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BMW X1

Price $41,500
Fuel consumption 7.5 – 10.7 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 80%(view ratings)
The subcompact X1 is BMW's most-affordable SUV, and offers a powertrain that’s both energetic and efficient, with a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine, xDrive all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission. The X1 boasts a sportier appearance with the M Sport Line package, while several upholstery and trim options are available to dress up the cockpit. A panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel and head-up display are also available.

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BlogSmall Luxury SUVs with All-wheel Drive: Fashionable!
Subcompact luxury sport-utility vehicles, equipped with all-wheel drive, fulfill the important need of safely hauling the family, but also allow consumers to look good in an upscale vehicle. The subcompact SUV segment has grown in popularity over the past few years, and new models keep being added to the market.
First Drives2016 BMW X1 xDrive 28i: The Smallest X Gets A New Platform
BMW introduced the X1 to Europe in 2009 as an entry-level “Sport Activity Vehicle.” It arrived in Canada in 2012, a late arrival that wasn’t due to a possible lack of interest here, but instead because Canada is a relatively small global market and at first sales were focused elsewhere.
Spotlight onThe New BMW 3 Series And X1: We're Driving Them This Week
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BlogMINI Doesn’t Mess With Tradition
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First Drives2012 BMW X1: The X-Factor
Munich, Germany – Available in Canada since the beginning of May, the new X1 will become the fourth model in the Bavarian manufacturer’s X line. This 2012 model will have a base price of $38,500. With 115,000 units sold on other markets since the world launch near the end of …

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New Models2020 BMW X1 Announced with Updated Styling and More
The BMW X1 is the brand’s best-selling SUV/CUV worldwide and the third most popular in Canada. However, despite a slight increase in sales so far in 2019, it is beginning to show signs of age. For 2020, that will change as the X1 receives updated exterior styling to reflect the …
News2016 World Car Of The Year Finalists Announced
Every year, the World Car of the Year Awards program recognizes the best new vehicles on the planet automakers have to offer. A panel composed of 73 automotive journalists from around the world – two from Canada, including yours truly – submitted their votes electronically last week. The finalists in …
FrankfurtBMW Reveals Its 2016 X1
All hail the new X1! BMW just revealed its refreshed sub-compact luxury SUV, and it shows promise. First things first, how does the car's exterior look? Finally, the X1 looks like a small X3, which is what it should have been right from the beginning. As you can see in …
Detroit2015 BMW X1 2015 to be Revealed in a Month
At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month, BMW will officially unveil its 2015 X1 model which sees only slight improvements. From the outside, the new SUV receives a rather discrete facelift at its front and rear extremities, new alloy wheels and a new exterior color called …

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Motoring TV 2016 Crossover and Luxury Crossover of the Year
Of all the categories in the 2016 edition of Motoring TV's Car of the Year awards, crossovers and luxury crossovers are experiencing enormous sales growth. With so many new and redesigned entries for 2016, it was tough to choose just three finalists for each category, let alone just one winner …