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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.
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 trims||4 see more|
|Number of engines||6 see more|
|Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you?||hybrid, petrol, diesel|
|MPG range across all versions||176.6 - 58.9|
|Avaliable doors options||5|
|Warranty||3 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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