2013 BMW X1  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#20 of 2013 SUVs

#28 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 BMW X1
The X1, introduced by BMW in 2013, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The BMW X1 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. The X1 has offered Android Auto since 2021 and Apple CarPlay since 2018. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. BMW offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 BMW X1 is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 BMW X1 has a score of 82, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 BMW X1 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0393% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4888%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0393% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4888% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 BMW X1 is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2013 BMW X1 is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9362Lexus ISGMC TerrainVolkswagen EosAcura ILXVolvo C30Audi A3Audi Q5M.-B. C-ClassBMW X1Audi A4Acura TSXCadillac ATSComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 BMW X1 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 93. The 2013 BMW X1 is safer than the 2013 Lexus IS, the 2013 GMC Terrain, the 2013 Volkswagen Eos, the 2013 Acura ILX, the 2013 Volvo C30, the 2013 Audi A3, the 2013 Cadillac ATS, and the 2013 Acura TSX and less safe than the 2013 Audi Q5.

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