A good compact SUV can offer a lot of cargo room and a dependable drive in any conditions. Add some old-school luxury and the latest technology in there and you've got the BMW X1. Is it the right SUV for you, though? Alderson BMW finds out. We put this 2021 BMW X1 review together to show drivers in Lubbock, TX, what it has to offer. Contact us directly if you have any questions or you're ready to get behind the wheel!

BMW X1 Interior

The 2021 BMW X1 offers seating for five and a stylish design. SensaTec upholstery comes standard, along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Dark wood accents run along the doors and dashboard to give it an old-fashioned refined feel.

This compact SUV offers plenty of space to stretch out. You'll also find multiple ways to get comfortable with 8-way power adjustable front seats. Plus, an automatic climate control system comes standard to set the perfect temperature for everyone, while rain-sensing wipers can help you see clearly during storms.

Overall, the interior offers seating for five, plus a generous amount of storage space. The trunk comes with lots of cargo room, while 40/20/40 split folding rear seats can help you pack more. It's even easy to load up when you've got your hands full, thanks to a power tailgate. The following dimensions are what you can expect in the BMW X1:




Cargo Room Behind Row

58.7 cubic feet

27.1 cubic feet


41.9 inches

39.4 inches


40.4 inches

37 inches

User-Friendly Technology

While the BMW X1 offers a timeless design, the dashboard features some of the latest technology. For example, the iDrive infotainment system includes an 8.8-inch monitor on top of the dashboard. It can help you enjoy your favorite music, make hands-free calls, and get directions with the following features:

  • Hands-Free Bluetooth® audio streaming
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Android Auto™
  • Voice Command System with Natural Language Understanding
  • BMW Navigation Business

The 2021 BMW X1 also includes SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, so you'll have more music to choose from. To make sure you get good sound quality, a 7-speaker 205-watt HiFi Sound System is also included.

Not only does the navigation system find the fastest route and guide you with turn-by-turn directions, but it also includes a real-time map of your route. You can view your maps on the dashboard or check the Head-up Display. It projects information like your speed and where your next turn will be directly in your line of sight.

BMW X1 Specs

Under the hood, this stylish SUV sports a 2.0L 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine that delivers the kind of drive and acceleration you'd expect from a sports car. With 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, it can go from 0 to 60 MPH in only 6.6 seconds.

No matter what you encounter during your drive, the X1 is always ready. It comes with an 8-speed STEPTRONIC Automatic Transmission, Dynamic Stability Control, and Dynamic Traction Control. Plus, xDrive intelligent all-wheel is available for an even more capable drive.

Test Drive the Versatile BMW X1

With a roomy interior, high-tech features, and dynamic performance, the BMX X1 is a great all-around choice for drivers in Lubbock, Texas. Visit Alderson BMW to learn more about our 2021 BMW X1 review and take a test drive.

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