2020 BMW X1 Review, Redesign, Specs, Price & Release Date
Now that you’re here, it’s safe to assume that you want to know more about 2020 BMW X1. It’s no secret that the automaker has announced to refresh the X1 crossover for the 2020 model year. This upcoming car will come with some minor styling updates and a few other things.
Following the redesigned 7-series sedan, BMW has updated its compact X1 crossover. This car has received a much larger grille compared to the previous model. Sadly, we haven’t known how much larger the new grilles are. But, it’s said that the grille is grown by 40 percent.
In addition to the grille, the 2020 X1 also got other styling updates like a more sculpted front bumper with LED foglights and chrome accents, tinted LED taillights with a little dissimilar design, as well as a fresh rear bumper with tailpipes. Read on to learn further about this upcoming vehicle.
2020 BMW X1 Updates and New Features
For the X1, BMW indicates that the optional M Sport package has been updated too. But, the automaker didn’t release any photo regarding this claim. Moreover, there are also new 18- and 19-inch wheel designs. The car will also be available in three new colors including Misano Blue, Jucaro Beige, and Storm Bay.
The BMW iDrive infotainment system in the BMW X1 2020 uses a 10.25-inch screen. In the BMW X1 2020, the BMW also added the BMW X1 family with a new variant, the PHEV variant. Apple CarPlay and Navigation are standard too, and the screen will run the automaker’s iDrive 6 operating system. Leather upholstery is an option, and you can get it on the lower dash and door panels.
Under the hood, the 2020 BMW X1 will only offer one powertrain, a turbocharged 2.0L inline-four which can 228 horsepower. Then, the X1 remains available with either all-wheel or front drive. When it comes to the gearbox, BMW reports that the eight-speed automatic will receive dissimilar gear ratios.
Moreover, the gear shifter is now a new electronic unit which matches the new BMW lineups. With this specification, the upcoming X1 is expected to provide better performance. Overall, the X1 doesn’t receive so many major upgrades and it remains one of the best crossovers out there.
For the PHEV version, the BMW gave the name BMW X1 xDrive25e. The BMW X1 xDrive25e itself relies on the BMW TwinPower Turbo engine with a maximum power of 123 hp and 220 Nm of torque combined with a 94 hp & 165 Nm electric motor on the rear wheels. Well, the power source from the electric motor is taken from a 9.7 kWh lithium-ion battery capacity that can run in full electric mode as far as 31 km.
2020 BMW X1 Release Date and Price
Pricing for the 2020 X1 starts at $36,195 for the front-wheel-drive sDrive28i model. The all-wheel-drive xDrive28i model starts at $38,195
New X1 will hit the market in the U.S. in late 2019. At that time we can see the full specification as well as the full pricing of the car. For now, the pricing isn’t available as well.
While waiting for the upcoming 2020 X1 to be available on sale, you can learn more about the updates and news regarding this car. For instance, the car will get contrasting stitching on the floor mats and instrument panel. And the lovely Estoril Blue exterior color won’t be available anymore.
In conclusion, the 2020 X1 is worth waiting for. Despite the details which remain veiled, we can expect that the car will be a powerful crossover with some fresh designs. Stay tuned for the upcoming updates and news, so you won’t miss the 2020 BMW X1.