Second-generation of one of the most popular crossover SUVs from BMW will hit the market soon. 2016 BMW X1 will come with modern design and great engine.
2016 BMW X1 EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
New 2016 BMW X1 will feature many changes and improvements that will be visible on the outside as well as on the inside of the new model. It will be made out of lightweight materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber. New model will be shorter than the previous one. On the front, it will feature BMW’s signature kidney grille and redesigned headlights. The overall look will be more aggressive and modern. The cabin will get more space and it will provide high level of comfort. It will be equipped with high-quality materials and some of the latest technological features.
ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE
When it comes to the engine of the new SUV, we will most likely see a few different options. Although it is not yet confirmed which engines will be under the hood of the new X1, we can predict some of the potential contenders. First option is likely to be a 1.5 liter 3-cylinder engine that will be able to deliver around 190 horsepower. A little bit bigger will be a 2.0 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that will produce 250 horsepower. BMW will also offer a diesel option. This will be a 2.0 liter engine that will be capable of generating around 200 horsepower. New 2016 BMW X1 will come with a front-wheel drive. However, we can expect all-wheel drive to come as an option as well. When it comes to transmission, we will probably see 8-speed automatic transmission system. BMW is hoping to make a big improvement with the fuel economy, which would definitely put the new X1 at the top of its class.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
We can expect to see the new 2016 BMW X1 on the market in the beginning of the 2016. The official price is still unknown but we can make some predictions based on the previous models. It will certainly cost more than the previous generation, considering all of the improvements. The price should be in the range of $40,000 to $50,000, depending on the trim level.