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Manufacturer BMW
Production 2009–
Assembly Leipzig, Germany
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Toluca, Mexico
Class Crossover Compact SUV
Body style(s) 4-door SUV
Layout Front engine, four-wheel drive
Platform BMW 3 series
Engine(s) 2.0L 143 hp (107 kW) I4
2.0L 170 hp (127 kW) I4
3.0L 258 hp (192 kW) I6
2.0L 143 hp (107 kW) diesel I4
2.0L 177 hp (132 kW) diesel I4
2.0L 204 hp (152 kW) twin-turbo diesel I4
Transmission(s) 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic
Wheelbase 2,760 mm (108.7 in)
Length 4,457 mm (175.5 in)
Width 1,789 mm (70.4 in)
Height 1,535 mm (60.4 in)
Curb weight 1,500 kg (3,307 lb)
Related BMW 1 Series

The BMW X1 is a crossover compact SUV manufactured by BMW. It extends the current BMW Sports Activity Series model lineup which now comprises the BMW X1, BMW X3, BMW X5, and the BMW X6.

The X1 is based on the same platform as the AWD BMW 3 Series Touring.[1]

BMW Concept X1 (2008)

The concept version of the X1 SUV was unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show.[2]


  • The cargo capacity has 420 liters of storage space, which can increase to 480 liters with the back seats pulled a little to the front, and up to 1350 liters of storage space with the seats folded. (for comparison, the 3-series touring has 460 and the X3/E83 has 480 liters)
  • The backrest in the rear is adjustable in 11 steps and can be divided in the ratio 40:20:40
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Semi Command Sitting position
  • Performance Control


All sDrive models are rear wheel drive, while xDrive models are all wheel drive.


Model Years made Type Power@rpm Torque@rpm
xDrive18i 2010- 1,995 cc (1.995 L/121.7 cu in) I4 143 PS (105 kW/141 hp)@6000 190 N·m (140 lb·ft)@4250
xDrive28i 2009- 2,996 cc (2.996 L/182.8 cu in) I6 258 PS (190 kW/254 hp)@6600 310 N·m (230 lb·ft)@2600-3000
sDrive18d, xDrive18d 2009- 1,995 cc (1.995 L/121.7 cu in) I4 turbo 143 PS (105 kW/141 hp)@4000 320 N·m (240 lb·ft) @1750-2500
sDrive20d, xDrive20d 2009- 1,995 cc (1.995 L/121.7 cu in) I4 turbo 177 PS (130 kW/175 hp)@4000 350 N·m (260 lb·ft) @1750-3000
xDrive23d 2009- 1,995 cc (1.995 L/121.7 cu in) I4 TwinPower turbo 204 PS (150 kW/201 hp)@4400 400 N·m (300 lb·ft) @2000-2250

The USA market may only get the BMW N52B30 3.0-liter inline-6, either in the 260 hp (194 kW) tune as in the X3 xDrive30i[3] or the 230 hp (172 kW) tune as in the 328/xDrive28i variants.[4] The Indian market is currently getting the sdrive18i (4 cyl petrol), sdrive20d and sdrive20d (highline) (4 cyl diesels). The three variants have a 6 speed automatic transmission. No manual transmission option is available now.


Model Years made Type
xDrive18i 2010- 6-speed manual
xDrive28i 2009- 6-speed automatic
sDrive18d 2009- 6-speed manual
xDrive18d 2009- 6-speed manual
sDrive20d 2009- 6-speed manual
xDrive20d 2009- 6-speed manual
xDrive23d 2009- 6-speed automatic


Model Years made Acceleration 0–100 km/h (s) Top speed (optional high speed set-up)[5]
xDrive18i 2010- 9.5 200 km/h (120 mph)/?
xDrive28i 2009- 6.8 205 km/h (127 mph)/230 km/h (140 mph)
sDrive18d 2009- 9.6 200 km/h (120 mph)/-
xDrive18d 2009- 10.1 195 km/h (121 mph)/-
sDrive20d 2009- 8.1 205 km/h (127 mph)/218 km/h (135 mph)
xDrive20d 2009- 8.4 205 km/h (127 mph)/213 km/h (132 mph)
xDrive23d 2009- 7.3 205 km/h (127 mph)/223 km/h (139 mph)


Production began in Europe in the BMW Werk Leipzig plant in October 2009. It will not be sold in the United States until 2011 after production of the second generation X3 begins in South Carolina.[1] It is also being produced in Chennai, India.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Kable, Greg. "''AutoWeek'': "BMW X1: Striving to be the driver's choice among small SUVs"". Retrieved on 2010-09-26.
  2. Lavrinc, Damon (2008-10-02). "Paris 2008: BMW X1 concept". Retrieved on 2010-09-26.
  3. "''Car&Driver'': 2011 BMW X1 - First Drive Review". Retrieved on 2010-09-26.
  4. "''Winding Road'': Munich's Little Warrior". Retrieved on 2010-09-26.
  5. 2010 BMW X1 Comes with xDrive & sDrive

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