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A Sports Activity Vehicle should do more than just get you there. It should thrill at every turn. You should feel the power of 228 horses barreling down the highway and expect a 0-60 time of just 6.3 seconds, with an 8-speed Steptronic automatic transmission that simultaneously provides the optimal balance of acceleration and fuel consumption. Because that's just how BMW engineers a Sports Activity Vehicle.
Climb into these upper-level variants and there’s much to like. With its stretched instrument panel and wraparound centre console, the cabin is quite stylised by usually staid BMW standards — even moreso than the new 3-Series — which will no doubt appeal to buyers both familiar and unfamiliar with BMW product. Retained is that BMW chunkiness in the styling brief, familiar switchgear and signature ‘classic’ instrumentation.
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BMW cemented their status in the premium compact SUV segment when they released the X1 in 2013. Since that time, BMW has sold almost 62,000 of the little crossovers and maintains about a 50% market share in that market. The reason for their dominance is clear – the X1 hits all the right notes for a mostly younger, urban, active population who are looking for luxury, utility, and reasonable all-wheel-drive capability in an affordable upscale brand. Now for 2016, BMW has drastically revamped the X1, aiming to continue its dominant position.
made big headlines by being the first front-wheel drive based BMW SUV in the brand s storied history. The switch from rear-wheel drive to a front-wheel drive-based platform was largely a practical one, not a one based on performance. We all know that rear-wheel drive is better for performance, but that s not the X1 s main objective. The idea of switching the X1 s driven wheels is that it s less expensive to make, more compact which leads to better interior and cargo space and the majority of customers can t tell the difference.
That means xDrive28i trim only at present. Power in this trim comes from a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an all-wheel-drive system. Peak output registers at 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, and the only transmission is an eight-speed auto. BMW says the five-seat X1 will accelerate to 60 mph from rest in 6.3 seconds and reach a top speed of 130 mph, and we suspect the seven-seat variant will offer similar performance.
La seconda generazione della più piccola delle suv BMW è più alta di 5 cm e più larga di due, ma anche più corta. A vederla, però, pare più grande di quanto sia: merito soprattutto delle nuove proporzioni. Se la precedente X1 ricordava un po' una famigliare rialzata, la nuova ha forme muscolose,con un corto cofano e l'abitacolo avanzato (che ha fatto guadagnare qualche centimetro di abitabilità). Ciò è stato reso possibile dall'adozione della piattaforma modulare UKL, già usata per le Mini a tre, cinque porte e Clubman, per la monovolume BMW Serie 2 GT e, in futuro, anche per la prossima Serie 1): tutte con motore trasversale (cofano più corto) e trazione anteriore (o integrale), anziché con propulsore longitudinale e trazione posteriore (o 4x4). Chi ha paura che ciò porti a una diminuzione del piacere di guida dorma sonni tranquilli: la X1 attuale è un passo avanti e pare quasi di essere al volante di una berlina sportiva. L'abitacolo è spazioso e curato nelle finiture: solo il cruscotto è un po' "essenziale". I motori a gasolio sono tutti due litri, con varie potenze; il cambio automatico a sei rapporti è rapido e innesta sempre la marcia appropriata.
The result isn't just a nip and tuck on the exterior, however, it makes up for a more specious interior. Despite the 2015 X1 shrinking by 15mm in length compared to the original, it's wider by 23mm and raised by 53mm. Which sounds small, but the result is an extra couple of inches of legroom in the rear as well as additional head height. Passenger climate control is also standard now for added comfort all round plus plenty of Isofix points for child seats in the rear.
The BMW X1 is the least expensive vehicle in BMW's X lineup. It aims to bring buyers the utility and practicality of a small SUV without the boring driving experience that usually accompanies such a vehicle. Starting at around $35,000, the BMW X1 isn't as cheap as many of the vehicles in its class, but as befitting a premium brand, standard equipment levels are high and the X1 offers a driving experience that can't really be matched by anything in its class. The X1 offers a great combination of driving fun, interior room and smartly executed ideas; all wrapped up in a small SUV package.
In the test, the strength of the roof is determined by pushing a metal plate against one side of it at a slow but constant speed. The force applied relative to the vehicle's weight is known as the strength-to-weight ratio. This graph shows how the ratio varied as the test of this vehicle progressed. The peak strength-to-weight ratio recorded at any time before the roof is crushed 5 inches is the key measurement of roof strength.
More importantly, front-wheel drive favours efficient packaging, and the X1 proves the point: Its footprint is essentially unchanged from before, but passenger volume and cargo volume grow by 3 and 8 per cent respectively. These dimensions are the largest in a peer group defined by BMW as the Mercedes-Benz GLA and (to a lesser extent) the pricier Range Rover Evoque. We would add to that list the Audi Q3 (smaller inside) and the Range Rover Discovery Sport (bigger, and available as a three-row).
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Discover the new 2016 BMW X1, offering greater interior volume and more versatile passenger and cargo space, a cutting-edge premium ambience, and functionality designed through solid engineering. Going far beyond utility, the new BMW X1 changes everything you know and expect from a Sports Activity Vehicle. With best-in-class performance at a 0–60 time of 6.3 seconds, best-in-class headroom, best-in-class cargo space, plus a suite of innovations and dynamic handling you would expect from a BMW, it's easy to see why all aspects of this vehicle are created to amaze and delight.
, the second generation of BMW's compact trail climber. Improvements include way more room for both passengers and cargo, a taller body with a raised seating position that gives a better view of the road, and a series of five new four-cylinder engines two gas, three diesel offering between 150 and 230 hp, and paired with either a six-speed manual or eight-speed Steptronic transmission. More aggressive body styling, a re-engineered xDrive all-wheel-drive system, and available Head-Up Display and Driving Assist features round out the highlights of this all-new model.
As a small SUV, the BMW X1 offers good value and relatively low running costs. A sleek looking car with equally sleek interiors, it is a well-equipped, high quality vehicle with alloy wheels as standard. Even with standard suspension, the drive offers precise steering, good grip and minimal body roll. While manoeuvring in the city is fine, it's when you get up to speed that the X1 really shows its colours. Offering a comfortable seat and decent legroom for all passengers, the drive really is relaxing.