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2021 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

New 2021 BMW X1

2021 BMW
X1

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New 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

2020 Subaru
Crosstrek Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$35,400 to $37,400
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$35,145
Invoice* $33,420 to $35,280 $33,016
MPG - City 23 - 24 N/A
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW X1 than in the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the BMW X1 and the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the BMW X1 or the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the BMW X1 and the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW X1 is about the same width as the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the BMW X1 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the BMW X1 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Handling
The BMW X1 has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X1 greatly out-muscles the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X1 and the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. With the BMW X1, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X1 than that of the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.