BMW 1 Series

BMW 1 Series 120i [2.0] M Sport Shadow Ed 5dr Step Auto Review

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The BMW 1 Series is one of the best small family cars. It’s desirable, good to drive and surprisingly cheap to run

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Trim: M Sport Shadow Edition

Adds a few more extras including privacy glass, cruise control, rear parking sensors and a Harman Kardon stereo to the regular M Sport trim.

Engine: 120i [2.0] M Sport Shadow Ed

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.

Key information

0-62 MPH7.1 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


Urban: 39.2Motorway: 53.3
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?



EmissionsOfficial emissions rating



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