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2014 BMW X1

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Invoice $28,430 $23,193
18/34 23/33
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Bottom Line The 2014 BMW X1 has plenty of style and enthusiasm, although it's a little short on some of the versatility and utility you might expect. Read Full Review The 2014 Buick Encore is one of very few subcompact premium crossovers, and it mostly does well in that role--but it could use more power. Read Full Review
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  • Gutsy turbo four
  • Smooth, responsive eight-speed automatic
  • Steering feel (AWD models)
  • Highway gas mileage


  • Tight cargo space with back seats up
  • Boomy powertrains
  • Confusing secondary controls
  • Rearview camera is optional


  • Interior quiet and calm
  • Well equipped, including IntelliLink
  • Roomy back seat, ample headroom
  • Flexible interior for good cargo space
  • Handsome two-tone interior trim


  • Overstyled to some eyes
  • Narrow cabin
  • Marginal performance, AWD especially
  • Gas mileage not all that good
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