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BMW X6 Active Hybrid gets axed

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Sep 27th, 2011 at 10:30AM

At $89,725, the BMW X6 Active Hybrid was certainly no bargain. The 480-horsepower, 575 pound-feet-of-torque mid-size luxury crossover was a powerful beast, but the CUV's lack of added of efficiency could well be the reason that buyers did not opt for the hybrid X6 over the more conventional inline six- and V8-powered versions. During our first drive of the hybrid sport activity coupe, as BMW labels the X6, we got 16 miles per gallon, a bit shy of the official 17 city, 19 highway mpg EPA figures. So, it's not clear why buyers would even opt for the the near-$90,000 X6 over the non-hybrid... Read More

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