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Average Overall Rating:

4.6/5

Value:
4.3/5
Exterior:
4.6/5
Interior:
4.5/5
Comfort:
4.2/5
Performance:
4.8/5
Reliability:
4.7/5

12 of 14 (85%) of consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

Overall Rating:
5/5
Value:
4/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
5/5
Comfort:
5/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

Love it!

Reviewed by Oklahoman
February 03, 2014

I recently traded my 2012 Honda CR-V EX-L for a new 2014 BMW X1 sdrive28i Xline with premium package. Before making the decision for the X1 I also test-drove a Mazda CX-5 and a Hyundai Santa Fe as comparisons. Both very nice vehicles as well, but when it comes to handling and choice of engine-transmission, there was just one possible candidate, the X1. The smoothness of this 8 speed transmission is amazing. It keeps the 240hp engine at its sweet spot, resulting in an awesome responsiveness and acceleration (when needed). The interior of the X-line X1 is very nice. I have oyster leather and the so-called Fineline Bay matte wood. It looks awesome. Neither Mazda nor Hyundai offer a similarly impressive interior style. I decided not to spend serious money for BMWs navigation/infotainment system, but rather use a Garmin GPS. My X1 still offers Bluetooth and USB so Pandora streaming, hands-free calling and facetime are on board with the iphone. And actually I don't need more while driving (I consider the big navigation/infotainment system in my other BMW a mis-investment). One possible disadvantage some might point out on my X1 is the lack of a rear-view monitor or parking sensors which are standard with the navigation/infotainment package. But, heck, how did we back out of a parking spot or the garage just a couple years ago? The X1 has quite good visibility in the back and comes with a self-lowering parking mirror that makes parallel parking without curb rashes easy. Finally a word on fuel efficiency and the efficient dynamics package: using the eco-pro mode my X1 easily surpasses the official 34mpg highway; it is more like 38-40 mpg, and that value is AWESOME. Furthermore I have no problems with the auto start-stop system that helps on saving fuel in town. It is so smooth on the 2014 model that I hardly notice when the engine shuts off or restarts. In conclusion, I'm a very happy BMW X1 owner and would buy this vehicle again and again and again.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Overall Rating:
5/5
Value:
5/5
Exterior:
4/5
Interior:
5/5
Comfort:
4/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

Fun to Drive

Reviewed by My first BMW
February 02, 2014

I purcased this car in May and got the sport package. So here are the pro's I liked the look of it and its definitely made for a woman. It's sleek yet sporty. It has lots of torque so you have to be careful its easy to speed in. The price is very resonable for the look and quality of this vehicle. I test drove the new crossover suv by Range Rover first and settled on this one. The front is roomy and has a stylish look. I like the Bluetooth and tech features. It makes driving and using your phone if necessary a lot safer. So the cons the start and stop which saves on gas but can be scary at first because the engine is so silent. ..must have not been paying attention when that was being explained. I will admit I haven't fully read the manual but you can turn that feature off. You have to use premium gas. The back window...bad visibility. The back is not very spacious good for little kids but adults not much leg room. The cup holder on the passenger side...yeah just open the center console and leave it there. And last the back space is decent for grocery shopping and I like that even though the trunk is visible the contents are hidden by the cover. Overall its a great car for the name, price, and performace. My husbund has a 3 series so he likes the room In this one and driving it but he says it looks like a girly car and I agree.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: NO

Overall Rating:
4/5
Value:
4/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
5/5
Comfort:
4/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

2014 BMW X1 SAV

Reviewed by RObnat23
January 23, 2014

I purchased this X1 with sport package (28i) and i love it. a little pricy but looks and feels great. Must get the lighting package, otherwise it will not have that traditional standout BMW look. Its an SAV not an SUV which may confuse some people, so its much more compact but fits my needs. its just me and my wife and have driven to vegas with friends. i always drive so dont know the comfort of backseat. great fuel economy and pick up. got roof rack and tow hitch for dirt bikes. hauls pretty well. so far so good

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Overall Rating:
5/5
Value:
5/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
4/5
Comfort:
4/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

great value for BMW

Reviewed by carguy1
November 29, 2013

this car is the perfect little SUV. Great performance, great quality. backseat a little tight with the front seats pushed back. if you get all the options the price goes way up. got the base model for about 31,000. great value when the honda CRV, toyota Rav4, Mazda c-5 cost only a few thousand dollars less. a real fun car to drive!

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Overall Rating:
4/5
Value:
5/5
Exterior:
4/5
Interior:
5/5
Comfort:
4/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

BMW's answer to the Tiguan

Reviewed by BMW Bro
November 25, 2013

Test drove a x1 35i xdrive. 6 cylinder is very fast and is really cozy. Predictable handling for a SUV! Trunk space is very small for a SUV. The cluster is very familiar, and the automatic in the 35i is workable! Rear seat is very tight, and the front bumper isn't really clearing a lot. The 2.0T was really slow, and was loud and constantly reminded you that it was a 4 cylinder. The design is fancy, but I disliked the somewhat Asian design of the rear liftgate. The speeding ticket orange looks cool!

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Overall Rating:
5/5
Value:
4/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
5/5
Comfort:
5/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

X1

Reviewed by Miata94R
November 19, 2013

Perfect for my current needs. Small yet practical and it handles like all my other BMWs. With the discount, allowances and rebates(2) it was a good purchase.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Overall Rating:
5/5
Value:
4/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
5/5
Comfort:
5/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

Most fun car

Reviewed by Elke
October 31, 2013

Looks great Handles great Peppy with turbo 4 cylinder Functional with good storage space Does require premium fuel though:(

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Overall Rating:
4/5
Value:
4/5
Exterior:
4/5
Interior:
4/5
Comfort:
3/5
Performance:
4/5
Reliability:
4/5

Excellent

Reviewed by Ruhul
October 15, 2013

Excellent car, great performance. I am very happy so far. I would definitely recommend this to my friends and family.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Overall Rating:
5/5
Value:
5/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
5/5
Comfort:
5/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

BMW X1 xDrive 35i

Reviewed by Tunacar
October 10, 2013

This is a great vehicle... performance and utility in one package... I had to consolidate cars, so was the only one that met all of my criteria.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Overall Rating:
4/5
Value:
4/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
4/5
Comfort:
4/5
Performance:
5/5
Reliability:
5/5

BMW X1

Reviewed by Mr Max D
August 29, 2013

This is a Girl Car. I am a Male 5'!0" with athletic build 195 lbs. I have a hard time getting in and out of the car. Its designed small like for a female or small person body. Other than that the AC is not as potent as could be on a hot day. and the cup holder on the passanger side should have been designed with a bi directional system so that if the passenger wants to turn it around they can. right now you have to remove it if the passanger is bothered by it and you cant put it back in. I love the performance and the comfort. Great Car.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

 

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.