BMW X 1 2012
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BMW has based the X1 on the chassis of its 1- and 3-series cars, and the design pulls details from both sedan ranges too, albeit somewhat inflated to suit the SUV silhouette. Up front, BMW's traditional kidney grille has followed the range trend and grown into a pair of snorting nostrils, flanked by angry headlamps - with LED highlights if you opt for the Xenon package - and new chrome accent strips. The hood is long and broken up with sharp crease-lines, BMW having pushed back the cabin space for a profile that's sporty from the front three-quarters but can look ungainly when viewed fully side-on.
The profile works better the further toward the rear you get, a strong waistline rising steeply to pinch off the back glass. It's meant that BMW could keep the roofline higher than is often the case in crossovers, preserving rear seat headroom, without losing the sporting stance.
There's less black plastic than on earlier, European versions of the X1, pushed down to discretely protect the side-skirts, rear apron and front bumper edge. Slices of matte-finish silver plastic also lighten the effect, meaning the X1 doesn't feel bottom heavy. Steeply angled rear window glass looks good, compared to the slab-sided finish some rival crossovers suffer, though does eat into interior room.
Engines and Performance
More powerful is the 3.0-liter six cylinder, producing 306 HP through a six-speed auto gearbox and found in the xDrive35i. That has all-wheel drive as standard and all the electronic gizmos of the 28i models, bar the Auto Stop-Start. BMW's 4X4 system can shuttle power between the front and rear wheels, depending on road conditions and how fast you take the corners. The 3.0-liter manages a 5.3s 0-60mph run.
Leather seats - available in multiple colors, ranging from sober blacks to eye-catching red - are a $1,450 option, and are paired with a leather-wrapped wheel in BMW's Sport Line trim. The stubby silver-finished gearstick can be tapped side-to-side to force gear-changes, if you're unhappy with the X1's selection, and sits in front of BMW's now-traditional iDrive control wheel. One option that particularly grew on us is BMW ConnectedDrive, which includes the company's take on augmented reality, projecting speed and other information up onto the dashboard.
As for interior space, that high roofline means rear headroom is fine for adults, and the rear seats fold 40:20:40 for maximum flexibility in loading. That's important, as we couldn't fit a full set of golf clubs into the trunk of the X1 without dropping at least one rear seat down. If your cargo is a smaller than that, then there are plenty of hidden cubbies under the rear floor.