2016 BMW X1 India Bookings Open
That the new generation BMW X1 was launched in India at the Auto Expo, where it made its India debut. The German car maker launched two new models at the Expo – the new 7-series and the new X1. The latest generation of the X1 is based on an all-new platform. The biggest highlight here is the front wheel drive layout instead of the earlier model’s rear wheel drive setup. We’ve put together all the important details on the recently launched product in this post here. Read on to know more about the 2016 BMW X1 India price –
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2016 BMW X1 India Price
Like we said, the 2016 BMW X1 India made its debut at the 2016 Auto Expo.
- The all-new BMW X1 sDrive20d Expedition : INR 29,90,000
- The all-new BMW X1 sDrive20d xLine : INR 33,90,000
- The all-new BMW X1 xDrive20d xLine : INR 35,90,000
- The all-new BMW X1 xDrive20d M Sport : INR 39,90,000
The petrol variant will be launched later in 2016.
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The new generation BMW X1 will become the first BMW-branded model to have a front-wheel drive configuration (the current X1 has a real-wheel drive layout). Based on the UKL platform, the new X1 is as much as 135 kgs lighter than the last generation model. The 2016 X1 is 21 mm wider and 53 mm taller than the earlier model. Also, its wheelbase has increased by 90 mm, which in turn results in 37 mm of additional rear knee room and 85 liters of more luggage space.
For India, BMW is expected to offer the new generation X1 with a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder TwinPower turbocharged engine that will come mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The motor produces 190 hp pf peak power for the India-spec model.
This car will compete with the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class and the Audi Q3. The Mercedes GLA-Class comes in both diesel and petrol engines. The 2 litre petrol engine of GLA SUV churns out 135 kW of power at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 300 Nm at 1200-1400 rpm. It accelerates from 0-100 km/h in mere 7.6 seconds with a top speed of 225 km/h. On the other hand, the Audi Q3 is powered by a 2.0-litre 16V TDI Diesel Engine. It produces 174.33 BHP of maximum power at 4200 rpm and 380 Nm of peak torque at 1750-2500 rpm. It accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 8.2 seconds and has a top speed of 212 km/h.
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