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X1 E84 (2011 - current)
The new to the US BMW X1 will arrive at BMW dealers in the fall of 2012 as a 2013 model year. Get your X1 28i with either sDrive (RWD) or xDrive (AWD) or get the US exclusive I6 N55 powered X1 35i dDrive.

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Old 01-31-2014, 07:24 AM
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Hey, just bought our new x1 so far great, one question though. We have a motor home that we tow my chevy truck behind however my wife would like to take the x1 with us instead. Can I towdolly this car? I know I would have to back the car onto the dolly being rear wheel drive and all, is there any reccomandations to do this?
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Old 01-31-2014, 11:01 AM
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I assume you have a RWD model with the 8 speed electronic transmission. I think you are precluded from towing with this setup. Also, some states do not allow you to tow with dollies...especially in reverse. Discuss with your dealer.

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Old 01-31-2014, 11:09 AM
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Yup the rear drive car. I have been towing around this country for over 30 years and have not heard a state that does not allow Dolly's. Yes maybe towing backwards. I don't know about that. I will call my dealer. Thanks
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Old 01-31-2014, 07:58 PM
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All BMW owners manuals I have seen indicate a BMW must be towed via a flatbed truck. I wouldn't feel safe towing the X1 in reverse either...I'd say if the car MUST be towed to get a trailer that will keep all 4 wheels off the ground during the tow.

The few times I had to have my older BMWs towed the insurance company always sent a flatbed out and indicated they do that for all BMWs.
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