BMW's new X1 has its work cut out for it--establishing a bigger presence among compact luxury crossover SUVs, while some very good rivals have met with more success.
The 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque wins on style and off-road prowess, but isn't as practical.
The 2016 Audi Q3 might have superior interior materials, but can't match the X1's performance.
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class has a lower base price and offers stiff competition for the X1, especially in AMG tune.
The 2016 Volvo XC60 is a strong alternative, although perhaps not quite as sporty, and much larger.
Finally, the 2016 Acura RDX doesn't have the BMW's cachet, but offers more features for the money.
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|2016 BMW X1Browse Used Listings||2016 Acura RDXBrowse Used Listings||2016 Audi Q3Browse Used Listings||2016 Land Rover Range Rover EvoqueBrowse Used Listings||2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA ClassBrowse Used Listings||2016 Volvo XC60Browse Used Listings|
|22 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4|
|Large Cars||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||N/A||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD|
|AWD 4-Door xDrive28i||FWD 4-Door||FrontTrak 4-Door Premium Plus||5-Door HB SE||FWD 4-Door GLA 250||FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E|
|All Wheel||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sports Activity Vehicle||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||5-Door||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2016 BMW X1 vs. 2016 Acura RDX||2016 BMW X1 vs. 2016 Audi Q3||2016 BMW X1 vs. 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque||2016 BMW X1 vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class||2016 BMW X1 vs. 2016 Volvo XC60|