TodayApril 15, 2022

2021 BMW X2 sDrive28i and xDrive28i

BMW X2 Sports Activity Coupe

  • Special edition design package available on the BMW X2 sDrive28i and xDrive28i models.
  • 2.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo engine producing 228 hp and 258 lb.-ft.
  • 0-60 mph in 6.3 – 6.6 seconds with a top speed of up to 144 mph.
  • Available from November 2020 production.

BMW announces a special edition trim package for the 2021 model year X2 Sports Activity Coupe. Available on X2 sDrive28i and xDrive28i models, the new design package adds:

  • M Sport X exterior package
  • M Mesh kidney grille
  • Choice of metallic paint including, for the first time on the X2, Brooklyn Grey Metallic
  • New 19-inch M Aerodynamic Style 919M wheels with orange or black highlights
  • 8-Speed Sport automatic transmission with steering wheel paddle shifters
  • Specially selected interior appointments, including Edition badging
  • M Sport Seats with leather upholstery
  • The edition M Mesh package is priced at $3,550.

The MSRP for the 2021 X2 sDrive28i is $36,600 plus $995 Destination and $38,600 plus $995 Destination for the X2 xDrive28i.

BMW X2 Exterior Design

The Edition M Mesh includes exterior features from the optional M Sport X package, such as the M Sport Exterior package, Shadowline Trim, and Extended Shadowline Trim. The new high-gloss black BMW M Mesh kidney grille has three-dimensional mesh inserts and launches with 11/20 production on the X2 M35i but is now available on 28i models the Edition M Mesh package.

Shadowline exterior trim includes high-gloss black window and exterior mirror surround and B-pillar and C-pillar trim. The rear trunk lid badge surround and the exhaust tips are finished in black chrome.

There are five exteriors color choices;

  • Alpine White
  • Brooklyn Grey Metallic (new)
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic

the paint selection for the special edition package.
U.S. models do not feature orange or black exterior decals.

Unique new 19-inch and optional 20-inch M Aerodynamic wheels with either black or orange highlight complete the exterior appearance. The 19-inch wheels are shod with 225/45R19 run-flat tires while the 20-inch wheels come with 225/40R20 run-flat tires. Both wheel sizes are available with a choice of either all-season or summer performance tires.

The interior of a BMW X2 Sports Activity Coupe is defined by great design and driver comfort.

X2 Interior Design

The Edition M Mesh package’s interior is highlighted by the M Sport seats with integrated headrests – previously only available on the X2 M35i – which are finished in Black Perforated Dakota Leather. Unique door sills with “Edition” lettering, Aluminum Hexagon trim with Pearl Grey Chrome accents, and an M Sport steering wheel with paddle shifters are included.

BMW X2 Drivetrain

Both two-wheel drive and all-wheel drive X2 28i models are powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo engine producing 228 hp at 5,000 – 6,000 rpm and 258 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,450 – 4,500 rpm. The sDrive28i model sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds, while the added traction of the xDrive28i allows it to reach 60 mph in 6.3 seconds.

For models equipped with 19-inch or 20-inch M Aerodynamic wheels and all-season tires, top speed is limited to 130 mph. Selecting summer performance tires increases the top speed limit to 144 mph on the sDrive28i and 143 mph on the xDrive28i.

A standard 8-speed Sport Steptronic automatic transmission allows for quick and seamless gear shifts in either automatic or manual mode. This is done via the gear selector lever or steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.


The BMW X2 28i models come standard with an 8.8-inch high-resolution center touch display, navigation with up to four annual over-the-air map updates, and Apple CarPlay compatibility, SiriusXM satellite radio with 1-year All-Access subscription, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity for your mobile devices. Wireless charging for compatible mobile devices is optional.

Active Driving Assistant is standard and includes frontal collision warning with city collision mitigation, lane departure warning, speed limit information, and automatic high beams. Active cruise control with stop & go is available as an option.

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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