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2021 BMW X1 SUV Consumer Reviews

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Excellent

Ejb, 12/18/2020
2021 BMW X1 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
30 of 30 people found this review helpful

Spent a lot of time researching smaller sporty high end SUV. Never owned a BMW before. Coming from an Acura RDX. The X1 is excellent. Drives like a sports car especially in Sport mode. Perfect size. Somehow Smaller than competition on outside but much bigger on the inside. Surprising how much room on the inside. Car is comfortable well appointed. Was headed for a bad collision and had to slam on break and jerk the wheel hard right then left. The X1 held steady with no skid or even a lean. Amazing. Shopped around and got the car with a lot of upgrades for under 39k. I have 5k miles and averaging about 28mpg as I use eco drive for long drives on highway.

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4 out of 5 stars

Safety concerns

Paul in Ottawa, 06/29/2021
2021 BMW X1 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
12 of 12 people found this review helpful

Just picked up my BMW X1 which has the M sport package. Although the detail inside looks very nice, my vehicle has a highly reflective chrome panel on the dashboard. During daytime and especially during sunny days this chrome strip is reflected on both side mirrors which makes it difficult to see anything other than this strip in the side mirror. Only way to see through the drivers side mirror is to put my hand against the side window to block out the reflection from this strip. I really feel this is utterly bad design which is a fairly serious safety concern.

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4 out of 5 stars

still the best small SUV for some situations

2nd time buyer, 03/28/2021
2021 BMW X1 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
10 of 10 people found this review helpful

Plus - peppy, agile, good interior space for this class of vehicle. 70" width makes for easy parking. Negative - Expensive - Some safety features only in top trim. Not the best MPG considering it needs premium gas. BMW long term reliability means you should lease v buy, but lease deals are fairly aggressive.

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4 out of 5 stars

Great performance, worst seats

Aag_pvb, 01/05/2022
2021 BMW X1 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
7 of 7 people found this review helpful

High- great BMW styling; LED headlights; exceeds estimated mpg; handles like a sports car even in econo mode; generous cargo space. Lows- seats are very hard, worst BMW seats I've ever had; lacking BSM safety feature; braking not as good as previous X1 models; no Android compatibility.

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3 out of 5 stars

The performance is not as good as Honda lx.

Leasee, 04/04/2021
2021 BMW X1 sDrive28i 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
6 of 14 people found this review helpful

It is just BMW name and faster acceleration, but not a good control.

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