2015 BMW X1  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#24 of 2015 SUVs

#39 of all 2015 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 BMW X1
The X1, introduced by BMW in 2013, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The X1 has offered Android Auto since 2021 and Apple CarPlay since 2018. The BMW X1 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. BMW offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 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 2015 BMW X1 has a score of 82, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 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 2015 BMW X1 is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2015 BMW X1 is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9268Volkswagen EosAcura ILXVolvo S60Volvo V60Volkswagen TiguanLexus NXBMW 2 SeriesAudi Q3BMW 3 SeriesLincoln MKCBMW X1Audi A4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 BMW X1 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 92. The 2015 BMW X1 is safer than the 2015 Volkswagen Eos, the 2015 Acura ILX, the 2015 Volvo S60, the 2015 Volvo V60, the 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan, and the 2015 Lexus NX and less safe than the 2015 Audi Q3 and the 2015 BMW 2 Series. It is about as safe as the 2015 Lincoln MKC and the 2015 BMW 3 Series.

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