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The new generation of the X1 from BMW is being prepared to come as 2016 year model, and it will hit the market slightly redesigned. The BMW engineers are working hard, since the company plans to show new 2016 BMW X1 in the homeland, at one of the biggest car show in Frankfurt. This new luxury crossover will be more comfortable, modern and with improved fuel economy. Some of the technological innovations in the new BMW X1 2016 will be the Connect Drive package and accessories.
2016 BMW X1 specs
Under the hood of the new BMW X1 2016, we will see a few engine options. The first option will be the 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engine that will be able to produce 190 hp. The second option will be a little bit bigger: it will be a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that will be able of pumping out around 250 horses. A diesel option will also be available. The 2.0-liter engine will be capable of generating 200 horsepower. The 2016 BMW X1 will come with a FWD, but, AWD will come as an option as well. When it comes to transmission, the engines will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission system. By the words from the people from BMW, a big improvement will be made with the fuel economy numbers, which will definitely push the new X1 at the top of luxury crossover class.
BMW X1 2016 changes
As far as the exterior of the 2016 BMW X1 goes, it will feature many changes and improvements that will make this luxury crossover more appealing to buyers. The car will be made of lightweight materials, such as carbon fiber and aluminum. The new X1 will be shorter than the previous model, and in the front, it will have the BMW’s signature kidney grille and redesigned headlights. All in all, the overall look will be more aggressive and more stylish.
When compared to the previous model, the cabin of the new BMW X1 2016 will have more space and it will provide a high level of comfort. It will also be equipped with high-quality materials, modern technological features, as well as more legroom in both the front and the back, and more space in the trunk. In some markets, the new X1 will be available in additional version, with a third row of seats, increased cargo space, and extended wheelbase.
2016 BMW X1 release date and price
The official price of the new BMW X1 2016 is still unknown, but it can be expected, based on the previous models, that it will definitely cost more than the previous X1 model. Depending on the trim level, the price tag should be in the range of $40,000 to $50,000. The 2016 BMW X1 luxury crossover should be available at dealers in the middle of the 2016.