2020 BMW X2: Upgrades, M35i, Arrival Date

BMW is unstoppable at the moment. German automaker offers everything you can imagine in the crossover-SUV segment. That includes everything from the subcompact models to the full-size SUVs. The 2020 BMW X2 is another relatively fresh model. X2 model presents a sportier version of the X1 crossover. Logically, X2 slots between the X1 and X3 models.

This crossover is similar to the BMW X1 in so many categories. That includes the same engine, transmission, and platform. Even the design is similar. However, X2 looks sportier and it comes with better performance. However, only one engine option is available. If you want even more power, BMW offers the range-topping X2 M35i variant.

2020 BMW X2 exterior

Exterior Design

The all-new 2020 BMW X2 will look sportier than its X1 sibling. Shape, dimensions and even the design are very similar between those two models. However, X2 comes with more style and it looks more attractive. Design is sleeker, especially up front.

Kidney-grille is much more handsome and the LED headlights are sharper. Below, air intakes are larger. The rear fascia comes with a more aggressive approach. That includes standard sporty spoiler as well.

Comfort and Interior Room

The interior is very modern. However, X2 offers less space than the BMW X1 model. Comfort is at the same level. More importantly, it is a high level of comfort, especially up front. The 2020 BMW X2 comes with sporty seats and front seats are 10-way power adjustable. The rear seats are easy to access and the legroom is generous.

However, rear-seat legroom is still far from the class-leading figures. Cargo area is rated at 27.1 cubic feet. Folding the rear seats flat, opens up to 58.7 cubic feet of space. The modern interior comes with numerous standard equipment and the latest high-tech features.

2020 BMW X2 interior Look

Turbocharged Engine

The same engine that powers the X1 crossover will power the 2020 BMW X2. Whatsoever, it is the only engine option. A 2.0-liter four-cylinder provides more than enough power. Thanks to the turbocharger, this engine generates 228 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. An 8-speed automatic gearbox is standard, along with the front-wheel-drive setup.

An all-wheel-drive system is available as an option. When it comes to fuel economy, this crossover provides 21 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. Also, this crossover sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 6 seconds.

2020 BMW X2 M35i

The upcoming 2020 BMW X2 will offer a sportier M35i version. It is the range-topping model that offers nothing but luxury. However, luxury is in the second plan. Performance and sportiness are in the focus, no doubt about it. The BMW X2 M35i comes with bespoke 19-inch wheels and optional 20-inch wheels. Exhaust pipes are larger than on the base model and the bumpers are sportier. On top of that, the whole design looks more aggressive and sportier.

From the inside, sporty steering wheel, carbon trims and three different upholstery options are all standards. When it comes to performance, the M35i model rides on the same 2.0-liter turbocharged unit. However, this engine is upgraded and it produces 306 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. The 2020 BMW X2 M35i reaches from 0 to 60 in 4.9 seconds. Top speed is rated at 155 mph. The suspension is stiffer and larger brakes are in the offer.

2020 BMW X2 M35i rear

2020 BMW X2 Price and Release Date

BMW’s newest crossover will hit the dealerships in the third quarter of 2019. The 2020 BMW X2 starts at $37,000. However, loading more optional features or opting for higher trim levels could cost over $50,000. Sporty BMW X2 M35i is priced at $48,000.

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