Mercedes-Benz EQB vs BMW X1 Comparison

    Mercedes-Benz EQB

    BMW X1

    2024 Mercedes-Benz
    EQB
    vs
    2024 BMW
    X1
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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.
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    7.5
    8.3
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    Based on the Mercedes-Benz EQB 350 4MATIC
    Based on the BMW X1 M35i xDRIVE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    NA
    54L
    351 to 421 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $87,734 - $106,155
    $60,400 - $90,900
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    CarExpert's Take

    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Added punch, grip of dual-motor drivetrain...
    • ... while remaining comfortable and refined
    • Retains the GLB's spacious cabin
    Misses
    • No seven-seat option in this spec
    • Real-world driving range isn't enough
    • Very pricey, off the pace in several metrics
    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

    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

    • AMG Leather - Black (+$1,700)
    • Interior Wood Trim (+$600)
    • Interior Wood Trim - Alternate Pricing (+$300)
    • Magno Paint (+$3,300)
    • Mercedes-Benz Wallbox Gen 1.5 - Type 2 AC (+$1,709)
    • Individual Metallic Paint (+$2,500)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,800)

    Colours Available

    Polar White and Night Black are the standard exterior colours, with the following optional:

    • Denim Blue metallic
    • Rosé Gold metallic
    • Digital White metallic
    • Iridium Silver metallic
    • Mountain Grey metallic
    • Cosmos Black metallic
    • Manufaktur Mountain Grey Magno

    The EQB 250 and EQB 350 comes standard with black interiors, though a Macchiato Beige/black interior is optional on the EQB 250, while Edition 1 models come with a Neva Grey and Cyber Cut blue interior.

    Spiral-look interior trim elements are standard, with open-pore wood tri moptional

    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.

    Specs

    Type
    ELECTRICTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    -1499 - 1998
    Size (L)
    0.02.0L, 1.5L
    Induction
    NOT APPLICABLETURBO 4, TURBO 3
    Camshaft
    NOT APPLICABLEVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    -12 - 16
    Power
    140kW - 215kW115kW - 233kW
    Power RPM
    -4400 - 5750
    Torque
    385Nm - 520Nm230Nm - 400Nm
    Torque RPM
    -1500 - 2000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    -9.5 - 11

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