The electric car BMW iX1 price starting at $55000

The electric car BMW iX1 price starting at $55000

The 100% electric version of the new BMW iX1 price is $55,150 in its launch version. That’s $7,000 more than a deducted bonus Tesla Model Y or $4,000 more than a Skoda Enyaq iV equipped with larger batteries.

BMW has just launched its all-new, third-generation X1. In addition to its thermal versions, the brand’s new compact SUV with the propeller will tackle the Mercedes EQA and the Audi Q4 e-Tron with its 100% electric version iX1, with two electric motors developing a total power of 313 horsepower and powered by batteries with a capacity of 62.4 kWh. Enough to travel 438 kilometers on a single charge, according to the WLTP certification figure, with a charging capacity of 130 kW in direct current.

BMW ix1 specs

The BMW iX1 xDrive 30 is an electric SUV announced in 2022 which is equipped with a motor on each axle (front and rear) with all-wheel drive totaling 230 kW (313 horsepower), a maximum torque of 494 Nm, a maximum speed of 180 km/h and a 0 to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds. It has a range of up to 438 km WLTP and a maximum DC charging power of 130 kW.

BMW’s new website pre-order interface

And thanks to a new pre-order interface posted on the BMW website, we now know its price: it will be $56,000 or $600 per month. A high starting price, knowing that the new basic Tesla Model Y (range of 455 km) is trading from $50,000. As for family electric SUVs from generalist manufacturers, there are models equipped with much larger batteries at this price: the Skoda Enyaq iV 80, for example, equipped with 77 kWh batteries, is available from $51,000.

Read more: BMW iX5 hydrogen: an alternative to electric cars.

And against its German rivals?

Compared BMW ix1 price

Compared to its competitors from the premium German brands, on the other hand, the iX1 does a better job: the Mercedes EQA starts at $56,000 in its 250+ version with 66.5 kWh batteries and a much less powerful engine (190 horsepower). ). But the Audi Q4 e-Tron is more affordable, starting at $51,000 in the 40 e-Tron version with large 77 kWh batteries.