BMW X1: The Luxury Compact Crossover

BMW X1 - The luxury is yours

BMW X1 is car of luxury. This SUV is built by BMW and also manufactured by the same as well as BMW Brilliance. It is marketed all over the world in mostly two configurations (sDrive and xDrive configurations).It is performance associated and shares platform with earlier generations 3 series. It gives you an option to choose from punchy, efficient or turbocharged motors. It has lower price with luxury associated with it.

After completion of production, debut was displayed at Paris motor show in 2008. The series begun to manufacture at BMW Leipzig in 2009 followed by its production in cities like Chennai, India, Shenyang, China and in Russia.

Further details about BMW X1 model

X1 has similar platform like BMW X3. BMW X1 is categorized under middle sized cars category. The new N20 engine was also introduced by BMW X1 in the xDrive28i model. BMW X1is smaller as well as affordable in comparison to X3.BMW X1 is smallest offering by BMW in most countries like for instance in North America. The price there starts at as low as $30,800. X1 also is the first SUV that offers RWD, rear wheel drive in selected model.

There are four line available, Sport line, ES/SE line, xLine and Luxury line. These lines have distinctive trim differences that differentiate one from other. An eight speed automatic transmission is supposed to be available in models from North America. Interiors are similar to BMW 1.

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Technical Characteristics of BMW X1

Technical Characteristics of 2011 BMW X1 xDrive28i Automatic produced by BMW (DE).

Body Type Sport-utility vehicle 5 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1670 Kg
Length 4454 mm
Height 1545 mm
Wheelbase 2760 mm
Front Track 1500 mm
Rear Track 1529 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 63 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels All wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System direct petrol injection
Max Power 245HP (181 kW) @ 5000 rpm
Max Torque 350Nm @ 1250 rpm
CO2 Emissions 183 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1997 cc
Bore 84 mm
Stroke 90 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 10:1
Aspiration Turbo
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7?J x 17 / 7?J x 17
Standard Tyres 225/50 R 17 94H / 225/50 R 17 94H
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 8 speed automatic
Number of gears 8
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 6.5 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 10.4 l/100km
Road 6.4 l/100km
Mixt 7.9 l/100km