The current, second generation X1 is roomy and fuel efficient for the class of entry luxury SUVs and brimming with technology. However, it abdicates some BMW's core qualities of handling agility and refinement. Even though it earned a decent Road Test score, we found much of the usual BMW magic missing from the redesigned X1.
BMW X1 Road Test

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We'd add the Driver Assistance package. The expensive Premium package adds kit that many buyers expect in this class, like adjustable lumbar control, self-dimming mirrors, LED headlights, and satellite radio.
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