A silver 2020 BMW X1 European model travels on a paved road on a rocky hill
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 BMW X1 Impresses Despite “Low-Rent” Slam

It’s tough to qualify as a truly perfect vehicle, and the 2021 BMW X1 is no exception. Though it boasts plenty of positive qualities, this luxury subcompact SUV’s interior suffers a bit. But is that enough to hold back this Beemer? Here’s a look at the 2021 BMW X1. Overview of the 2021 BMW X1 …

A Mazda CX-5 parked downtown

2021 BMW X1 vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5: The Savvier Choice Is Still the Same

Comparing a small luxury SUV like the BMW X1 to a mainstream one like the Mazda CX-5 may seem odd, but it’s really not. Both models are at the top of their respective classes. They offer similar driving experiences too.  The 2021 BMW X1 and the 2021 Mazda CX-5 appeal to the same type of driver  Both the X1 …

A white 2021 BMW X3 xDrive30e on a snowy mountain
Crossover & Midsize

SUVs That Have the Worst Resale Value in 2020

There are several SUVs you can buy that hold their value incredibly well. Even the Honda CR-V, the lowest SUV on the list, retains about 55% of its value after five years. The best? That would be the four-door Jeep Wrangler, which somewhat surprisingly holds its value even better than the two-door Wrangler. It’ll only …

A charcoal grey 2020 BMW X1 driving down the countryside.

What’s the Difference Between the BMW X1 and the BMW X3?

BMW builds brilliant luxury sedans and SUVs, but at this point, its SUVs are taking center stage. Two of the most popular crossovers in BMW’s current lineup are the 2020 BMW X1 and the 2020 BMW X3. Both are stylish and refined, but how would you pick between the X1 and the X3? The BMW X1 is smaller  …

The BMW X1 on display at the Brussels Motor Show
Hybrids & Electrics

We’re Not Too Far Away From an Electric BMW X1

Crossovers are a popular SUV size these days. There are a number of gas, diesel, hybrid, and electric versions to choose from as well. That includes offerings from the luxury brands. BMW plans to add more electric models to its offerings over the next few years, and its smallest crossover SUV, the BMW X1, has …

a mercedes ala crossover SUV at speed on the roadway
Crossover & Midsize

Don’t Be Fooled by a Cheap Luxury SUV

There is a certain amount of prestige that comes along with owning an driving a luxury car. SUVs are a booming segment, so it’s no surprise that luxury SUVs are also popular. Some are priced in an entry-level range like the 2020 BMW X1 and X2, or the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA. But sometimes the juice …

Mazda CX-5 is displayed during the second press day at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show

You Should Get the Mazda CX-5 Over the BMW X1

The 2020 Mazda CX-5 is one of the most talked-about SUVs of the year for a variety of reasons. It offers a dynamic driving experience, fuel efficiency, and boasts one of the most luxurious car cabins in its class. In fact, the CX-5 is so good on luxury that Consumer Reports recommends buying it over real luxury models …

BMW X4 luxury crossover SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Trucks & SUVs

How Many SUV Models Does BMW Make?

BMW was one of the first luxury carmakers to embrace the SUV. The BMW X5 was the first, and a long line of performance SUVs followed. All models in the BMW X line are built with a sports car in mind, from the aerodynamics to the near-50/50 weight distribution. BMW now refers to these vehicles as …