BMW X1 priced at Rs 22 lakh

BMW India will launch X1 compact SUV on December 23, 2010 at prices starting from Rs. 22 lakhs, ex-showroom.

The response to BMW X1 in India has been very encouraging. BMW has already received more than 200 pre-order bookings from customers in the Delhi/NCR region and more than 300 pre-order bookings from SUV buyers in Mumbai region. One has to pay Rs. 3 lakh as a down payment and wait for 5–6 months to drive home their X1 from BMW dealerships.

BMW X1 will come in three trim levels: Corporate Edition, Highline and Cool Elegance. BMW X1 will be available in both 1.8i petrol (1.8 litre engine) and 2.0d diesel (2.0 litre engine) options. The following are the price details of X1 models:

BMW X1 Corporate Edition 1.8i petrol Rs. 22 lakhs*
BMW X1 Corporate Edition 2.0d diesel Rs. 23 lakhs*
BMW X1 High Line 2.0d diesel Rs. 29.90 lakhs*
BMW X1 Cool Elegance 2.0d diesel Rs. 32.50 lakhs*
*-ex-showroom prices, may vary.

BMW X1 Corporate Edition (CE) will have budgetary features list that excludes sunroof, i-drive interface, 6-CD changer. The interiors of X1 CE gets simple black trim and fabric seats only. BMW X1 petrol CE will be priced at Rs. 22 lakhs* and X1 diesel CE will be priced at Rs. 24 lakhs*.

BMW X1 priced at Rs 22 lakh
Photo: BMW X1

BMW X1 Highline Variant has sunroof, i-drive system, Xenon headlamps, parking sensors and leather seats. BMW X1 Highline diesel will be priced at Rs. 29.90 lakhs*.

BMW X1 Cool Elegance variant will have all the features of Highline plus Anthracite Headliner as well as exclusive contrasting piping on the leather seats. X1 Cool Elegance will be priced at Rs. 32.5 lakhs*.

BMW offers X1 only as a rear-wheel-drive vehicle in order to price the SUV competitively. BMW X1 is based on the 3 Series platform aiming urban SUV buyers. We hope X1 will delight the owners with the same precise, nimble handling and agility of the 3 series sedans.

BMW X1 2.0d Specification

Engine Displacement     :    1995 cc, Common Rail Direct Injection, Diesel
Power            :    177 hp at4000 rpm
Torque:        :    350 Nm at 1750-3000 rpm
Drive Type        :    Rear Wheel Drive
Gearbox        :    6-speed, Manual
Top Speed        :    205 kmph
Acceleration        :    8.1 seconds (0 -100 kmph)
Front            :    Vented Discs
Rear            :    Vented Discs
Size            :    225/50 R17 94H
Length            :    4453 mm
Width            :    1796 mm
Height            :    1544 mm
Wheelbase        :    2758 mm
Ground Clearance    :    193 mm
Luggage Space        :    419 Litres