Not Much Has Changed for the 2022 BMW X6 – and That’s a Good Thing

The 2022 BMW X6 is a midsize SUV that’s a favorite thanks to its combination of luxury and important features. Not only does the BMW X6 include everything you could want in a new luxury SUV, it does so in a beautiful and streamlined package. The 2022 BMW X6 was the kind of SUV that makes people happy to spend a little extra to get exactly what they want in an SUV. It was gorgeous, with a sleek and streamlined exterior and easy-to-use controls on the inside. In addition, the 2022 X6 was a favorite of J.D. Power APEAL study. It’s no surprise then, that BMW wouldn’t find it necessary to change a whole lot about this favorite luxury SUV. What’s new for the 2023 BMW X6? Not a lot.

Front angle view of gray 2023 BMW X6 luxury SUV, highlighting its release date and price
2023 BMW X6 | BMW

The 2023 BMW X6 is very similar to the 2022 X6 – with a few changes

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2023 BMW X6 | BMW

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The 2023 BMW X6 hasn’t changed much since the 2022 BMW X6. Some of the few things that have changed include the interior seats. The 2023 X6 comes with simulated leather upholstery. According to Kelley Blue Book, the X6 comes with Sensafin seats instead of SensaTec. In addition, the BMW X6 no longer comes with Vernasca leather seats. It does, however, still have Merino leather available.

Another noticeable difference between the 2022 and 2023 X6 models is that the Premium and Executive packages will no longer have infotainment system gesture controls. Another change is that there will no longer be available Arctic Grey Metallic paint for the X6 exterior.

Features in the 2023 X6 are the same as in the 2022 X6

Rear angle view of gray 2023 BMW X6 luxury SUV, highlighting its release date and price
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BMW hasn’t changed any of the standard features that come in the 2023 BMW X6 from the 2022 BMW X6 model. These include adaptive LED headlights, power-folding and heated exterior mirrors, and front and rear parking sensors. The X6 also has two 12.3-inch screens; a touchscreen infotainment screen and a display screen.

In addition, the 2023 BMW X6 comes with a navigation system and is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It has heated front seats and a 10-speaker sound system. In addition, the X6 comes with adjustable ambient lighting and a panoramic sunroof.

How much does the 2023 X6 cost?

Front seats in 2023 BMW X6, highlighting its release date and price
2023 BMW X6 | BMW

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The 2023 BMW X6 price starts at $70,100 according to Kelley Blue Book. This comes with a 3.0-liter inline 6 engine that makes 355 hp and 331 lb-ft of torque. If you want something more powerful you’ll want to opt for the X6 M50i. That comes with a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine that makes 523 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. Comparatively, the 2022 BMW X6 cost $68,345. 

The 2023 BMW X6 is not that different from the 2022 BMW X6, and that is a very good thing. It is a stylish and sporty SUV that is small enough to be quick and easy to maneuver. Like the 2022 model year, the 2023 BMW X6 comes with all of the features you would expect in a brand new luxury SUV. It also includes many that are nice to have. This makes the 2023 X6 a great purchase for anyone looking for something that’s versatile but also high-end.

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