BMW creates some of the best-performing cars on the market, while Dodge is known for producing some of the fastest sedans on the market. But which car between the BMW X6 and Dodge Charger Hellcat is the better car?
If you desire comfort, luxury, style, safety, and practicality, BMW X6 is the way to go. But if you want power, performance, and better handling, the Dodge Charger Hellcat is the best option. Additionally, with the BMW, you will get the “Ultimate driving experience,” while Dodge Charger Hellcat will offer a sporty ride.
The BMW X6 is a compact SUV, while the Dodge Charger Hellcat is a sedan. However, both of these high-end luxury cars seat up to four people and have ample trunk space. Therefore, they are great for a family or road trip. Aside from that, these are two different monsters targeting different people.
Which car is better – Hellcat or BMW X6?
Exterior and interior appearance
The exterior of the BMW X6 looks more spectacular than Dodge Charger Hellcat’s exterior. Unlike the BMW X6, Dodge Charger has maintained its design for a long time with only a few alterations. On the other hand, the BMW X6 looks modern with top-notch features.
Some of the features that make the BMW X6 stand out are the large kidney grille enclosed between two adaptive LED headlights with fog lights. What’s more, the X6 comes with a slopy roofline with a panoramic sunroof. The sunroof is a great feature as it allows the occupants to enjoy day and night light.
Even though the Dodge Charger Hellcat isn’t as lovely as the BMW X6, it’s still appealing and has an energetic look that many sports car drivers love. Like the BMW X6, it also comes with 20-inch wheels, making it look sportier. Other features include HID headlights with LED running lights and a C-shaped accent across the profiles.
The interior of the BMW X6 still looks more opulent and advanced than Dodge Charger Hellcat. This is because Dodge Charger’s interior looks outdated and cheaply made. Nonetheless, it still has some excellent features such as dual-zone automatic control, ventilated power front seats, push-button ignition, and much more.
Contrarily, the BMW X6’s interior is way upscale as it comes with top-quality materials and high-end features, such as Vernasca leather seats, SensaTec Faux leather, dual-inch 12.3-inch screens, 16-way power front seats with heating, and an aesthetic cabin.
Surprisingly, the Dodge Charger Hellcat is longer than the BMW X6. The Hellcat has a wheelbase of 120-inches, a length of 201-inches, a width of 78.3-inches, and a height of 57.6-inches. However, as expected, the X6 is higher than the Hellcat. It has a wheelbase of 117.1-inches, a length of 194.8-inches, a width of 78.9-inches, and a height of 66.3-inches.
Dodge Charger Hellcat is one of the best performing sedans on the market. Even though the BMW X6 performs outstandingly, it is not a match for the powerful and excellent Dodge Charger Hellcat. Besides, Both Dodge Charger Hellcat and BMW X6 have three trims options. This allows buyers to have several options.
The Dodge Charger Hellcat base trim is the Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody RWD. This trim is fitted with a 6.2-liter inter-cooled supercharger premium V-8 engine with 8-speed automatic transmission. It produces up to 717 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. Besides, it can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 3.8 seconds with a top speed of up to 124 mph.
Even though the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody comes with the same engine as the base model, it is quite powerful. This is because it delivers an outstanding 797 hp and 707 lb-ft of torque. It also accelerates faster from 0 to 60 in just 3.4 seconds with a top speed of 126 mph.
The BMW X6 also performs well compared to other cars in its class. The base model, the xDrive40i is fitted with a 3.0-liter turbo inline-6 engine that delivers up to 335 hp and 331 lb-ft of torque. What’s more, it has a top speed of 151 mph and can move from 0 to 60 in 5.3 seconds.
The BMW X6 higher trim comes with a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that gives the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody a run for its money. The engine produces a maximum of 523 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, it has a better top speed of 155 mph but a lower 0 to 60 mph of 4.1 seconds.
Dodge Charger Hellcat is more expensive than the BMW X6. The base Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody costs about $72,000, while the high-end trim (SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody RWD) costs about $87,000. While the base BMW X6 costs $67,300, while the high-end trim costs around $86,200.
Which car is more reliable – BMW or Hellcat?
BMW is more reliable than Dodge. In the past, Dodge was more reliable than BMW, but that has changed as BMW is slowly becoming one of the most reliable luxury cars on the market.
Which car is faster – BMW X6 or Hellcat?
In terms of acceleration, the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody is faster than the BMW M50i. The former can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds, while the latter does so in 4.1 seconds. But when it comes to top speed, the latter is far better with 155 mph, while the former has 126 mph.
So, the Charger Hellcat accelerates faster, while the BMW X6 is quicker on the track.
Which car is more fuel-efficient – Hellcat or BMW X6?
BMW X6 is the more efficient car. Apart from having a bigger engine, the Hellcat delivers more power, meaning that a lot of fuel is needed. That’s why it has an EPA rating of 12 mpg in the city, 21mpg on the highway, and 12 mpg combined. While the BMW X6 has 21 mpg in the city, 25 mpg on the highway and 23mpg combined.
BMW X6 and Dodge Charger Hellcat are two outstanding cars in terms of power and performance. However, the BMWX6 is more reliable, comfortable, luxurious, and spacious than the Dodge Charger Hellcat. On the contrary, the Dodge Charger Hellcat is more powerful, faster with better handling.