A silky 228-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission provides plenty of pep as well as good fuel efficiency. EPA figures—22 mpg city, 32 highway.
Despite its SUV-like body, the X1 offers distinctly BMW-like driving fun, earning it one of Car & Driver's 10 Best awards. With the largest cargo capacity in its segment, even beating some higher-class rivals, the X1 offers a lot of space for its compact shape.
The X1's infotainment system bundles navigation, radio, telephone, and the car's overall systems menu under the command of a rotary knob that fits comfortably beneath the driver's right hand.
The M Sport package features sport-tuned suspension, sport seats, panoramic sunroof, M-branded steering wheel, and blacked-out window trim and roof rails.