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BMW X2 Review



The new BMW X2 is available to order from mid-November in xDrive20d SE form, with the X2 sDrive20i, X2 sDrive18d and X2 xDrive18d coming in 2018.

With the xDrive20d SE priced from £33,980, the X2 will be available in SE, Sport, M Sport and M Sport X specs.

At launch, the X2 xDrive20d diesel variant will be available. It generates maximum output of 190hp and 400Nm of torque enabling a zero to 62mph time of 7.7 seconds. Official fuel consumption is 61.4mpg, while CO2 emissions are as low as 121g/km.

The 20d diesel model comes equipped with xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive as standard.

The car’s driving responses can be adapted by using the Driving Experience Control switch, allowing the driver to choose between default COMFORT mode, efficiency-enhancing ECO PRO mode and SPORT mode.

If the optional Dynamic Damper Control is specified, the car’s suspension can be adjusted even more precisely to individual requirements. Drivers can choose between two settings – COMFORT or SPORT – using the Driving Experience Control switch.

The M Sport suspension fitted as standard on the BMW X2 M Sport and M Sport X is 10mm lower than the standard suspension.

With a drag coefficient of just Cd 0.28, the X2 xDrive20d is one of the most aerodynamically efficient models in the whole segment.

The new X2 offers its driver three different ways of interacting with their car, as the sixth generation of the iDrive control concept now supplements the familiar iDrive Controller and optional voice control (within Tech pack) with touchscreen operation as standard for the Control Display. The touchscreen can also be used comfortably by the front passenger.

Standard specification for every BMW X2 includes a 6.5-inch Touch Control Display with navigation system. The display concept is designed to provide the driver with a quick summary of the most important information at any particular time by means of, for example, the live tiles that appear in the display’s main menu. Its operation emulates the intuitive touch control principles familiar from smartphones.

There’s also the option of the full-colour BMW Head-Up Display, also featured within the Technology Pack, which projects all important driving information and navigation/assistance system readouts onto the windscreen and therefore into the driver’s field of view – in high resolution.