The second generation of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is already a reality. With a clean and renewed design and important new features in its equipment, this minivan will have to face tough rivals such as the Mercedes-Benz B-Class or the Volkswagen Touran.
The minivan segment has been one of the hardest hit by the SUV trend that prevails today. However, the versatility they offer has made brands like BMW continue to bet on this type of vehicle due to the high demand from the public.
Your new traits
The new Series 2 Active Tourer brings a great chance at the design level that undoubtedly reminds us in many ways of its brand brothers. The front, as expected, features large kidneys as is a tradition in the brand. At its sides, we find new headlights in full-LED technology that are sharper than those of its predecessor and a new clean-shaped bumper.
From the side view, the A-pillar is now steeper giving the minivan a more dynamic appearance and also improving visibility for its driver. In addition to this, flush handles have been fitted that once again emphasize the cleanliness of the design of this new Series 2 Active Tourer.
Already behind, certainly the rearview reminds us of a mix between the BMW X5 and the BMW 1 Series. Its sharp taillights and its subtly sloping rear window under a small spoiler give a more muscular look to the new generation of the car. minivan.
Among the novelties of this new 2 Series, several new 16 or 17-inch wheel designs have been added to the BMW equipment catalog, depending on the chosen variant of the model. Although if we want to give it a more sporty touch, alloy wheels of up to 19 inches are offered available for the M Sport or Luxury Line finishes.
2022 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer interior
The interior is one of the places where we find important news as it has radically changed. Its main protagonist is the new BMW Curved Display instrumentation, which creates a very premium technological environment.
BMW has also paid great attention to reducing the number of physical control elements. For this reason, the vast majority of systems can be controlled from the aforementioned infotainment system or its multifunction steering wheel.
The boot of the new Series 2 has also increased its capacity by 90 liters resulting in 470 liters or 1,455 liters with the rear seats folded in the case of the 218i and 218d Active Tourer and 415 or 1,405 liters with the rear seats folded in the case of the 220i Active Tourer.
Great basic equipment
One of the great strengths of the new generation is its extensive standard equipment, among which we highlight the BMW Maps navigation system, four USB-C ports, a 12 V socket, a sports leather steering wheel, a rain sensor, lights. automatic a long list of driver assistance systems.
Regarding the range of engines of the new minivan, we find a wide variety of gasoline, diesel, and later, two plug-in hybrid models.
2022 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Engine
The access variant stars the BMW 218i Active Tourer that has a three-cylinder block of 136 hp and 230 Nm of torque. Next, the BMW 218d Active Tourer has a new three-cylinder diesel block that develops 150 hp and 360 Nm of torque. Finally, in the case of the 220i, we have a 48V light hybridization system that improves its efficiency. This engine develops 170 hp and 280 Nm of torque.
For the moment, BMW has communicated that the first units of this model will begin to be seen on the streets from February 2022, so in the coming months, we will inform you of their news and price.