Car review: BMW's new 2-series Active Tourer loses seven-seater form, but gains more street cred

The Active Tourer is 21mm taller, 32mm longer and 24mm wider. PHOTO: BMW
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MALAGA (SPAIN) - BMW's first front-wheel-drive model was the 2-series Active Tourer launched in 2014. It was a small multipurpose vehicle (MPV), which was unusual given that many brands were leaving the MPV segment to go into crossovers and sport utility vehicles (SUVs).

Despite its MPV proposition and the fact that it was not the prettiest BMW in town, the 2-series Active Tourer sold well. About 420,000 units were snapped up in Europe and Asia.

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