2021 BMW X2  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#51 of 2021 SUVs

#93 of all 2021 vehicles


The X2, introduced by BMW in 2018, 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. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The BMW X2 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. 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 2021 BMW X2 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 2021 BMW X2 has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2021 BMW X2 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0432% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.928%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0432% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.928% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 BMW X2 is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2021 BMW X2 is 3% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9273BMW X1BMW X2Lexus NXLexus UXM.-B. C-ClassLincoln CorsairAlfa Romeo GiuliaAudi Q3Volvo XC40BMW X3BMW 2 SeriesVolvo S60Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 BMW X2 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 73 to 92. The 2021 BMW X2 is less safe than the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the 2021 Lincoln Corsair, the 2021 Volvo S60, the 2021 BMW 2 Series, the 2021 BMW X3, the 2021 Volvo XC40, the 2021 Audi Q3, and the 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia. It is about as safe as the 2021 Lexus NX.

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