BMW SUV: Which one to choose
BMW SUV: Which one to choose
Posted on September 16, 2020
In this line of BMW SUV's, each BMW X SUV model comes with the option of four different trim levels, including SE, Sport, XLine and M Sport, with the SE being the most pared down version of the model, and the M Sport giving more luxurious branded touches inside the cabin, as well as a firmer suspension and sharper steering, for drivers looking for a slightly more responsive driving experience. BMW is known internationally for its luxurious interiors, sumptuous interiors and superior handling and engine output, and this makes any of the vehicles in this lineup one of the best SUV buys on the market.
If you are looking for a new or used SUV in the Laval, Montreal or West Island areas, and want to talk to an experienced and knowledgeable team about which model and trim level would be best for you, your budget and your needs, then we encourage you to make an appointment to come in and visit us as BMW West Island, your local BMW dealership. BMW's SUV line up is extensive, and to help you understand the differences between these models, we have provided a write up here.
The BMW X1 is basically BMW's base model in its line of luxury SUVs. This BMW SUV features BMW's TwinPower Turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder gas engine, that gives drivers plenty of power. Inside, you'll enjoy the connectivity of Apple CarPlay, wireless charging, an 8.8" inch driver information and infotainment centre, and safety add-ons like Driving Assistant Plus and parking assistant.
With 302 horsepower, the BMW X2 model is now available with the M Sport X package, which adds to a very overall sporty and coupe-style look, while still being able to seat 5 comfortably and have the ability to pack everyone's gear as well. On the exterior, this model sports fun elements in BMW's signature Cerium Grey -- including the BMW double kidney grille, the mirror caps and the finish around the two exhaust pipes, adding to an overall polished exterior appearance.
In this BMW SUV, which has a starting price of around $52,000, you'll enjoy the speed and power of the new 6 cylinder engine, which can accelerate from 1-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds, and has a fuel consumption rate of 10.1L/100 km -- combined street and highway, from the new generation BMW TwinPower Turbo Inline 6-cylinder engine. This all-wheel drive SUV has been slimmed down by the designers at BMW to be a less weighty, more agile SUV, with more aerodynamic features, that reduce drag and increase fuel efficiency.
Heading into a more luxurious and powerful model, the BMW X4 gives you an engine output of 248 horsepower with its eight speed sport automatic transmission with paddles -- a true driver's delight for the ultimate in driving dynamics. With standard interior touches such as the heated steering wheel, alarm system, rear view camera and panoramic sunroof -- means you are surrounded on your daily drives through Laval, West Island and Montreal with true comfort. And, you'll never be worried about getting a flat tire, as this model comes outfitted standard with run flat tires.
If you are interested in looking at an SUV that has the option of coming with a partially hybrid engine -- which can give you greater fuel efficiency -- then the best SUV for you might be the BMW X5. This SUV comes with the option of a partial hybrid engine that offers 335 horsepower, or, depending on the model you choose, can come as a fully electric version -- the BMW X5 PHEV, or choose the top of the line 6 cylinder engine that gives you a powerful 523 horsepower engine -- the choice is yours. With all-leather upholstery available in a wide variety of rich colours, and your choice of seven different 18-inch wheel designs, the opulence available with this model will please drivers of all kinds.
The BMW X6 is a super sporty looking SUV, with a compact, athletic looking exterior, set off by the iconic BMW double kidney shaped grille, which, on this model, comes with an interior lighted glow. The exterior is set off even more during the evening hours with the 22 inch wheels that come in a variety of strong and distinctive styles. The rear of this model is compact and eye-catching, and hints to the innate power of the 523 horsepower engine in its styling. A great choice for someone who wants an X series SUV, but with an added sporty edge.
The highly sophisticated, newly launched BMW X7 is truly one of the most top of the line, luxurious SUV vehicles ever manufactured. With three full rows of seating, and full entertainment screens for passengers in the second row, this SUV exceeds expectations on all levels. Some of the features that come standard on this luxurious model include a panorama sunroof, alarm system, comfort access tailgate, four zone independent climate control, Sirius XM Satellite radio, Harmon/Kardon surround sound system and a Wifi hotspot -- just to name a few.
BMW ALPINA XB7
If power is what you crave in your SUV, then you may want to look at the BMW Alpina XB7. This SUV has been designed with engine output and performance in mind and includes BMW's 4.4-liter V-8 Bi-Turbo engine, which delivers a heart-stopping 612 horsePower, and features the brand's well-known Sport-tuned quad exhaust system. In addition this model includes the exclusive ALPINA Sport Suspension, which is similar to BMW's regular 2-axle air suspension system, and also includes a roll stabilization and active steering system so you have complete control of your vehicle at any speed, and on any surface.
BMW X3 PHEV
Thinking about a BMW SUV Plug-in Hybrid? Then you should know that the manufacturer launched a BMW plug in hybrid electric version of this model, the 2021 BMW 3 Series 330e, in response to customer requests and the growing popularity of the electric vehicle market. This BMW X3 330e, and its Xdrive model can travel either on a full electric charge, or as a hybrid if you are travelling longer distances -- the choice is yours.
BMW X5 PHEV
If you want more than just the electric base model, then you should take a look at the BMW X5 -- which, in addition to all the travelling capabilities of the X3, you are also able to add some additional trim packages that add to overall luxuriousness of the vehicle. There's still a lot of power available in this hybrid, with an engine output of 389 horsepower and torque of 443 ft-lbs -- a major increase of 111 ft-lbs from the previous version.
So if you've thought about buying a BMW SUV, now is the perfect time to head into your local BMW dealership, BMW West Island, located conveniently at 2000 Transcanadienne Sud in Dorval. We have a large selection of both new and used BMW SUVs for sale and lease, and our experienced team will be happy to find the exact model that meets your needs.