2018 BMW X2

2018 BMW X2
Save up to $7,797
MSRP range
$36,400 - $38,400

What’s new

  • The X2 is an all-new vehicle
  • It's based on BMW's X1
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Pros

  • Unique styling differentiates the X2 from the more traditional X1
  • Materials quality and build quality are top-notch

Cons

  • Less rear headroom and cargo space than the X1
  • Costs more than the nearly identical X1 crossover


Which X2 does Edmunds recommend

There's only one trim available, so the choice comes down to picking either the front-wheel-drive sDrive28i or the all-wheel-drive xDrive28i. From there, we recommend adding the Convenience package for features that a modern luxury car should be equipped with, including keyless entry, auto-dimming mirrors and satellite radio. We like the Premium package, but tech-savvy drivers can save money and approximate its features by adding the stand-alone Apple CarPlay and the optional heated steering wheel and heated front seats.

Edmunds' Expert Review

overall rating

When the BMW X6 first launched for the 2008 model year, we were quick to scoff at a high-riding four-door SUV that the Bavarian automaker had the nerve to call a coupe. Who would want a vehicle that was, after all, a less practical and more expensive version of the venerable X5? Time has proven us (kind of) wrong. While the X6 was never a major hit, it's been successful enough that it's still around and has spawned spinoffs: the X4 (based on the X3) and now the new 2018 BMW X2.

Like all of its even-numbered siblings, the X2 shares its underpinnings with an existing SUV; in this case, it's the X1 subcompact crossover SUV. A slight reduction in overall height and length makes the X2 look like a tall hatchback, in contrast to the X1's traditional crossover profile. The X2 also has less headroom and cargo capacity than the X1, and it costs significantly more.

As such, our advice is similar to what we've said about those other stylized BMWs: There's little rational reason for buying an X2. The X1 and rivals such as the Audi Q3, the Jaguar E-Pace and the Volvo XC40 are all more practical and still plenty stylish.

trim levels & features

The 2018 BMW X2 is a subcompact luxury crossover with seating for five. It comes in two versions: the front-wheel-drive sDrive28i and the all-wheel-drive xDrive28i. Both are powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (228 horsepower, 258 pound-feet of torque) paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Most optional extras are grouped into packages, which include additional safety, luxury and performance features. A number of stand-alone add-ons include leather upholstery, adaptive cruise control and Apple CarPlay compatibility.

Both trims share the same level of standard features, including 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and foglights, automatic wipers, a rearview camera, a power liftgate, push-button ignition, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, driver-seat memory settings, power-adjustable front seats (with adjustable bolsters and thigh extension), a 40/20/40-split rear seat, simulated leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, ambient interior lighting, Bluetooth, BMW's ConnectedDrive services, the iDrive infotainment interface, a 6.5-inch touchscreen, and a seven-speaker audio system with HD radio, a CD player and a USB port.

A number of packages are available, centering on additional luxury, performance and safety features. Those who enjoy the finer things will want to consider the Convenience and Premium packages. The Convenience package adds power-folding mirrors, keyless entry, a panoramic sunroof, auto-dimming exterior and interior mirrors, satellite radio and adjustable lumbar support for the front seats. The Premium package includes a heated steering wheel, heated front seats, a head-up display, an 8.8-inch touchscreen and a navigation system.

The comprehensive M SportX package starts with the Convenience package and adds sporty upgrades, including 19-inch wheels, aerodynamic enhancements, a sport-tuned automatic transmission, and an M Sport steering wheel with wheel-mounted shift paddles. A sport-tuned suspension is optional. The Dynamic Handling package further adds adaptive dampers.

On the safety front, the Driving Assistance package includes additional driver aids, such as automatic high-beam control, lane departure warning, and forward collision warning with low-speed automatic emergency braking.

Stand-alone options include 19- and 20-inch wheels, different interior appliques, front and rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, leather upholstery, a Harman Kardon premium sound system, Apple CarPlay integration, a wireless charging pad and a rear spoiler.

trim tested

Edmunds has not yet driven any version of this vehicle, though we have driven the mechanically similar BMW X1. Based on our experience with the X1, the following is our first take on what's significant about the X2 and what you can expect.

driving

The turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder provides ample power for a vehicle of this size. The steering wheel requires a bit more effort to turn than others in the class, but it's still easy to drive at low speeds. The all-wheel-drive system makes this small crossover feel agile around corners.

comfort

The seats are narrow and hard, the ride is firm, and the cabin lets in noticeable amounts of road and tire noise. That said, these issues are common among bargain-price luxury SUVs.

interior

A wide range of adjustments for front-seat passengers makes it easy to set up a comfortable driving position. We also like the X2's high-quality interior materials. The rear headroom is good in the X1, but the X2's sloping roofline reduces that by a few inches.

utility

The cargo space is inferior to that in the X1: 21.6 cubic feet in the X2 compared to the X1's 27.1 cubes. Maximum cargo capacity decreases from 58.7 cubic feet in the X1 to 50.1 cubes in the X2. Child seat anchors are easily accessible behind plastic covers on the seat bottom.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2018 BMW X2.

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josette audoire, 8/8/2018
Nice looking car. Pleasant to drive. Very annoying cabin noise. When turbo is needed the car hesitate at first, could be dangerous. Small trunk with no place for a spare. The trunk is cheaply finished. The console only show the speedometer in miles, not in km. One needs a degree to master the electronics.
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Features & Specs

MSRP
$38,400
MPG
21 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
MSRP
$36,400
MPG
23 city / 32 hwy
Seats 5
8-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
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Safety

Our experts’ favorite X2 safety features:

Park Distance Control
Alerts the driver as the X2 approaches an object in front of or behind the vehicle when parking.
ACC Stop & Go
Maintains a set distance between the X2 and the vehicle in front. Can bring the X2 to a complete stop.
Forward Collision Warning
Sounds an alarm if a forward collision is deemed imminent. Can automatically apply the brakes at low speeds.

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BMW X2 vs. BMW X1

The BMW X2 is the newest entry in the luxury subcompact crossover class, but it's not as original as you might think. That's because it's actually based on BMW's existing X1 SUV. Unless you absolutely must have the X2 for its unique design, the X1 will give you a similar driving experience with more rear-seat headroom and a larger cargo area for a lower price.

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BMW X2 vs. BMW X3

The X1 and X2 play in the subcompact space, while the BMW X3 is a bit larger and is classified as a compact crossover. That means more passenger and cargo room all around, a more luxurious interior, a greater number of amenities and a more refined driving experience. All, of course, in exchange for the X3's higher price tag.

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BMW X2 vs. Audi Q3

The Audi Q3 brings a little value to the small luxury SUV segment, with a greater number of luxury features in its base form than many competitors. Unfortunately, the Q3 hasn't been kept up-to-date with the latest advanced safety features and tech amenities. Also, acceleration is below average, and it's not as fuel-efficient as many rivals.

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2018 BMW X2 for Sale

BMW X2 2018 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
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BMW X2 2018 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
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More about the 2018 BMW X2

The 2018 BMW X2 is a new small crossover that slots just above the X1 subcompact SUV in terms of price, although they are essentially the same vehicle. The X2 offers less passenger and cargo room than its traditionally styled sibling, but some will find the haute design outweighs the diminished practicality and higher price tag.

As with many BMWs, the trim levels are tied to the powertrains, with a number of distinct packages and stand-alone options available across trims. Both X2 trims, the sDrive28i and the xDrive28i, are powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (228 horsepower, 258 pound-feet of torque) paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The only difference between the two models is that the four-cylinder powers the front wheels in sDrive28i guise, while the xDrive28i is all-wheel-drive.

The X2's standard features include LED headlights, a power liftgate, faux leather upholstery and a seven-speaker audio system. Option packages are split into three groupings that focus on adding extra luxury, safety and performance upgrades.

Give the X2 a more upscale feel with the Convenience package, which adds keyless entry, auto-dimming mirrors and a panoramic sunroof, and the Premium package, which brings heated front seats and steering wheel, navigation and a larger touchscreen. If a sporty feel is what you're after, consider the M SportX package, which adds larger wheels, an aerodynamic body kit and an M Sport steering wheel, and the Dynamic Handling package, which brings adaptive suspension dampers. Finally, the Driving Assistance package adds automatic high beams, lane departure warning, and forward collision warning with low-speed automatic emergency braking. Leather upholstery, a premium sound system, adaptive cruise control and Apple CarPlay are all optional.

Pricing is higher for the 2018 BMW X2 than for most vehicles in the subcompact luxury crossover class, and that's because it's marketed as a stylish alternative to the more traditional-looking X1. That vehicle is priced closer to the segment norm, so it's really up to buyers to choose whether they're willing to pay extra for the X2's revised exterior. Be forewarned: The X2 has less backseat and cargo room than the X1, so think twice if you frequently carry passengers and their luggage. If you decide the 2018 BMW X2 fits your lifestyle, be sure to use Edmunds' set of research and data tools to find the perfect X2 in your area.

2018 BMW X2 Overview

The 2018 BMW X2 is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), and sDrive28i 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A).

What do people think of the 2018 BMW X2?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2018 BMW X2 and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2018 X2 3 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2018 X2.

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2018 BMW X2 and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2018 X2 featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2018 BMW X2?
2018 BMW X2 sDrive28i 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 BMW X2 sDrive28i 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $37,395. The average price paid for a new 2018 BMW X2 sDrive28i 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $6,737 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,737 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$30,658.

The average savings for the 2018 BMW X2 sDrive28i 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is18% below the MSRP.

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2018 BMW X2 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 BMW X2 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $39,395. The average price paid for a new 2018 BMW X2 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $7,797 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,797 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$31,598.

The average savings for the 2018 BMW X2 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is19.8% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 141 2018 BMW X2 xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

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