The BMW 1 Series is one of the best small family cars. It’s desirable, good to drive and surprisingly cheap to runget the best price
Adds LED headlights, cruise control and rear parking sensors to SE. Only available with the entry-level 116d, though.
This 1.5-litre diesel feels long-geared, so revs steadily compared with a Mercedes A180d and doesn't feel as punchy as an Audi A3 1.6 TDI. However, performance is adequate, assuming you're not looking to drive like a bat out of hell everywhere.