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2016 BMW X1 xDrive25i review

The BMW X1 is leading the premium compact SUV sales charts, so how does it stack up after its first year on sale? James drives the range-topping xDrive 25i to find out.

2016 BMW X1 xDrive 20d Review

James puts the junior member of BMW’s X-Range through its paces. How does the 2016 BMW X1 xDrive 20d handle the urban sprawl?

2016 BMW X1 xDrive25i Review : Coffs Harbour to Sydney Road Trip

The fresh-faced, second-generation BMW X1 was recently launched in Australia and though the launch event near Coffs Harbour included a drive loop of around 400km through the surrounding countryside, it just wasn't enough. This all-new baby BMW needed an even bigger dose of fresh air. The solution? A road trip to Sydney, including a few choice detours to hunt for fresh local produce along the way...

2016 BMW X1 : A discussion with Sydney-born designer Calvin Luk

Bigger and bolder than before, the second-generation BMW X1 has been launched in Australia on the beautiful Coffs Coast. As well as getting to experience the all-new model on a drive around the region - read the full review here - we also had the opportunity to meet the car's Australian designer, Calvin Luk...

2016 BMW X1 Review

My, X1, you’ve changed. But instead of transforming from bland to bold, like some makeover reality television contestant, the 2016 BMW X1 has gone the opposite way. You used to sit on flamboyant small-SUV fringes, now you’re thoroughly middle of the road...

2016 BMW X1 Review

It has ditched the rear-whee drive platform, but is it still the best driver's small SUV?

BMW X1 Review: sDrive 18d SportLine

BMW's X1 has joined the ranks of 2WD SUVs. Can the RWD version of the popular small SUV compete with the AWD variant?

BMW X1 Review : sDrive20i

The world's first compact luxury SUV still holds appeal - especially in the way it drives...

2013 BMW X1 Review

BMW introduces a mid-life update of the X1 range with new engines, an eight-speed auto and styling tweaks inside and out...

BMW X1 Review & Road Test

It has the X factor Model Tested: 2010 BMW X1 xDrive20d; 2.0-litre, four cylinder, diesel; six-speed manual; five-door SUV: $52,700* Options: Metallic paint ($1,700); BMW light alloy wheels 18” Y-Spoke style 322 ($2,249); Panorama glass roof ($3,000); Navigation system Business ($2,900); Performance control ($400); Rear view camera ($900); X Line Package ($1,200); Park distance control (PDC) front & rear ($715); Design Cool Elegance package ($2,340) - Price as tested - $68,104* CarAdvice Rating: It's the cheapest BMW SUV you can buy...

BMW X1 Review - BMW's new Compact SUV

Meet the BMW X1 - Germany's first compact Sport Activity Vehicle and the world's first luxury compact SUV.