2010 BMW X6 Active Hybrid – A Review

January 28, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Review of BMW X6 Active Hybrid

Trendy BMW X6 Active Hybrid is the world’s most powerful hybrid vehicle and is a mid size sport utility vehicle that is available in a single trim level. It comes with four door and has a capacity of four people. It weighs 2614 kgs and has a dimension of 4879 mm length, 1984 mm of width and 1689 mm of height.


Standard features in 2010 BMW X6 Active Hybrid Base are as follows:

Exterior Temperature Gauge, Tire Pressure Monitor, Oil Temperature Gauge, Rear Reading Lights, Keyless Entry, Power Tilt Steering, Run Flat Tires and Rear Window Defroster, 20-inch alloy wheels, 16-way power-adjustable multi contour heated front seats, parking sensors, automatic adaptive xenon headlights, a head-up display, Bluetooth and a rearview camera with a top-down view. Normal features include iDrive controller interface, a voice-activated hard-drive-based navigation system with real-time traffic and a 12-speaker audio system with a six-CD changer, digital music storage and iPod integration.


2010 BMW X6 Active Hybrid is available in following colors which include Vermilion Red Metallic, Titanium Silver Metallic , Tasman Green Metallic , Space Gray Metallic , Mineral Silver Metallic, Jet Black , Deep Sea Blue Metallic , Blue Water Metallic , Black Sapphire Metallic and Alpine White.

Power and performance:

It is a combination of a traditional gasoline engine and two electric motors that are incorporated into the transmission. Active Hybrid Base uses 5500 rpm engine that has 4.4L, 32v petrol capacity. Fuel utilization of 8.075 kmpl on highways and 7.225 kmpl in city can be achieved with 2010 BMW X6 Active Hybrid Base cars that has Value added reseller automatic gears. The only transmission available is a specialized seven-speed automatic unit with manual shift control that sends power to all four wheels. 2010 BMW X6. BMW says the Active Hybrid is only 0.1 second slower to 60 mph — 5.4 seconds — than the non hybrid V-8 X6. In terms of fuel economy it is average by hybrid standards.

Safety Equipments:

Standard safety equipments featuring antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, hill descent control adaptive headlights, front seat side airbags, rear side curtain airbags and active front head restraints.

The Active Hybrid X6 can enhance itself under electricity alone up to 37 mph. Handling is likely to suffer especially in low grip conditions or at high speed since the Dynamic Performance Control found in the “regular” X6 has been eliminated to make way for the hybrid power train components.

It is the world’s first and fastest sports utility vehicle that offers an exclusive driving experience and offers very comfortable ride but the main drawback is that it is not fuel efficient. Larger M3 style bonnet which is found on the hood is the only feature that makes it unique from other models.

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