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X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014)
The BMW X6 luxury crossover went on sale in April 2008 as a 2009 model year. BMW referes to the X6 as a Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) as it combines the attributes of an SUV (high ground clearance, xDrive and all-weather ability) with the stance, styling and roof line shape of a coupe. The E71 X6 was built off the E70 X5 (2007 - 2013) platform at BMW's Spartanburg, SC plant. Total worldwide sales were just over 235,000, sold mostly to the BRIC countries. US total sales was 34,082 vehicles.

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Old 12-19-2011, 06:22 PM
motime motime is offline
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Tire Wear

Anyone having premature tire wear? Our X6 with the sport activity package has app. 8,000 miles. The front tires are feathered and roar extremely loud.
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Old 01-05-2012, 05:37 AM
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Yes,it i funny, I was driving back from South Carolina and thought my left front tire was running flat...Checked the air and it is fine...Only the left front is running rough? Good to know it is not just me...I have 9,000 on my 12 5.0. delived to me July 2011. Any thoughts about the cause of the tireware? Just had the front alined before travil and did not have the issue?
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Old 04-03-2012, 12:58 PM
JIMSE65 JIMSE65 is offline
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Tire wear

I have a 2011 X6. I have the same problem. Tire wear on the front tires only.
My X6 has 9,000 miles. I have done the alingment twice at Crevier BMW irvine.
I love my X6. But if BMW can't find answer to the front tire wear. I'ma have to sell it.
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Old 04-04-2012, 04:13 PM
doubleroll doubleroll is offline
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Interesting, is this with RFT tires? I so which brand?
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:15 AM
mosmos mosmos is offline
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tire wear

what brand of tires are you using? i believe a certain brand is faulty.
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