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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 08-18-2013, 08:55 AM
john&kris john&kris is offline
John & Kris Aiken SC
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Mein Auto: "13 335i Conver & "14 X6
Brake Controller Question

Hi: We have a 2014 X6 xDrive 35i and plan to tow a TT. We had BMW install their hitch and wiring kit.
Our next issue is what to do about a Brake Controller; which brand and install issues. We are thinking of just going with the one that BMW advertises in their "Accessories" section for an install price of $588 which includes the brake controller which appears from the pictures to be a Tekonsha. It looks like from the add picture that we will give up one of the drink holders...but perhaps they get it back into where the ash tray is ( doubt it)
Plus on this would be no cutting wires etc and impacting warranty and issues all come back to BMW as it is their hitch and their controller and their install.

We are a bit uneasy with the RF unit as they seem to have some issues with parring with BMW because of the LED lights / wiring in BMW's.

Any advice comments etc would be greatly appreciated.
John
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