For 2010, the BMW X6 features two engines, the turbo charger, inline 6 cylinder, 3.0 liter engine in the xDrive35i package and the and the turbocharged v8 xDrive50i. A third model of the BMW X6 features a 400 horsepower TwinPower turbocharged engine with a performance boosting electric engine.
The engine for the xDrive 35i features 4 valves per cylinder and variable valve timing camshaft to get the most power and efficiency. This 300 horsepower engine boasts an average fuel economy of 20 miles per gallon through its direct inline injection system without sacrificing the performance you expect from the X6. This fuel injection system helps explain how the X6 has overcome the fuel economy issues that are traditionally associated with fuel injection.
For those wanting even better performance from their X6, BMW has provided a huge v8 as part of the xDrive 50i package. This is a 4.4 liter twin turbo technology engine featuring piezo direct fuel injection and steplessly variable valve timing to deliver the extra power you might want driving all four wheels of this stylish coupe. The 400 horsepower available from the precision aluminum engine effortlessly powers the X6 across every terrain. With all this performance and power, the X6 fitted with this engine still gets an impressive average fuel economy of 18 mpg
The ActiveHybrid V8 engine for the X6 offers an impressive 0 mph to 60 mph acceleration of 53.4 seconds, a truly impressive number for a vehicle in its class. By including the enhanced electric motor, the ActiveHybrid offers a 20% increase in fuel economy.
All three of these engine options for the BMW X6 are matched with its 6 speed sport automatic transmission to give the ultimate driving experience.
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