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.get the best price
Most of the additional kit you get over SE trim is purely cosmetic, with black 18in alloy wheels, black accents, front sports seats and some contrast stitching on the dash. We’d stick to SE trim and spend the money on some useful options, instead.
Engine: sDrive 18i
This 1.5-litre petrol engine is essentially the same one you'll find in a Mini Cooper. It delivers adequate, if not especially sporty, acceleration – but we reckon it's the pick for most buyers because the more powerful 20i costs a fair bit more to buy and run.
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