The BMW X1 is a compact luxury crossover, a downsized sports activity vehicle as described by BMW itself, offers seating for 5 providing the rear passengers are small. It also offers 47.7 cu ft of cargo capability if the seats in the rear are folded. There are 3 trims available: sDrive28i, xDrive28i, and xDrive35i which is the flagship of the lineup. The sDrive comes in RWD only while the xDrive trims feature as standard intelligent AWD. BMW has scheduled a total redesign of the X1 lineup for 2016, for which the 2015 model year does not have many changes. Some of these tweaks are daytime running lights and new air intake vents to adorn the front apron. The 28i exteriors are slated to get new V-spoke 17-inch alloys. Also an introductory Sparkling Brown color is available in all trims. In addition and to complement, interior color schemes were added as options and the rear liftgate in now framed in stainless steel. Both 28i trims will feature things like Bluetooth-interfaced BMW assist destination downloads and emergency communications, telescoping tilt-wheel steering, cruise control, full power accessories, heated outside reverse-tilt mirrors, leatherette upholstery, and roof rack. Standard in all trims dual-zone climate control, 80-watt audio system with 8 speakers, USB port and a single CD player. The xDrive35i has standard 18-inch alloy wheels, power sunroof and upgraded interior accents that include genuine wood inserts, power adjustable front seats and driver seat memory settings. All the standard features in the xDrive35i are eligible as optional for the 28i while others are lumped in packages. The one that gives you the most for your buck is the Ultimate Package that includes auto-dimming rear-view mirror, upgraded interior and exterior bling, front and rear park sensors, remote garage opener, rear-view mirror, an 8.8-inch monitor that has the new Eco Pro driving efficiency display, hard-drive navigation. The cold weather package includes heated steering wheel and heated front seats. The M Sport Line Package gives Performance control, sport front seats, aerodynamics kits, upgraded and upsized wheels. The 28i use a 2. Liter turbocharged inline 4 Cylinder engine that is connected to a an 8-Speed automatic transmission for 240 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. VVT again gives the X1 sDrive28i fuel estimates of 24/34 mpg while the AWD xDrive28i gives 22/33 mpg. In the meantime, the xDrive35i uses the 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 packing 300 hp with the standard 6-Speed shiftable automatic transmission that allows for 300lb –ft torque. In return, you get 18/27 gas mileage. Both engines have auto engine start-stop technology and the automatic transmissions have standard Driving Dynamics Control featuring mood-fitting: Eco, Pro, Sport and Comfort settings. All X1 trims have 4-wheel ABS brakes, traction and stability control, front side-mounted airbags and heated airbags all around. Also, it has active front headrests, daytime running lights and the returning fog/driving lights. Post collision safety system, turn-signal integrated mirrors and remote antitheft alarm.