BMW X2 and iX2 2024: Prices, specs and release date

  • New BMW X2 and electric new BMW iX2 are sporty family SUVs
  • Electric BMW iX2 has a 266-mile range
  • Sporty exterior and tech-packed interior featuring the latest BMW Curved Display infotainment
  • On sale now with prices from £39,365

The new BMW X2 has been fully revealed ahead of arriving in the UK in March 2024 – and the sporty family SUV will be available for the first time as an electric SUV new BMW iX2 as well.

The stylish sister car to the BMW X1 and iX1, the new BMW X2 and iX2 have a more coupe-like rear end. Compared to the previous BMW X2, the new BMW X2 and iX2 is notably larger, meaning more space on the inside.

The new BMW X2 and iX2 have the latest-generation interior, including the cutting-edge BMW Curved Display infotainment system. There will also be a fast new BMW X2 M35i xDrive version from launch, which delivers 300PS.

The new BMW X2 and iX2 have more practical in-house competition from the BMW X1 and BMW iX1.

Rivals include the Audi Q3 Sportback while the Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback is a an electric rival to the iX2. The Volvo XC40 and Volvo C40 Recharge are also strong competition.

2024 BMW X2 and iX2 prices and release date

New BMW X2 prices start from £39,365, for the new BMW X2 sDrive20i M Sport model. The high-performance new BMW X2 M35i xDrive costs from £47,395.

The electric BMW iX2 xDrive30 M Sport costs from £56,540.

The new BMW X2 and iX2 is available to order now. The first cars will be released to dealers for customer delivery from March 2024.

2024 BMW X2 and iX2 styling, interior and technology

The new BMW X2 and iX2 have striking styling with a very aggressive front end. The enormous BMW kidney grille has an almost 3D look and optional Iconic Glow grille illumination is available. 

The new BMW X2 and iX2 have a distinctively upright front end with a long bonnet and raked windscreen pillars. This profile blends into a sporty flowing rear end, delivering the coupe-like cues of BMW’s so-called Sports Activity Coupes.

It is the rear end of the new BMW X2 and iX2 that really sets it apart from the BMW X1 and iX1. This is the aspect that will draw style-seekers, particularly in some of the distinctive paint colours the new BMW X2 and iX2 is offered in.

Inside, the new BMW X2 and iX2 are full five-seaters. There is more shoulder and elbow room than the old car and BMW’s engineers say the new X2 range has 25mm more rear kneeroom. It feels more spacious too, helped by features such as the ‘floating’ centre armrest between the front seats.

All new BMW X2 and iX2 models have a BMW Curved Display instrument panel. This has a 10.25-inch information display and 10.7-inch centre control display within a single unit behind a continuous glass surface. It uses the latest BMW Operating System 9 which offers subscription-based music streaming, video streaming and even in-car gaming.

Equipment levels have been improved in the new BMW X2 and iX2. Standard features include cloud-based sat nav, dual-zone climate control, Park Assist with a reversing camera and an automatic tailgate. The BMW Live Cockpit Plus has smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

M Sport specification includes Veganza and Alcantara heated sports seats in anthracite with blue contrast stitching. The M leather steering wheel has a three-spoke design.

The new BMW X2 sDrive20i has a boot capacity of 515 litres. Because it doesn’t have the extra mild hybrid tech, the new BMW X2 M35i xDrive has a 560-litre boot, which is 90 litres bigger than before. The new BMW iX2 has a 525-litre boot.  

With the rear seats in the new BMW X2 folded flat, there’s up to 1470 litres of load space available. The new BMW X2 can tow a load of up to 1800kg, while the new BMW iX2 can tow up to 1200kg.

2024 BMW X2 and iX2 engines, performance and fuel economy

The new BMW X2 is available with a choice of two petrol engines. The new BMW iX2 comes with a single electric motor and battery combination. You can no longer buy a new BMW X2 with a diesel engine.

The new BMW X2 sDrive20i has a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine with mild hybrid technology. It produces 170PS and 280Nm of torque, for 0-62mph performance in 8.3 seconds. It has a top speed electronically limited to 132mph.

The new BMW X2 sDrive20i is front-wheel drive and, like all new BMW X2, has an automatic gearbox. CO2 emissions start from 139g/km and fuel economy averages up to 47.1mpg.

The sporty new BMW X2 M35i xDrive also has a 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder engine which produces 300PS and 400Nm of torque. It does not have mild hybrid tech, but does have all-wheel drive. Performance is swift, with 0-62mph taking 5.4 seconds, and this time, the top speed is limited to 155mph. Fuel economy of up to 36.7mpg is combined with CO2 emissions from 175g/km.

The electric BMW iX2 xDrive30 has a 313PS electric motor driving all four wheels. It has an impressive 494Nm of torque and does 0-62mph in 5.6 seconds. The top speed is limited to 112mph, to help eek out the range.

The new BMW iX2 has an official WLTP range of up to 266 miles from its 64.8kWh battery. This can use 130kW rapid chargers, for DC charging from 10% to 80% in 29 minutes.

The new BMW X2 and iX2 have Adaptive M suspension fitted as standard across the range. This has clever frequency-selective dampers and a 15mm lower ride height than regular models. Adaptive M suspension also includes sport steering with speed-sensitive power assistance.

The new BMW X2 M35i has enhanced Adaptive M suspension and bespoke brakes. The 19-inch wheels of regular new BMW X2 and iX2 are upgraded to 20-inch M light alloy wheels. 21-inch alloys are optional.

What size is the new BMW X2 and iX2?

The new BMW X2 and iX2 are larger than the outgoing BMW X2. Length of 4554mm means the body is 194mm longer, which is also 54mm longer than the new BMW X1.

What is the new BMW iX2?

The new BMW iX2 is the first ever electric BMW X2. The new BMW iX2 looks visually almost identical to the petrol-powered new BMW X2, but has zero emissions and an electric range of up to 266 miles.