The BMW X1 was up until now imported into China which made it too expensive. This has changed today, the China-made BMW X1 has been listed and priced on the Chinese car market. It is made by the Brilliance-BMW joint venture that also makes the 3-series and 5-series. Price starts at 282.000 yuan and ends at 498.000 yuan. Engines: 18i, 20i and 28i.
The BMW X1 will be produced at the joint venture’s new ‘Shenyang West’ factory in Shenyang, the factory will also produce the new China-made 3-series that will debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April. The new factory will also produce the BMW ‘N20’ 2.0 turbo engine (20i) that delivers 135kw and 270nm. The engine will be used in the X1, 3-series and 5-series.