The Acura comes with petrol which makes by 40 more horsepower over the the engine of the BMW, giving the vehicle a more dynamic character. It seems to be googd choice for drivers who would like to feel thrill of drive a sports car.
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Acura SLX has 4 mm longer wheelbase distance than BMW. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Acura SLX 3.2 190HP should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Acura SLX is 5 percent longer in relation to the BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual. The length of the car is significant in respect of driving comfort and space in the boot. The Acura SLX preasumbly will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Acura will be better driven ,however, the BMW X1 Crossover will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length .
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars of 20 % to the advantage of the Acura SLX 3.2 190HP is not big and should not be really noticeable.