BMW 1 Series (2011 - 2019)

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reviewed by Anonymous on 6 May 2020
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reviewed by Anonymous on 28 September 2019
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reviewed by Anonymous on 15 January 2019
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118i 1.5 Sport 5dr Hatchback

reviewed by Ian Garratt on 28 November 2017
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Overall rating
5
How it drives
4
Fuel economy
5
Tax/Insurance/Warranty costs
5
Cost of maintenance and repairs
5
Experience at the dealership
4
How practical it is
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How you rate the manufacturer
5
Overall reliability

Sporty flexible hatchback with very spacious front seats

I bought this car last year to replace my ageing BMW 320D Sport. As we have another car with ample space for five, I decided to go for the smaller hatchback and switch to petrol. The car is great to drive - it handles extremely well, the engine is incredibly smooth, quiet and, in Sport mode, very punchy for such a small capacity and never feels under powered. The front sports seats could be uncomfortable for anyone who is broad of beam but are supportive and great for tall drivers and passengers. The integrated sat nav, hands free phone and music system is excellent. As I use the car for journeys to/from golf, the ease with which the rear seats go flat is an essential feature which I use frequently, although it is possible to fit a set of clubs in the boot minus the driver and no electric trolley. My only real criticism is the gearbox which can be rather notchy and as the clutch is rather heavy it's too easy to miss a gear change. If I was buying the car now I would want to try the automatic gearbox version which I suspect may be a better option.

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reviewed by jah216 on 9 July 2014
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reviewed by RustyBalls on 23 January 2014
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reviewed by Anonymous on 2 October 2013
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reviewed by baconmd on 17 March 2013

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About this car

Price£17,775–£40,400
Road TaxA–J
MPG35.3–83.1 mpg
Real MPG74.9%

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