black, cloth
#282828