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BMW X6 vs. Porsche Cayenne

When comparing the BMW X6 to the Porsche Cayenne, the BMW X6 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Porsche Cayenne has the advantage in the area of overall quality score. The BMW X6 and Porsche Cayenne have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW X6 versus the Porsche Cayenne, the BMW X6 is a better car than the Porsche Cayenne.

BMW X6 versus Porsche Cayenne Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used BMW X6 ranges from $42,491 to $62,378 while a used Porsche Cayenne from the same model year range is priced between $52,998 to $104,889. For a new model, the BMW X6's price is between $73,698 and $102,049, with the Porsche Cayenne priced between $85,231 and $166,424.

BMW X6 versus Porsche Cayenne Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X6 is 7.6 out of 10 while the Porsche Cayenne's quality rating is 8.3 out of 10. This results in the BMW X6 being ranked 9 out of 11 Best Luxury Midsize SUVs for the Money and the Porsche Cayenne being ranked 6 out of 11. Out of 21 Best Luxury Midsize SUVs, the BMW X6 is ranked 21 and the Porsche Cayenne is ranked 6. The BMW X6 is also ranked 23 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the Porsche Cayenne is ranked 11 out of 67.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the base engine of both the BMW X6 and the Porsche Cayenne makes 335 horsepower. The X6 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 548 miles. The Cayenne is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 521 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Porsche Cayenne has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the BMW X6.

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2023 Porsche Cayenne

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$73,698 - $102,049

Used Asking Price:

$42,491 - $62,378

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

50%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$85,231 - $166,424

Used Asking Price:

$52,998 - $104,889

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

45%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.6 / 10

Reliability:

7.6 / 10

Retained Value:

7.6 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

8.3 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

10 / 21
13 / 67
13 / 21
23 / 67

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 21
6 / 67
6 / 21
11 / 67

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

xDrive40i, M50i

Trim Levels

Base, Platinum Edition, S, S Platinum Edition, Turbo, GTS, Coupe, Coupe Platinum Edition, S Coupe, S Coupe Platinum Edition, Turbo Coupe, GTS Coupe, Turbo GT

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

335 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

330 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.069 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

335 hp @ 5300 rpm

Torque:

332 foot-lbs @ 1340 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.073 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

21 / 25 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

460 / 548 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

17 / 22 / 19

Range (city/hwy):

403 / 521 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.7 inches

Cargo Space:

27.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

59.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

Not yet available

Front Leg Room:

Not yet available

Front Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

27.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

60.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4855 lbs

Width:

87.1 inches

Height:

66.3 inches

Length:

194.8 inches

Wheelbase:

117.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.1 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4582 lbs

Width:

86.4 inches

Height:

66.8 inches

Length:

193.7 inches

Wheelbase:

114 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.2 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

275/45R20

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

255/55ZR19