BMW X1 2016 Review

BMW X1 2016 is a second generation mini SUV that has been produced six years after the first X1 was produced. This vehicle is anticipated to borrow some of its primary attributes from other SUVs and crossovers made by this company. However, it is also expected to come with a number of distinct features that will make it one of the most appealing vehicles. This mini SUV has a modern look with carefully designed exterior features that help in making it ideal for the modern market. There are also top quality interior features that are keenly designed using some of the latest technologies. The engine of the vehicle is anticipated to be endowed with improved performance and high fuel economy to make the vehicle reliable.

BMW X1 2016 front view

BMW X1 2016 – Exterior and Interior Design

The BMW X1 2016 comes with an evolutionary design that combines a variety of modern auto making techniques. The front fascia features a visibly bigger twin kidney grille that is found in BMW vehicles and plays a vital role of making the vehicle look more aggressive. The BMW X1 2016 also comes with sleeker and longer head lamps that use the LED technology therefore making them more effective. The fog lamps are bigger and are placed on the front lower area to make them more effective. The engineers making this vehicle have placed wider air intakes on the front area to ensure the engine gets ample cooling air. The back fascia is characterized by large and more visible tail lights which make the vehicle look modern. There is also a newly sculptured tailgate and an elevated rear bumper that provides the vehicle with a bossy appearance. On the sides one can note there are a number of differences between this vehicle and other equal vehicles on the market. This is facilitated by a taller glass area and increase in size of the quarter window. There is a raked roof line that when combined with the alloy covered wheels makes the vehicle look sportier and modern.

The interior of this mid-sized SUV has qualities that show the vehicle is modern and sophisticated. These include increased space where the occupants now have more space and the cargo space has also been enlarged where the rear seats are foldable. The seats’ covers have remained of the highest quality and the seating position has been raised by at least one point five inches to make the vehicle more comfortable. The dashboard is more interactive and well-lit which is important especially while driving at night. There is a big color touch screen on this dashboard that updates the driver about the status of the various modern features and is also useful in controlling some of the features such as the improved infotainment system that is characterized by a 12 speaker Harman Kardon sound system. On the interior one can also enjoy regulated temperatures, connection options and modern safety features.

BMW X1 2016 interior

BMW X1 2016 – Engine and Performance

The power of BMW X1 2016 comes from a 2.0 liter four-cylinder unit that can generate 228 HP and 258 lb-ft of torque. The engine is coupled with a six drive automated transmission that is available in all wheel drive. The fuel efficiency of this unit has been increased to make the vehicle economical to maintain. This is one of the fastest engines on the market where it can dash from 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds and its top speed is 130 mph.

BMW X1 2016 rear view

BMW X1 2016 – Release Date and Price

The BMW X1 2016 will be released in mid 2016 with a starting price of about $ 32, 000.

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