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Driving

Price (on the road)

Β£27,630-Β£36,300

Target Price (cash)

Β£26,165-Β£34,358

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What Car?'s option recommendations

  • Cruise control
  • Driving assistant pack
  • Adjustable lumbar support
  • Heated front seats
  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror

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BMW X1 Estate sDrive 18d SE 5dr

We don't think you really need 4WD in an X1, so the BMW X1 sDrive 18d SE - the cheapest model in the range - is our favourite.

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Private car buyer

BMW X1 Estate sDrive 18d SE 5dr

We don't think you really need 4WD in an X1, so the BMW X1 sDrive 18d SE - the cheapest model in the range - is our favourite.

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Β£325.66-Β£444.24/month

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Engines

sDrive 18i
We are yet to try out this variant
xDrive 20d
With 187bhp, the 20d diesel is pretty rapid and is impressively responsive at all revs. Four-wheel drive is standard on this engine although there is a choice of a manual or an automatic gearbox.
sDrive 18d
The 148bhp 18d diesel is fairly responsive from low revs, and there’s no sudden surge when the turbocharger kicks in. This engine is available with a manual or automatic gearbox, and a choice of front-wheel drive (sDrive) or four-wheel drive (xDrive). Stick with cheaper sDrive unless you really need the extra traction.
xDrive 20i Step Auto
The lone petrol engine of the range has a respectable 189bhp to give performance similar to that of the 20d. Unfortunately, economy is far worse while it needs working harder to extract the performance. We’d avoid this engine.

Miles per gallon

Official fuel economy figure

47.1-61.4 mpg

CO2 Emissions

Official emissions rating

120-136 g/km

VED Tax band

How much will it cost you?

G-I

Boot capacity

How much space is there?

1550 litres

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