2018-2019 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer – front-wheel drive minivan

Start of European sales (as well as sales in Russia), the new 2018-2019 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer , begins in May of this year. However, photos and a detailed description of the car “walk” through the network for a long time quite predictable marketing ploy Bavarians, stirs interest in the upcoming presentation. Tries German manufacturer did not knowingly new car will be the first production model of the company, having a front-wheel drive.

By tradition, we turn to history: the current presentation of the new car for the Bavarians was preceded by a presentation in in Paris, 2018-2019 BMW Outdoor Concept ActiveTourer which all experts unanimously proclaimed “revolutionary car”, who predicted “a great future”. For some statements had good reason: the prototype was presented transversely mounted power plant, which had a gasoline engine 3-cylinder, optionally available was 8-speed automatic transmission.


Much of the above had inherited and serial minivan Active Tour. In addition, the new car is likely to become a trendsetter in its class regarding safety, as well as entertainment and quality used in interior decoration. To this end, the Bavarians have equipped their offspring a variety of different systems and electronic assistants, and, of course, is not stingy on the interior: for many of these indicators 2018-2019 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer is quite able to compete with the upper classes.

  • External dimensions of the 2018-2019 BMW 2 Active Tourer correspond to the declared class: the length of a car – 4342 mm, width – 1800 mm, height – 1555 mm, ground clearance of 135 mm, the rate of the wheelbase – 2670 mm.
  • The basic model has a 16-17 inch. Disk, more advanced can be equipped with tires 225 / 45R18, dressed on the alloy wheels.

Numerous photos and video of the new 2018-2019 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer allow you to fully enjoy the new appearance of the Bavarian minivan, so unusual for even the most avid fans of the brand. However, the designers and engineers with the task handled perfectly, the new minivan released a stylish and fresh, and its exterior is completely fit into advocated by “corporate dress code”: when reading the car for a second you can not doubt the Active Tourer belonging to a Bavarian family.

2018-2019 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer photo

So, in front of cars received the famous “nostril” grille falshradiatora, branded rings in the headlights of head light, Flawless fairing as well as the original platform, among which the classic fog settled. Not without new solutions, “flowing” down the hood of cars this form is required, primarily because of the location of the power unit, as well as the creators care about the aerodynamic characteristics of the car. The work is not in vain minivan has one of the best in the class coefficient of drag: 0,26-0,29 Cx (depending on the model, as well as the presence of feathers). Of course, in addition, was not without design of such “tricks” like changing the position of the sash grille – due to their different positions of cars decreases resistance (if there is no need to cool the engine).

Photos 2018-2019 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

I am glad the appearance of a minivan and a side inspection solid wheel arches, spare ribs, stylish vyshtampovka bottom door side of the car looks surprisingly aggressive. At the same time the rear cars are practical, which sharply contrasts with the lateral view: the enormous rear door, enlarged ceiling side lights, solid bumper sizes.

Photos 2018-2019 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

Optionally, the setting of the rear door on the drive, as well as Smart Opener system, opening the door with a tray leg to a certain point at the bottom of the bumper.

2018-2019 BMW 2 Active Tourer interior photo

Interior minivan designed and created ideal: high body and broad base allow to place interior components so that passengers will be placed here is extremely convenient not less comfortable than, for example, a much larger 2018-2019 BMW the Series 4, the Coupe- . Driver’s seat is equipped with everything necessary for comfortable management: stylish and comfortable steering wheel, comfortable seats. Regarding ergonomics, everything as usual, at the highest level: the controls are exactly where you expect it, and the devices are concise and informative.

Photos of the second row of seats 2018-2019 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

When landing on the second row seats are starting to become obvious solutions, uncharacteristic for the Bavarian cars. For example, the rear row can be moved along the interior skid, thus increasing the space for the rear passengers, or to expand the volume of the luggage compartment. In addition, the possibility of adjusting the angle of inclination of the seat backs to choose the most optimal position of each passenger. Universal body is ideal for convenient transport 5 passengers, while the boot capacity is about 468 liters. Folding rear seats, it turns flat ground, the total volume 1510 liters. Under the floor is a special tray that can accommodate a multitude of small objects. Note that the sum and the backrest of the passenger seat, so that objects can be transported in length up to 2400 mm.

Trunk 2018-2019 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

Of the equipment that can be installed on the car (in the basic equipment, as well as optional), it is worth noting adaptive cruise control, the latest multimedia 2018-2019 BMW ConnectedDrive system, TrafficJam Assistant (system that controls the braking, acceleration, and controlling management while moving in complicated conditions), parking assistant, High-Beam Assist (the system that controls the beam), control tiering, character recognition, collision warning system with pedestrians.

Front row seats 2018-2019 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

A huge number of new systems and functions does not mean that they were installed by the usual (but necessary) systems. The Active Tourer is present, and dual-zone climate control, electric front seats and mirrors, headlamps, panoramic roof. Do not forget about the manufacturer and use in the decoration of interior premium-quality materials.

Specifications

Individual attention, outstanding technical specification 2018-2019 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer in and : they can surprise not only fans of the Bavarian brand, but also seasoned professionals. As we have said, the base front-wheel platform car stands ahead received McPherson strut, rear multi-link independent suspension, is located on a hard stretcher. Completely all suspension components are made of high-strength steels and aluminum.

The wheels are equipped with disc brakes, which have received a set of advanced electronic systems that ensure safety: ABS, DTC (DynamicTractionControl), DSC, (DynamicStabilityControl), EDLC (ElectronicDifferential LockControl), as well as Performance Control, which is an electro-mechanical power steering.

The new minivan 2018-2019 BMW 2-Series will be available in several versions: the basic version, Sport Line, LuxuryLine, as well as the M Sport. Separately want to note the latest packaging thanks to the unique aerodynamic body kit, the different alloy 17-18 inch. drives, adaptive shock absorbers, lowered suspension (by 10 mm).
The most powerful petrol version of the 2018-2019 BMW 225i Active Tourer, having 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder power unit, received a 231 hp, torque of 350 Nm. Car is equipped with a single, 8-speed automatic transmission – Steptronic. Accelerates the first minivan to 100 km / h in 6.8 sec., At the maximum possible speed of 235 km / h. Average fuel consumption of 6.0 liters.

2018-2019 BMW 218i Active Tourer received a new three-cylinder 1.5 liter. gasoline turbo engine with a capacity of 136 hp and 220 Nm of torque. This power unit operates with a 6-speed manual transmission (a 6-speed automatic transmission). Also, cars can boast of good for its class dynamics of dispersal – up to 100 km / h Acceleration of 9.3 seconds, a top speed of 200 km / h.. The manufacturer claims the fuel consumption is 4.9 liters.

The diesel minivan 2018-2019 BMW 218d Active Tourer has a 2.0 liter. motor (150 hp 330 Nm), working with a 6-speed manual transmission or 8AKPP. Auto ramp up to the first 100 km / h within 8.9 seconds., Its top speed is 205 km / h with an average fuel consumption of 4.1 liters. (According to the manufacturer).

Bavarians planned expansion of the auto line: in the summer should see the light diesel 2018-2019 BMW 216d Active Tourer, 2018-2019 BMW 220d Active Tourer. Around the same time, it is planned appearance and the petrol version 2018-2019 BMW 220i Active Tourer. Interestingly, the issue of front-wheel drive versions German manufacturer postpones until the autumn of this year is likely to examine the demand for a new model. Naturally, this all-wheel drive modifications will become the most powerful: the diesel 220d xDrive Active Toure, as well as the petrol 225i xDrive Active Tourer.

Price

According to available information, the price of a minivan for the Europeans will be 28 000 euro for domestic motorists – from 1 350 000 rubles.