The 2022 BMW iX is the company's first all-electric SUV and an essential milestone in its EV development. The iX has earned Car and Driver's distinguished editor's choice award for its outstanding electric driving range of 300 miles. The BMW iX contains two electric motors that provide full-time all-wheel drive and generate a neck-breaking 516 hp and 564 pounds of torque. The BMW iX is a spectacular all-electric SUV and one of BMW's finest offerings for the model year 2022. The exterior of the BMW iX is pleasingly sculpted and overall, very well designed.... except for the oversized and obnoxious grilles.
The 2022 BMW iX is a high-performance all-electric (EV) SUV powered by a pair of electric motors on each axle - the two motors combine with each other to generate 516 hp and over 564 pounds of torque. This extreme power propels the xDrive50 from 0-60 mph in 4 seconds...an astonishing time considering the BMW iX tips the scales at close to 6,000 pounds when loaded with passengers and fuel. The 2022 BMW iX offers an optional adjustable air suspension and rear-wheel-steering system. The BMW iX is agile yet powerful with an extremely smooth ride and exquisite handling characteristics.
Range, Charging, and Battery LifeThe iX contains a mammoth 111.5-kWh battery pack that offers up to 324 miles of driving range per charge. It also features DC fast charging capability, which means you can recharge the battery from 10 percent to 80 percent in under 35 minutes. BMW has also partnered with EVgo to provide a network of public charging stations for iX drivers and the Level 2 home charging station.
The 2022 BMW iX offers a plethora of interior luxury and comfort. With a large touchscreen dashboard panel and hexagonal-shaped steering wheel, the interior is simple yet elegant. The seats are beautifully upholstered and are extremely comfortable on long road trips. The seats also come in two other fabric options beside the premium leather - a faux leather alternative as well as a microfiber seat fabric called Loft. Visibility in the BMW iX is excellent due to its large windows and panoramic sunroof. Interior storage and cargo space is also excellent for the iX which makes it an excellent choice for those looking for an SUV for highway trips.
The 2022 iX features BMW's next-generation infotainment interface, iDrive8, that allows for customized menus and graphics and a voice-activated assistant. The innovative dashboard includes a large 14.9-inch display and a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster. Standard features include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, with an optional WiFi hotspot with a 5g cellular connection. The 2022 iX comes standard with an 18-speaker Harman/Kardon stereo system, with a 30-speaker Bowers & Wilkins available as an option.
The 2022 BMW iX comprises comprehensive standard driver-assistance features, including parking sensors, autonomous emergency braking, automatic high-beam headlamps, and lane-keeping assist systems. However, the most noteworthy safety feature on the iX is the standard automated emergency braking system with pedestrian detection. This system can automatically apply the brakes avoiding or mitigating a collision. Another notable safety feature of the iX is the adaptive cruise control system with semi-autonomous driving mode. ACC allows you to let go of the wheel and let the car maintain its speed and distance from vehicles in front while you focus on other tasks.
The 2022 BMW iX comes with a basic four-year or 50,000-mile basic warranty and ample coverage for the EV parts. In addition, all new BMWs come with a three-year complimentary maintenance plan.
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