The 2018 BMW X2 is a sporty alternative to the X1 SUV. It has the same mechanical basics including a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, 8-speed automatic transmission and available all-wheel drive. With a unique style and an emphasis on fun to drive over utility, the X2 is ready to compete with other subcompact SUVs such as the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, Audi Q3 and Infiniti QX30. This is the best variation on the formula so far. The X2 reasonable price makes it easily keeps, at least for European luxury brands. While something like the Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 is undoubtedly faster, the 2018 BMW X2 is fun, handsome, and less expensive.
The 2018 BMW X2 is a subcompact luxury crossover with seating for five. It available in two configurations: the front-wheel-drive sDrive28i and the all-wheel-drive xDrive28i.
Under the hood, the 2018 BMW X2 is backed by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The sDrive28i come standard with front-wheel drive, while the xDrive28i get BMW xDrive all-wheel-drive system. Both model is paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shift control.
In track testing, the 2018 BMW X2 xDrive28i went from zero to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, which is a half-second quicker than identically powered X1. Top speed of 143 mph. EPA fuel economy stands at 26 mpg combined (23 city/32 highway) for the sDrive28i models and 25 mpg combined (21 city/31 highway).
The Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2018 BMW X2 sDrive28i starts at about $37,400 (including the $995 destination charge). The xDrive28i will add $2,000 to that price for $39,400.