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BMW Two-Mode ActiveHybrid X6 on Sale in US 5 Dec at $89,725 MSRP; 18 mpg US Combined

The BMW ActiveHybrid X6 (earlier post) will arrive in US showrooms right on the heels of its North American debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The Sports Active Coupe featuring two-model hybrid technology will be available beginning 5 December 2009 with a base MSRP of $89,725, including destination and handling.

The 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 carries an EPA fuel economy rating of 17 mpg US city, 19 mpg highway, 18 mpg combined (13.8 L/100km city, 12.4 L/100km highway, 13.1 L/100km combined).

In addition to BMW’s interpretation of two-mode hybrid technology, mated to the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8, the price includes a number of standard features which are optional on the X6 xDrive50i. These include a unique 7-speed automatic transmission, Extended Nappa leather (including the dashboard and center console), 20-inch Aero Wheels with mixed-sized performance tires, Rearview camera with Top View and Head-up display.



Where are all the zings at this $90k fat cat mobile for the rich that gets a paltry 18MPG??? Boo, hiss, bah humbug BMW!!!


I have to agree with Sulleny on this one. Just what the world needs: a $90K, 18mpg Pontiac Aztek look-alike. What a waste of engineering and design resources. Make mine a 320xd with 6 speed stick.


It could be a good alternative to anyone considering buying a Hummer?


Just because the test says they get 18 mpg doesnt mean the drivers of these cars will average that. I know a friend of mine who owned one of these type cars was always averaging over 27 mpg even tho his car only had an 11 mpg rating.

The reason was he drove his car mostly for FUN and drove a different car to work.

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