Volvo XC40 vs BMW X1 Comparison

    Volvo XC40

    BMW X1

    2024 Volvo
    XC40
    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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    8.0
    8.1
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    Based on the Volvo XC40 ULTIMATE B5 DARK MHEV
    Based on the BMW X1
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    54L
    373 to 394 km
    54L
    351 to 421 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $52,990 - $85,990
    $60,400 - $90,900
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    CarExpert's Take

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    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Slick tech
    • Upscale, comfortable interior
    • Has pep in its step
    Misses
    • Not cheap
    • Not as much range as some rivals
    • Servicing a bit expensive

    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

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

    Colours Available

    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.

    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
    ELECTRIC, TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    19691499 - 1998
    Size (L)
    0.0, 2.0L2.0L, 1.5L
    Induction
    NOT APPLICABLE, TURBO 4TURBO 4, TURBO 3
    Camshaft
    NOT APPLICABLE, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1612 - 16
    Power
    145kW - 300kW115kW - 233kW
    Power RPM
    4800 - 54004400 - 5750
    Torque
    300Nm - 670Nm230Nm - 400Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 18001500 - 2000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    11.39.5 - 11

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