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BMW X6 vs. Tesla Model X

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

BMW X6 versus Tesla Model X Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used BMW X6 ranges from $66,718 to $89,995 while a used Tesla Model X from the same model year range is priced between $87,994 to $118,049.

BMW X6 versus Tesla Model X Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X6 is 7.6 out of 10 while the Tesla Model X's quality rating is 9.1 out of 10. This results in the BMW X6 being ranked 13 out of 21 Best Luxury Midsize SUVs and the Tesla Model X being ranked 1 out of 14 Best Electric SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW X6’s base engine makes 335 horsepower, and the Tesla Model X base engine makes 670 horsepower. The X6 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 548 miles. The Model X is rated to deliver an average of 107 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 332 miles. The X6 uses premium unleaded, and the Model X uses electricity.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The BMW X6 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Tesla Model X has the advantage of offering higher towing capacity and payload capacity.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$71,094 - $100,000

Used Asking Price:

$66,718 - $89,995

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

50%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$87,994 - $118,049

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

47%

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:

9.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.1 / 10

Retained Value:

9.2 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 14
1 / 14
1 / 14
1 / 9
1 / 9

Summary Review

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Summary Review

Tesla’s Model X is a minivan/crossover-type vehicle with up to three rows of seating for up to seven passengers. It features a unique set of “Falcon” second-row doors that open up, rather than swinging out.

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Roomiest Tesla available
  • Outstanding performance in upper trims
  • Class-leading range

  • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay
  • No spare tire on any trim
  • Few luxury features

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Trim Levels

M50i, xDrive40i

Trim Levels

Base, Plaid

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

8 years

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):

5 out of 5 Stars

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:

670 hp

Torque:

Not yet available

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

0.129 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

4960 lbs

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

MPGe:

Not applicable

Range (city/hwy):

460 / 548 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Battery Size/Capacity :

Not applicable

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not applicable

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

Not Applicable

Engine Configuration:

Not Applicable

Number of Cylinders:

Not Applicable

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

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

Not applicable

MPGe:

107 / 97 / 102

Range (city/hwy):

332 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity:

100 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not yet 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:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Standard

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

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:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

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:

41.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.8 inches

Cargo Space:

43.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

91.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

137.5 cubic feet

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:

5185 lbs

Width:

89.4 inches

Height:

66.1 inches

Length:

199.1 inches

Wheelbase:

116.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.6 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:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

265/45R20