There isn't all that much in the X1's size and price available in the U.S.--yet.
Its closest rival is probably the Range Rover Evoque, a model that's far more expensive and definitely aims further off paved roads; the Evoque is a little more overtly stylish, too, as opposed to the X1's familial style.
The Evoque is also offered in three-door and five-door body styles.
The Mini Countryman is a cousin, but doesn't share the same platform as the X1.
It's roughly the same size, but has more interior room and quirky styling.
The Ford Escape may not have the BMW roundel, but for the same price it has far more features, the same performance and excellent handling.
Really, you can load an Escape to the 9s for the same money.
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|2014 BMW X1Browse Used Listings||2014 Buick EncoreBrowse Used Listings||2014 Ford EscapeBrowse Used Listings||2014 Land Rover Range Rover EvoqueBrowse Used Listings||2014 MINI CountrymanBrowse Used Listings|
|18 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||25 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Turbocharged I4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Premium Unleaded I-4|
|Large Cars||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||Small SUV 2WD||Small SUV 4WD||Compact Cars|
|RWD 4-Door sDrive28i||FWD 4-Door||FWD 4-Door S||5-Door HB Pure Plus||FWD 4-Door|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sports Activity Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility||5-Door||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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