BMW India today launched the new BMW X1 SUV in India. The price petrol variant starts from Rs 45.90 lakh and the price for the diesel starts from Rs 47.90 lakh (ex-showroom). The deliveries for the diesel X1 will start in March and the deliveries for the petrol variant will start in June 2023.
The bookings for the SUV will start today. Customers interested can book the car by visiting the company’s official website or by visiting their nearest dealership.
BMW calls the new X1 an SAV (Sports activity vehicle) and the new X1 is larger than its predecessor in all dimensions – its 53mm longer, 24mm wider, 44mm taller and the wheelbase has gone up by 22mm. Talking about the design, it gets a larger front grille with sleek LED headlamps. The new X1 gets 18-inch alloy wheels. Moving on to the rear, it gets sleek with all LED taillamps with sculpted rear bumper and silver inserts.
Talking about the interior, the X1 gets refreshed dashboard design. The new X1 gets a curved display for infotainment and instrument cluster. The X1 also gets a floating instrument console that houses a gear selector and buttons for various controls. The X1 gets a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, a 10.70-inch infotainment screen with a 12-speaker Harmon Kardon sound system, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and connected car tech.
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Moving on to the powertrain options, the 2023 BMW X1 will be available in both diesel and petrol engine options. The petrol is the 1.5-litre, three-cylinder turbo petrol engine that puts out 136hp and 230Nm of torque, while the diesel is a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder unit producing 150 bhp of power and 360Nm of torque. Both engines come mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.
BMW claims that the petrol variant can sprint from 0-100kph in 9.2sec and the diesel can do in 8.9sec.
The new X1 will continue to compete with the Audi Q3, Mercedes Benz GLA and Volvo XC40.