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2020 BMW X1 OverviewThe engine is a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged unit that makes 228 horsepower and 258 lb-feet of torque, mated to an 8-speed automatic. The combination is claimed to be good for 0-60 mph sprints in the low 6-second range. Thanks to turbocharging and a relatively light vehicle, fuel economy is respectable for the segment, with an EPA estimate of 26 combined mpg in the front-wheel drive sDrive28i. Should buyers want all-wheel drive, that is available as well in the xDrive28i at a $2,000 premium.
The BMW X1 is offered in only one real trim for 2020 and standard equipment levels are quite generous on the BMW X1, though there are still plenty of options and packages available to further enhance the vehicle. Highlights on the standard equipment list include power front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise control functions, a 7-speaker stereo, electronically adjustable heated exterior mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, dynamic cruise control, 18-inch wheels and tires, an 8.8-inch monitor, fog lamps, an automatic tailgate and an alarm.
Option packages include the M Sport package, which highlights the sportiness of the X1, as well as a Premium Package, which adds an extra level of luxury. The M Sport package includes updates to the transmission, including steering wheel mounted paddle shifters, sportier seats, a sportier steering wheel and stiffer suspension for better handling. The Premium package offers access to full LED headlights and huge panoramic moonroof.
Options on the BMW X1 are plentiful. The navigation system has a heads-up display function, allowing it to project data directly onto the windshield. 19-inch wheels make the car look lower and meaner, while a Harman/Kardon stereo system includes 12 speakers and 360 watts of sound.
2020 BMW X1 Model Changes
The BMW X1 gets a bit of a refresh for the 2020 model year. The biggest and most obvious change is to the front end, where the X1 gets a new, larger grille, along with other more subtle changes to the front bumper. Inside, the X1 has also been revised with several improvements to the interior, which make the vehicle feel a little more friendly and easy to use, including a bigger 8.8-inch infotainment screen, which is standard on the X1.
2020 BMW X1 Value
The BMW X1 is the least-expensive vehicle in BMW's X lineup. It aims to bring a balanced combination of the utility and practicality of a small SUV with the dynamics and easy urban driving of a small car. Starting at around $35,000, the BMW X1 isn't as inexpensive as many of its competitors, but as befits a premium brand, standard equipment levels are high, and the X1 offers a driving experience that can't really be matched by anything in its class. The X1 offers a great combination of driving fun, interior room and smartly executed ideas--all wrapped up in a small SUV package.
2020 BMW X1 Strengths
Lots of interior room; efficient, powerful engine; BMW cachet; low base price
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