The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is spacious, well finished and good to drive, if a little expensiveread the full model review
The main reason for selecting M Sport is that you get a sporty bodykit, big wheels and some sporty touches inside. Expensive for not a lot of useful equipment over SE.
This entry-level petrol engine is shared with the Mini Cooper. Although it’s small, a turbo means there’s enough power if you’re prepared to work it hard. If you’re doing mostly town driving with the odd bit of motorway, it’ll be fine, although you might want more power if you regularly have a full car.