The BMW X1 has won many awards for just being the way it is. The car enthusiasts loved yet another vehicle from BMW with that came with more supple movements, made nimble progress, provided spacious volumes both for passengers and cargo apart from being a head turner simply by its look, and going higher than what we call, upscale.
What’s New for 2018
At the Santa Rosa BMW we were told that the entire lineup of X1 for 2018 has been rearranged by BMW offering five distinct trims, namely, the base, the Convenience, the M Sport, the Premium, and M Sport Premium. Each of these trim levels are now equipped with more features than they had last time. A few features now are continued as standalone options to be found only on the non-Premium trims. These include a pair of LED headlamps, front and rear parking sensors, Navigation tool, heated steering wheel and seats. Some new features like a backup camera is now seen as a standard equipment that has also joined the party for 2018 along with the house production of ConnectedDrive in-car concierge service from BMW itself. The Apple CarPlay is yet an optional convenience while there is an onboard Wi-Fi connectivity offered with the benefits of wireless device charging. You can now see your favorite BMW X1 in a Sunset Orange Metallic color that has replaced the earlier Chestnut Bronze.
The most striking exterior feature that can be said to the identity mark of 2018 X1 as a BMW model is its twin-kidney grilles surrounded by a pair of squinting headlights. Then there are those nice details like the prominent rib running across the sides of the body, through the door handles to make this BMW look muscular from every angle. There is also a pair of optional LED headlights that are intriguingly detailed with the ability to in response to the steering wheel while illuminating the corners at night.
Interior Comfort and Convenience
Peep into a 2018 BMW X1 and a swanky interior would invite you into its with rich leather-wrapped cabin, fenced with handsome wood trim, and spacious seating arrangement. The controls are intuitive while the seats and steering wheel stay warm to provide a comfortable ride throughout the journey.
The Power and Driving
The 2018 BMW X1 brought the turbocharged inline-four-cylinder engine and to an eight-speed automatic transmission to rev while driving through tougher situations, and the X1’s ride stays comfortable without needing the driver to sacrifice the superior handling. The pair makes a silky 228-hp with excellent fuel efficiency.
The consumers of the Santa Rosa BMW dealer were happy to let us know that in the 2018 BMW X1 the Safety and Driver Assistance Plus package rounds up four active safety features that include an automated emergency braking, a forward-collision warning, lane-departure warning, and pedestrian detection. All these work on the basis of camera and radar inputs. Some more features can be availed that are offered as optional, that includes Anti-lock brakes. ABS brakes, a full suite of airbags, Stability control, Pretensioners and a sound Security system.