BMW X1 was appeared on the market back in 2009 at first and since it has not been altered. Car sales were really good, but Bavarian developers decided that it was time to refresh the line of SUVs; they created new BMW X1 of 2016 year. There was pirate photo and even a video which has already managed to circumnavigate the Internet. A lot is known about the specifications, the main feature of which will be an updated chassis and front-wheel drive.
Significant changes were made to the exterior of the auto, which pleased fans of impressive SUVs. So, the appearance of the new SUV, unlike his predecessor, is now clearly talking about the cars belonging to the family of SUVs; it is characterized by versatility and dashing look.
Exterior of BMW X1 of 2016 year
If you compare the crossover with its predecessor with the index E84, the eye catches an updated front end and subjected to large changes in the silhouette. If X1 of 2009 year was more like a station wagon with inflated body, the new version of the crossover has a more dynamic shape and its classification as SUV is no longer in doubt.
The main highlight of all the BMW has the characteristic shape of the radiator grill, which looks more expressive now. Both parts are wider; the head lights have changed too. The headlights are larger in comparison with the previous model, they acquired LED elements. As for fog lights, they look more eccentric as it is set in large niches. Now they are farther apart and much lower. Body line and the bumper are also updated.
Overall, the car looks rather like a vulture that will only give it confidence on urban roads. By the way, the updated model has received advantages due to the shorter body, which increases the maneuverability of large-sized cars in the city.
The most significant changes in the rear are not such a strong angle of inclination of the rear window, which is one of the significant features of the new X1 from the previous model.
Interior of BMW X1 of 2016 year
Finally, there are also photo of BMW X1 of 2016 model year, where you can see what the cabin of the updated SUV. And the first thing that focuses your attention is the absence of unnecessary details in the interior. In General it is very similar to the interior 2-Series Active Tourer. The front panel is almost identical.
The Central part of the control has a standard set. Its upper part has a touch screen with buttons under it. They provide multimedia system and air blower. A map of the improved system navigation will be shown on the big screen.
The steering wheel has been updated and was very comfortable. Pirate photos indicate that the material of the finish looks more expensive, which reflects its high quality. Soft plastic is in widespread use. The seats have a high level of comfort. Front is pronounced by lateral support. All four seats are heated.
The Luggage compartment is increased in volume 85 L. Free space both for front and for rear passengers has also increased. The rear seats can be moved around the cabin in the range up to 13 cm
Specifications of BMW X1 of 2016 year
New XL of 2016 year will have front-wheel drive UKL1 architecture from, but it will remain four-wheel drive from the previous version. But it will become baseline version with front wheel drive.
The new car will have the following versions of petrol engines:
A half-liter three-cylinder with 116 and 136 horses.
A two-liter four-cylinder 192 l. /sec.
Same – but in the version of the TwinPower Turbo, capable of delivering 231 l. /sec.
And three versions of diesel engines:
Two-cylinder 150 l. /sec.
Two-cylinder 189 l. /sec.
On two-cylinder 231 l. /sec.
It will be the same variant of top model with four-cylinder engine with outstanding of 300 horses. There are also plans to release hybrid models.
Start of sale of of BMW X1 of 2016 year
It is known that the sale of the new BMW X1 will begin in October. Pricing will be under:
BMW X1 sDrive20i $28.500
BMW X1 Drive20i $30.500
BMW X1 xDrive25i $34.300
BMW X1 xDrive20d $32.000
BMW X1 xDrive25d $35.700
See also the video with the new BMW X1 of 2016 year.