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: 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.
Classy, comfortable and great for safety.
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