BMW X1 xDrive 20d SE 5dr Step Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP £36,630What Car? Target Price£35,299
Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

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.

If you want a diesel, the less powerful 18d makes more financial sense. Mind you, the 20d offers a noticeable step up in performance and you get an automatic gearbox as standard.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.8 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

51.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

505

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

143

g/km