2022 BMW X1

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Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

175.5” x 62.9”


Front-wheel drive



The good:

  • Tight turning circle
  • Outward visibility
  • Roomy cabin
  • Cargo and storage space
  • Quality cabin materials

The bad:

  • Lackluster handling
  • Mushy brakes
  • Somewhat-short seat cushions
  • Accelerator lag

2 trims

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Notable features

  • Five-seat small SUV
  • Turbo four-cylinder engine
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Apple CarPlay and satellite radio standard
  • Navigation standard

2022 BMW X1 review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2022 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, Volvo XC40 and Cadillac XT4.

What’s New on the 2022 BMW X1?

There are no significant changes this year.

What Features in the 2022 BMW X1 Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • Power liftgate
  • 8-inch touchscreen navigation system
  • Apple CarPlay smartphone connectivity
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning

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
  • Lane-keeping assist

Should I Buy the 2022 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.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews


BMW X1 2022

The BMW X1 is fun to drive. The sunroof is awesome. This is a nice small SUV that has plenty of trunk space. I would recommend buying this car


from honda crv to bmw x1-was it worth it

this is my first bmw, being a toyota and honda guy previously. this is a honda plus, meaning the refinements you wished your honda had, this has. powerful, comfortable and a bit more luxury. not quite the gas mileage of my crv but a super automobile. so if your looking at this you must be contemplating a purchase. do it you won't be sorry.

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Based on the 2022 BMW X1 base trim.
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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by BMW
New car program benefits
48 months/50,000 miles
144 months/unlimited distance
48 months/50,000 miles
36 months/36,000 miles
Roadside assistance
48 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
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
196-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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