BMW X1 sDrive 18d SE 5dr Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £31,220What Car? Target Price£29,037
Review

The BMW X1 is good to drive, classy inside and hugely practical. It isn't as quiet nor as comfortable as the best family SUVs, but it's a fine buy if you fancy something a little more sporty.

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Trim: SE

Just because SE is the entry-level trim doesn’t mean it’s sparsely equipped; you get 17in alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, 40/20/40 split folding rear seats, cruise control, LED headlights, front and rear parking sensors, auto lights and wipers and keyless start. We’d recommend adding a couple of options such as lumbar support and the sliding rear seats, though.

Engine: sDrive 18d

Worth a look if you do lots or miles and are willing to consider a diesel. It pulls harder than the petrols at low revs, so feels a lot quicker than the 0-62mph time of 9.3sec would suggest. Indeed, it feels stronger than the equivalent Range Rover Evoque D150 or Volvo XC40 D3.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

55.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

505

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

133

g/km

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