BMW 1 Series 120d xDrive M Sport 5dr Step Auto [LCP/Pro pk] Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £38,195What Car? Target Price£35,971
Review

In the ultra-competitive arena of the premium family car, the BMW 1 Series is right up there, but not the best –that's the Audi A3. It delivers a good blend of driver appeal with decent ride comfort, along with fine practicality, but its main strengths are a top-notch interior and a brilliant infotainment system.

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M Sport adds 18in alloy wheels, more distinctive bumpers, stiffer M Sport suspension (which offers the best ride and handling balance), and a few more luxuries, such as power-folding door mirrors, heated front seats and leather trim. So if you are buying a 1 Series because for its premium or sportier flavour, M Sport makes the most sense.

The 120d is the most powerful diesel 1 Series you can buy and comes with an automatic gearbox as standard and is available with BMW’s four-wheel drive system (xDrive). It can hit 62mph from a standstill in a little as 7.0sec.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

53.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

380

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

138

g/km

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