New for 2011

A new eight-speed automatic transmission is standard on the 2011 models and replaces a six-speed automatic. The xDrive35i has BMW's new single-turbo 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder (replacing a twin-turbo). Tapping technology normally found in hybrids, the 2011 X6 gets regenerative braking that charges the battery only when the car is braking, coasting or decelerating. BMW says this improves fuel economy up to 3 percent.

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    Programmable memorybuttons
    General information The iDrive functions can be stored on the programmable memory buttons and called up directly, e.g., radio stations, navigation destinations, phone numbers and entry points into ...

    Sound output
    Switching on/off When the ignition is switched off: press ON/OFF button on the radio. Muting When the ignition is switched on or the engine is running: press the ON/OFF button on the radio. ...

    Resuming the original route
    If the route section should no longer be bypassed: 1. "Navigation" 2. "Route information" 3. "New route for:" 4. "Remove blocking" ...