Maserati Levante vs. BMW X6 Comparison

If you're on the hunt for a performance SUV with a 3.0-liter engine, you're probably comparing the Maserati Levante vs. BMW X6 differences to see which new SUV for sale is the best for you. To help you narrow down your options, we've put together a model review and comparison of the new Maserati Levante for sale.

After you compare the Maserati Levante to the Porsche Cayenne and 2021 BMW X6, you'll be calling our Maserati dealer near you to schedule your test drive.

Maserati Levante vs. BMW X6 Price

When comparing the Maserati Levante vs. BMW X6 differences, the first place many of our customers like to start is the price. The 2021 BMW X6 comes with a starting price of $65,050 MSRP.1 The 2021 Maserati Levante is available from a more expensive starting price of $80,490 MSRP.2 Let's look at what you get for your money. It should be no surprise that it starts under the hood.

Levante vs. X6 Engine Specs

When comparing the Maserati Levante vs. BMW X6 differences in performance, it starts with the engine. Both models are motivated by a 3.0-liter engine with six cylinders, but only one is engineered by Ferrari3 to deliver iconic Italian performance. If you haven't heard the engine howl through the exhaust yet, you're in for a treat.

The 2021 Maserati Levante GT sends 345 horsepower and 369 pound-foot of torque through the automatic transmission with overdrive to the AWD system. The 2021 BMW X6 RWD SUV boasts a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine that produces 523 horsepower and 553 pound-foot of torque.

Maserati Levante Engine By Trim

The Maserati Levante GT boasts a 3.0-liter V-6 that puts out 345 horsepower and can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 5.8 seconds. Those numbers increase to 424 horsepower and a 5.0-second 0-60 time in the Maserati Levante Modena. The Maserati Levante Modena S adds a powerful 3.8-liter V-8 engine that puts out 555 horsepower to send it from 0 to 60 in 4.0 seconds and to a top speed of 181 mph. If those specs aren't impressive enough, prepare to be amazed. The Maserati Levante Trofeo 0-60 time is 3.8 seconds and will reach a top speed of 187 mph thanks to the 580-horsepower V-8 engine.

Levante vs. X6 Safety & Features

If you're comparing the Maserati Levante vs. BMW X6 SUVs for sale, it's because you have precious cargo to transport. You'll be glad to know that the new Maserati Levante SUV and BMW X6 both come standard with a backup camera and front/rear parking sensors. But it's the Maserati Levante that can also be equipped with optional forward collision warning and lane-keeping assist.

The Maserati Levante is also ready to seamlessly integrate your compatible smartphone via the Maserati Connect system. If you like to bring your favorite mobile apps with your wherever you go, the new Maserati Levante is ready to ensure you never lose your place in your favorite audiobook or podcast.

When driving conditions change, your Maserati Levante SUV is ready to change with them. The new Maserati Levante is equipped with multiple drive modes (Normal, Sport, Off-Road, and I.C.E.) to match your mood and needs to the appropriate conditions. If you opt for the Maserati Levante Trofeo, you'll also have the Corsa mode to select.

Levante vs. BMW X6 Reliability

When it comes to reliability and warranty benefits between the new Levante vs. BMW X6, both vehicles come with the same Basic and Powertrain warranty coverage of 4-years/50,000-miles.

The best way to get the most mileage out of your car is by following the factory schedule of maintenance with regular oil changes and professional auto repair from certified Maserati mechanics. When it's time to rotate the tires or install new brake pads on your Maserati, contact our service team.

Maserati Levante or BMW X6?

At the end of the day, both new SUVs come with competitive performance capabilities, advanced safety features, and comparable warranties. But which car excites your soul? After you hear the engine snarl through the tailpipes, we think you'll be asking about Maserati Levante lease deals.

If all the teasing from Maserati of a new mid-engine sports car has finally gotten to you, then you'll be excited to test-drive the 621-horsepower twin-turbo V-6 under the hood of the new 2022 Maserati MC20. This two-seater coupe doesn't quite offer the same levels of convenience as the Maserati Levante SUV - but something tells us that you'll make do. Contact our dealership to learn how you can reserve your Maserati MC20.

Vehicle Details 2021 Maserati Levante Base 2021 BMW X6 Base
Starting MSRP $80,490 $65,050
Estimated Lease Price $1,011 per month $979 per month
Engine Specs
Engine Specs 3.0-liter, V-6 Cylinder 3.0-liter, 6-cylinder
Horsepower 345hp 523hp
Torque 369 lb-ft 553 lb-ft
Drivetrain AWD RWD
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Curb Weight 4,994 lbs 4,687 lbs
Est. MPG Overview
City MPG 16 21
Highway MPG 22 26
Combined MPG 18 23
Fuel Tank Capacity 21.1 gal 21.9 gal
Cargo Space
Trunk Space 20 cubic ft 27.4 cubic ft
Safety Features
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Foward Collision Warning Optional Standard
Front and Rear Parking Sensors Standard Standard
Lane Keeping Assist Optional Standard
Basic 4 year/50,000 miles 4 year/50,000 miles
Powertrain 4 year/50,000 miles 4 year/50,000 miles
Consumer Rating
0-10 7.3 7

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Maserati Levante 4-wheel drive?

The new 2022 Maserati Levante is all-wheel drive and is only available as an all-wheel-drive car. While the new Maserati Levante arrives with a choice of V-6 and V-8 engines, this midsize luxury crossover is only available with an AWD powertrain. The base model Maserati Levante GT comes with an AWD V-6 engine that produces 345 horsepower and can go 0-60 in 5.8 seconds.

Does the Maserati Levante have a Ferrari engine?

Yes, the new Maserati Levante Trofeo SUV is motivated by a Ferrari-engineered V-8 engine. This Ferrari-built V-8 with 580 horsepower and 538 pound-foot of torque can send your new Maserati Levante Trofeo from 0 to 60 in 3.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 187 mph. In fact, Ferrari and Maserati have been sharing engines for years.

Does the BMW X6 have a 3rd row?

No, the new BMW X6 SUV for sale is only available in a two-row configuration with a five-seat layout. The new Maserati Levante for sale also offers a five-occupant seating capacity along with an estimated 108 cubic feet of total passenger volume and 57.4 cubic feet of total cargo area behind the first row. Call today for a test drive and tour.

1Manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) excludes destination & handling fee of $995, tax, title, license, and registration. Starting MSRP may vary as a result of equipment capacity restrictions.

2Actual selling price may vary. Dealer preparation, options, delivery, destination, taxes, title, license and registration fees not included. Please see your authorized Maserati dealer to ensure the actual availability of these models and the accuracy of the information. All figures presented are estimates only. The payments calculated are based on terms and other variables you have selected and are not current programs available by MNA. This is not an offer of direct financing or of any particular lease or purchase transaction.

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