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What is Better BMW X1 or Volkswagen Passat?

Comparing BMW X1 with Volkswagen Passat might help buyers make it clear which vehicle is better. Our research came up with 5 factors to choose BMW X1 - it's beating Volkswagen Passat, according to these points. Volkswagen Passat anyway has got 5 reasons to buy it instead of BMW X1. We summed up information about the models to introduce a fair comparison of Volkswagen Passat and BMW X1. The most effective technical units of BMW are presented in X1. But Passat is impossible to call a worse car, as Volkswagen invested a lot of money in the project. After summarizing all the information, you'll easily understand which model to get.


BMW X1 Volkswagen Passat

5 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
More engine power

143 bhp vs 138 bhp

105 kw. vs

3% or 5 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.6 sec. vs 10.0 sec. 0.4 sec.
More top speed 124 mph vs 123 mph 1 mph
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 93 g/mile 9% or 8 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1706 kg 16% or 236 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy Volkswagen Passat

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 47.2 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 15% or 7.05 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 588 liters vs 420 liters 29% or 168 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 61 liters 13% or 9 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1800 kg 10% or 200 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.3 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Volkswagen Passat

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 1% or 27 cm3 more
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Length 4454 mm vs 4771 mm 7% or 317 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 2062 mm 13% or 264 mm narrower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2710 mm 2% or 50 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)