BMW X2 as Support SUV: What We Learned From Thousands of Miles on the Road

The X2 has been a reliable road warrior lately, serving a vital role as errand runner and support runabout at our annual Car, Truck, and SUV of the Year productions. It has spent thousands of miles running up and down the desert highways, back roads, and, at times, dirt roads of California and Arizona.



During our weeklong SUV of the Year testing, the staff used the X2 to shuttle equipment, supplies, and personnel back and forth from Los Angeles to California City, and many of these open highway runs showed that the X2’s eight-speed can easily deliver over 400 miles of range, proving that its four-cylinder can be very thrifty at highway speeds.

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