The premium, luxury automaker, BMW’s base or entry level SUV is the BMW X1. What is special about an entry-level vehicle is that, they set the course for that series to thrive and for newer, upgraded models to be introduced later. Also, the retail numbers are high and that is why automakers concentrate on base models. And in that the X1 is a neat, compact SUV that is perfect to take you places. A practical SUV, it comes in 3 trims, regular, sport and luxury. And it serves its purpose well, has a good market presence and is one among the best compact SUVs available.