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Old 10-22-2012, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by CanadianDriver View Post
IMO, since the X1 is based on the E90, it uses relatively "old" technology vs. the F30 328i. As with any older tech, the are priced cheaper.

The interior of the X1 looks almost identical to the previous generation 3-series (materials, parts, etc.)

That is likely the real reason. You are not getting the latest refinements in terms of chassis and interior details. The F30 also allows a wider range of equipment and options and the ability to take the car down a pathway to being more luxury or more sport will impact the cost of the base vehicle.
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