The other beauty in the BMW X1 line that has class apart features the F48. This is the
second generation of the BMW x1 range that is in production at present also. It comes
under the segment of subcompact luxury crossover SUV. If you are looking for a class apart
model that comes from a renowned brand, then this X model is quite a beauty.
BMW X1 (F48): Second Generation
This F48 comes in a long-wheelbase model that comes with xDrive25Le technology. It was
launched at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The core design is based upon the modular
front-wheel drive. It also has a longer wheelbase that provides enough scope for legroom,
headroom, and shoulder room.
This model is equipped with 40:20:40 split-folding rear seats, an electrically operated
tailgate, a roof rack, a 6.5-inch iDrive system, cloth seats, and 17-inch alloy wheels. Apart
from that, there are trim levels that are also equipped with, an upgraded iDrive Navigation
Plus system, an 8.8-inch touch display, and a panoramic sunroof, a head-up display. These
features help it to combat against the near peers that provide attractive features to lure
In this model, most of them use a 6-speed manual transmission and 8-speed Steptronic
automatic transmission. Also, these other models work on 8-speed Steptronic automatic
ones. On the safety front, it has gained an optimal rating point from credible test takers that
make it safer than others.
The Euro NCAP test, which consists of different tests regarding the safety of Adult
occupant, Child occupant, Pedestrian, Safety assist provides 5 out of 5 rating points.
However, the test results for sustainability only provide three stars out of 5. This test
includes efficiency under different criteria such as Clean Air Index and Energy Efficiency
Index and some other aspects.