BMW has just introduced a new generation of its smallest crossover, the 2016 BMW X1 model, which will arrive on the job market in the second half of this year. This is the first BMW’s SUV based on the platform with front-wheel drive. Specifically, unlike the first generation, which was based on the previous series 3, new to the base served UKL1 platform that can be found in the new series Minijma and 2 acitve and Gran Tourer.
2016 BMW X1 Exterior and Interior
It comes to design differences between the predecessor and the new model is very significant. In fact, whereas the previous model more like the elevated station wagon, the new model is robust and the looks and proportions closer to the rest of BMW’s crossover offerings.
The dimensions of this car now amounts to 4439 x 1821 x 1598 mm, which means that the new X1 36 mm shorter, 21 mm wider and 53 higher than its predecessor. The seating position is higher by 36 mm front and 64 mm rear, and the rear seat passengers will be available and offer more space. Practicality will help and 85 liters more luggage capacity, which now stands at 505 liters.
From certain details particularly stand out, of course mask, new bumpers, LED lights, plastic lining of the lower body panels and the like. Customers will be added to personalize the vehicles available stand styling packages Sport Line and M Sport Xline, and the latter, bringing new aero kit, 18-inch Light alloy wheels, sport seats covered with Alcantara and various other decorations.
The interior of the new 2016 BMW X1 generation of the modern decorated and richly furnished, and this applies particularly to the safety and infotainment equipment. Among the equipment stands out 6.5-inch iDrive display standard in the input model, the optional head-up display, Driving Assistant Plus package that includes an active cruise control system warning of an unintentional crossing into another lane, the system alerts the crash and pedestrians City Braking.
Engine of 2016 BMW X1
When it comes to power, we shall see that the offer is rich. Let some order. During the launch, customers will, depending on the market, to be offered to a total of five, now transversely mounted motors. Efforts will be made of the following variants. First mention the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbodiesel that will to make 150 hp and maximum torque of 330 Nm, it comes after the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbodiesel delivering 190 hp and maximum torque of 400 Nm, also in the story is 2.0 -litrenom 4-cylinder turbodiesel power 231 hp and maximum torque of 450 Nm, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbobenzinca power of 192 hp and maximum torque of 280 Nm and 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbobenzinca power of 231 hp and maximum torque of 350 Nm.
This would Motors should join and new input 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engines. Specifically, the diesel model X1 sDrive16d should develop a power of 116 hp petrol X1 sDrive18i and 136 hp.
Depending on the choice of engine customers will be able to choose a new 6-speed manual or 8-speed Steptronic automatic transmission. Furthermore, front-wheel drive is standard, while the powerful motorized versions will be available in the drive to all four wheels.
2016 BMW X1 Release date
Sales of cars in Germany or immediately thereafter in the rest of Europe, moving in October. Probably we will then know the details related to the price list. Given that there are a wide range of powertrains that will be the price list.