Its simple functionality, its progressive character and its extensive standard equipment, which far exceeds that of the previous model and stands out from its rivals, make the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer an especially attractive proposition for people with a lifestyle. active. Three variants of the model with front-wheel drive and powers ranging from 136 hp to 170 hp will be available from its launch in February 2022. Its platform is designed to accommodate both combustion engines and electric propulsion systems. A few months after launch, two plug-in hybrid models will be added to the range.
The exterior design of the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer combines qualities to suit all lifestyles and sophisticated aesthetics in a modern crossover character profile. The design of the surfaces, clean and reduced, gives off sportiness and a confident presence. At the front of the car, these qualities stand out even more with the striking BMW kidney grille, which is now larger, and with the fine contours of the headlights. The new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer comes standard with full-LED headlights. On the list of options are adaptive LED headlights with turn signal function, matrix high beams with anti-glare function, city lights, a highway light pattern and the light for bad weather conditions.
The rear of the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, with its wide hips and slim LED headlights, has a particularly muscular appearance. The exhaust outlets are integrated into the rear apron and are concealed on all model variants.
The size and interior versatility of the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer are accentuated by the profound redesign shown in the second generation of the model. The interior layout and a number of details are inspired by the interior concept of the BMW iX, the brand’s technological flagship. This creates a premium environment, the main features of which include the slim instrument panel, the BMW Curved Display, the ‘floating’ armrest with integrated control panel and an overall reduction in the number of physical control elements.
The new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer offers the occupants of its five seats significantly more comfort on long journeys than its predecessor. The newly developed multi-adjustment seats can also be ordered upholstered in Vernasca leather. The list of options also includes sports seats with side and shoulder bolsters, electric seat adjustment (including memory function), lumbar support and massage function. Acoustic comfort and occupant protection have also been enhanced. In fact, the set of passive safety elements has been expanded with a new airbag installed between the driver and the front passenger.
A series of storage spaces and multi-adjustable rear seats also contribute to enormous versatility in everyday use and on longer trips. With the rear seatbacks in their loading position, the boot capacity increases by 90 liters. In addition, the rear seats can slide forward up to 13 centimeters. This, coupled with the 40:20:40 split / folding rear seat backs, provides customers with a cargo compartment that can be used for a multitude of purposes. The luggage compartment capacity ranges from 470 to 1,455 liters in the BMW 218i Active Tourer and in the BMW 218d Active Tourer, and from 415 to 1,405 liters in the BMW 220i Active Tourer. The tailgate is automatic as standard, while the electrically operated trailer hitch can be ordered as an option.
Furthermore, the new edition of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer has the largest selection of automated driving and parking assistants ever offered for a BMW in the compact segment. Standard equipment includes cruise control with braking function. The latter now also reacts to oncoming traffic when making left or right turns (in countries where vehicles travel in the right lane), to pedestrians and to cyclists. The parking assist, which includes the reversing assist camera and the reversing assist, are also part of the standard equipment. Options include Steering and lane control assistant, Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Active Navigation, Exit Warning, BMW Head-Up Display and functions. Surround View, Remote 3D View, BMW Drive Recorder and Remote Theft Recorder.