BMW X1 sDrive 20i M Sport 5dr Step Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £36,550What Car? Target Price£34,004
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: M Sport

This range-topping trim comes with 18in alloy wheels, leather seats, extended LED lighting, an aggressive bodykit, stiffer suspension and heated front sports seats. It's too pricey to recommend and you have to suffer a bumpy ride, though.

Engine: xDrive 20i

This 2.0-litre turbocharged engine pumps out 189bhp and you get an eight-speed automatic gearbox as standard. It needs more revs than the diesels to really get going, but ultimately offers much quicker acceleration than the sDrive18i. Available with front- or four-wheel drive.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

505

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

157

g/km

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