Is the 2012 BMW X1 reliable?

OWNERS TALK RELIABILITY In terms of dependability, the made-in-Germany X1 hasn’t been a troublesome model for the most part. The number-one complaint involves the standard run-flat tires, which were specified so that the meagre cargo hold isn’t compromised by a spare tire.

What problems do BMW X1 have?

What are the most common problems with a used BMW X1 estate? The X1’s 2.0-litre diesel engine has been the subject of a number of complaints of stretched and snapping timing chains. This fault can lead to significant engine damage if the chain does snap, usually requiring replacement of the whole engine.

What engine is in the 2012 BMW X1?

One Turbo Beats Two Cylinders

2012 BMW X1 xDrive28i
Base price $33,000 (est)
Vehicle layout Front-engine, AWD, 5-pass, 5-door SUV
Engine 2.0L/241-hp/258-lb-ft DOHC 16-valve turbocharged I-4
Transmissions 8-speed automatic

Does 2012 BMW X1 have backup camera?

Backing up the X1 up provides the only exception as the tall tail all but mandates the need for a backup camera.

Is BMW X1 good for long drive?

The BMW X1 gave a superb mileage of 18km/l, which I think is brilliant for a 2.0-litre turbo-charged engine. Overall I would still suggest those car buyers who are in search of a crossover for long routes and also for day-to-day city traveling, BMW X1 would be a practical pick.

Is 2012 BMW X1 all wheel drive?

Even though the X1 is BMW’s smallest SUV, it still has the same genes that built the German brand’s reputation. Its engine is a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder that generates 241 hp paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and AWD. This vehicle’s full name is actually the X1 xDrive28i.

Is a BMW X1 expensive to maintain?

BMW X1 Maintenance Costs A BMW X1 will cost about $17,516 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service. This is more than the industry average for luxury SUV models by $2,056. There is also a 54.61% chance that a X1 will require a major repair during that time.