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BMW X1
2021 BMW X1
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$35,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Mercedes-AMG GLA 45
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45
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$54,500
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Subaru Forester
2021 Subaru Forester
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$24,795
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8.6
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
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
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 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
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
382 hp @ 6500 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
354 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,554 lbs
N/A
3,449 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
N/A
29 MPG
City
24 MPG
N/A
26 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
N/A
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
N/A
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 gallons
13.5 gallons
16.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
386.4 miles
N/A
431.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
531.3 miles
N/A
547.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.5 in
173.6 in
182.1 in
Height
62.9 in
63.6 in
67.5 in
Max Width
71.7 in
72.2 in
71.5 in
Front Width
61.5 in
63.2 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
61.6 in
63.2 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
107.4 in
105.1 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
41.1 in
43.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.9 in
40.8 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.6 in
55.9 in
58.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
57.3 in
54.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37 in
38.4 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.4 in
38.1 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.2 in
54.8 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
57.3 in
53.6 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.7 ft³
50.5 ft³
76.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.1 ft³
15.4 ft³
31.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
27.1 ft³
15.4 ft³
31.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
N/A
35.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"
17" x 7"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/50VR18
P
P225/60HR17
Rear Tire
P225/50VR18
P
P225/60HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Night Black
  • Polar White
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green 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
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Oyster/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, 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
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Optional
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
Not Available
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 Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
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
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Optional
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
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
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
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 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
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles