2016 BMW X1 Release Date, Price, Specs, Engine – Propelled during 2009 as the littlest hybrid of the BMW brand and the fourth game utility vehicle, the BMW X1 was appreciated for its persuasive motors, auto like elements, and incredible mileage. Other than these components, the new 2016 BMW X1 is required to accompany a creative outside outline, updated interior and upgraded performance.
It has a glossy appearance with clearly defined edges. The interior is more spacious with a few added features to give it a competitive grip on the market.
The new X1 is expected to have several inline-4 engine, 228 @ 5000 (HP @ RPM), 258 @1250 (Torque @ RPM), 2.0 L displacement, a top speed of 130MPH and a 0-60 acceleration in 6.3 seconds. The following is a more descriptive explanation about the new 2016 BMW X1.
2016 BMW X1 Exterior
On the exterior aspect, the new 2016 BMW X1 spots an evolutionary and futuristic exterior design with most of styling and body design being a close copy of its bigger sibling; the X5 and X3. From the side view, the X1 shows up just about the same as its precursors starting from the waist. The brand beltline is still in position, while the side skirt area is creased in a practically equivalent style as on the prior model.
The new 2016 BMW X1 external dimensions are: 175.4 x 71.7 x 81.1 inches long, width and height respectively and with a wheelbase of 105”. The general exterior outlook gives this car a more robust and serious look. Also the sports-line and rounded edges contribute to better aerodynamics. Plus the body has five doors and rear roof spoiler while the exterior is coated using the metallic Sparkling Brown coat.
The front of the 2016 BMW X1 is still equipped with a two-part recognizable mask and headlights that are equipped with standard daytime running lights. The fenders have a distinct plastic lining, and choice of exterior colors has been increased. It has a large glass sunroof and very streamlined side sills. Buyers can request for the headlights to be equipped with LED technology and lastly, this car has17 inch alloy wheels.
2016 BMW X1 Interior
The interior design is expected to be different from the previous version in a noticeable margin. Even though the cabin is more or less the same as the previous version, the new BMW X1 has a couple of new features to show off. It would only be fair if we acknowledge the fact that the cabin of the new version is more spacious than the previous version with more luggage room too. Both the front and back seats have been slightly raised by one and 2.5 inches respectively.
The dashboard comes with a cleaner design and has a standard 6.5’ display panel with a seven speaker audio system. Optionally, buyers can upgrade to an 8.8’ display with a 12 speaker Harman Kardon system. A perpendicular aluminum trim divides the dashboard into two horizontal parts, offering it a classier look. The thresholds at the door are made of stainless steel while the connect -drive system provides great opportunities for communication.
The i-Drive system and navigation system are optional. Other amazing features include internet connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity, use of useful apps as well as enhanced security features.
2016 BMW X1 Engine
Under the hood of the 2016 BMW X1, you might come across different types of engines since the car comes with various engine options. The BMW X1 base option was designed to host the 2.0-liter twin turbo engine with 4 cylinders and an output of ~300 HP @ ~5000 rpm. There are other options like the 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engine with an output of 136 horsepower and 220 pounds of torque. These engines are mostly three of four-cylinder with direct injection. Transmission can either be 6-speed manual or the 8-speed automatic even though the drive is AWD in both cases.
Despite the slight decrease in power output, the new X1 remains the fastest in its class, being capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds, which is 1/10th of a second faster than the Mercedes Mercedes-Benz GLA and more than one second faster than the Audi Q3. The new X1’s top speed is clocked at 130 mph, but it can go up to 143 mph. The engine is mated to the same eight-paced preset transmission as that of its predecessor.
2016 BMW X1 Price and Release Date
The new 2016 BMW X1 is set for release to buyers during the concluding part of 2015 with the starting price of $33,000 ranging to $40,000. Its main competitors include the Audi Q5, Infiniti QX50, Ford Kuga and Volkswagen Tiguan.