Update: Based on new BMW X1 models
The new BMW X1 and iX1 SUVs have now made their European debut, and we’ve driven both.
Each model looks promising, delivering high levels of technology and quality, along with a wider wheelbase for more practical passenger comfort.
Could the new X1 models work as a small family car below? Mid-size X3? It certainly seems worth considering.
Get our reviews at the links below, and continue reading for full pricing and specs.
July 2022: Full pricing and specification details, Australian launch confirmed
- The new BMW X1 and iX1 are officially revealed
- The third-generation X1 will launch in Australia in the fourth quarter of 2022.
- The iX1 is slated to debut in the first quarter of 2023.
Price and Features for 2023 BMW X1 An Australian launch has been revealed for the fourth quarter of this year, priced at $53,900.
Its electric sibling, the iX1, is set to follow in the first quarter of next year, with full pricing and specifications for the EV yet to be detailed.
Initially, the X1 was expected in the third quarter of 2022, with local arrivals of the model returning.
At launch this year, BMW will offer X1 sDrive18i and xDrive20iBoth are powered by BMW TwinPower Turbo engines with a seven-speed Steptronic transmission and dual-clutch as standard.
2023 BMW X1 Australian Price
All pricing is before on-road costs.
The third-generation X1 now features BMW’s operating system 8 and a curved display, and a new wireless phone charging cradle includes portrait mounting for added convenience.
BMW X1 sDrive18i
|New Generation Senstech Upholstery|
|18 inch alloy wheels|
|DAB Digital Radio|
|Sport leather steering wheel|
|Wireless Apple CarPlay|
|Wireless phone charging|
|Xline Styling Inc. Roof rails|
|Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control (New)|
|Adaptive LED headlights (new)|
|Automatic Tailgate (New)|
|BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant (New)|
|BMW Live Cockpit Professional (New)|
|Comfort Access (New)|
|Attached Package Professional (New)|
|BMW Head Up Display (New)|
|Instrument Panel in Sensatec (New)|
|M Headliner in Anthracite (New)|
|Mirror Package Inc. Anti-Diesel Function (New)|
|Remote Software Updates (New)|
|Driving Assistant Plus with Active Cruise Control Inc. Stop and Go and Blind Spot Monitor (New)|
|Parking Assistant Plus with Surround View Camera, Reversing Assistant and Drive Recorder (New)|
|Sports seats (new)|
|Wireless Android Auto (New)|
|Navigation System with Augmented Reality Technology (New)|
The X1 adds the xDrive20i.
|BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system|
|19 inch alloy wheels|
|Driving Assistant Professional Inc. Steering and Lane Control System|
|Heated seats for driver and front passenger.|
|Electric seat adjustment, front row|
|Metallic paint||$6000 for the sDrive18i|
|Panorama sunroof||$4000 for the xDrive20i|
|Sliding rear seats|
|Driving Assistant Professional (sDrive18i only)|
|Electric seat adjustment, front row (sDrive18i only)|
M Sport Package
|19 inch M Sport alloy wheels||$3000 for the xDrive20i only|
|Adaptive M suspension.|
|M Aluminum Hexacube Dark Interior Trim|
|M Leather steering wheel|
|M High Gloss Shadow Line|
|M High gloss roof rails|
Additionally, there are nine paint choices for the X1 range, with non-metallic Alpine White as standard, seven non-metallic colors priced at $1800 or free with the enhancement package, and individual Storm Bay priced at $2500 or $700 with the aforementioned package.
The ‘Features on Demand’ service also makes its debut on the new BMW X1, which means some features are now offered via subscription.
BMW has defended the charging move by saying that the concept aims to provide customers with greater comfort and flexibility, with features available to be activated at any stage of the ownership cycle.
The first features offered by the subscription are heated seats for the driver and front passenger in the sDrive18i (standard on the X1 xDrive20i) and a heated steering wheel for both grades.
The on-demand features will be offered through the BMW ConnectedDrive store in line with the vehicles’ arrival in Australia and pricing and other details will be announced closer to launch.
Drivetrain, transmission and fuel economy
The 2023 BMW X1 will launch in Australia with two petrol variants.
BMW X1 sDrive18i Features a The 1.5-litre three-cylinder Twin Power Turbo engine produces 115kW and 230Nm.Claimed with fuel consumption 6.5L/100km on a shared bicycle.
The engine is mated to a seven-speed Steptronic transmission and dual-clutch setup, with power sent exclusively to the front wheels.
The BMW X1 xDrive20i, meanwhile, is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder Twin Power Turbo unit that delivers 150kW and 300Nm. Fuel consumption is rated. 7.4L/100km
The X1 xDrive20i also integrates a Steptronic transmission with dual clutch, while power is sent to all four wheels via BMW’s intelligent all-wheel drive xDrive system.
The new X1, which measures 4500 mm in length, is 53 mm longer than its predecessor, and its 1845 mm width has increased by 24 mm, its height at 1642 mm has increased by 44 mm, and it The wheelbase has been increased by 22 mm to 2692 mm.
Cargo capacity has also been increased for the model.
Boot space Boot space has increased from the predecessor model’s 505 liters (with the second row seats upright) to 540 liters for the new model – and from 1550 liters to 1600 liters with the second row folded down.
The BMW X1 range is currently unrated by ANCAP, but comes with the following safety technologies:
|Parking assistant, inc.|
|With parking assistant plus surround view cameras|
|Remote 3D view|
|Mirror package with anti-diesel function and auto-dipping function reversing camera|
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June 1: 2023 BMW X1 and all-electric iX1 revealed
A day after the models were leaked online, BMW has officially taken the wraps off its third-gen X1 and new iX1 small SUVs.
After yesterday’s premature leak of information (more below)new BMW X1 The ‘U11’ has been introduced alongside its all-electric sibling, the iX1 – which made its debut as BMW’s small electric SUV.
BMW Australia has confirmed that the 1.5-litre, three-cylinder turbo petrol sDrive18i and 2.0-litre, 48-volt mild hybrid four-cylinder turbo petrol xDrive23i will join the local line-up from the fourth quarter of 2022.
The local specification announcement confirms that the 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbodiesel sDrive18d will no longer be part of the Australian range, with only two petrol variants on offer to buyers.
Following the launch of the X1, Australia will score the electric iX1 xDrive30 in the first quarter of 2023, expanding BMW’s local electrified options to 12 models.
Apart from yesterday’s leaked information, the new model’s range is confirmed with accessories like a sport leather steering wheel, intelligent two-zone automatic climate control, rain sensor with automatic headlight activation, four USB-C ports and two 12V power sockets. has gone installed as standard.
Optional equipment has been expanded to include BMW’s lights package, ambient lighting, a panoramic glass sunroof and a Harman Kardon sound system.
The safety systems installed on the X1 and iX1 include; Cruise control with brake function, front collision warning system and parking assistant (including reversing assist camera and reversing assistant) – while steering and lane control assistant, active cruise control (with stop and go function), active navigation, exit warning function, A head-up display, surround view, remote 3D view and drive recorder are also available.
BMW will announce local pricing and specifications for both models closer to launch later this year.
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May 31: 2023 BMW X1 and iX1 leaked.
gave 2023 BMW X1 and iX1 Small SUVs have been leaked online ahead of the official reveal of the third generation model.
Shared on Instagram by leaktweek images of new X1 Show will follow BMW SUV design language – with an updated grille, front and rear lights to mirror its bigger siblings.
Just like a face lift. 3 series, Which started in the last fortnight.The headlights feature a new inverted L-shaped daytime running light design, while the taillights can be optioned as full LED units.
While there are no details yet on what the X1 will be powered by, details of the drivetrain of its all-electric iX1 counterpart were included in the leak.
The latest electric vehicle in BMW’s lineup, the iX1 features a dual-motor setup that can produce 200kW with 30kW of overboost, drawing its power from a 64.7kWh battery pack, for a range of just under 440km. Enables a driving range of
An onboard AC charger allows the iX1 to top up to 11kW with the optional 22kW package. For fast charging, its DC rate of 130kW allows the battery to deliver an additional driving range of 120km in just 10 minutes, with a 10 to 80% time of 29 minutes.
Inside the cabin of both models, BMW’s 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster is paired with a 10.7-inch infotainment touchscreen, which houses the latest iDrive 8 operating system.
A wireless charging tray for smartphones is standard, as is BMW’s Live Cockpit Professional, which includes augmented view and the BMW intelligent personal assistant.
Optional equipment, such as a massage function in the sports seats and a head-up display, will be available from launch – although it is not known whether this will ultimately be affected by the ongoing chip shortage facing the German automaker.
Boot capacity has increased by 35 liters to 540 liters compared to its predecessor, while the 40/20/40 split rear seat can fold to accommodate up to 1600 liters – 50 more than the current X1.
BMW is set to officially reveal the new X1 and iX1 in the coming weeks, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled. The wheels For the latest updates