Compare 2009 INFINITI QX56 vs 2009 BMW X6

2009 INFINITI QX56
2009 BMW X6
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RWD 4-Door
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AWD 4-Door 35i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 15 20 $51,430 $55,900
AWD 4-Door xDrive50i 12 18 $61,320 $66,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,806
$51,430
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$55,050
$55,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$918 / month
$932 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
A novel idea (unless you know the old AMC Eagle), the 2009 BMW X6 strikes us as a good-looking car flawed by its mismatched personalities.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
35.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
61.3 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
188.7 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 35.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
60.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 59.9
Passenger Capacity
7 4
Third Leg Room (in)
32.2 -
Second Head Room (in)
40.0 37.2
Third Hip Room (in)
48.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.5 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 40.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
206.9 192.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
77.8 66.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.5 67.2
Wheelbase (in)
123.2 115.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 78.1
Track Width, Front (in)
67.5 64.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
56.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
97.1 59.7
Brakes
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 1.2 13.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.02 13.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
28.0 22.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.8 42
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/60R20 P255/50R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/60R20 P255/50R19
Spare Tire Size
P275/60R20 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5705 4894
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8 19 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8 19 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
393 @ 3400 300 @ 1400-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.6L/339 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 5200 300 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
MPI FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.52
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Infiniti QX56 BMW X6
Body Style
4 Door 4dr Sports Activity Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
22.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
23 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Integrated
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 3

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