VIDEO: BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Officially Unveiled

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BMW has officially unveiled the 2 Series Active Tourer ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

The 2 Series Active Tourer was previewed by the Concept Active Tourer, and is a front-wheel drive BMW hatchback.

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Here is the official video:


The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer features a forward-slanting kidney grille, twin circular headlights and the familiar Hofmeister kink. Overall, it measures 4,342mm in length, 1,800mm in width and 1,555mm in height with a wheelbase that spans 2,670mm.

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The styling wont’t please everyone, but the Sport Line package has high-gloss black accents, special air intakes and exclusive 16- or 17-inch alloy wheels. There’s also sport seats, high-gloss black trim and contrast stitching. The Luxury Line adds high-gloss chrome grille and special 16- or 17-inch alloy wheels. The model also has a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, special seat upholstery and chrome accents.

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With the M Sport package, ypu get an aerodynamic body kit, a high-gloss black grille, a sport-tuned suspension (which reduces the ride height by 10mm) and 17- or 18-inch light alloy wheels. The package also includes an M leather steering wheel, specially upholstered sports seats, an anthracite roof liner and M-branded door sill plates.

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The interior features a driver-centric design with a “semi-command” seating position that “provides a better overview in complex driving situations.” The cabin also has a folding front passenger seat, “electroplated-look” accents and a 40:20:40 split-folding rear seat. The model can also be equipped with a head up display and BMW ConnectedDrive Services & Apps.


At launch, the BMW 2 series Active Tourer will be available with three different engines:

  • Entry-level 218i with a  1.5-liter three pot petrol engine producing 136 HP (100 kW) and 220 Nm. This model will do the 0-100 kmph run in 9.3 seconds and will top out at 200 kmph. This model will average 4.9 L/100km (57.6 mpg UK) with CO2 emissions of 115 g/km.
  • The 225i will come with a 2.0-liter four pot petrol engine producing 231 HP (170 kW) and 350 Nm of torque. It enables the car to accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 6.8 seconds before hitting a top speed 235 kmph.
  • The 218d will come with a 2.0-liter four pot diesel engine with 150 HP (110 kW) and 330 Nm of torque. This allows the model to accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 8.9 seconds and hit a top speed of 205 kmph.

BMW will also offer several other variants – including a 216d, 220d and 220i – and xDrive versions of the 220d and 225i.

Stay tuned to Motoroids for more updates on the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer.

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