BMW X1 is the smallest BMW SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) and the car featured here is from the first generation, with facelift. This generation of BMW X1 is known for its Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) option – one of the fewest European SUVs in the market with RWD. The car that you see here is a popular xDrive20d variant, with 2-litre turbo diesel engine and All Wheel Drive (AWD) known as xDrive for BMW models.
Model: BMW X1 / BMW X1 xDrive20d
Production: 2009-2015 (with a facelift in 2013)
Body type: SUV, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 41,702 Euros
Engine: 2.0-litre (1,995 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine, including BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, turbocharger with variable intake geometry, common-rail direct injection, maximum injection pressure is 1,800 bar. The maximum output is 135 kW / 184 PS/hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 380 Nm (approx. 280 ft-lbs) available between 1,750 and 2,750 rpm.
Gearbox: 8-speed automatic (optional)
Tyres: Goodyear EfficientGrip 225/45 R18 (front) and 255/40 R18 (rear)
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 8.1 seconds
Top speed: 213 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 5.4 liters of diesel per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 143 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 61
Dimensions (mm): L 4,477 / w 1,798 / h 1,545
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 420 / 1,350
Wheelbase (mm): 2,760
Weight: 1,660 kg
Front suspension: Double-joint spring strut thrust bar axle.
Rear suspension: Five-arm axle with longitudinal control arm and double wishbone.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats, three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front, crash-activated head restraints at the front, DSC, including ABS and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), CBC (Cornering Brake Control), DBC (Dynamic Brake Control), Dry Braking function, Fading Compensation, HDC (Hill Descent Control), start/stop, multifunction steering wheel in leather, 18 inch M light alloy wheels Double-Spoke 355 M, BMW Individual Roof Rails, Sport Seats for Driver and Front Passenger.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Le Mans Blue Metalic Paint (555), Advantage Plus Package (2,640) consisting Servotronic, Performance Control, Storage Compartment Package, Seat Heating for Driver and Front Passenger, ECO PRO mode, Headlight Washer System, Park Distance Control Front/Rear, Rains Sensor, Xenon Lights, Automatic Air Conditioning, Lights Package, Automatic Transmission with Steptronic (1,765), M Sports Package (3,529), interior and exterior mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle function (403), Cruise Control with brake function (285), Navigation System Professional (1,924), BMW Internet Acces (84), BMW Live (84), BMW Apps (126), Convenience Telephony with extended smartphone connectivity (336).
+ agile and easy to drive
+ stiff and silent suspension
+ precise steering
+ very good engine performance
+ fast transmission
+ good fuel economy
– outdated board fascia design
Driven by Adrian M. for 588 km, 6.1 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 14,725 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni