Two-Wheel Drive BMW X1 Lands in Australia

Two-Wheel Drive BMW X1 Lands in Australia

New generation BMW X1 sDrive models arrive in Australia.

BMW dealerships are now taking delivery of the new front-wheel drive version of the BMW X1 SUV.

With the overwhelming majority of BMW X1 vehicles barely setting foot off-road, BMW is hoping the new BMW X1 sDrive18d and sDrive20i can find new buyers for the entry-point into the brands X range of vehicles.

BMW welcomes the new 2WD X1 into the new second-generation X1 series.

Taller and wider, but shorter than the original X1, the engine choices are either 141kW/280Nm petrol (sDrive20i) or 110kW/330Nm diesel (sDrive18d), both come standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

While standard features in the two-wheel drive models includes:

  • 18” alloy wheels
  • Reverse Camera
  • Driving Assistant, with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Warning and Pedestrian Warning with light city braking function
  • Navigation system
  • ConnectedDrive Services
  • Real Time Traffic Information
  • Auto Tailgate
  • Rear Seat Adjustment
  • LED headlights

Priced from $49,500 for the diesel version and $51,600 petrol (rare occasion that a petrol version is more expensive), BMW Australia boss, Marc Werner, says the front-wheel drive X1 is the perfect accompaniment to the new X1 range.

“A marked leap forward over its predecessor, the all-new BMW X1 redefines the model as it enters its second generation,”

“With additional space, athletic styling and a fantastic range of standard equipment, the X1 delivers impressive levels of refinement and comfort for an active lifestyle.”




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