Largely unchanged after an update last year, the 2017 BMW X1 continues to deliver the appealing blend of utility and performance desired by many shoppers in the market for a compact luxury crossover. Built on a platform it shares with BMW?s Mini brand, the X1 is designed to be roomy, stylish and comfortable, while still returning significant value as the Bavarian automaker?s lowest-price SUV.
The only available powerplant is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque and comes linked to a standard eight-speed automatic transmission with Sport and Manual shift modes. Although power is down relative to the 2.0-liter engine from a couple years ago, the newer version still delivers lively performance, with a top speed of over 130 mph. In Edmunds testing, the X1 achieved a 0-60 mph time of 6.5 seconds. And fuel economy is maximized with automatic stop-start technology.
Unlike its bigger siblings, the BMW X3 and X5, the X1 now comes standard with a front-wheel-drive powertrain (four-wheel drive is optional). Buyers looking for the ultimate handling in a crossover may need to do some comparison shopping: When BMW dropped rear-wheel drive for the current generation X1, the small SUV lost some of the sporty handling that attracted more performance-minded owners. Nevertheless, the X1 is still competitive with its closest rivals, and on-road performance will likely satisfy the majority of drivers.
Even though it is built for competitive pricing, the interior of the X1 offers enough quality materials and comfort and convenience features to satisfy most luxury crossover shoppers. The cabin provides driver and passengers with plenty of legroom, especially in the rear, while still leaving more space for cargo than most vehicles in this class.Touches like standard eight-way power-adjustable seats, automatic climate control and a power tailgate add to the high-end feel.
The EPA rates the front-wheel drive BMW X1 at 26 mpg combined (23 city/32 highway). Ticking the xDrive (4WD) box brings a rating of 25 mpg combined (22 city/31 highway).
Like most BMWs, the X1 has a wide range of available packages and optional accessories that allow buyers to tailor the vehicle to their own individual preferences. The Premium package adds a number of convenience items, and the M Sport package drives up the performance with tighter suspension, larger wheels and other sporty add-ons. Other option groups offer increased luxury, technology and driver-assistance systems.
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2017 BMW X1 Overview
The 2017 BMW X1 is offered in the following submodels: SUV. Available styles include xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), and sDrive28i 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A). X1 models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The 2017 X1 comes with all wheel drive or front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic. The 2017 X1 comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ unlimited mi. roadside warranty, and a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. powertrain warranty.
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Review I recently purchased a 2017 BMW X1 Xdrive. I have previously owned (2) 3 series and (1) 5 series. IMO, the 2017 X1 is the best value for the money of all the other BMW's I have owned. It is not the best handling or planted to the road BMW I've owned, actually it is the least. But, for its class, its absolutely the best handling and value for money. For this class(small CUV), I actually prefer the front drive platform to give it the best overall use of space. This little CUV(I consider it a cuv instead of SUV), because its actually more like a slightly raised hatchback or wagon but looks like a SUV. The 2017 is slightly revised from the complete remodel in 2016. The 2016 has a standard sport suspension but for 2017 they changed suspensions and made the sport or M suspension available as an option with the M sport package only. I assumed I would like the 2016 better but after test driving the 2016 and 2017 models, I actually preferred the 2017 suspension better. IMO, the 2016 is a little harsh and hard. I think the 2016 having a sport suspension and awd the handling is amazing but a little hard for many people interested in a suv. The 2017 has a more comfortable feeling but still offers terrific handling, especially for its class. I really enjoy the std "Driving Dynamics control" with Eco, comfort and sport settings. In sport it changes the heft and feel of the steering and even though it probably doesn't effect the suspension, some how it does effect the over all feeling of the handling and seems to improve it. I drive all the time in sport setting. I have not driven the FWD only model but I am pretty sure the AWD model provides better handling and a more planted feeling. For those of you that don't want to purchase the M sports package that includes sport suspension, the standard suspension with sport setting and awd still offers great handling in the 2017. This car zips around and goes into tight spots pretty easy. Its actually a small car but feels very big inside and that's because of the front wheel drive platform it offers a much better use of space. The back seats offer plenty room. The cargo space in back is plenty big and also there is space underneath the floor on the back that provides even more storage. There is also plenty of head room in the X1. The quality of the plastics are good, typical Teutonic German simple look but a luxury look and feel to dash. The std front seat probably needs a little more cushion but the standard vinyl seats look good. If you are looking for a small suv(cuv) I think the BMW x1 is clearly the best in its class.
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2017 bmw x1 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required) 25 combined MPG 22 city MPG/31 highway MPG
2017 bmw x1 sDrive28i 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required) 26 combined MPG 23 city MPG/32 highway MPG
What options are available on the 2017 BMW X1?
Available BMW X1 2017 Submodel Types: SUV
Available BMW X1 2017 Trims: xDrive28i, sDrive28i, xDrive35i
Exterior Colors: Mineral Grey Metallic, Jet Black, Alpine White, Black Sapphire Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Mediterranean Blue Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Dark Olive Metallic, Deep Sea Blue Metallic, Sparkling Brown Metallic, Sunset Orange Metallic, Valencia Orange, Cashmere Silver Metallic, Estoril Blue Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic, Chestnut Bronze Metallic, Le Mans Blue Metallic, Marrakesh Brown Metallic
Interior Colors: Black Dakota leather, Black SensaTec leatherette, Black leatherette, Mocha Dakota leather, Canberra Beige Dakota leather, Oyster Dakota leather, Black Nevada premium leather, Beige leatherette, Sand Beige Nevada premium leather, Canberra Beige SensaTec leatherette, Black Dakota w/Blue Highlight leather, Black Nevada w/Grey-Brown premium leather, Coral Red Nevada w/Grey-Black premium leather, Black Nevada w/Grey-Red premium leather, Terra Nevada w/Grey-Petrol premium leather, Oyster Nevada w/Orange-Black premium leather
Popular Features: Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Auto Climate Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Post-collision safety system, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Trip Computer, Bluetooth, Multi-Zone Climate Control, USB Inputs, AWD/4WD, Power Driver Seat, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Sunroof/Moonroof, Navigation, Heated seats, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Keyless Entry/Start, Aux Audio Inputs, Parking sensors, Upgraded Headlights, Heads up display, Upgraded Stereo, Mobile Internet, Lane Departure Warning, Pre-collision safety system, Leather Seats, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Back-up camera, Adaptive Cruise Control