The 2020 BMW X1 is among the highest-rated subcompact crossovers on the market. It’s practical and fun to drive. Santa Maria BMW shoppers will love the 2020 model’s new updates. Not only did the new X1 receive a beautiful styling refresh, but last year's optional 8.8-inch touchscreen now comes standard.
When checking out the new X1 at the BMW dealer near Santa Maria, you’ll have an opportunity to experience its lively performance. Under the hood sits BMW’s popular 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It cranks out 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. For 2020, the X1’s eight-speed automatic transmission has been revised to shift even more smoothly and quickly. Car and Driver lists the X1 with a zero-to-60 mph time of 6.3 seconds, which puts it among the fastest models in the class.
Many drivers especially enjoy the X1’s sharp handling. It’s far more athletic than a traditional SUV. An optional M Sport suspension makes the X1 even more entertaining to drive on twisty roads.
In regard to fuel economy, expect the front-wheel-drive X1 to return an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/33 mpg highway.* Meanwhile, opting for all-wheel drive results in a rating of 23 mpg city/31 mpg highway.
The 2020 BMW X1’s refreshed exterior styling is bound to grab your attention. Its front fascia features a bolder twin-kidney grille and new headlights. Meanwhile, redesigned LED taillights and larger chrome exhaust tips give the rear-end a more exciting look. For drivers who desire a racier appearance, BMW offers a more aggressive M Sport package. Storm Bay Metallic, Jucaro Beige and Misano Blue Metallic are the newly available paint options.
Designed to accommodate up to five passengers, the BMW X1 proves to be a worthy family vehicle. An optional sliding and reclining rear seat enables your passengers to experience more comfort. You can also take advantage of the SUV's impressive 27.1 cubic feet of cargo space.
Solid crash scores enabled the X1 to receive an NHTSA five-star overall safety. Several valuable accident-avoidance technologies also come standard. Some of the notable features include automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection and lane departure warning. Standard speed limit recognition makes you less likely to get pulled over by the police. If you spend a lot of time in the city, BMW’s automated Parking Assistant will make parallel parking an easier task..
The 2020 BMW 3 Series received the highest score of Good in all six IIHS crash tests and was named a Top Safety Pick+ model. As of the date of this writing, the 2020 3 Series has yet to be tested by the NHTHA.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.