BMW has recently expanded the X1 range with the addition of new engines.
According to the German based car brand, the compact premium crossover has received a new petrol version, called the sDrive18i. The model in question is making use of a 1.5 liter turbocharged unit, which is capable of putting down a total of 136 HP (100 kW) and a peak torque of 220 Nm (162 lb-ft). This is connected to a 6-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission and it is sending power exclusively to the front-wheel drive. It can eat between 5.1 and 5.6 liters of fuel every 100 km.
The BMW X1 sDrive18i can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 9.7 seconds. There is also a new entry-level diesel added to the X1 range as well. This has been called the BMW X1 sDrive16d and it is making use of a 1.5 liter three-cylinder diesel engine. The unit is capable of putting down a total of 116 HP (85 kW) and 270 Nm (200 lb-ft) of torque. This version is eating 3.9 liters of fuel every 100 km and it can go from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 11.1 seconds. The BMW X1 xDrive18d is the last version of the vehicle added to the range and it is powered by a four-cylinder unit, rated at 150 HP (110 kW), connected to a 6-speed manual or an 8-speed automatic. It can go from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 9.2 seconds with the automatic and 9.3 with the manual and it is eating 4.7 – 4.9L / 100km of fuel. Top speed stands at 204 km/h (127 mph).