BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual vs Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4

BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual

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18 reasons for

BMW X1 Crossover, model available from 2009.
It has sDrive18i 150HP petrol engine produced from 2009 to 2012.
Drive on the rear axle has manual gearbox.

11 reasons for

Subaru XV, model available from 2012.
It has 1.6i 114HP petrol engine produced from 2012.
Drive 4x4 has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4

18 reasons for BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150KM manual in comparison to Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4

Reasons for

Maximal power

150 > 114 hp
The BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual is equipped with petrol which produce by 32 percent more horsepower than the Subaru XV, giving the vehicle a much more dynamic character. It should be googd option for drivers who want to feel thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.

Maximal torque

201 > 150 Nm
The BMW has 34 % more torque when compared to the Subaru XV. Even though most of drivers do not take into account the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it describes the best how a vehicle acclerates. In this case the difference is relevant and for that reason the BMW X1 will provide you with better feeling of driving.

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

9.7 > 13.1 s
If a dynamic driving is what you are keen on, the BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual will appeal to you as it’s acceleration to 100 km/h is 26 percent better in comparison to the Subaru.

Trunk capacity

420 > 342 l
With more boot size the BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual will have much more room for carrying things and be more functional one than the Subaru. If the size of the luggage compartment is appeals to you, the BMW X1 Crossover will be better to choose as it is around 78 l larger than the trunk of its rival.

Trunk capacity with seats down

1,349 > 1,229 l

Top speed

202 > 179 km/h
The top speed possible to be reached by the BMW is greater in comparison to this of the Subaru XV which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 13 % is little and is not realy noticable in daily driving.

Maximal torque RPM

3,605 > 4,000 revolutions/minute
The rotational speed where the maximum torque is delivered determines how fast an engine reaches its full efficiency with growth in rmp. The lower revolutions or the wider range at which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration is felt earlier.


1,796 > 1,779 mm
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The BMW X1 Crossover is 1 % wider than the Subaru. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.

Fuel tank

62 > 61 l
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the BMW X1 Crossover which can carry 2 % more fuel than the Subaru. The medium fuel container capacity in the small off-road 4x4 class, which is represented by the BMW X1, is 61 l, whereas in small off-road 4x4 class (represented by the Subaru XV) it equals 61 liters.


2,760 > 2,635 mm
BMW X1 has 125 mm longer wheelbase in comparison to the Subaru XV. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. However, vehicles with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.

Engine capacity

1,994 > 1,601 cc
The BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual has 25 % bigger cubic capacity than the Subaru. Because the difference is not big, the BMW X1 should accelerate a bit better, if other paramerters are equal.

Maximum load capacity

485 > 480 kg


4,454 > 4,450 mm
The BMW X1 Crossover is 4 mm longer than the Subaru XV. The length of the car is significant in terms of travelling comfort and space in the boot. The BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual very likely will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the BMW X1 will be better driven but the Subaru XV will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length .

Rear track

1,529 > 1,525 mm

Price range

luxury > popular


1,990 > 1,945 kg

Tire profile

50 > 55 %

Curb weight

1,504 > 1,457 kg


11 reasons for Subaru XV 1.6i 114KM manual 4x4 in comparison to BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual

Reasons for

Average consumption

6.3 > 7.5 l
The Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4 uses 16 percent less in the mixed cycle when compared to the BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual. The difference at the level of 1.2 l is not significant. Nevertheless in the long term it can generate a real savings.

Urban consumption

8 > 10.6 l
The fuel economy (urban) is distinctly to the Subaru XV's advantage. This vehicle burns 2.6 l less petrol running around the town than the BMW X1 Crossover. Better fuel consumption equals less fuel cost passed on you.

Extra-urban consumption

5.8 > 6.1 l


923 > 818 km

Urban range

750 > 606 km

Extra-urban range

1,034 > 1,016 km

Cylinder layout

boxer > inline
A Boxer engine put inside the Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4 occurs to be significantly better because it is smaller and produces less vibrations in relation to engine with cylinders arranged in a straight line. Moreover you should keep in mind its horizontal layout causes that a car has the benefit of a lower center of gravity what affects the better grip. The advantage of In-line engine, like the one put inside the BMW X1 Crossover, is that thanks to its simplicity of construction it can be cheaper compared to other types of engines.

Model release date

2012 > 2009
The difference in debut day between compared cars is only 3 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a fast pace and for that reason the Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4 may feature more modern solutions.


1,616 > 1,545 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater capacity of loading massive amount of thinks to it. The difference of 71 mm to the advantage of the Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4 is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.

Maximal power RPM

5,600 > 6,400 revolutions/minute

Front track

1,525 > 1,498 mm

Cars specifications

BMW X1 Crossover sDrive18i 150HP manual Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4
    Gross trailer weight - 1,505 kg
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 2009 2012
    Facelifting no no
    Class compact SUV compact SUV
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