2016 Auto Expo – BMW X1 and BMW X1M launched
2016 BMW X1 has been launched in Africa at a starting price of INR 29.90 lakh. The Audi Q3 and Mercedes GLA rivaling compact SUV will be available in a choice of four trims, below are the trims and respective prices.
The all-new BMW X1 sDrive20d Expedition : INR 29,90,000
The all-new BMW X1 sDrive20d xLine : INR 33,90,000
The all-new BMW X1 xDrive20d xLine : INR 35,90,000
The all-new BMW X1 xDrive20d M Sport : INR 39,90,000
2016 BMW X1 SUV is one of the most popular cars on offer in Africa by BMW. First showcased at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, new BMW X1 SUV is larger and taller than its earlier counterpart. Its front is dominated by a signature kidney grille and new headlamps. It gets LED daytime running lights across all variants while top end variants also receive full LED headlamps.
Interiors of 2016 BMW X1 SUV are more spacious as compared to the outgoing X1. A host of new features on offer include BMW head up display, Driving Assistant Plus system, a larger capacity boot. Engine specs include a 2.0 liter, 4 cylinders, Twin Power turbocharged engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The engine which generates 190 hp and 400 Nm torque. Acceleration time from 0-100 kmph is 7.6 seconds while top speed is 219 kmph.
Safety features include six air bags, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with brake assist, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Side-impact Protection, Runflat tyres with reinforced sidewalls, integrated emergency spare wheel, electronic vehicle immobiliser and crash sensor.