BMW 1 Series 120d xDrive Sport 5dr Step Auto Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
BMW 1 Series 118i front
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  • BMW 1 Series 118i front
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 rear tracking
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 LHD dashboard
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD rear seats
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD infotainment
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD left panning
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD studio front right
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD studio rear left
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 studio, left side, boot open
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD steering wheel detail
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD front seats
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 LHD instrument cluster detail
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD boot open
  • BMW 1 Series 118i front
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 rear tracking
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 LHD dashboard
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD rear seats
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD infotainment
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD left panning
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD studio front right
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD studio rear left
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 studio, left side, boot open
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD steering wheel detail
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD front seats
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 LHD instrument cluster detail
  • BMW 1 Series 2019 RHD boot open
RRP £33,145What Car? Target Price£30,663
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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Sport trim adds sports seats and exterior styling tweaks, including 17in wheels, as well as dual-zone climate control. We’d go to M Sport if you can, though.

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

139

g/km

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