It sends power to the front wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, which helps to complete the 0-100km/h sprint in 7.7 seconds. Claimed fuel consumption on the combined cycle test and carbon dioxide emissions are yet to be confirmed for the Australian market.
This X2 variant is the first BMW model to come standard with an 'M Sport X' package, while the regular 'M Sport' package is a no-cost option.
The former consists of 'Frozen Grey' lower exterior cladding, extended 'Frozen Grey' front bumper horizontal sections, 'Sanitised Aluminium' exterior trim, 'Orbit Grey' 19-inch '722 M' alloy wheels, and cloth and Alcantara upholstery, with yellow contrast stitching.
Alternatively, the latter offers an exterior 'M Aerodynamics' package, 'Dark Shadow' exterior trim, 'Orbit Grey' 19-inch '715 M' alloy wheels, matt blue interior trim, and cloth and Alcantara upholstery with blue contrast stitching. Other standard equipment includes 'M Sport' suspension, an 'M' rear spoiler, LED headlights with cornering lights, LED fog lights, LED tail-lights and a power tailgate.
Inside, an 'M' leather steering wheel, an 'Anthracite' headliner, front sports seats, ambient lighting, climate control, an anti-dazzle rearview mirror, a 5.7-inch digital instrument cluster, a 6.5-inch 'iDrive6' touchscreen multimedia system, satellite navigation with live traffic, and 'Connected+' smartphone connectivity feature.
Advanced driver-assist technologies extend to high-beam assist, front and rear parking sensors, a reversing camera, park assist, speed limit recognition, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, and auto emergency braking with pedestrian detection.
A new colour palette for the X2 is highlighted by 'Galvanic Gold' and 'Misano Blue', while three option packages are available with the sDrive20i.
The 'Innovations' package costs $2600 and consists of adaptive cruise control with stop and go functionality, an 8.8-inch 'iDrive6' touchscreen multimedia system, a head-up display, and 'ConnectedDrive Freedom' in-car services. Meanwhile, the 'Comfort' package is priced at $2700 and includes keyless entry, power front seats with lumbar support and memory function, front heated seating, and an anti-dazzle driver-side mirror.
The 'Style Plus' package checks in at $3300 and features 20-inch '717 M' alloy wheels, metallic paint, and a panorama glass sunroof.