The E84 X1 is the first-generation model and was originally presented as the BMW Concept X1 at the Paris Motor Show in 2008. It is based on the same platform as the E91 3 Series Touring, and features similar dimensions including the same 2.760 mm 109 in wheelbase. It was not introduced to the United States until 2012. In 2013, the E84 X1 underwent a facelift, featuring restyled exterior and interior design elements, as well as the integration of BMW EfficientDynamics on all models. The original X1 sold 820.529 units.
1. Second generation F48; 2015–present
The F48 X1 is the second- and current-generation model. It is built upon the front-wheel drive based UKL2 platform, and is available in long-wheelbase and long-wheelbase hybrid variants in China. The range consists of turbocharged 3-cylinder and 4-cylinder petrol and diesel engine options. Base models are front-wheel drive branded as sDrive, with all-wheel xDrive available as an option and is standard for some higher-end models.