2017 BMW X1: a minor update for smallest BMW SUV


The famous German automaker plan to release a new 2017 BMW X1. International presentation of the crossover will take place at the Frankfurt Motor Show in the autumn of 2016.

2017 BMW X1 release date

The company reported that the start of sales of the new BMW X1 in Europe will take place in October this year.But the new BMW X1 2 in United States might only be available towards the end of this or early next year.

2017 BMW X1 release date: late 2016

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2017 BMW X1 price

According to preliminary data, the price of BMW X1 2 generation in the European market will reach 28 thousand Euro. SUV assembly will be carried out on the car enterprise in Regensburg (Germany).

2017 BMW X1 review

The new BMW X1 2016-2017 year with an index of body F48 has received a new platform UKL with drive to the front axle. Recall that the predecessor was built on the basis of the BMW 3-Series Touring chassis. But at the heart of new items is the platform that used to develop the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer. At the same trolley built a new version of the Mini. However, the manufacturer has not refused, and from the xDrive all-wheel drive version, which will also be sold.

2017 BMW X1 exterior

Upgraded crossover fits perfectly into the company’s line of off-road models. Recall that in addition X1 car it also presents the model BMW X3, X4, X5 and X6. In front the new BMW X1 (F48) has received a massive false radiator grille, large bumper with large air intake and fog optics round shape. Look beautiful and headlights, LED DRL received in the form of rings (optional and is offered fully LED optics).

The car can be equipped with wheels with a diameter of 17 to 19 inches. Behind quite set the overall optics with LED filling. The bumper at the rear also made massive enough, that gives the appearance of the machine more solidity. The company offers for the new BMW X1 12 different body colors, 10 of which have the effect of metallic.

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2017 BMW X1 interior

Although the length of the body and reduce crossover, inside has become more convenient. The front seats are located at a greater height (+36 mm), while the back row of a similar increase was the whole 64 millimeters, compared to the previous generation model.

It also reported that the number of seats for the rear passengers’ feet has increased by 37 mm. If you order the more expensive second row (for a fee), this figure may reach 66 mm, as the sofa can be moved longitudinally by 130 mm. Trunk volume BMW X1 in the normal position backrest of the second row is 505 liters, and if they lay down, the rate increases to 1550 liters. The surcharge Germans offer electric drive of the fifth door. You can also order a similar folding rear backrest system.

Talking about the quality of used materials in interior decoration is simply meaningless. Designers also worked on glory. Impressive ergonomics of the driver’s seat and thoughtful execution of even the smallest details of decoration. Everything here reminds us that BMW X1 – is a premium crossover.

Interior features rich enough. So in the initial configuration of the new 2017 BMW X1 is available with air conditioning, rain sensor, a proprietary system with iDrive display of 6.5 inches, upholstered interior. The surcharge manufacturer offers a multimedia system display 8.8 inches dimension, climate control division into zones, front power seat, a rearview camera, upholstery made of genuine leather, projection screen, rear parking sensors, parking assistant, adaptive cruise control and many other interesting systems.

2017 BMW X1 specs

Technical characteristics of the BMW X1 2016-2017 model year involve the use of front-wheel drive. Available with plug-and modification of a drive on both axles (used electrohydraulic multi-plate clutch that transmits up to 100% of torque to the rear wheels when necessary).

In front of the car is set on the basis of McPherson suspension struts and rear working multilink suspension with shock absorbers and springs located separately. The developers decided to equip the car with steel and aluminum suspension arms.

It is noteworthy that the use of the chassis with front wheel drive did not stop German specialists to achieve optimal distribution of weight between the front and rear axles, the figure is 50:50. Also, engineers are informed of the excellent body rigidity and a low center of gravity of the BMW X1 2nd generation.

The new BMW X1 immediately after entering the market will be sold with a couple of petrol and three diesel engines. All have four cylinders and their working volume of 2.0 liters. These power units are combined with a 6-speed manual and an 8-band automatic Steptronic transmission.

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Gasoline modified BMW X1:

sDrive20i – 192 “horses”, 280 Nm of torque, acceleration to hundreds of takes 7.7 seconds, while fuel consumption in the combined cycle – 5.9 liters per hundred;
xDrive20i – 192 power and 280 Nm of traction, acceleration to 100 km / h in 7.4 seconds, fuel consumption – about 6.4 liters;
xDrive25i – 231 hp with a maximum thrust of 350 Nm, acceleration from zero to hundred – 6.5 seconds and fuel consumption – at least 6.5 liters in the combined cycle.

Diesel BMW X1 2016-2017:

sDrive18d – 150 “horses”, 330 Nm of thrust, to disperse hundreds of 9.2 seconds, the claimed fuel consumption – 4.1 liters per hundred;
xDrive20d – 190 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque at peak, acceleration to 100 km / h – 7.6 seconds and consumption – from 4.6 liters in the combined cycle;
xDrive25d – 231 power and 450 Nm of traction accelerates to the first hundred in 6.6 seconds, consumes about 5.2 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers.
Over time, the company also will offer versions with diesel and petrol powertrains 1.5-liter three-cylinder. Power gasoline BMW X1 sDrive16d will be 116 strength, but the diesel BMW X1 sDrive18i will develop 136 “horses”. Both engines are combined with a 6-step “mechanics” and automatic transmission Steptronic.

2017 BMW X1 video review


2017 BMW X1 dimensions

Using other platform has led to the fact that the length and wheelbase 2017 BMW X1 second generation decreased. The height and the width has been increased. Here is the dimensions of BMW X1 2016-2017:
length – 4439 mm;
width – 1821 mm;
height – 1598 mm;
wheelbase – 2670 mm.
the new BMW X1 model year 2016-2017 Ground clearance is 183 mm.

2017 BMW X1 picture gallery

2017 BMW X1 xDrive 28i
Engine type DOHC 16V I4, direct fuel injection, turbocharged
Displacement 2,0L
Power/torque 228 HP; 258 lb-ft
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Wheelbase 105.1 in.
Length 175.4 in.
Height 62.5 in.
Passenger volume 128.3 cu.ft.
Cargo volume 27.1-58.7 cu.ft.
0-60 6.4 sec
Top speed 129 mph
PRICE RANGE: $36,000 – $42,000 (est)
Competitors: Mercedes-Benz GLA, Audi Q3, Range Rover Evoque

Editor's rating
4.6 overall
  • Safety4.5
  • Performance4.4
  • Design4.7
  • Features4.7
  • Fuel economy4.5

The smallest BMW crossover vehicle will get new powertrain range and some improvements for interior.

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