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BMW IX1 2023

The 2023 BMW IX1 range of configurations is currently priced from $83,900. Our most recent review of the 2023 BMW IX1 resulted in a score of 8.4 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Contributing Journalist Byron Mathioudakis had this to say at the time: BMW is a true EV pioneer, as the 2014 i3 and subsequent models prove. There’s never been one that we didn’t like. The only problem was that all were expensive. And at times, prohibitively so.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Byron Mathioudakis liked most about this particular version of the BMW IX1: Surprising value for money, Impressive design inside and out, Decent road manners

The 2023 BMW IX1 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

BMW IX1 2023 Price and Specs

The BMW IX1 2023 is currently available from $83,900 for the IX1 Edrive20 Xline up to $97,142 for the IX1 Edrive20 Xline.

Pricing guides

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BMW IX1 Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
Edrive20 Xline SUV — Electric 1 SP AUTO $74,690 $85,800
Xdrive30 M Sport SUV — Electric 1 SP AUTO $80,300 $92,290
Xdrive30 Xline SUV — Electric 1 SP AUTO $80,300 $92,290
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BMW IX1 2023 Colours

The iX1 is available in a number of colours. 'Alpine White' is the only ‘flat’ paint, while the standard no-cost-option metallic range for 2023 includes 'Mineral White', 'Black Sapphire', 'Space Silver', 'Phytonic Blue', 'M Portimao Blue', 'San Remo Green', 'Cape York Green' and 'Utah Orange'. Note that not all of these paints are available in the M Sport pack.

Buyers can also choose the BMW Individual 'Frozen Pure Grey' metallic that is $3200 extra, along with hundreds of other special-order hues that cost even more if they’re willing to pay and wait.

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire
  • Mineral White
  • M Portimao Blue
  • Space Silver
  • Cape York Green
  • Frozen Pure Grey
  • Phytonic Blue
  • Sanremo Green
  • Utah Orange
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

BMW IX1 2023 Accessories

At launch, the iX1 is only available in xDrive30 guise, which means having twin electric motors for AWD, a 22kW AC charger and (non-driver-configurable) adaptive dampers.

Buyers also get to enjoy autonomous emergency braking (AEB), lane-support systems, adaptive cruise control, adaptive LED headlights, automatic parking assist, keyless entry/start, a digital key with ultra-wide-band tech, dual-zone climate control, ‘Sensatec’ artificial leather, a reverse camera, DAB+ digital radio, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, wireless phone charging, a 10.7-inch multimedia touchscreen, a 10.25-inch digital instrumentation cluster, ‘Hey, BMW!’ voice control, a head-up display, sat-nav with augmented reality view, a powered tailgate, roof rails and 19-inch alloy wheels.

BMW IX1 2023 Accessories

BMW IX1 2023 Interior

Being a small to medium-sized SUV, you’d expect the X1-based iX1 to be fairly tight interior-space wise, but actually, with a transverse-engine and front-wheel drive architecture basis, it is surprisingly spacious.

Entry and egress is easy due to large doors, the seat cushions are set quite highly, while deep windows and a low dashboard cowl contribute to a light and airy feel.

The rear seat is as spacious as the front seat area, with room to stretch if required.

BMW IX1 2023 Interior

BMW IX1 2023 Boot Space

Due to a 40/20/40-split backrest arrangement, the iX1’s cargo capacity increases from 490 litres to 1495 litres. All figures are VDA-rated.

That’s actually slightly down on the regular X1 models, which offers 540-1527L, due to the space demanded by a rear-axle-mounted electric motor and battery pack beneath the rear seats.

Note, too, that there’s no spare tyre, with just a tyre repair kit.

BMW IX1 2023 Boot space

BMW IX1 2023 Seats

The BMW iX1 is a five-seater small-to-medium-sized SUV.

Based on the third-generation X1, the U11-series iX1 is the full battery electric version, with two front bucket seats offering electric adjustment for rake as well as reach.

The seats themselves are classed as ‘sports seats’, meaning they have extra bolstering, presumably to brace their occupants from G-forces when the vehicle is cornering hard.

The rear seats are well-shaped as well, and offer a 40/20/40-split folding backrest arrangement to greatly increase luggage capacity into the cabin, as well as a reclining mechanism. The centre portion drops to double up as a ski-port and contains a pair of cupholders.

However, due to the battery being placed beneath the cushion, the iX1 is not available with the slide function that is optional on the internal combustion engine-powered versions.

BMW IX1 2023 Seats

BMW IX1 2023 Speed

The BMW iX1 can accelerate from 0-100km/h in brisk 5.6 seconds, on the way to a top speed of 180km/h, BMW says.

BMW IX1 2023 Towing capacity

The BMW IX1’s towing capacity ranges from 0kg to 1200kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

BMW IX1 Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
Edrive20 Xline SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO 0kg
Xdrive30 Xline SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO 1200kg
Xdrive30 M Sport SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO 1200kg
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BMW IX1 2023 Engine

The iX1 xDrive30 features BMW’s fifth-generation EV drive, known as eDrive 5.0 M170SF.

It has two electrically excited synchronous electric motors fitted – one on each axle – for all-wheel drive. Drive is via a single-speed reduction gear transmission. The battery pack fitted offers 67kWh.

BMW IX1 2023 Engine

BMW IX1 2023 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2023 BMW IX1 are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1845mm x 1616mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the BMW IX1 2023 Dimensions  include 1616mm height, 1845mm width, 4500mm length.
BMW IX1 Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
Edrive20 Xline SUV 1616x1845x4500 mm 170 mm
Xdrive30 Xline SUV 1616x1845x4500 mm 170 mm
Xdrive30 M Sport SUV 1616x1845x4500 mm 170 mm
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BMW IX1 2023 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2023 BMW IX1 is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The BMW IX1 is available with the following fuel type: Electric.

BMW IX1 Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Edrive20 Xline SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
Xdrive30 M Sport SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
Xdrive30 M Sport SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
Xdrive30 Xline SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
Xdrive30 Xline SUV Electric,1 SP AUTO
* Combined fuel consumption See All BMW IX1 2023 Pricing and Specs

BMW IX1 2023 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2023 BMW IX1 will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

BMW IX1 Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
Edrive20 Xline SUV 225x55 R18 225x55 R18
Xdrive30 Xline SUV 245x45 R19 245x45 R19
Xdrive30 M Sport SUV 245x45 R19 245x45 R19
See All BMW IX1 2023 Wheel Sizes

BMW IX1 2023 Range

All figures are on the ADR 81/02 test cycle.

BMW says the xDrive30 consumes an average of 18.3kWh/100km – somewhat less than the 21.3kWh/100km that the iX1’s own trip computer displayed.

The 67kWh lithium-ion battery pack offers a useable 65kWh, for a ADR 81/02-rated range of 400km.