BMW X1 in India – Review, Price, Specifications, Variants

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BMW X1 Review

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X1 is a compact SUV from BMW was launched two years back in Now, looking at the rising BMW has re-launched X1 to make sure it remains at the top position in its segment. it have the potential?

Let’s out.


There are no changes in this department as the design and styling of the car remains The low stance of X1 differentiates it from compact SUVs. BMW has elegantly this car which makes it up-market. The angular headlights now get LED rings inside which add touch to this car.

The BMW grille at its front gels with the front styling of X1. shaped fog lights are placed below its headlights while you also notice the new glossy on the tip of its front bumper. This can be seen all around this The multi-spoke alloy wheels . wheel arches and long remains unchanged.

The car features new side mirrors with side indicators. The finished roof rails and cladding add sporty character to car. X1 has a short rear which gives it a compact when seen from the In fact, it looks much and dynamic when seen the back. The wide rear and integrated spoiler, antenna and make it look attractive.

The lines on its boot gate and bumper further enhance the charm of this car.

BMW has the dull interiors of X1 and now it comes all black color inside. The car now much more premium and you the true essence of luxury The silver finishing also well with the black The car uses rich quality of material and fabrics.

The seats are well cushioned and you optimum amount of back and thigh support. There is head room and shoulder at its front and five people can fit in this car.

BMW X1 comes comfort features like climate control . adjustable wrapped steering wheel, wing mirrors, power cruise control, MID and individual arm Apart from these, the car has adjustable seats, keyless and height adjustable drive

The up-raised black colored looks quite attractive aluminium finishing around its AC . The texture and designing of this makes it look up-market. is a big screen placed just its AC vents while the integrated console also looks with short gear The dashboard features an air-cooled box for storage while you will notice door pockets and pockets on front seats. The centre arm rest also with cup holders.

X1 has a boot capacity of 420 litres can be extended by folding down its seats.

BMW X1 comes with fitted music system and This system also with BMW app which allows you to with your iPhone and You can choose and play music simple connectivity. The car also Bluetooth connectivity and navigation

All audio and Bluetooth controls are on the steering wheel of X1.

BMW has re-tuned the of X1 to make it more powerful and X1 is powered by the same 1995cc, diesel engine . This 16 valves engine now produces a power of 184 bhp at 4000 rpm . The torque of this DOHC engine has increased significantly and now it generates a torque output of 380 Nm which from 1750-2750rpm. BMW has also X1 with an all new eight speed transmission which effectively the torque amount of this

With improved specifications and weight, X1 enjoys an impressive to weight ratio which this new car significantly faster before. The car reaches the speed of from standstill in less 8.5 seconds . X1 can easily go pass the of 190km/hr and shows instant reaction. The eight speed effectively supplies power to its wheels which also it an advantage when you take it off

It feels quite confident doing up-hill journeys and minor turbo lag. The matched gear ratios it quite enjoyable in city The engine sounds quiet but sometimes it feels a bit harsh rev hard.

BMW X1 manages to return you a fuel of around 10.5km/ltr in city while these figures on long journeys. X1 comes vital safety features 6 airbags, park assist and

BMW X1 has an independent suspension system at its ends. All wheels of the car are equipped ventilated disc brakes. The car features ABS with EBD and brake for precise braking.

There is difference in the handling of X1 as now it feels lighter and accurate than The electronic steering gives you feedback at high speeds and you connected to roads. The low seating gives you clear view of and it’s quite easy to this car in city traffic. The of 2760mm makes it exceptionally on highways.

The car easily digests major and makes less noise. The control and wide tyres hold this car well corners.

Three variants of X1 are in ten different shades. BMW offers a of 2years/unlimited kilometres on X1.

BMW X1 ranges INR 27.9-32.5lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi may vary)). It is certainly not a hard-core SUV as it looks macho nor it gives you off road experiences with drive system. Instead, a compact SUV which favours usage and performs like any sedan.

We won’t say it’s a value for money car but keeping its reputation in mind, you can surely opt for car.

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