BMW X1 sDrive 18i [136] xLine 5dr Step Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £34,035What Car? Target Price£32,225
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.

This luxury focussed trim gets the following over SE: 18in bi-colour wheels, perforated leather seats, auto-dimming exterior mirrors, heated front seats and matt silver highlights on the outside. It's a bit too pricey to recommend, 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
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.1

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

505

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

146

g/km

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