2023 BMW X1 Launched In India; Top Highlights

BMW has finally taken the wraps off the all-new X1 in India. The third-generation four-wheeler by the brand is large compared to its predecessor. The BMW X1 SUV gets two variants for potential customers.

By Sanorita | on January 30, 2023 Follow us on Autox Google News

The third-generation BMW X1 has launched in India at an introductory price of Rs 45.90 lakh (ex-showroom). It lacks an all-wheel drive system but comes equipped with petrol and diesel engines, similar to the previous model. The petrol version's introductory pricing is Rs 45.90 lakh, and the diesel model's price is Rs 47.90 lakh (All prices, ex-showroom). It's an SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle), according to the company, and now features a slightly wider grille, more angular creases in the bumper, brushed silver accents, and sleeker headlamps with new inverted L-shaped Daytime Running Lamps. The SUV has a sleek surface, and flush door handles in profile. The new version rolls on 18-inch alloy wheels. Slim wraparound LED taillights and a sculpted rear bumper with the same silver accents as the front are present at the rear. 

BMW X1 2023

Inside, the brand-new X1 has a revamped dashboard design. The new curved infotainment display is the first for the X1. The cabin is more premier than the previous model, and the thin AC vents are now well integrated into the dash. BMW claims that the new X1 provides extra room for passengers in the back seats and has a 476-litre of boot space. Features-wise, a floating instrument console, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, a 10.70-inch infotainment screen with a 12-speaker Harmon Kardon sound system, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, etc., are all available in the new X1. 

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Talking about the powertrain, there are two options for the new X1 - a 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine and a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine. The petrol engine produces a maximum power output of 136bhp and 230Nm peak torque. On the other hand, the diesel engine offers a power output of 150bhp and a maximum torque output of 360Nm. The petrol engine comes mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, and the diesel unit comes paired with a 7-speed torque converter automatic transmission. BMW claims that the diesel variant can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.9 seconds, and the petrol version can do the same in 9.2 seconds. 

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In terms of market competition, the new X1 is all set to compete against the models like the Volvo XC40, the Mercedes-Benz GLA, and others in India. Bookings for the model that is available in two versions - xLine and MSport are underway at the nominal amount of Rs 50,000. If you are planning to house this SUV in your garage, have a quick glance at its price structure in India.

Model Prices (Ex-showroom)
xLine sDrive 18i Rs 45.90 lakh
M Sport sDrive 18d Rs 47.90 lakh

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