2016 BMW X1

The 2016 BMW X1 launched featuring a 2.0-liter TwinTurbo 4-cylinder engine from BMW’s new family of modular engines with a maximum output of 228 horsepower, making the 2016 BMW X1 the most powerful entry model in the segment. It is mounted to an 8-speed Steptronic automatic transmission. An efficiency-optimized version of the BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system and newly developed chassis technology all help to enhance the sporting ability and ride comfort compared to the outgoing model. The 2016 BMW X1 also showcased its exceptional versatility with increased cargo area and a greater interior room offering additional headroom than before.

Its cutting-edge premium ambience and functionality ensures the BMW X1 will stay ahead of the competition.  Alongside its market-leading dynamics and efficiency, a host of innovative equipment features also helps to secure the BMW X1 position in the class. Among the items on the options list are full-LED adaptive headlights, BMW Head-Up Display and Driver Assistance Plus.
Greatest interior roominess and versatility in its class

The 2016 BMW X1 is defined by its cutting-edge vehicle concept and advancements in the areas of functionality, safety and comfort. This multi talented model not only boasts more space for passengers and luggage, but it also offers additional flexibility when it comes to utilizing its load-carrying capacity. Extensive standard equipment and numerous attractive options underline the premium character of the compact BMW Sports Activity Vehicle.

Merging functionality and versatility, the BMW X1 is the roomiest vehicle in its class. The overall interior room and comfort of the 2016 BMW X1 treat passengers to additional head and legroom.  The horizontal surface design in the interior, create generous levels of space and an ambience typical of a BMW Sports Activity Vehicle. Power front seats are now standard and provide a seating position raised by more than one inch in the front and more than 2.5 inches in the rear when compared to its predecessor. Leg room in the rear has increased by 1.5 inches in standard specification and by up to 2.6 inches with the optionally adjustable rear seat while accessible storage areas like the compartment in front of the shifter emphasize the versatile character of the BMW X1.

Attractive equipment variants and exclusive comfort-enhancing options

Customers can choose between two non-metallic and nine metallic exterior paint finishes, allowing them to tailor their new BMW X1 to their individual tastes. Estoril Blue metallic is exclusively offered in combination with the M Sport package. Mirroring brand specific characteristics, the new BMW X1 offers a broad range of individualization. 

Standard equipment also includes front fog-lamps, alarm with remote-controlled central locking and keyless engine ignition, electric window controls, electrically adjustable and heated exterior mirrors, a multifunction leather steering wheel adjustable for height and reach, a rain sensor including automatic headlight control and Dynamic Cruise Control.

Commanding presence, robust proportions, dynamic lines

The signature BMW X model design cues shape the 2016 BMW X1, while the height has been increased by an additional 1.7 inches, for a robust stance in all driving situations. The large, upright BMW kidney grille, lower air intake done in three sections and characteristic “six-eyed” looked formed by the twin round headlights, and fog lamps give the new BMW X1 its distinctive face. Emphasizing the bold look of the new BMW X1, LED Daytime Running Lights are now standard with LED headlights available in conjunction with the Premium Package.

Flared wheel arches and lines converge in an X-shape into the kidney grille, contributing to the authoritative presence of the new BMW X1. Black borders on the lower edge of the body, the square contour of the wheel cutouts and the generous volume of the surfaces above them, all underline the robust statute of the compact BMW X-models.   

The 2016 BMW X1 offers standard 18-inch run-flat all-season tires with non-run-flat all seasons and a space saver spare available as a no-cost option for the first time.


- BMW News

CarAndTruck.caSept. 29, 2017