2023 BMW X1 Launched At A Price Of Rs 45.90 Lakh
The third-generation, brand-2023 BMW X1 was introduced in India during the current BMW Joytown event in Bengaluru. The new X1 lacks all-wheel drive but is still available with both petrol and diesel engines, much like the vehicle from the previous generation. The petrol version’s introductory pricing is Rs 45.90 lakh, and the diesel version’s price is Rs 47.90 lakh. Bookings for the new X1 are currently being accepted at the dealer level for a nominal fee of Rs 50,000, as we had previously reported.
Additionally, the manufacturer has announced that deliveries for the diesel-powered X1 will start in March 2023 and those for the petrol-powered model would start in June 2023. Here is the new X1’s comprehensive pricing list.
The 2023 BMW X1 is larger than the outgoing model in every dimension, measuring 53mm longer, 24mm wider, 44mm higher, and 22mm longer in the wheelbase.
The 2023 BMW X1 is an advancement of the previous model in terms of appearance; it has a little wider grille, more angular creases with brushed silver accents on the bumper, and sleeker headlights with new inverted L-shaped Daytime Running Lamps.
The SUV has sleek surfaces and flat door handles in profile, and the India-spec version rolls on 18-inch alloy wheels.
Slim wraparound LED taillights and a sculpted rear bumper with matching silver inlays are added to the back of the vehicle.
While still clearly an X1, it now has a much more mature appearance. The front and rear bumpers of the M Sport models have a sportier appearance.
The new curving infotainment display that rests above the dashboard and has recently been seen on other BMW vehicles such as the new X7, 7 Series, and 3 Series Gran Limousine is the largest interior improvement for the X1.
This has also made it possible to create a dashboard with additional storage areas and a floating centre console that contains a few physical buttons that is considerably cleaner.
The inside looks much more upscale than it was previously, and the thin AC vents are now nicely incorporated into the dash.BMW claims that the new X1 provides extra room for passengers in the back seats and has a spacious 476-litre trunk.
In India, customers may choose between a petrol (sDrive 18i) or a diesel (sDrive 18d) engine for the new BMW X1. The 1.5-litre, three-cylinder petrol car has 136 horsepower and 230 pound-feet of torque, while the 2.0-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine has 150 horsepower and 360 pound-feet of torque. Power is solely sent to the front wheels thanks to the 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that is linked to both engines. The X1 does not have an all-wheel drive in India, in contrast to several of its competitors. The X1 does not have an all-wheel drive in India, in contrast to several of its competitors.
BMW claims that the diesel variant can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.9 seconds and the petrol version in 9.2 seconds. Additionally, they assert that the petrol has an ARAI-rated fuel economy of 16.3 kpl compared to the latter’s 20.37 kpl.
The third-generation X1 comes with a host of features, including a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, a 10.70-inch infotainment screen, a 12-speaker Harmon Kardon audio system, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, connected car technology, ADAS features, adaptive LED headlights, automatic tailgate operation, and a parking assist feature. Both versions come standard with Sports seats, while the M Sport version adds a massaging feature for the front seats.
In the market for entry-level luxury SUVs, the new BMW X1 competes with the Mercedes-Benz GLA (Rs 46.50 lakh–50.50 lakh), new Audi Q3 (Rs 44.89 lakh–50.39 lakh), Mini Countryman (Rs 47.40 lakh), and Volvo XC40 (Rs 45.90 lakh).
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