Originally Posted by eric9610
Have you looked at the countryman? It gets way better gas mileage and I think it weighs a lot less. I also believe the cost is close to $8k less.
Mini Countryman, Subaru Outback, or Mazda CX-5 are all more economic but less powerful options than the X1 28i.
I'd rather purchase a base model s28i X1 over the other options.