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Tesla Model Y vs. BMW X6

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

Tesla Model Y versus BMW X6 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Tesla Model Y ranges from $57,996 to $69,887 while a used BMW X6 from the same model year range is priced between $66,718 to $89,995.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Tesla Model Y’s base engine makes 346 horsepower, and the BMW X6 base engine makes 335 horsepower. The Model Y is rated to deliver an average of 127 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 330 miles. The X6 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 548 miles. The Model Y uses electricity, and the X6 uses premium unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The BMW X6 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Tesla Model Y.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$57,996 - $69,887

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$71,094 - $100,000

Used Asking Price:

$66,718 - $89,995

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

50%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

9.3 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.6 / 10

Reliability:

7.6 / 10

Retained Value:

7.6 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 14

iSeeCars Rankings

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

Summary Review

The Tesla Model Y is a two-row, five-passenger crossover. An optional third row with two jump seats is also available in some trims. Like every Tesla, it offers great performance bang for the buck, with acceleration that surpasses most gas-powered crossovers in its price range.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Roomier than its sibling the Model 3
  • Optional third row
  • Segment-leading range

  • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay
  • No spare tire on any trim
  • Few luxury features 
  • Some early reliability issues

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Long Range, Performance

Trim Levels

M50i, xDrive40i

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

8 years / 120000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

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:

346 hp

Torque:

389 foot-lbs

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

0.078 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

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

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:

127 / 117 / 122

Range (city/hwy):

330 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity :

75 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

10 hours (240V)

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

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:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

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

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

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54 inches

Cargo Space:

34.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

76.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4416 lbs

Width:

83.8 inches

Height:

63.9 inches

Length:

187.1 inches

Wheelbase:

113.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.6 inches

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

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

255/45R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

275/45R20