What is interesting about the model 2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is that this is the first Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) model for BMW. This model also had the debut of two categories – the first BMW engine with three cylinders and the first BMW with front-wheel drive. Unlike traditional BMW models, Active Tourer is something completely new. The main competitor to this model is the Mercedes B- Class.
2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer – redesign
Model specification says that the Active Tourer is 4,342 mm long, 1,800 mm wide and 1,555 mm high, which makes the 17 mm longer, 55 mm wider and 135 higher compared with the 1-Series hatchback. His biggest change is the new platform which debuted earlier in the new Mini Cooper. The 2015 BMW 2 Series Active Toure has no low roof but the BMW focused to extract maximum space which would be even larger BMW X1. With raised seats there is 468 liters of space, and when they lowered the space increases to 1,510 liters. Interior it ‘s all what we are used to from the vehicle with the BMW label – high quality, clear and with a long list of standard and optional equipment.
2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer – engine
Under the hood of the 2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is a wide range of engines. The offer starts with the 218i model, which offers a 1.5L petrol engine with 134 hp and 219 Nm of torque, but BMW expects most buyers to opt for the new 218D. This diesel develops 148 hp and 329 Nm of torque with a combined consumption of four liters per 100 kilometers. It is expected that it will later offer of 2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer model will be extended with 225I gasoline, with the 2.0L turbo engine and 227 hp and accelerates to 100 km / h in 6.8 seconds. Customers can expect the 220i, 216d and 220d with front-wheel drive, as well as 225I and 220d with xDrive all-wheel drive. All models offer a standard six-speed manual transmission with an optional eight- speed automatic.
2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer – price
Prices on the domestic market will be around 28,000 euros (about 38,400 U.S. dollars ), sum is similar to rival the Mercedes B – Class. BMW plan is to limit the sales of the 2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer only in the European market and if there existed more interest it will be extended to the Chinese market.