BMW 1 Series is the first car from BMW that introduced BMW Lines, special design and equipment elements that are an alternative for the standard look or the well-known M Sports Package. The BMW 1 Series featured here is the second generation of the model and it is equipped with the entry level diesel engine: BMW 116d.
Model: BMW 1 Series / BMW 116d
Body type: 5-door hatchback, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 32,827 Euro
Engine: 2.0-litre (1,995 cc) 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology (turbocharger with variable geometry, common rail, magnetic-valve direct injection). The maximum output is 85 kW / 116 PS/hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 260 Nm (approx. 192 lb-ft), available between 1,750 and 2,500 rpm.
Gearbox: 8-speed automatic (optional)
Tyres: Bridgestone Potenza 245/40 R17 91W
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 10.3 seconds
Top speed: 200 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 4.4 – 4.1 liters of diesel per 100 km (depending on tyre format)
Emissions: EU6, 115 – 109 g CO2/km (depending on tyre format)
Fuel tank (l): 52
Dimensions (mm): L 4,324 / w 1,765 / h 1,421
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 360 – 1,200
Wheelbase (mm): 2,690
Weight: 1,385 kg
Front suspension: Aluminium double-link hinged-tiebar sprung axle.
Rear suspension: Lightweight steel five-link axle with double elastic bearing.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, head airbags for front and rear seats, three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front, Tyre Pressure Monitor. Also DSC, including ABS and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control).
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Automatic Transmission with Steptronic (1,765), Estoril Blue Metalic Paint (555), M Sports Package (2,689), Professional Infotainment System (1,756).
+ very good torsional rigidity and no torsion noise
+ precise and silent suspension
+ very precise steering
+ fast transmission
+ good fuel economy
– small luggage campartment
– no backlight for instrument cluster during daytime (poor readability)
Driven by Adrian M. for 520 km, 5.7 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 5,433 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni