As the most popular luxury compact SUV among consumers, BMW X1 ushered in a mid-term facelift at the 2019 Chengdu International Auto Show. Three years ago, the second-generation BMW X1 “leapfrogged” to lead the booming entry-level luxury SUV market with its comprehensive leading quality and performance, luxury configuration and comfort beyond the same level. Today, the new BMW X1 is fully upgraded from the outside to the inside. The latest X family design, more friendly digital interconnection, power transmission system upgrade, and stronger product strength will further consolidate its leading position in the compact luxury SUV segment.
The latest X family design, more imposing
Adopting the latest design language of the BMW X family, the mid-term facelift of the BMW X1 is robust and imposing. The wider and angular air intake grille, the new sharp headlight design, and the huge air intake design on both sides of the lower front face show strong power. The more distinct and dynamic L-shaped taillight design, the diameter of the bilateral exhaust tailpipes has been increased to 90 mm in diameter, which perfectly fits the tough momentum of the vehicle. New BMW X1 has newly added rich red and Estor blue body colors to show more individuality.
The mid-term facelift of the BMW X1 is equipped with an electronic gear lever for the first time, making it more sporty. The whole series is equipped with front sports seats as standard, which provide better wrapping and better driving comfort no matter long-distance or city driving. The M multifunctional sports steering wheel has a fuller grip. The through-type panoramic sunroof is still the largest in its class, and it can bring you an excellent experience whether you are bathing in the sun or gazing at the stars in the night sky.
Friendly digital interconnection, easy to connect the world
There should be an easier and more convenient way to understand the car and the world. The new BMW X1 is upgraded to provide a 10.25-inch central touch display screen and a floating card menu that can be operated by touch. The operation logic is very close to that of a smartphone, which is very in line with people’s current catalyst habits. The full-color head-up display system projects navigation, incoming calls, and important driving information on the front windshield with pleasing information layout and colors, allowing drivers to easily obtain information while keeping their eyes on the road ahead, ensuring more safety . Natural voice control is easier, and human-machine communication is more efficient and convenient.
The classic BMW connected driving system also introduces the third-party cooperation Baidu CarLife for the first time. Through this application, Android users and iOS system users can freely connect their mobile phones and vehicles, and obtain third-party audio entertainment such as Baidu Navigation, Baidu Radio and QQ Music. Projects, Xiaodu voice assistant services, or parking, refueling, violations or restaurant inquiries and other rich functions. Users don’t even need to download the Baidu CarLife App separately, and can operate it directly through the existing BMW Cloud Connect App. Combined with wireless Apple CarPlay, it completely connects the two major smartphone camps and fully meets the diverse digital service needs of users.
The power system is upgraded again, and a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox is added
The new BMW X1 uses a newly upgraded BMW B-series 2.0T engine. The new engine has been optimized internally and has significantly improved fuel consumption, emissions, noise reduction and light weight. The engine’s crankshaft, balance shaft and turbocharger have all been optimized, as has low-speed noise. A host of new designs including a new cylinder head, optimized arc wire coating, a newly designed belt drive, a new temperature management system, and a new crankcase and exhaust system reduce both fuel consumption and emissions. The optimized fuel injection system allows the fuel injection pressure to be increased to 350Bar on demand, which greatly improves the injection efficiency. The four-wheel drive model with 2.0T power unit adopts the widely recognized 8-speed automatic manual transmission.
The new 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox is paired with the 1.5T and 2.0T power units of the two-wheel drive model to form a new combination. This 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox has the advantages of fast and accurate shifting, low fuel consumption, small size and light weight, and can achieve fast and precise shifting without interrupting the torque distribution of the transmission wheels, and achieve more High efficiency, lower fuel consumption.
The BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system is a powerful guarantee for superior handling and driving safety in bad road conditions. The xDrive system can respond well to high-speed lane changes and turns, slippery roads in bad weather or non-paved gravel roads, quickly and intelligently distributing driving force between the axles, so that the vehicle can obtain the stability it deserves. At the same time, the vehicle is equipped with three sets of electronic control systems, including Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Driving Force Control (PC) and Driving Experience Control (DEC), which effectively maintain the original BMW driving pleasure.
The largest interior space in its class Comfortable ride Strong loading capacity
In a colorful life, there will always be various accompanying objects, and the large space of the car is essential. The new BMW X1 has the longest wheelbase of 2,760mm in its class, the rear seats can move forward and backward by 13cm, and the backrests of the rear seats can be folded down at will according to the ratio of 40:20:40. The luggage compartment volume can reach 505mm It can be freely switched between up to a maximum of 1650 liters, creating a more flexible passenger and cargo space, and easily accommodating various equipment, such as a huge golf bag, strollers and bicycles necessary for baby travel, and camping equipment for friends and family to play in the suburbs Can be easily installed. An additional 100 liters of flat storage space is hidden under the boot floor, enough for two carry-on cases. The comfortable entry function (including the automatic opening of the trunk) and the electric tailgate are very practical. Even if your hands are occupied by briefcases, suitcases or shopping bags, you can easily and conveniently open and close the tailgate of the trunk by swiping the middle area under the rear of the vehicle with your feet .
A better X1, more trustworthy, is waiting for its partner, let’s move towards more happiness and happiness!