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How Much Cash Can I Get When I Sell My BMW X1?

Your vehicle's evaluation is affected by several factors, including its electrical issues, frame damage, and overall condition. Whether it's still drivable or considered a wrecked car, these factors determine the market value of your BMW X1.

Whether your BMW X1 has engine problems, physical damage, or other issues, CarBrain is here to help you get rid of it and get paid fast.

Selling your BMW X1 to is effortless. Complete the title transfer, remove all your belongings from the car, wait for the tow truck driver to arrive, hand over the car keys, and accept your payment. Visit our title page to learn more about transferring over the title.

The Most Common Issues With BMW X1 

Originally launched in 2009, the BMW X1 represents a notable addition to the array of subcompact luxury crossovers crafted by the renowned German automaker. Across its three generations, this model has garnered significant popularity, offering versatility with options ranging from petrol and diesel to plug-in hybrid and full electric variants.

Yet, like any vehicle, the BMW X1 issues are reported by drivers constantly. Among the common concerns encountered with this model are:

As a response to these challenges, BMW has initiated recalls for affected X1 models.

Dealing With BMW X1 Mechanical Problems?

Dealing with BMW X1 problems requires attention to ensure your vehicle's reliability. These issues may include:

  • Engine Troubles: Look out for rough idling, power loss, or unusual noises.
  • Transmission Problems: Watch for difficulty shifting gears or slipping transmission.
  • Suspension and Steering Issues: Be aware of excessive bouncing or steering wheel vibration.
  • Electrical Problems: Check for malfunctioning lights, windows, or other electrical components.
  • Brake Issues: Pay attention to squealing brakes, soft brake pedal, or grinding noises.

Regular maintenance and prompt repairs are crucial for preventing further damage and ensuring your BMW X1 runs smoothly for years. If you encounter any issues, consult a certified mechanic or BMW dealership for diagnosis and repair.

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BMW X1 Engine Replacement Cost

The cost of replacing the engine in a BMW X1 can vary depending on several factors, including the model year, engine type, and labor costs. On average, you can expect to pay anywhere from $4,000 to $8,000 for a new engine. However, this cost can increase depending on additional expenses for labor and any necessary parts or components. Factors such as the extent of damage to the existing engine and the type of replacement engine chosen (new, used, or remanufactured) can also affect the total cost. It's essential to consult with a qualified mechanic or repair shop to get an accurate estimate for your specific situation.

Engine Replacement Cost by Model Generation


Model Years

Engine Replacement Cost (approximate)

X1 E84

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

$4,000 - $8,000

X1 F48

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

$5,000 - $10,000

CarBrain Will Buy Your BMW X1 In Any Condition

At CarBrain, we specialize in analyzing and evaluating end-of-life vehicles. With over ten years of experience and a team of expert evaluators, we can determine your vehicle's fair cash value based on various factors, including its condition, accident history, mileage, and more. Our offers are comprehensive and in line with current market rates. We will buy your BMW in any condition:

We understand that selling a car can be a stressful and time-consuming process, which is why we've streamlined our process to make it as easy and convenient as possible for you. With CarBrain, you can sell your BMW X1 quickly and effortlessly, without any of the hassle or headache of traditional selling methods.

Can I Sell My Non-Running BMW X1?

CarBrain buys BMW X1s in any condition, whether the vehicle has a broken motor or is simply wrecked. We make fair offers on damaged vehicles, wrecked cars, aging cars, vehicles that don't start, cars with broken motors, and total loss vehicles. Get a lightning-fast estimate for your damaged X1 with CarBrain today!

Examples Of BMW X1s We Bought

2014 BMW X1

2014 BMW X1

Mileage: 127,000Location: Rock Hill, SC
2013 BMW X1

2013 BMW X1

Mileage: 78,000Location: Bogota, NJ
2014 BMW X1

2014 BMW X1

Mileage: 28,000Location: Greenwood, IN
2018 BMW X1

2018 BMW X1

Mileage: 5,000Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Choose for a Hassle-Free Experience

With our intelligent FREE value estimation tool, you can receive an offer for your car in just 90 seconds. Learn the fair price of your BMW X1 quickly and easily. All our quotes include FREE towing and transfer of ownership — there are no fees to use CarBrain.

Our process is straightforward and designed to make selling your BMW X1 as seamless as possible. Here's how it works:

  • Get Your Instant Offer: Visit and provide some basic information about your BMW X1, including its year, make, model, and condition. Our advanced algorithm will generate an instant offer based on the information you provide.
  • Accept Your Offer: Once you receive your instant offer, you can choose to accept it and move forward with the selling process. Our offers are fair and transparent, so you can trust that you're getting the best possible price for your BMW X1.
  • Schedule Pickup: If you accept our offer, we'll schedule a convenient time for one of our trusted tow truck drivers to pick up your BMW X1. We offer FREE towing nationwide, so you don't have to worry about any additional costs or fees.
  • Get Paid Fast: When the tow truck driver arrives to pick up your BMW X1, simply hand over the keys and title, and you'll get paid on the spot. It's that easy!

CarBrain offers a quick and simple process for selling your BMW X1. With thousands of excellent reviews and satisfied customers, we guarantee no haggle, no hassle service. Plus, we cover all towing and transfer fees. Get a free, no-obligation quote for your non-running BMW X1 with!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does CarBrain Work Directly With My Insurance Company When Selling My BMW X1?

CarBrain will still pay cash for crashed cars, including vehicles declared a total loss by your insurance company. We specialize in buying less than perfect vehicles, including trucks with damage.

A fun little fact is that in most states, you can retain a wrecked car your insurance declared a total loss. By buying back your vehicle from your insurance, you can then get a second check when you trade in the car to CarBrain. This way, you are able to maximize how much value you can extract from an unfortunate event such as a car collision.

No insurance? No problem — all we require to buy your car is a certified copy of the title!

How Long Will It Take To Haul Away My BMW X1?

In most cases, towing partners will give you a range of time you can expect them to arrive. However, you can ask for a one-hour heads up. We typically pick up cars in two business days.

If your car is accumulating storage fees, please let us know and we will attempt to pick up your car as fast as possible. While same-day or overnight pick-ups are not always available, your customer service representative can contact the towing company driver to try to speed up the process for you. Although it may not always be possible, we will try our best to help you in these situations.

I Would Like To Get Money For My Junk BMW X1. Who Can I Get Cash For It To?

There's a hassle-free method for junking your X1 with physical damage or mechanical problems — trade in it to!

We buy all damaged vehicles, including BMW X1s. The only thing you have to do to get a quote is respond to our instant offer form.

In less than 2 minutes, you'll get an offer for your car! If you are satisfied with our quote, our customer service agents can help you schedule removal for the vehicle. Then, the towing partner will come with a check on the spot. You get paid immediately, and you've finished! It's that effortless.

Will I Get A Bill Of Sale At The End? has an excellent reputation and 13 years of experience buying non-working cars. We have an A+ rating on our BBB profile and thousands of five-star reviews online. Look us up to learn more! Every month we help a great number of people get paid cash for their vehicles with damage online. Over the last 13 years, our FREE value estimation tool has created millions of quotes for cars with a broken motor. We are a company you can trust.

When we purchase cars, we request a signed certified copy of your title to confirm ownership. After we get the car, we will sign the title as well and then send you a Bill of Sale!

What Is My Scrap X1 With Engine Problems Worth?

Your junk X1 is still valuable after it's non-functioning.

You can get cash for your car by getting money for it to a salvage car buyer. Buyers can properly recycle aging cars and extract, melt down, recycle and reuse the components inside it. It is important to keep in mind that the present current cash value of your vehicle's scrap pieces will depend on nearby market demands, which means a vehicle may be worth more or less depending on its current location.

The #1 choice to learn what your car is worth is to receive a quote with!

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