I admit it: the BMW X1 is one of my preferred SUV. If analyzed all, I would also be with Honda HR-V, Peugeot 2008, Suzuki Vitara, Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne and Porsche Macan, mention the different categories. But this new BMW X1, now see it as a very serious competition to any compact SUV of any general brand. His main enemy, Yes, it is your own price: In the environment 38.000 euros in this version X1 xDrive 18d.
Due to its lower height to the helm, this new BMW X1 covers more potential buyers two opposing interests: those who like to go high and who like the driving position more than conventional car, even sportiest SUV. Yes, I recommend sports seats just riding our test unit.
BMW X1 xDrive 18d: actual consumption
East BMW X1 xDrive 18d, engined 2.0 liters, 150 hp turbodiesel, It has enough power to solve loaded unhurried travel. Moreover, its all-wheel drive does not penalize you in terms of consumption ... which is surprising. In fact, we have spent exactly the same as the front-wheel drive: Ie only road 5,2 l / 100 km medium, and city 6,7 l / 100 km. excellent 8-speed automatic transmission and torque converter (with neutral function) is the perfect ally without any doubt. Its contents will make consumption to rise those who spend less certainly in the category.
And within behavior, to this BMW X1 will not be put paste and a driving position is one that I like, with clear permission of the Porsche Cayenne and Macan. By last, recommend during our first tours with him the 18-inch wheels, since 19 he is riding our test unit I feel are exaggerated (by price and comfort) ... and 17-inch too small, aesthetics and behavior.
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