2021 BMW X1 Review


2021 BMW X1 Review

BMW X1 Annapolis MD


When you’re choosing the next SUV that you’ll to drive around Annapolis, Highland Beach, and Hillsmere Shores, MD, it’s important to pick one that’s just as stylish as it is powerful. That’s why you’re considering the 2021 BMW X1.

As you’ll learn in this review, this luxury SUV has everything local Maryland drivers like you need, including a strong engine, spacious interior, and plenty of modern technology. When you’re ready to test drive the BMW X1, contact the team at BMW of Annapolis and we’ll get you out for a spin.

2021 BMW X1 Engine Power

The 2021 BMW X1 is known for its powerful engine specs. It’s equipped with a 2.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo I-4 engine that produces the following specs:

  • 228 horsepower
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 MPH in 6.3 seconds

This engine pairs with the 8-speed STEPRONIC® automatic transmission that optimizes your shift patterns for maximum efficiency and performance. If you want a more active drive, you can switch into Sport mode and enjoy improved acceleration and turning responsiveness.
The BMW X1 comes standard with front-wheel drive, but you can also opt for the available xDrive all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. xDrive AWD automatically adapts to the terrain to improve traction control based on your roadway conditions.


BMW X1 Cabin Features

Now that you know what’s working hard under the hood, let’s settle into the comfort of the cabin. The cabin gives you plenty of room, including the following dimensions:

  • Headroom (front/rear): 41.9/39.4 inchesBMW X1 Cargo
  • Legroom (front/rear): 40.4/37 inches
  • Cargo volume (behind second row): 27.1 cubic feet

The 2021 BMW X1 is a 2-row SUV, so it has enough seating for five passengers. Even in the back row, passengers will have 37 inches of legroom. As the driver, you’ll get up to 40.4 inches of legroom. Then, when the family gets ready for a trip to the beach, you can load everyone into the car, plus 27.1 cubic feet of coolers, umbrellas, towels, and more.
This luxury SUV rounds out the cabin with the available BMW Navigation Business system with an 8.8-inch high-resolution touch display in the center stack. It’s compatible with Apple CarPlay® smartphone integration.

Driver-Assistive Technology

You work hard all day. When you climb behind the wheel to begin your evening commute, your SUV should help you take it easy, while still remaining attentive. The 2021 BMW X1 does this with its standard Active Driving Assistant feature. This includes driver-assistive technology, like:

  • Frontal Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Speed Limit Info

The BMW X1 also comes with Park Distance Control for the front and rear. This system can help you parallel park like a pro by providing an auditory warning when you get too close to objects in front of and behind you while parking your vehicle on a busy side street.
The standard rear-view camera can also help you park or pull out of a space by providing a live video feed of the area directly behind your vehicle while in reverse.

Come Review the 2021 BMW X1

Does our 2021 BMW X1 review have you excited to try this SUV for yourself? Simply reach out to BMW of Annapolis and we’ll make it happen. Drivers near Highland Beach, Annapolis, and Hillsmere Shores, MD, can contact us to schedule a test drive today!

BMW of Annapolis 39.0225946, -76.4772047.