BMW X1 is one of the smallest crossover of this brand, but also one of BMW’s most affordable crossover SUVs. In addition, it also represents the only vehicle in its segment that comes with a standard front wheel drive. Car manufacturers recently revealed 2018 BMW X1 which brought improvements and changes in technology and equipment. However, according to the latest news, BMW manufacturer is also planning the latest version of this model that will enter the market as 2019 BMW X1 model.
BMW is a compact luxury crossover that is the right choice for driving in the city but can also be a good carrier for the family. It offers a spacious cabin and plenty of space for rear passengers too. The interior is made of premium material and the cargo space is also very good. Under the hood, powerful engine features, very good to handle and fun to drive.
Model BMW X1 was completely refreshed in 2015 as a 2016 model when it got a new front wheel drive architecture and a new 2.0 liter inline 4 engine. Since then, 2017 version has brought only a few minor changes including the sport tuned suspension offered for the first time (in M Sport Package) and available sports seats.
2018 BMW X1 comes with a few minor changes. To be exact, the manufacturer has changed the X1 lineup and now there are several different trims to choose from. They include the base, Comfort, M Sport, Premium and M Sport Premium. However, some features will still remain optional such as front and rear parking sensors, heated steering wheels, and so on. Finally, 2019 BMW X1 will come almost the same as the current model and for more information, we must wait for the official announcement of the manufacturer.
2019 BMW X1 : Engine and performance
Under the hood of the latest 2019 BMW X1 must be placed the same unit that supports the current model. So, BMW X1 will arrive with one engine option. This is a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 cylinder unit that will be able to produce 228 horsepower and 258 pound feet of torque. This engine will be paired with an 8 speed automatic transmission. The front wheel drive will be standard while the all-wheel-drive configuration will be optional. As for fuel economy, with a front wheel drive, it gets 23/32/26 mpg. With optional all-wheel drive, it’s rated at 22 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg combined.
2019 BMW X1 : Exterior and interior
When it comes to exterior design, 2019 BMW X1 will continue with the same design as its predecessor. So, the front will be dominated by a recognizable BMW double kidney grille, a muscular bumper, and a pair of headlights that will give a more aggressive appearance. They will also be available with LED lighting. It will ride on standard 18-inch wheels. Furthermore, the car manufacturer has replaced Bronze Chestnut with a new exterior color, Sunset Orange Metallic.
Talking about the interior, 2019 BMW X1 has a spacious cabin; he can welcome four passengers without feeling uncomfortable. Chairs are lined with standard thin leather upholstery. The back is very comfortable and provides plenty of head and foot room. The cargo space is quite good with a room of 27.1 cubic feet. However, if you fold the back seat you get 58.7 cubic feet of space. The dashboard will feature a 6.5-inch touch screen with an infotainment system.
For the equipment, there is a standard with adjustable front seats, Bluetooth, leather wrapped steering wheel and rear view camera. The Convenience package will add premium temporary keyless moonroof and ignition lighting that will include heated front and steering seats, LED headlights, navigation and head up screens. Some optional safety features will include emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and active line control.
2019 BMW X1 : Release date and price
When is the release date, the sale of funds is in the showroom. That still hasn’t been officially confirmed when 2019 BMW X1 will go on sale. However, it may not be until the end of 2018. As for the price, it is likely to remain the same as for the 2018 model which starts at around $ 33,900. 2019 BMW X1 will find its toughest rival in Audi Q3, Lincoln MKC, Lexus NX, Mercedes-Benz GLA Class and Land Rover Range Rover Evoque.