Compare 2009 BMW X6 vs 2009 GMC Yukon XL Denali

2009 BMW X6
2009 GMC Yukon XL Denali
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AWD 4-Door xDrive35i
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
2WD 4-Door 1500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$51,430
$49,150
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$55,900
$52,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$932 / month
$881 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
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
15 mpg 12 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 39.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 41.1
Passenger Capacity
4 7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 60.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.9 65.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 65.2
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 64.4
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 61.7
Third Leg Room (in)
- 25.6
Third Hip Room (in)
- 49.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.1 79.0
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
192.0 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.5 - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
115.5 116.0
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- - TBD -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 202.0
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- - TBD -
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 60.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.7 108.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 16.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.18
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)
13.6 x - TBD - 13.5 x 0.79
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 26
Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42 NA
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 17.75
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 17.75
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/50R19 P265/65R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QXK
Front Tire Size
P255/50R19 P265/65R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA QXK
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZRS
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2134
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2134
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1275
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 8500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4894 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 14000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2565
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2697
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5800 403 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System
FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
300 @ 1400-5000 417 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA L9H
Displacement
3.0L/182 6.2L/378
Engine Oil Cooler
- No
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 12
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive 2 Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.36
Trans Order Code
205 MYC
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.03
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.53
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Model
- BW 4481
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sports Activity Coupe 4 Door
Vehicle Name
BMW X6 GMC Yukon XL Denali
Body Code
- NA
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multilink Multi-Link Coil
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Integrated -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Coil-over
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.42
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 2
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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