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2023 BMW X4 vs X6: price, differences, specs, etc.

2023 BMW X4 vs X6: price, differences, specs, etc.

BMW X4 vs BMW X6 at BMW West Island.

Are you looking for a sporty SUV? The 2023 BMW X4 vs 2023 BMW X6 SUVs are both excellent choices. Other than their distinct style, how do they compare?

Your dealership in the West Island of Montreal, minutes from Laval, presents this comparison of both BMW Canada models.

BMW X4 vs BMW X6: Technical Specifications

Different Available Trims

These BMW SUVs come in two comparable trim levels, divided according to powertrain:

xDrive30i M40i xDrive40i M50i

Powertrain and Power

Both come with either a standard offered engine or a more performant optional powertrain. Here is how they compare:

Trim xDrive30i xDrive40i
Powertrain 2.0 L 4- cylinder turbo 3.0 L 6- cylinder turbo
Power/Torque 248 horsepower/258 lb-ft. 335 horsepower/332 lb-ft.
Trim M40i M50i
Powertrain 3.0 L 6- cylinder turbo 4.4 L turbo V8
Power/Torque 382 horsepower/369 lb-ft. 523 horsepower/553 lb-ft.

As you can see, the X6 offers extra power compared to the X4 compact SUV. Nevertheless, both engines are coupled with an 8- speed automatic sports transmission and all-wheel drive, which will provide you with a remarkably enjoyable driving experience.

Rear 3/4 view of BMW X4 M40i SUV driving on a road.

BMW X4 M40i

BMW X6 M50i SUV rear 3/4 view.

BMW X6 M50i

Towing Capacity and Cargo Space

The midsize SUV is –obviously- the one that offers the most: the X6 has an impressive towing capacity of 7,200 pounds and cargo space that ranges between 776 and 1,688 liters.

However, the smaller SUV still performs admirably well: towing capacity for the BMW X4 reaches up to 4,400 pounds! As for cargo space, it plays between 524 and 1,430 liters.


Here are the dimensions for the 2023 BMW X4 vs 2023 BMW X6:

Length 4,751 mm 4,948 mm
Width 1,918 mm 1,938 mm (M40i) 2,019 mm
Height 1,621 mm 1,684 mm 1,697 mm (M50i)
Wheelbase 2,864 mm 2,975 mm
Side view of BMW X4 parked outdoors.
Side view of the BMW X6 parked in a shed.

BMW technologies on board

Added Technologies

When it comes to technologies, both the X4 vs X6 are quite similar. The first comes with a standard offered 10.25- inch touch screen or an optional 12.3- inch touch screen. The second offers the larger screen (12.3- inches) as standard equipment, with digital instrumentation of the same size. Both SUVs come with features such as:

  • Integrated navigation
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Alexa voice assistant
  • A wireless charger
  • And much more!

The Connected Drive package also makes your daily commute easier by providing you with real-time traffic information.

Safety Features and Driver Assist Technologies

With the BMW driver assist technologies, you can have complete peace of mind at the wheel thanks to, amongst other things:

  • Front and Rear Collision Prevention
  • Blind Spot Alert
  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Information on speed limits

Moreover, BMW SUVs are well known for the safety they offer.

BMW X4 cockpit including BMW technologies on board.
The gear lever of the BMW X6.

X4 vs X6: the Main Esthetic Differences

Let’s begin with similarities: they are both SUV coupes, which makes them different from the X3 and X5 with their sloped roofline. This gives them a sportier and more dynamic look.

Since the X6 is more massive, it comes standard offered with larger wheels -20- to 22- inches-, with 5 different design options. As for the X4, it will provide you with no less than 9 different rim style options, from 19- to 21- inches.

The X6 wins the gold when it comes to body color options, which not only include blues, reds, black and white hues, but also greens, a Zanzibar color and a gloss black.

On both sides, you will enjoy a sunbathed interior thanks to panoramic sunroofs. SensaTec leather-like material, or Merino or Vernasca leather are part of the catalog! Finishes include genuine wood, carbon fiber or metallic trims for both.

Interior view of the panoramic sunroof of the BMW X4 SUV.
The interior carpet of the BMW X6.

BMW X4 vs X6: Prices

You will have guessed it, the 2023 BMW X4 vs 2023 BMW X6 also stand out from one another because of their price. The smallest is offered at a base prices of $ 62,152 or $ 77,152 with the M trim. As for the X6, it comes at a base prices of $ 89,952 or $ 104,052 for the performant M trim.

Take a look at our special offers or place a BMW financing request in order to build the car of your dreams!


In short, the BMW X6 is bigger and more performant and includes more standard offered features. The X4 is more agile, but mostly more affordable, while still providing you with loads of equipment.

Build your own with your BMW dealership in the West Island, Montreal, a few minutes away from Laval!

BMW X4 vs BMW X6: at a glance

To help you make your decision, here is how both coupe SUVs compare:

Trims xDrive30i M40i xDrive40i M50i
Price $ 62152 $ 77,152 $ 89,952 $ 104,052
Powertrain 2.0 L 4- cyl. turbo 3.0 L 6- cyl. turbo 3.0 L 6- cyl. turbo 4.4 L turbo V8
Power/Torque 248 HP/ 258 lb-ft. 382 HP/ 369 lb-ft. 335 HP/ 332 lb-ft. 523 HP/ 553 lb-ft.
Towing Capacity 4,400 lbs 7,200 lbs
Cargo Space 524 to 1,430 L 776 to 1,688 L

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