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BMW X1 vs Lexus ES Comparison

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    Lexus ES
    Lexus ES
    300h Luxury
    Rs61.85 Lakh*
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BMW X1 vs Lexus ES

Should you buy BMW X1 or Lexus ES? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. BMW X1 price starts at Rs 41.50 Lakh ex-showroom for sDrive20i SportX (Petrol) and Lexus ES price starts Rs 56.65 Lakh ex-showroom for 300h Exquisite (Petrol). X1 has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while ES has 2487 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the X1 has a mileage of 19.62 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the ES has a mileage of 22.37 kmpl (Petrol top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.46,25,474#
Rs.71,32,738*
Offers & Discount
1 Offer
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User Rating
4.5
Based on 39 Reviews
4.9
Based on 30 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.88,031
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Rs.1,35,769
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Insurance
Rs.1,02,547
X1 Insurance
Rs.2,67,388
ES Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4-Cylinder engine
2.5-liter L4 engine
Displacement (cc)
1998
2487
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingNo
-
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
189.08bhp@5000-6000rpm
214.56bhp@5700rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
280nm@1350-4600rpm
202Nm@3600-5200rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
-
DOHC
Fuel Supply System
-
VVT-iE
Turbo Charger
Twin
Yes
Super Charger
-
No
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
7 Speed
E-CVT
Mild HybridNo
-
Drive TypeNo
Clutch Type
Dual Clutch
No
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
14.82 kmpl
22.37 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
51.0 (Litres)
65.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
226
No
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
-
MacPherson struts
Rear Suspension
-
Double Wishbone
Shock Absorbers Type
-
gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
-
5.9 meters
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
226
-
0-100kmph (Seconds)
7.7
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
225/55 R17
235/45 R18
Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
17
18
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4447
4975
Width (mm)
2060
1865
Height (mm)
1598
1445
Wheel Base (mm)
2670
2870
Front Tread (mm)
1561
-
Rear Tread (mm)
1562
-
Kerb Weight (kg)
-
1740
Grossweight (kg)
-
2150
Rear Headroom (mm)
1002
verified
-
Front Headroom (mm)
1065
verified
-
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
1440
verified
-
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1453
verified
-
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
-
454
No. of Doors
5
4
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYes
-
Automatic Climate ControlYes
3 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
-
Yes
Remote Engine Start/StopNo
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesNo
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontYesYes
Heated Seats Rear
-
Yes
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Active Noise CancellationNo
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Rear
Yes
Navigation SystemYesYes
Find My Car LocationYes
-
Real-Time Vehicle TrackingYes
-
Foldable Rear Seat
-
No
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Smart Key BandNo
-
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesNo
Bottle Holder
Front Door
Front Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
USB Charger
Front
Front & Rear
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Hands-Free TailgateYes
-
Gear Shift IndicatorYesYes
Rear CurtainNoYes
Luggage Hook And NetNoYes
Battery Saver
-
No
Lane Change IndicatorNoYes
Additional Features
Shift-by-wire gear selector switch,Sporty fast gear shifting in specific driving modes,- Launch Control with imagery in the instrument cluster,Park Distance Control (PDC)
-
Massage SeatsNoNo
Memory Function Seats
Front
Front
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
-
No
Drive Modes
3
3
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
Photo Comparison
Steering Wheel
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
-
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesNo
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterYesNo
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Folding Table In The Rear
-
No
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoYes
Dual Tone DashboardYesYes
Additional Features
Micro-activated Carbon Particulate Filter for fresh and recirculated air,Ambient Lighting: Mood lighting in front and rear with 6 selectable light designs for instrument panel and door trims,Floor Mats in velour,Interior mirror with Automatic Anti-dazzle Function,Sport Leather Steering Wheel in Black with Black stitching and decorative finisher in Chrome,Panorama Glass Roof with automatic sliding/tilting function,Rear seat backrest adjustable in 2 tilt positions,Stainless Steel insert - in the loading edge cover of the luggage compartment,Sport Seats for driver and front passenger,Storage Compartment Package,Instrument Cluster in Black Panel Technology with 5.7” (14.4 cm) TFT display including display of navigation arrows,Fine-wood trim ‘Fineline’ Stream with highlight trim finishers Pearl Chrome,Sensatec Oyster
LED ambient illumination, 7inch colour TFT (Thin Film Transistor) Multi-Information Display, EC Inside rear View Mirror (Auto Anti-glare Mirror), Power Reclining Rear Seats with Trunk through, Seat Heater (Driver, Passenger, Rear), Front Seats equipped with Seat Ventilation, Passenger Seat - 12 Way Adjust + Slide memory + Easy Slide Switch (Co-passenger seat adjustment from rear), Driver Seat - 14 Way Adjust (Including Cushion Length Adjust) + Slide memory, Semi Aniline Leather Seat Upholstery
Exterior
Available ColorsStorm Bay MetallicAlpine WhiteSunset OrangeMediterranean BlueSparking Brown MetallicBlack Sapphire+1 MoreX1 ColorsSonic IridiumSonic TitaniumDeep Blue MicaGraphite Black Glass FlakeSonic QuartzSonic Chrome+1 MoreES Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearYesYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Headlamp WashersNo
-
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperYesNo
Rear Window WasherYesNo
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassNoYes
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof Carrier
-
No
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side Stepper
-
No
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Dual Tone Body ColourNo
-
Smoke Headlamps
-
No
Projector HeadlampsYes
-
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Cornering FoglampsNo
-
Roof RailYesNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights
Trunk Opener
Smart
Smart
Heated Wing MirrorYesYes
LED DRLsYes
-
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYes
-
Additional Features
BMW Kidney Grille with exclusively designed vertical slats with front sides in Aluminium Matt, grille framein Chrome High-Gloss,Front Bumper with sump guard and other design elements in Silver Matt,Side Sill Trim in Matt Silver,Door Sill insert in Aluminium with embossed designation,Sump guard in the back with main part in body colour and inset trim painted Silver,Aerodynamically optimised vehicle underbody - Front air guide and engine compartment shielding,Comfort Suspension,Sun Protection Glazing,Rain Sensor and automatic driving lights,LED Tail Lights with aerodynamicaly optimized 3D two-part L-Shaped design,Roof Rails in Aluminium Satinated finish,Twin exhaust tailpipe in Chrome finish,Wind deflectors on wheel arch, air curtain -specifically located air inlets in front bumper and air line through wheel arch for enhanced aerodynamics
Moon Roof with Tilt & Slide Function, Auto Open and Close Power Back door with Kick Sensor, Rear Fog Lamp, LED Rear Combination Lamp, Outside Rear View Mirror with Auto Retract, Memory, Reverse Linked, Aspherical & Side Turn Indicator, UV-Cut Glass, Daytime Running Light System, Cornering Lamp, Dynamic Automatic Headlamps with Follow Me Home FunctionAuto Headlamp Levelling Device with 3-Eye Design Bi-Beam LED
Tyre Size
225/55 R17
235/45 R18
Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
17
18
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
No Of Airbags
6
10
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearNoYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon Headlamps
-
No
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch Lock
-
No
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Expert functions for race track driving,Engine control and brake interventions during cornering, agility enhancement and curve neutrality,Servotronic Steering Assist,Brake Energy Regeneration,Head airbags for the whole side window area,Electric Parking Brake,Analyses the driving behaviour of the driver,Suggests when to take a break in the control display,BMW Condition Based Service,Cornering Brake Control,Integrated Emergency Spare wheel,Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls,Warning triangle with first-aid kit,BMW ure Advance includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine ure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole-in-One,Road Side Assistance 24x7
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Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
-
Speed AlertYes
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsYesYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up Display
-
Yes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesNo
Sos Emergency AssistanceNo
-
Blind Spot MonitorYesNo
Geo Fence AlertNo
-
Hill Descent ControlYesYes
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View Camera
-
No
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNoYes
Cd ChangerNoNo
Dvd PlayerNoYes
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYesNo
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingNo
-
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
CompassYes
-
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
8.8 Inch
-
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay
-
Android AutoNo
-
Apple Car PlayYes
-
Internal StorageNo
-
Number Of Speaker
6
17
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
-
Additional Features
BMW Apps,Configurable user interface,iDrive Touch Controller
-
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    BMW X1

    • Engaging drive experience
    • Diesel engine is super-refined
    • Ride quality is excellent over not so good roads.

    Lexus ES

    • Its drop dead gorgeous.
    • Much improved interior.
    • Boot space (for a hybrid).
    • Not boring to drive (for a CVT).
    • Quiet cabin.

    BMW X1

    • Lack of features for its price
    • Steering wheel buttons feel tacky
    • Cost cutting is apparent in places

    Lexus ES

    • Lack of headroom for tall passengers.
    • Touch screen interface is confusing.
    • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.
    • Still priced a little high.

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