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BMW X Models 2021

The 2021 BMW X Models range of configurations is currently priced from $46,900. Our most recent review of the 2021 BMW X Models resulted in a score of 8.5 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Deputy News Editor Justin Hilliard had this to say at the time: There is no doubt that BMW seriously stepped up its game with the fourth-generation X5, raising its levels of luxury and technology, all the way to that of the flagship 7 Series.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Justin Hilliard liked most about this particular version of the BMW X Models: Imposing looks, Luxurious interior, Sublime engine

The BMW X Models SUV competes with similar models like the Toyota RAV4, Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe in the Under $50k category category.

The 2021 BMW X Models carries a braked towing capacity of up to 3500 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

BMW X Models 2021 Price and Specs

The BMW X Models 2021 is currently available from $46,900 for the X Models X1 Sdrive 18I Xline up to $215,900 for the X Models X6 M Competition.

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BMW X Models Body Type Specs Price
X1 Sdrive 18D SUV 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $51,900
X1 Sdrive 18D M Sport SUV 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $55,150
X1 Sdrive 18D Xline SUV 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $51,900
X1 Sdrive 18I SUV 1.5L PULP 7 SP AUTO $46,900
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BMW X Models 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the BMW X Models here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • BMW X8 - Will BMW build an SUV bigger than the X7?

    With the Germans in particular hungry to mine every single niche – fanned by the flames of electrification and a hunger by the ever-growing number of global billionaires for the biggest and best – an 'uber, uber SUV' above the X7 will probably happen.

    BMW is saying nothing of course, and we're only speculating here, but if it ever happens, it would almost certainly be electric or electrified, and may spawn a Rolls-Royce offshoot, since BMW owns that English brand.

    So, nothing for now, but don't bet against an X8 or even X9. They're likely inevitable given enough time.

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  • BMW X5 diesel problems

    Despite the price and BMW’s reputation, this series of X5 was not without its problems. Specific to the diesel-engined versions was a raft of things to watch out for when shopping for a second-hand X5. Those start with a poorly designed intake system which used small flaps in each inlet trat designed to create better air and fuel mixing and, therefore, more complete burning of the fuel. The problem was that these little flaps were secured by two screws each, and these could become loose and fall into the engine with catastrophic results. In some cases, the screws could even migrate into the turbocharger unit, destroying it.

    Like many other brands of modern turbo-diesel, the X5 could also be afflicted by problems caused by a blocked Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF). If the vehicle was used for urban work rather than highway running, the DPF could become clogged and unable to regenerate itself. Any X5 diesel with a `Service Engine Soon’ light illuminated on the dashboard is a potential problem child.

    The car’s exhaust gas recirculation valve could also leak, causing faults within the emissions-control system, while the electronics associated with the fuel injectors could also be damaged by water entering the engine compartment.

    Beyond the diesel engine, the rest of the X5 package was not without problems, either. Those can include electronic issues, poor water sealing around the body, noisy suspension and problems with petrol-engined variants as well. Fundamentally, this was not BMW’s finest hour quality-wise. It’s also worth noting that even though the BMW brand is a German one, this generation of X5s was manufactured in South Carolina in the USA.

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  • Would swapping 20-inch wheels for 18-inch wheels affect the handling and safety of my BMW X5?

    Urban dwellers love the look of huge wheels and low-profile tyres, but their country cousins generally hate them. That’s because those some giant wheel and tyre packages make the car ride more harshly and the tyres themselves are more prone to damage because there’s less sidewall to soak up impacts.

    Switching to an 18-inch wheel and a tyre with more sidewall would definitely make the car ride better, but it’s not always that simple. For a start, you might run into problems in a legal and insurance sense because you’ve suddenly modified the car. To get around that, you should stick to the smallest wheel and tyre package that the manufacturer specified for that vehicle. In the case of a current model BMW X5 that’s a 19-inch wheel and tyre. That’s going to give a better ride than the 20-inch items you currently have, but it won’t be as big an improvement as an 18-inch package. If, however, yours is not the current model X5, then previous models did, in fact, offer an 18-inch package.

    Either way, check with your insurance company that you’re not transgressing at some pedantic level and check, too, that the smaller wheels won’t drastically alter the overall gearing and suddenly make your speedometer inaccurate.

    As for handling and braking, the differences between an 18-inch and 20-inch wheel tyre package would only be felt on a race-track and not in everyday driving conditions. But the improvement to ride quality will be felt every time you drive the vehicle.

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  • What year BMW X4 can I purchase on my budget?

    It depends on which model X4 you want. With $65,000 you should be able to get into a 2018 model.

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BMW X Models 2021 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2021 BMW X Models are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 2019mm x 1805mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the BMW X Models 2021 Dimensions  include 1598mm height, 1821mm width, 4439mm length.
BMW X Models Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
X1 Sdrive 18I Xline SUV 1598x1821x4439 mm 183 mm
X1 Sdrive 18I SUV 1598x1821x4439 mm 183 mm
X2 Sdrive18I SUV 1526x1824x4360 mm 182 mm
X1 Sdrive 20I SUV 1598x1821x4439 mm 183 mm
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BMW X Models 2021 Towing capacity

The BMW X Models’s towing capacity ranges from 1700kg to 3500kg. 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 X Models Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
X1 Sdrive 18I Xline SUV 1.5L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1800kg
X1 Sdrive 18I SUV 1.5L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1800kg
X2 Sdrive18I SUV 1.5L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1700kg
X1 Sdrive 20I SUV 2.0L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1800kg
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BMW X Models 2021 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2021 BMW X Models is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The BMW X Models is available with the following fuel types: Diesel, Hyb/PULP, PULP and ULP.

BMW X Models Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
X1 Sdrive 18D SUV 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 4.7L/100km
X5 Xdrive 45E SUV 3.0L,Hyb/PULP,8 SP AUTO
X1 Sdrive 18I SUV 1.5L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 5.8L/100km
X3 M40I SUV 3.0L,ULP,8 SP AUTO 8.9L/100km
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BMW X Models 2021 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2021 BMW X Models 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 X Models Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
X1 Sdrive 18I Xline SUV 225x50 R18 225x50 R18
X1 Sdrive 18I SUV 225x50 R18 225x50 R18
X2 Sdrive18I SUV 225x45 R19 225x45 R19
X1 Sdrive 20I SUV 225x50 R18 225x50 R18
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