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Key specs of the base trim
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- Tight turning circle
- Outward visibility
- Roomy cabin
- Cargo and storage space
- Quality cabin materials
- Lackluster handling
- Mushy brakes
- Somewhat-short seat cushions
- Accelerator lag
Five-seat small SUV
Turbo four-cylinder engine
Front- or all-wheel drive
Apple CarPlay, satellite radio standard
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What Is the 2021 BMW X1?
The five-seat BMW X1 is a good fit for shoppers who want good cabin space and ample cargo room in a small SUV that’s easy to maneuver. The X1’s sole engine is a 228-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions are offered, and competitors include the Audi Q3, Cadillac XT4 and Volvo XC40.
What’s New on the 2021 BMW X1?
There are no significant changes this year.
What Features in the 2021 BMW X1 Are Most Important?
Standard features include:
- Forward collision warning
- Lane departure warning
- Touchscreen navigation system
- Apple CarPlay smartphone connectivity
- Power liftgate
- Rain-sensing windshield wipers
Available features include:
- Wireless device charging
- Heated front seats
- Heated steering wheel
- Harman Kardon surround-sound system
- Sliding and reclining backseat
- Head-up display
- Panoramic moonroof
- Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability
Should I Buy the 2021 BMW X1?
The X1 earns praise for its roomy interior, spacious cargo area, good outward visibility and quality cabin materials. Its turbo four-cylinder engine delivers solid passing power, but the SUV’s handling and brake-pedal feel leave something to be desired considering the BMW badge on the hood.
So far so good
The first thing one notices is the quietness of the ride. After that, the handling - surefooted and solid. Love the extensive sunroof. Only owned the car a short while, so hard to comment on value for... Read full review
Buying a new BMW X-1
So far, my wife, for whom I bought the car, is extremely happy. It is too soon to judge the overall reliability of the vehicle, since we bought it only yesterday. But the car has the sport and premium... Read full review
The 2021 BMW X1 currently has 0 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test RatingsThe 2021 BMW X1 has not been tested.
New Car Program Benefits
48 months / 50,000 miles
48 months / 50,000 miles
48 months / unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits
Certified Pre-Owned Elite with less than 15,000 miles; Certified Pre-Owned with less than 60,000 miles
Basic Warranty Terms
1 year/unlimited miles from expiration of 4-year/50,000-mile new car warranty
Dealer Certification Required