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This has standard LED headlights, climate control, 18in alloy wheels, lowered, firmer suspension and an aerodynamic bodykit that is designed to make the car look meaner. It’s a lot of money, though, and doesn’t ride as well as versions on smaller wheels with fatter tyres. You can deselect the firmer suspension at no extra cost – something we’d recommend if you go for this trim.
Engine:118d M Sport Shadow Ed
With a 2.0-litre engine and a big hike in power over the 116d (114bhp vs 148bhp), the 118d feels nippy, but is not quite as free-revving or smooth as some of its diesel rivals, and it can also be noisy and strained when accelerating hard.