Has the BMW X6 Earned an Unfair Reputation?

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It's definitely not the prettiest thing out there, but people love to buy them.

There are many people who simply don't like the BMW X6. Never have, likely never will. And yet BMW has sold thousands of them ever since it first launched back in 2008. More precisely, around 260,000 units have moved off dealer lots. That's an astonishing number for a vehicle that's not quite an SUV in terms of cargo space and off-road capabilities. Nor does it offer the conveniences of a wagon or crossover. The X6 is really more of a fashion statement, and has a love it or hate it exterior design.

The interior, while certainly of high BMW quality, lacks backseat passenger space and proper rear visibility. However, BMW addressed those concerns (somewhat) with the second-generation X6, which just had its official live debut at the Paris Motor Show. And the guys at XCAR have taken the 2015 X6 with a tri-turbo diesel out for a spin.

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