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
Largely designed to enhance the exterior appearance, Sport models come with 17in alloy wheels, sports seats with a greater range of adjustment, changeable ambient lighting in the interior and a bespoke steering wheel and dials.
This flexible 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol is smooth, powerful and more like a warm hatch than a regular everyday family hatch. However, it’s not quite as refined or willing to rev as some rivals' engines, such as the Audi A3.