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BMW X1
2021 BMW X1
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$35,400
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8.4
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2021 BMW X5
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$59,400
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Subaru Outback
2021 Subaru Outback
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9.1
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
335 hp @ 5500 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
330 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
41.3 ft
36.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
19" x 9"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
19" x 9"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Double Wishbone
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P225/50VR18
P265/50HR19
P225/65HR17
Rear Tire
P225/50VR18
P265/50HR19
P225/65HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
23 MPG
29 MPG
City
24 MPG
21 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
26 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr
6.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
21.9 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
386.4 miles
459.9 miles
481 miles
Cruising Range Highway
531.3 miles
569.4 miles
610.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.5 in
194.3 in
191.3 in
Height
62.9 in
68.7 in
66.4 in
Max Width
71.7 in
78.9 in
73 in
Front Width
61.5 in
66.1 in
61.8 in
Rear Width
61.6 in
66.9 in
62.8 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
117.1 in
108.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.4 in
39.8 in
42.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.9 in
40.8 in
40.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.6 in
60 in
58.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
55.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37 in
37.4 in
39.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.4 in
38.7 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.2 in
58.1 in
57.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
54.8 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,554 lbs
4,828 lbs
3,635 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
2,700 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.7 ft³
72.3 ft³
75.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.1 ft³
33.9 ft³
32.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
27.1 ft³
33.9 ft³
32.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Abyss Blue Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Misano Blue Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Storm Bay Metallic
  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Manhattan Green Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Oyster/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Slate Black, Cloth Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black w/Blue Highlight, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Canberra Beige, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Coffee, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Cognac, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Ivory White, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Standard
Automatic Parking
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
N/A