BMW X1 vs Volvo XC40 Comparison

    BMW X1

    Volvo XC40

    2024 BMW
    X1
    vs
    2024 Volvo
    XC40
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv small category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.5.
    0.0
    8.3
    7.9
    0.0
    Based on the BMW X1 M35i xDRIVE
    Based on the Volvo XC40 ULTIMATE B4 DARK MHEV
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    54L
    351 to 421 km
    54L
    373 to 394 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $60,400 - $90,900
    $52,990 - $85,990
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Grown-up, spacious interior
    • Packs a punch in a straight line
    • Interior tech is mostly excellent
    Misses
    • Big price jump over xDrive20i
    • Gets a bit busy over rough roads
    • Interior technology can still be fiddly
    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Dynamic driving characteristics
    • Compliant ride
    • Intuitive Google built-in infotainment interface
    Misses
    • Tardy acceleration
    • Some cheap-feeling interior finishes
    • Touchscreen looks a little small

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Individual Metallic Paint (+$2,500)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,800)
    NA

    Colours Available

    The 2023 BMW X1 comes standard in non-metallic Alpine White, with a range of metallic finishes costing an extra $1800 or coming free as part of the Enhancement pack:

    • Black Sapphire
    • Phytonic Blue
    • M Portimao Blue
    • Sanremo Green
    • Cape York Green
    • Utah Orange

    BMW Individual Storm Bay is a $2500 option, or $700 if you specify your X1 with the Enhancement pack.

    The XC40 is available in the following colours:

    • Black Stone solid
    • Sage Green metallic (new)
    • Fjord Blue metallic (new)
    • Silver Dawn metallic (new)
    • Bright Dusk metallic (new)
    • Onyx Black metallic
    • Crystal White pearl
    • Fusion Red metallic
    • Thunder Grey metallic

    Metallic shades are a $1200 option on all petrol models, but are a no-cost option on electric models.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJELECTRIC, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1499 - 19981969
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.5L0.0, 2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4, TURBO 3NOT APPLICABLE, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMNOT APPLICABLE, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 1616
    Power
    115kW - 233kW145kW - 300kW
    Power RPM
    4400 - 57504800 - 5400
    Torque
    230Nm - 400Nm300Nm - 670Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 20001500 - 1800
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 1111.3

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