2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350d Coupe VS BMW X6 xDrive30d Acceleration 0-100
The BMW X6 xDrive 30d, which sits at the bottom of the X6 range priced from $117,500 plus on-road costs. BMW offers a diverse range of vehicles across the X6 model line up with a mix of diesel and petrol engines.
Powering the X6 xDrive 30d is 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine that produces 190kW of power and 560Nm of torque. The engine sits attached to an eight-speed automatic gearbox that uses a torque converter and constant all-wheel drive. BMW claims the fuel use to be 6.0L/100km. Additionally, BMW says that it will sprint from 0-100km/h in 6.7 seconds.
The newest arrival in this segment is also the most expensive. The Mercedes-Benz GLE350d Coupe starts from $121,900 plus on-road costs. While this is a new vehicle for Mercedes-Benz, it uses the GLE’s underpinnings — which was previously known as the ML-Class.
Under its bonnet is a 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder diesel engine that produces 190kW of power and 620Nm of torque. It’s mated to a nine-speed automatic gearbox with torque converter. Mercedes-Benz claims that it uses 7.2L/100km on the combined cycle and that it dashes from 0-100km/h in 7.0-seconds