BMW 2 Series Active Tourer review

Category: MPV

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:hybrid, petrol, diesel
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RRP £27,045What Car? Target Price from£25,101
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Introduction

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It’s fair to say that MPVs like the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer have suffered somewhat at the hands of SUVs. While people carriers were once the high-rise family wagon of choice, it seems these days most folk would rather go for something altogether tougher-looking.

So how do you make the MPV more appealing? If your answer is to make it sporty and plonk a premium badge on its conk, then the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer might very well tempt you out of your ‘faux by four’.

Unlike the larger 2 Series Gran Tourer, the Active Tourer variant is strictly a five-seater. A range of three and four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines are available, including a plug-in hybrid model. There’s even the option of four-wheel drive if things regularly get slippery in your neck of the woods.

As for rivals, cheaper models go toe to toe with the likes of the Citroën C4 Spacetourer and Ford C-Max, while pricier variants lock horns with the Volkswagen Golf SV and Mercedes-Benz B-Class.

Over the next few pages of this review, we’ll investigate what the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is like inside and on the road, plus which variants are best. Should you decide it’s the one for you, have a nose at our New Car Buying section for big savings on this car and hundreds of others.

 

At a glance

Number of trims4 see more
Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you? hybrid, petrol, diesel
MPG range across all versions176.6 - 58.9
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / No mileage cap
Company car tax at 20% (min/max)£813 / £2,451
Company car tax at 40% (min/max)£1,627 / £4,902

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