BMW X1 facelift for the 2020 model year has been launched today – It receives a new fascia and added interior comforts
Available in 3 variants – SportX, xLine and M Sport, the new updated version of the 2nd-gen BMW X1 sports a refreshed design, attractive features, and improved driving dynamics and comfort. Manufactured at BMW Group Plant Chennai, the BSVI diesel and petrol variants are now available at dealerships.
Rudratej Singh, President and Chief Executive Officer, BMW Group India said, “The BMW X1 has established and owned the dominant position in the premium compact sports activity vehicle (SAV) segment. This is also the trend worldwide – it reflects the global need the X1 serves.”
2020 BMW X1 is aimed at young high achievers looking for adventure, and an elevated drive experience. Each variant has is distinct in exterior and interior design features that add individuality to variant type. SportX highlights sporty and ‘X’ elements. xLine highlights powerful character to its off-road looks. M Sport is elite and masculine. New BMW X1 is available in two BS VI petrol and two BS VI diesel variants.
2020 BMW X1 Facelift Prices
BMW X1 sDrive20i SportX (petrol) : INR 35,90,000
BMW X1 sDrive20i xLine (petrol) : INR 38,70,000
BMW X1 sDrive20d xLine (diesel) : INR 39,90,000
BMW X1 sDrive20d M Sport (diesel) : INR 42,90,000
All prices above are Ex-sh.
BMW X1 is available with a comprehensive 5 years / 60,000 kilometres service and warranty package that includes BMW Service Inclusive and BMW Repair Inclusive. This addresses Condition Based Service (CBS), maintenance work and warranty. Those booking the vehicle in March can benefit from a special price of Rs 15,000 per year for petrol variants, and Rs 20,000 per year for diesel variants. 5 year BMW 360 financial plan is available for those booking the new BMW X1 in March at monthly payments starting Rs 49,999, assured 5 year buy-back value of Rs 15,00,000 and flexible end of term options.
BMW X1 facelift sports a larger grille, new LED headlamps and revised front bumper. Rear tail lamp design but with new LED lighting. New paint options and new alloy wheels make up exterior updates.
Interior updates include a new electronic gear selector, a larger touchscreen infotainment system and seating done up in Dakota leather with contrasting stitching accents. Panorama glass-roof is standard, The 8.8″ Central Display has touchscreen functionality and Wireless Apple CarPlay. Comfort suspension enhances ride quality. Engines are tuned to return 99 percent less particulate matter (PM) and 70 percent less nitrogen oxide emissions (NOx) than BSVI limits.
Three new exterior colours include Storm Bay, Misano Blue and Sunset Orange. High seating position and good road visibility improves road presence. The front imposes with a signature BMW grille and large air intakes. A welcome greeting ‘X1’ projected onto the ground from the side mirrors when entering the vehicle. Ambient Lighting is a setup pf six dimmable designs.
A micro-activated carbon particulate filter ensures cabin air freshness. Electrical seat adjustment is available for both driver (with memory function) and passenger. M Sport offers Sport Seats for driver and front passenger. Rear seat backrest has recliner function. Boot capacity can be increased from 500 litres to 1,550 litres.
The two-litre four-cylinder petrol engine (X1 sDrive20i) returns 192 hp and maximum torque of 280 Nm at 1,350 – 4,600 rpm, and goes from 0 -100 km/hr in 7.7 seconds. The two-litre four-cylinder diesel engine (X1 sDrive20d) returns max power output of 190 hp and a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 1,750 – 2,500 rpm, and goes from 0 -100 km/hr in 7.9 seconds. sDrive20i fuel efficiency is pegged at 14.82 kms/ltr, and for BMW X1 sDrive20d, it’s 19.62 kms/ltr.
Driving modes include ECO PRO, Comfort, Sport. The vehicles are paired with Steptronic Sport automatic transmission. Steering wheel paddle shifters and cruise control with braking function are standard features. Launch Control is focused on maximum acceleration. X1 continues its rivalry with the Mercedes-Benz GLA, Audi Q3, Volvo XC40.