BMW has announced that it will enrich the offer of the new X1 crossover, with the hybrid drive model. The 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid will be a plug-in hybrid version of the new X1 model. It will combine a conventional four-cylinder engine and an electric motor. According to some information, this model will carry a label 2017 BMW X1 xDrive30i and its sale is scheduled for 2016.
After the announcement of the new X1 model and its sports version of the X1 M models, BMW has decided to offer a hybrid model. Such a move can cause dominance in the segment, and the advantage compared to competitive models.
2017 BMW X1 Hybrid Specs
About this model appeared more different information. One source mentioned that the 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid combine a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine and an electric motor. The petrol engine will be set front, and will run the front wheels. The electric motor will be set back and will move the rear wheels. He’s supposed to deliver 88 hp and 136 Nm of torque. The combined power of the hybrid system will be more than 200 horsepower. This system will enable the 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h of less than 7 seconds, while the maximum speed of the vehicle amounted to 209 km/h. With this propulsion system, the vehicle should have CO2 emissions of less than 50 grams per kilometer. On the other hand, there is information that this model combined 1.5-liter turbo gasoline engine and electric motor. We expect more information and to confirm which version will be in circulation. Do not be surprised if BMW offer both options.
In addition to this model, BMW also announced the 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid with seven seats. And this model is set to UKL platform. Compared to the five-seat version with seven seats will have a longer wheelbase. According to some announcements, these two additional seats will be earmarked exclusively for the accommodation of children. Because of the electric motors and batteries, which are housed in the back, the load compartment will be reduced to about 100 liters.
Price of 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid
Presentation of the 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid models can be expected in September 2015 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. If promotion in Frankfurt fails, the presentation can be expected in early 2016, while the start of sales is scheduled for 2016.
Price for a hybrid version of the new X1 is not formally submitted. However, according to some reports, 2017 BMW X1 Hybrid will cost less than € 40,000.