BMW X1 Hatchback First Look Review

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BMW X1 Overview

BMW X1 is a big and powerful looking car that has sturdy build and offers off-road capabilities too. BMW X1 new model released during Auto Expo 2016 is an amazing amalgamation of class and style. It falls in the well above 4-meter category and has amazing features that compare well with its rivals in this price range. This muscular looking SUV has 2670mm of wheelbase that allows it to seat around five passengers comfortably. The design of this SUV looks masculine and the comfort level of this car is on par with other such vehicles in this price category.

BMW X1 Exterior & Style

The BMW X1 is offered with the signature kidney shaped radiator grille, LED headlamps with LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps), cornering lights and adaptive light distribution. The rear LED tail lights have a 3D design. It also has rain sensor and automatic driving lights. The ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors) come with an automatic anti-dazzle, parking function and can be electrically adjusted or folded. The twin exhaust tail pipe has a chrome finish. Check for BMW X1 price in Hyderabad at Autozhop..

BMW X1 Interior & Space

Stepping into this SUV, you will be surprised at the spaciousness of the BMW X1 Interiors. It can seat at least five able bodied adults comfortably and provides good legroom for all the passengers. BMW X1 specifications include a pleasant color scheme and its well-cushioned adjustable seats with integrated headrests are covered with good quality leather upholstery. The attractive digital instrument cluster on the dashboard features, speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge and numerous warning lights. The three-spoke multifunctional steering wheel is covered in premium leather and has the company’s logo etched on its middle. For passenger comfort, it has a powerful fully automatic air conditioner, cup and bottle holders. The luggage compartment has an overall capacity of 420 litres.

BMW X1 Engine & Gearbox

In India BMW has chosen to launch the new X1 with just one engine option – the 2 litre diesel – but the good news is that unlike the past this is not a tweaked version of the older engine. This is an all new engine, and also uses BMW’s TwinPower Turbo technology, or basically variable turbine geometry which allows the engine to put out slightly higher power (about 7-8 bhp more), but still reduces consumption (and emissions) by 17% according to manufacturer data.

The 1995cc unit puts out 190bhp and a generous 400 Nm of torque. The gearbox is also new – the 8 speed Steptronic with paddle shifters – which is very quick and well-mated to the engine. The revelation in fact is how quickly the gear changes go through, and also how quickly the engine responds – without the slightest hint of lag. Where the new X1 scores high also is in the ride department. The ride quality is completely un-BMW-like – meaning it is not stiffly sprung and the car glides over bad roads and offers excellent occupant comfort. The downside of all this though – Handling suffers – and so unlike the 1st gen X1 which was very confident going into sharp corners and hard turns, the new car is less enthusiastic by comparison.

BMW X1 Ride & Handling

The powerful 1995cc mill along with the 8-speed transmission gearbox gives the SUV enormous power that allows it to reach its top speed of 219kmph in no time. The pickup is also smooth and it crosses 100kmph from standstill in just 7.6 seconds. For a bump free ride, it has an advanced M Sports suspension system that keeps the car running smoothly even on uneven roads.To know more details on BMW X1 check Bigintmedia

BMW X1 Braking & Safety

BMW has provided six airbags across line-up and features like anti-lock-braking system with brake assist, cornering brake control, dynamic stability control, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, ISOFIX chid seat mounting and three-point seat belts at all seats are put in place to avert injuries. Exterior features including LED headlamps with LED DRLs, cornering lights, adaptive light distribution, parking lights, fog lamps and LED tail lamps are standard across range. On the inside, X1 packs sliding armrest in front with storage compartment, rear centre armrest with 2 cup holders, velour floor mats, 40:20:40 rear split seats etc.

BMW X1 Cost in Hyderabad

Bmw X1 On Road Price is 42,12,620/- and Ex-showroom Price is 35,20,000/- in Hyderabad. Bmw X1 comes in 7 colours, namely Mineral White (metallic ),Deep Sea Blue,Black Sapphire (metallic),Marrakesh Brown (metallic),Valencia Orange,Glacier Silver (metallic),Midnight Blue (metallic). Bmw X1 comes with FWD with 1995 CC Displacement and 4 Cylinders with Maximum Power 190 bhp@4000 rpm and Peak Torque 400 Nm@1750-2500 rpm DRIVE TRAIN FWD and reaches 100 KMPH at 7.8 seconds . Bmw X1 comes with Automatic Transmission with FWD .

BMW X1 Conclusion

The BMW X1 is a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) according to the company. It is offered with only one engine option, however, it has two drive systems, xDrive and sDrive with three different packages Expedition, xLine and M Sport. The variants of BMW X1 are sDrive20d Expedition, sDrive20d xLine, xDrive20d xLine and xDrive20d M Sport. In terms of safety, the BMW X1 comes with DSC (Dynamic Stability Control), CBC (Cornering Brake Control), ABS (Anti lock Braking System) with brake assist and airbags. Key features include an 8 speed Steptronic automatic transmission, Servotronic steering assist, LED headlamps with DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps) and fog lamps.

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