New BMW X1 2012







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: May 4, 2012
Categories: BMW, BMW X1

The New BMW X1 at a glance

  •  Success model BMW X1: more than 275 000 units sold worldwide to date; more milestones through US market launch and start of production in China; comprehensive further development of the first BMW X model for the premium compact segment; new BMW X1 embarks on a continuation of its success story with specially modified body styling, a significantly enhanced interior, state-of-the-art drive technology and innovative equipment features.

BMW X1

  • Targeted design accents to reinforce the vehicle’s character as defined by spontaneous agility, urban elegance and robust versatility in the mould of BMW X models; front apron with new structure and extended painted surfaces emphasises affiliation to the family of BMW X models and premium feel; new headlight design with LED accent lights and LED light rings for the LED daytime running lights in conjunction with optional Xenon lights; new foglamp surrounds; reduced plastic bordering at the lower edge of the body; side indicators integrated into the exterior mirrors; larger painted surfaces and more prominent underguard at the rear; new exterior paint colours and alloy wheels.
  • Optimised premium feel in the interior thanks to newly designed centre console more clearly orientated towards the driver, refined surfaces and controls, as well as new, particularly high-grade interior trim; optional
    new-design sports leather steering wheel.
  • BMW Lines available on a BMW X model for the first time; targeted individualisation through exclusive, harmoniously matched design and equipment features; BMW xLine accentuates the robust diversity of the new BMW X1, BMW Sport Line emphasises its agility and dynamics;
    BMW Lines as an alternative to the basic trim level; M Sport package available as a further option.

BMW X1 2012

  • Engine portfolio expanded by additional units featuring
    BMW TwinPower Turbo technology; output range from 85 kW in the BMW X1 sDrive16d to 180 kW in the BMW X1 xDrive28i;
    BMW X1 xDrive25d with 160 kW now tops the engine line-up among the diesel models; enhanced performance on the BMW X1 sDrive20d and BMW X1 xDrive20d; new manual transmission with dry sump lubrication; eight-speed automatic transmission unique in this vehicle segment, including Auto Start-Stop function as an option for all models except the BMW X1 sDrive18i (optional six-speed automatic), the BMW X1 sDrive16d and the BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition.
  • Comprehensive integration of BMW EfficientDynamics technology:
    Auto Start-Stop function for manual models as well as those with eight-speed automatic transmission, ECO PRO mode (optional), Brake Energy Regeneration, Electric Power Steering, Optimum Shift Indicator, disengageable climate compressor; BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition is the world’s most economical premium vehicle of its kind boasting further honed balance between performance and fuel consumption; further engine variants with significantly reduced fuel consumption (up to 0.9 litres per 100 kilometres on diesel models with eight-speed automatic transmission).
  • Intelligent BMW xDrive all-wheel drive standard for two engine variants and optional – and as an alternative to brand-typical rear-wheel drive –
    for four variants; electronically controlled, variable power distribution for optimised traction, directional stability and dynamics when cornering;
    new efficiency and weight-optimised power divider.
  • High-grade suspension technology with double-joint thrust bar or double-joint spring strut axle at the front and five-arm rear axle; speed-sensitive power steering as an option; DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) featuring DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) as standard and Performance Control
    as an option.
  • Exceptionally solid body structure, comprehensive safety equipment including six airbags and three-point inertia-reel belts on all seats.
  • Spacious interior allowing versatile use; three generously sized seats in the rear; 40 : 20 : 40 split-folding rear seatback sections can be individually adjusted in ten stages from 1° to 31°; luggage space with seatback in normal position 420 litres, in comfort position (31°) 360 litres, in cargo position (1°) 480 litres; extendable up to 1 350 litres with the rear seatback fully folded down; wide variety of stowage compartments, trays and cup holders in the passenger compartment.
  • Comprehensive standard equipment including climate control, electrically adjustable heated exterior mirrors, foglamps, onboard computer, plus sound system with CD player, AUX-IN connection and five speakers;
    high-grade optional equipment, including Professional navigation system with hard disk and iDrive operating system, Harman Kardon Surround Sound System, Comfort Access, Automatic Climate Control, panorama glass roof, automatically dimming exterior and rear-view mirrors, electrically operated seat adjustment, rain sensor, heated steering wheel, tow bar.
  • Wide range of optional driver assistance systems and mobility services from BMW ConnectedDrive: High-Beam Assistant, Adaptive Headlights, rear-view camera, Cruise Control with braking function, Internet use, extended smartphone and music player integration, Real Time Traffic Information, as well as BMW apps for receiving web radio and use of Facebook and Twitter.

BMW X1 Model variants:

BMW X1 xDrive28i: BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, comprising twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Direct Injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve timing and double VANOS,
Displacement: 1 997 cc, output: 180 kW at 5 000 – 6 500 rpm,
max. torque: 350 Nm at 1 250 – 4 800 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 6.1 (automatic: 6.5) seconds,
top speed: 240 km/h,
Average fuel consumption: 7.7 – 7.8 litres (7.2 – 7.3 litres)/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 179 – 182 g/km (168 – 171 g/km), exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 xDrive20i: four-cylinder in-line petrol engine with

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, comprising twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Direct Injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve timing and double VANOS,
Displacement: 1 997 cc, output: 135 kW at 5 000 – 6 250 rpm,
max. torque: 270 Nm at 1 250 – 4 500 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 7.8  (automatic: 7.9) seconds,
top speed: 215 km/h,
Average fuel consumption: 7.5 – 7.7 (7.1 – 7.3) litres/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 176 g/km (167 g/km), exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 sDrive20i: four-cylinder in-line petrol engine with

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, comprising twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Direct Injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve timing and double VANOS,
Displacement: 1 997 cc, output: 135 kW at 5 000 – 6 250 rpm,
max. torque: 270 Nm at 1 250 – 4 500 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 7.4 (automatic: 7.7) seconds,
top speed: 220 km/h,
Average fuel consumption: 6.9 – 7.1 (6.7 – 6.8 ) litres)/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 162 g/km (157 g/km), exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 sDrive18i: four-cylinder in-line petrol engine with VALVETRONIC variable valve timing and double VANOS,

Displacement: 1 995 cc, output: 110 kW at 6 400 rpm,
max. torque: 200 Nm at 3 600 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 9.7 (automatic: 10.4) seconds,
top speed: 202 km/h / 125 mph (200 km/h),
Average fuel consumption: 7.7 (7.9) litres/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 180 g/km (185 g/km), exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 xDrive25d: four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, comprising two turbochargers (Variable Twin Turbo) and common-rail direct injection with piezo injectors (max. injection pressure: 2 000 bar),
Displacement: 1 995 cc, output: 160 kW at 4 000 rpm,
max. torque: 450 Nm at 1 500 – 2 500 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 6.8 seconds,
top speed: 230 km/h (automatic: 228 km/h),
Average fuel consumption: 5.9 (5.5) litres/100 km (47.9 [51.4] mpg imp),
CO2 emissions: 154 g/km (145 g/km), exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 xDrive20d: four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, comprising turbocharger with variable intake geometry, common-rail direct injection with solenoid injectors (max. injection pressure: 1 800 bar),
Displacement: 1 995 cc, output: 135 kW at 4 000 rpm,
max. torque: 380 Nm at 1 750 – 2 750 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 8.1 seconds,
top speed: 215 km/h / 133 mph (automatic: 213 km/h),
Average fuel consumption: 5.5 (5.4) litres/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 145 g/km (143 g/km), exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 sDrive20d: four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, comprising turbocharger with variable intake geometry, common-rail direct injection with solenoid injectors (max. injection pressure: 1 800 bar),

Displacement: 1 995 cc, output: 135 kW at 4 000 rpm,
max. torque: 380 Nm at 1 750 – 2 750 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h / 62 mph]: 7.8 (automatic: 7.9) seconds,
top speed: 220 km/h /136 mph (218 km/h),
Average fuel consumption: 4.9 (5.0) litres/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 129 g/km (132 g/km), exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition: four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, comprising turbocharger with variable intake geometry, common-rail direct injection with solenoid injectors (max. injection pressure: 1 800 bar),
Displacement: 1 995 cc, output: 120 kW at 4 000 rpm,
max. torque: 380 Nm at 1 750 – 2 750 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 8.3 seconds,
top speed: 215 km/h,
Average fuel consumption: 4.5 litres/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 119 g/km, exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 xDrive18d: four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, comprising turbocharger with variable intake geometry, common-rail direct injection with solenoid injectors (max. injection pressure: 1 600 bar),
Displacement: 1 995 cc, output: 105 kW at 4 000 rpm,
max. torque: 320 Nm at 1 750 – 2 750 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 9.9 (automatic: 10.1) seconds,
top speed: 195 km/h,
Average fuel consumption: 5.5 (5.4) litres/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 144 g/km (143 g/km), exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 sDrive18d: four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, comprising turbocharger with variable intake geometry, common-rail direct injection with solenoid injectors (max. injection pressure: 1 600 bar),
Displacement: 1 995 cc, output: 105 kW at 4 000 rpm,
max. torque: 320 Nm at 1 750 – 2 750 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 9.6 (automatic: 9.9) seconds,
top speed: 202 km/h,
Average fuel consumption: 4.9 (5.0) litres/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 128 g/km (132 g/km), exhaust standard: EU5.

BMW X1 sDrive16d: four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with

BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, comprising turbocharger with variable intake geometry, common-rail direct injection with solenoid injectors (max. injection pressure: 1 600 bar),
Displacement: 1 995 cc, output: 85 kW at 4 000 rpm,
max. torque: 260 Nm at 1 750 – 3 000 rpm,
Acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 11.5 seconds,
top speed: 190 km/h,
Average fuel consumption: 4.9 litres/100 km,
CO2 emissions: 128 g/km, exhaust standard: EU5.

* Figures based on EU test cycle, dependent on tyre format selected.