Is the BMW X2 or X1 Right for You?

If you want a luxury crossover with thrilling driving dynamics and a plush interior, get a BMW. BMW SAVs are a product of brilliant German engineering, with crisp handling and swift acceleration. They also have refined cabins with comfortable seats and handy technology. Drivers in Utica and Rome, NY have two well-built subcompact BMW SAVs to choose from at BMW of Utica - the X1 and X2. If you're not sure which one is best for you, keep reading to find out more about each model.

Cargo Space

The BMW X1 and X2 have similar interior styling, standard features, and even the same 228-horsepower engine and eight-speed automatic transmission. They're both subcompact SAVS with seating for five and good fuel economy. However, the X1 has a conventional SUV body, whereas the X2 has a more coupe-like shape. People in Oneida and Oneonta who want a roomier vehicle will prefer the X1, which has over 58 cubic feet of cargo space with its back seats folded, while the X2 has a little more than 50 cubic feet of room.


While both the BMW X2 and X1 come standard with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, the X2 has a more powerful available motor. Drivers in New Hartford, NY who want a peppier crossover will like the X2's optional 301-horsepower engine for more assertive acceleration and stronger passing power. It also gets slightly better gas mileage - 24 mpg in the city for the X2, compared to 23 mpg in the city for the X1.


If luxury features are important to you, the BMW X2 has a little more to offer than the BMW X1. It comes standard with an 8.8-inch iDrive touch screen, while the X1 comes with a 6.5-inch touch screen. But people in Whitesboro, NY who need a vehicle they can depend on daily will want the X1. It gets an excellent predicted reliability rating of 4.5 out of five from J.D. Power. The X2 only gets a 3.5 predicted reliability rating.

Experience Both the BMW X1 and X2 at BMW of Utica

The BMW X1 and X2 are both high-performing SAVs with abundant luxury features. If you want a reliable vehicle with more cargo space, go with the X1. Drivers in Utica who want a stronger engine and a nicer infotainment system will be better off with the X2. BMW of Utica has both models in stock. Visit our dealership to experience BMW quality for yourself.

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