2013 BMW X6 vs. Its Competition

2013 BMW X6
Nelson Ireson Nelson Ireson Senior Editor

The Range Rover Sport is, well, sporty, and a more compact version of the standard Range Rover, much like the X6's relationship to the X5.

The Porsche Cayenne offers similar or better handling, with slightly better cargo space than the X6.

Finally, Infiniti's pair of FX models closely mimics BMW's engine offerings, with a potent V-6 and an even stronger V-8, but with more classical styling, much lower prices, and more car-like demeanor.

2013 BMW X62013 BMW X6
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2013 Infiniti FX502013 INFINITI FX50
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2013 Land Rover Range Rover Sport2013 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
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2013 Porsche Cayenne2013 Porsche Cayenne
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2011 Infiniti FX35 RWD 4-door Angular Front Exterior View2012 INFINITI FX35
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Quick Specs
The 2013 BMW X6 finally has some serious competition in the coupe/SUV segment, but remains one of the most impressive sport crossovers around.
The most broadly talented luxury SUV of its kind, the Land Rover Range Rover Sport is plush, quick, rugged, and authentic--as well as pricey, thirsty, and not especially spacious.
The 2013 Porsche Cayenne spans a wide range of capabilities, from basic family hauler to track-worthy sports SUV, with a few stops in between--including a brand new diesel.
The 2012 Infiniti FX35 and FX50 look like they sacrifice some practicality in the name of a sexy design and scorching performance—and that's exactly the case.
MSRP From    
Gas Mileage    
12 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy
Turbocharged Gas I6Gas V8Gas V8Gas V6Gas V6
EPA Class    
Sport Utility Vehicle4WD Sport UtilitySport Utility Vehicle - 4WDSport Utility Vehicle 4WD2WD Sport Utility
Style Name    
AWD 4-Door xDrive35iAWD 4-Door4WD 4-Door HSEAWD 4-Door ManualRWD 4-Door
All Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
CoupeSport Utility VehicleSport Utility VehicleSport Utility Vehicle4 Door SUV
AutomaticAutomatic w/Manual ShiftAutomatic w/Manual ShiftManualAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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