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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 02-08-2013, 07:10 PM
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xDrive is better than 4matic

I just took my X6 out for a drive in the blizzard a few hours after driving my wife's GL 450. The X6 drove much better which surprised me because I thought the GL's weight and tires would give it the advantage. It wasn't even close!
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I just took my X6 out for a drive in the blizzard a few hours after driving my wife's GL 450. The X6 drove much better which surprised me because I thought the GL's weight and tires would give it the advantage. It wasn't even close!
I'm a fan of xDrive, too, but I would have figured the same about the GL/4-matic. It just didn't feel as sure footed? What tires do you have on both vehicles?
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