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
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.
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