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Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 12-13-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,842
Posted By GB
5'11 and 185 and the standard seats (with lumbar...

5'11 and 185 and the standard seats (with lumbar support) have been just fine for long trips.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 12-10-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By GB
I've never installed an Invisihitch, but I have...

I've never installed an Invisihitch, but I have installed other hitches on several of my cars, and based on that $250 sounds like a good price on a hitch installation. It's never as easy as it...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 12-08-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By GB
Prior to the X1, I had an E91 xdrive wagon, which...

Prior to the X1, I had an E91 xdrive wagon, which the E84 is based on. So not a direct comparison, but pretty close...overall I think the F48 is definitely a worthy successor to the E91/E84. I...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 11-24-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,198
Posted By GB
When you're in the Nav mode, press the Option...

When you're in the Nav mode, press the Option button next to the idrive controller, or press the controller to the right to bring up the Nav Options menu. I believe if you scroll down there is a...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 10-10-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By GB
The "Genius" at my dealership told me the X1...

The "Genius" at my dealership told me the X1 supported OTA updates as well, but he was (unfortunately) incorrect.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 10-10-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By GB
2016 X1 Navigation map update

No, OTA updates are not available.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 10-07-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,688
Posted By GB
Vetaldj answered your question above. What other...

Vetaldj answered your question above. What other info are you looking for?
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 10-01-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,070
Posted By GB
Looks great! I see you're using it with a bike...

Looks great! I see you're using it with a bike carrier, but did you also get the trailer wiring installed?
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-25-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By GB
The 2016+ (F48) X1 2.8 uses the B46 2.0L engine...

The 2016+ (F48) X1 2.8 uses the B46 2.0L engine that is shared with MINI.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-25-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By GB
Engine and basic chassis architecture is shared...

Engine and basic chassis architecture is shared with the Mini Countryman.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-24-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,960
Posted By GB
My experience indicates that this is more a...

My experience indicates that this is more a function of driving style and emissions control programming, so I wouldn't expect BMW to "fix" anything. The reprogramming may have lessened the effect a...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-24-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By GB
I think the X1 will probably turn out to be one...

I think the X1 will probably turn out to be one of the more reliable models from BMW in awhile. Coming up on 10k miles now and it's the only BMW out of about a dozen I've owned that has required no...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-21-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,688
Posted By GB
Because that's the way the premium brands sell...

Because that's the way the premium brands sell cars. I suppose they figure not too many people are cross-shopping Kia with BMW, MB or Audi, so the competitive pressure to offer those features as...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-17-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By GB
Any window/glass issues?

Our 2016 X1 got hit by a small rock on the highway that caused a crack that was repaired under insurance coverage. A couple of days after that repair another small impact created a chip that has not...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-12-2016, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,399
Posted By GB
With the mirrors adjusted properly there are no...

With the mirrors adjusted properly there are no blind spots, so was not a major factor in our purchase decision. My wife actually found the blind spot system on the MB GLC we test drove overly...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-11-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,399
Posted By GB
If you order the drivers assistance plus package...

If you order the drivers assistance plus package AND ACC, my understanding is that the only difference (besides of course having ACC itself) is that the forward collision avoidance will be more...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-28-2016, 02:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,637
Posted By GB
While the USAA discount can not be combined with...

While the USAA discount can not be combined with the BMWCCA rebate, you *should* be able to use it with the Recent Grad discount. BMW states "Offer is additive to all eligible current national and...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-24-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,370
Posted By GB
6.5" to 8.8" CID

I think the Nav system is horrible...no way I'd want to see even more of it [emoji51]. But I'm still intrigued by the mod.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-17-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By GB
Seat swap?

Has anyone tried swapping seats from an X3 or previous-generation (e84) X1 to see if they will fit in the 2016+ (f48) X1? While my wife seems to find the regular X1 seats to be comfortable (she's the...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-08-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By GB
MY 2016 and earlier models have scheduled...

MY 2016 and earlier models have scheduled maintenance covered for 4 years or 50,000 miles. Starting with MY 2017 it is reduced to 3 yrs or 36,000 miles. Warranty coverage is unchanged. Regardless of...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-01-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,549
Posted By GB
Difference between 2017 and 2016?

2016 includes 4 years of scheduled maintenance, 2017 only includes 3 years...at least in the US.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-30-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,068
Posted By GB
Congrats! The GLA was a finalists in our search...

Congrats! The GLA was a finalists in our search as well, but the cargo area didn't pass the "dog test" for our Norwegian Elkhound. The amount of space in the X1 really is impressive...and the dog...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 05-30-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By GB
The F48 X1 hits its target in about 99% of the...

The F48 X1 hits its target in about 99% of the critical areas that it needs to in order to be successful for BMW. Your old E84 had its strong points in engine options and a different driving feel,...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 05-13-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,161
Posted By GB
My wife picked up her new X1 from the dealer last...

My wife picked up her new X1 from the dealer last night, and was told by the "genius" it does have over-the-air Nav updates because recent builds (March?) got that update. I haven't verified that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,293
Posted By GB
Thoughts on buying 2011 e91 with 70k miles

There are probably a 100+ e92's on the market for every e91, so direct price comparisons are a little difficult. I'm not trying to say e91's command any premium, just that there's a lot fewer...
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