The design of the BMW X6.

The BMW X6 is built to move. With powerful, muscular contours, the BMW X6 exudes irrepressible dynamics and determination. Its broad shoulders and solid stance reflect its X genes, while the coupé-like roofline underpins the unmistakable character of the BMW X6. A combination that makes this Sports Activity Coupé so unique.

Exterior design.

Broad. Muscular. Dynamic. The BMW X6 combines the solid stance of an X model with the athleticism of a coupé. The commanding front contains striking air inlets that provide an indication of the power behind them. The large, sporty, double kidney-shaped grille underlines this athletic presence, with an added air of supremacy provided by the double headlights and the fog lights, which are positioned wide on the vehicle’s exterior. When viewed from the side, the sporty, coupé-like silhouette comes to prominence, optically framed by the premium chrome surrounds of the windows. The unmistakeable crease line extends from the powerfully shaped wheel front wheel housing to the rear door handles, and then elegantly tapers off towards the rear. The dynamic nature of the BMW X6 is even more prominent across the impressively wide rear, where horizontal lines characterise the solid stance. The BMW X6 is ready to leave all limits behind.

LED light design.

The exterior of the BMW X6 can be fully equipped with LED lighting – from the front headlights and fog lights to the rear lights.
  • The Adaptive LED Headlights feature the anti-dazzle High-Beam Assistant, LED fog lights, cornering lights, turn indicators, daytime running lights and Adaptive Headlights with variable light control.
    The light distribution is automatically adapted to match the speed and the steering angle. A bright light, similar to daylight, evenly illuminates the road at night, which improves visibility and makes driving less tiring. The four LED light rings lend a distinctive appearance, even during the day.
  • Fog lights increase short-range visibility in fog or precipitation, improving night-time driving safety. Along with their broad beam angle, they are notable for their colour, ­which is extremely similar to daylight, and their long lifespan and low energy consumption. The fog lights are also a striking design detail beneath the double round headlights on the front of the BMW X6.
  • The rear lights are comprised of two individual high-performance LED lighting elements. Both have the characteristic BMW L shape, which strengthens the rear end's identity and makes the vehicle recognisable as a BMW even in the dark.
    The L shaped lighting elements in the brake lights provide an additional echo of the design motif within the rear lights.


Clear structures. Exclusive sportiness. High-quality craftsmanship. The interior of the BMW X6 is carefully thought through, right down to the last detail. In typical BMW style, the cockpit is fully orientated towards the driver, who enjoys an excellent overview thanks to the elevated seating position. The sporty shape of the seats guarantees optimum stability, even on the most challenging journeys.
The coupé-like silhouette and all-encompassing interior contours ensure that vehicle occupants feel comfortable at all times. Light and dark interior surfaces create intense contrasts and the premium-quality materials and standard-feature leather trims send out a clear message: Perfection is of the essence.


Quality is the dominating characteristic of the leather equipment and decorative trims in the BMW X6. A variety of expressive colour combinations are available. One option is the upper section of the instrument panel in Black Soft Nappa leather; in combination with the Design Pure Extravagance package in Cognac/Black, this is enhanced by contrast stitching in brown. The lower section comes in Cognac. The contents of the M Sport package include the leather/Alcantara combination in Black and interior trims in Aluminium Hexagon. Dakota leather is also available in various different colours; the Coral Red variant with Black contrast stitching combines with the interior trim in fine-brushed aluminium to create an appealing accent.

Lighting package with ambient light.

The lighting package includes additional LED lights that have been designed to give the interior of the BMW X6 an elegant ambience.
Ambient light – including a “welcome” mood and nine predefined lighting designs in blue, white and orange – fills the interior with a pleasant and relaxing mixture of indirect and direct lighting, emphasizing the vehicle's lounge atmosphere. The additional light sources of the ambient lighting are found in the headliner cover, on the trim, in the front and rear footwells, in the front seat backrests and in all of the door compartments and panels, among other places.
LED lights on the exterior offer additional everyday convenience; for example the vicinity lighting in the door handles for entering and exiting, or the practical reading lights in the rear.