BMW X1 2009-
X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition (2011-)
The vehicle was unveiled in International Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA 2011).
X1 sDrive 16d (2012-)
It is a version with reduced engine power.
The vehicle was unveiled in 21st Auto Mobil International Leipzig 2012.
The X1 offers a 420 litre cargo volume, which can increase up to 1350 litres of storage space with the seats folded. For comparison, the 3-Series Touring (E91) has 460 and the X3 (E83) has 480 litres. The backrest in the rear is adjustable in 11 steps and can be divided in the ratio 40:20:40. The vehicle offers adaptive cruise control, seating positions with modestly raised H-point seating (marketed as Semi Command Sitting position) and Performance Control.
All sDrive models are rear-wheel drive, while xDrive models are all-wheel drive.
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Model years 2010-present (European markets)
Assembly Germany: Leipzig
India: Chennai, Tamil Nadu (CKD)
Class Compact crossover SUV
Body style 5-door SUV
Layout Front-engine, rear-wheel drive
Front-engine, four-wheel drive
Engine 2.0L 143 hp (107 kW) I4
2.0L 170 hp (127 kW) I4
3.0L 258 hp (192 kW) I6
2.0L 241 hp (180 kW) turbo I4
3.0L 300 hp (224 kW) turbo I6
2.0L 143 hp (107 kW) Diesel I4
2.0L 177 hp (132 kW) Diesel I4
2.0L 184 hp (137 kW) Diesel I4
2.0L 204 hp (152 kW) Diesel I4
2.0L 218 hp (163 kW) Twin-Turbo Diesel I4
Transmission 6-speed manual
Wheelbase 2,760 mm (108.7 in)
Length 4,457 mm (175.5 in)
Width 1,789 mm (70.4 in)
Height 1,535 mm (60.4 in)
Curb weight 1,500 kg (3,307 lb)
Related BMW 3 Series
The BMW X1 is a compact crossover SUV manufactured by BMW, and marketed worldwide in rear-wheel (sDrive) and all-wheel-drive (xDrive) configurations. Production followed the debut of a concept version at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. with series manufacture beginning at the BMW Leipzig plant in October 2009 — followed by production in Chennai, India (from knock-down kits (CDK)), Shenyang, China, (by BMW-Brilliance Automotive Ltd) and Kaliningrad, Russia (CDK,with local partner Avtotor).
The X1 shares a similar platform with the BMW X3, based on the platform of the BMW 3 Series (E91) Touring (wagon). The EPA classifies the vehicle under the Midsize Cars category.
The X1 introduced BMW's N20 engine in its xDrive28i model. The X1 is slightly smaller and more affordable than the X3.