BMW X1 sDrive 18i [136] SE 5dr Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £30,555What Car? Target Price£29,010
Review

The BMW X1 is good to drive, classy inside and hugely practical. It isn't as quiet or comfortable as the best family SUVs, but it's a fine buy if you fancy something a little more sporty.

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.

Essentially the same engine you'll find in a Mini Cooper and it delivers adequate, if not especially quick, acceleration. Our pick of the range.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

45.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

505

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

141

g/km

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