White 2018 BMW X1 Front Angle

The X1 joined BMW's Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) lineup mixing exceptional styling, responsive driving progression, and versatile inside space. The X1 is accessible in two models: the X1 sDrive28i (front-wheel drive) and xDrive28i (all-wheel drive). Both are controlled by a 228-hp 2.0-liter Twin Power turbo inline four-chamber motor with auto begin/stop work, mated to an eight-speed programmed transmission Each X1 highlights a power liftgate, standard 18-inch aluminum wheels, dual zone programmed atmosphere control, Bluetooth network/sound, backup camera and a USB port. Keep reading to learn more about the improved features included in this model.

Introducing The 2018 BMW X1

2018 Gray BMW X1 Front View

What's new for the X1?

  • The X1 now offers 5 trim levels: Base, Convenience, M Sport, Premium, and M Sport Premium
  • Rearview back up camera is now standard. As well as the ConnectedDrive in-car concierge service
  • Apple Carplay and Wi-Fi charging is now optional
  • The BMW X1 features the new color Sunset Orange Metallic

Popular BMW X1 configurations in Iowa

2018 BMW X1 xDrive28i with steptronic automatic transmission, $600 19" Alloy Y Spoke wheels, $550 Black Sapphire Metallic exterior, Black Sensatec interior, $550 heated front seats and steering wheel, $2500 Convenience Package, $950 LED headlights with cornering lights. A 2018 X1 with these options will have an MSRP around $42,045.

2018 BMW X1 wheels

2018 X1 xDrive28i with Sport automatic transmission, $600 19" Double Spoke Wheels, $4,650 M Sport Package, $875 Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System. A BMW X1 with these upgrades will have an MSRP around $43,020.


2018 BMW X1 Engine Type

The BMW X1 gives sufficient power and a fantastic transmission to SUV customers. The 2018 BMW X1 has a solitary motor and transmission mix for drivers, with discretionary all-wheel drive for challenging terrain

It's the motor's 8-speed programmed accomplice that we especially like, in any case. We give it a point better than expected for its capacity to rapidly move here and there, its directing wheel-mounted oar shifters, and it's by and large refined conduct.

Acceleration6.30-60 MPH




White BMW X1 Back View

The X1 bares the unmistakably characteristics symbolic of BMW, featuring signature kidney grilles, front guards, and astute molding around the sides. Perhaps what we like most about the X1 is that its design flirts with certain aspects reminiscent of a sport wagon, with an agile shape that organizes nuance more than obvious macho shapes.

White BMW X1 Front View

Great chiseling at the edges attaches the auto to the backside, which is done in a more astute manner than other hybrids' less than appealing rear ends. Darker hues may help cover up economical cladding on the lower half of the X1, as per our eyes.

Most Popular X1 models in Cedar Rapids include the following options:

Driving Assistance Package Premium Package
Cost: $700 Cost: $3,300
Automatic high beams Heated Seats
Speed Limit Info Remote Services
Lane Departure Warning Navigation W/ touch controller
Forward Collision Warning Heads-up Display
City Collision Mitigation LED headlights


Four adults will fit comfortably in the 2018 BMW X1, and rear passengers will have the best seats in the house. The 2018 BMW X1 is likely appealing to a section of extravagant buyers due to its strong value and a light price tag when compared to other models in the BMW lineup. The quality of the materials used in the interior keep pace with what you've come to expect of BMW and the base front seats are especially agreeable.

We rate the BMW X1 better than expected for good freight limit and back seat comfort, improved by liberal openings for the back door. About those back seats: We've discovered the level bottoms and odd arrangement (the seats are marginally inclined far from the wheel) to be to some degree baffling. BMW offers a choice to overhaul the seats, yet we haven't yet had the opportunity to test those seats.


2018 BMW Saftey Features

The IIHS gave the X1 a Top Safety Pick rating after it earned best "Good" scores in all crash classes. BMW offers Driving Assistance Package with forward collision warning, automatic high beams, speed limit info lane departure warning for $700 on the X1 after purchasers have picked a $2,500 convenience package bundle.

Why Should you purchase a BMW X1?

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So what makes the BMW X1 a remarkable choice? It's snappy, deft, open, well assembled, and obviously upscale. The turbocharged inline-four-chamber motor revs anxiously, and the X1's ride is agreeable without giving up nimble performance. Pulling cumbersome payload? The X1 prevails there, as well, making it a genuine double threat for driving devotees with a dynamic way of life. Nobody will confuse the X1 for anything other than a BMW, and that by itself is surely an alluring factor to many auto shoppers. It's the entire bundle, and in this profoundly focused fragment, a simple top choice.

BMW of Cedar Rapids is the top destination for BMW owners and shoppers from all over Iowa, including Iowa City and Dubuque. Our knowledgeable team can assist with your BMW purchase, even if you are not in Eastern Iowa. We offer free delivery within 250 miles or we can pick you up that the Eastern Iowa Airport if you choose to fly in and pick up your new BMW.

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