BMW X1 Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the BMW X1 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

BMW X1 2011: Seats cracking

Answered by CarsGuide 26 Apr 2019

I presume the seats are leather. Leather needs regular maintenance with cleaner and conditioner to keep it supple and prevent it from drying out and cracking. You can buy leather conditioner at all major auto outlets.

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Audi Q5, BMW X1, Range Rover Sport headline recent recalls

Audi Q5, BMW X1, Range Rover Sport headline recent recalls

15 May 2017 · by Tung Nguyen

European manufacturers Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar Land Rover and Peugeot have all issued recent recall notices.

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Downsizing from a ML350d?

Answered by CarsGuide 29 Feb 2016

The GLA is actually my favourite of all the baby Mercedes-Benz models and I reckon it should suit her fine. It gets The Tick from me.

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Power chip for 2010 BMW X1

Answered by CarsGuide 11 Aug 2011

We haven't had any experience with the chip you refer to, but have had some with other chips that have been offered here in the past. Yes they can work, but they do so by taking the engine calibration closer to the edge than the carmaker would dare do with safety. In my view they would clearly affect the warranty.

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No spare wheel in BMW X1

Answered by CarsGuide 29 Sep 2010

It doesn't have a spare so I guess their thinking us that you don't need a jack or a wheel brace. Without a spare you have to take your X1 to a dealer or tyre outlet when you have a problem with a run-flat and they have the equipment to remove the wheels. It's also an indication of how many BMW owners take their vehicles offroad.

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