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Availability: Late October 2009
Price: €27,200 ($39,715*)
BMW's XI is the company's latest premium compact model. Its six engine variants are designed with so-called "drivetrain" technology aimed at enhancing both performance and fuel efficiency. Five models—the sDrive18d, xDrive18d, sDrive20d, xDrive20d, and xDrive23d—have diesel engines, while the xDrive28i has a gasoline engine. Fuel efficiency and CO2 ratings range according to model. For example, the Drive18d has an average fuel consumption of 5.2 litres/100 kilometers (or 54.3 mpg) and a CO2 rating of 136 grams per kilometer, while the xDrive28i has 9.4 liters/100 kilometers (or 30 mpg) and a CO2 emissions rating of 219 grams per kilometer.
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