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The new BMW 1 Series

The premium compact BMW 1 Series is already synonymous with driving pleasure. Now, the second generation offers state-of-the-art engine and suspension technology, further improvements in fuel efficiency, significantly more space and an innovative range of features and equipment. Still the only rear-wheel-driven car in its class, it builds on the strengths of its predecessor, which has already sold more than one million units worldwide. With its outstanding handling and design, innovative technology and premium image, the new BMW 1 Series has consolidated its position as a pioneering individualist in the competitive five-door segment.

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  • The new BMW 1 Series: the second generation of this pioneering premium compact range. Still the only rear-wheel-drive model in its class. Even more sporty and fuel-efficient than before, and significantly more comfortable and spacious. Outstanding interior and exclusive features, occupying a distinctive niche within its segment. Unique combination of premium-quality handling, aesthetics and innovative technology.
  • Five doors. Bold, swept-back body; uniquely high-quality, sporty design with BMW’s typically elegant proportions and boldly shaped surfaces. Youthful, lively image enhanced by design elements highlighting the maturity and premium status of the new BMW 1 Series. BMW Sport Line and BMW Urban Line provide added scope for personalization using exclusive interior and exterior design features and equipment.
  • For the first time, all the petrol and diesel engines for the BMW 1 Series now feature new BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. A new generation of 1.6-litre petrol engines: BMW 116i with 100 kW/136 hp, BMW 118i with 125 kW/170 hp. Radically redesigned 2.0-litre diesel engines: BMW 116d with 85 kW/116 hp, BMW 118d with 105 kW/143 hp, BMW 120d with 135 kW/184 hp. Also scheduled for launch soon is the BMW 116d EfficientDynamics Edition, with a 85-kW/116-hp 1.6 litre diesel engine and additional fuel-saving technologies that will keep CO2 emissions over the EU testing cycle down to just 99 g/km.
  • BMW 1 Series still a market leader with its
    BMW EfficientDynamics technology: first car in the world in its segment with optional eight-speed automatic transmission, Automatic Start/Stop function in both manual and automatic transmissions. ECO PRO mode is activated using the driving experience switch (included as standard).
  • Significantly improved comfort and unique handling thanks to rear-wheel drive, in-line engines, perfectly balanced weight distribution and advanced suspension technology. Double-joint cross-strut front axle; five-link rear axle; high-precision electromechanical power steering with no interference from the drive train. Optional Variable Sports Steering; DSC Driving Stability Control including DTC Dynamic Traction Control and electronically locking rear differential as standard.
  • Body 85 millimetres longer, wheelbase 30 millimetres longer, front track 51 millimetres wider and rear track 72 millimetres wider than previous model; height remains unchanged, but 17 millimetres of increased width create a more spacious interior and a sportier look. 21 millimetres more rear legroom; luggage compartment expanded from 330 to 360 litres; luggage capacity expandable to a maximum of 1,200 litres with rear seats folded down (40/20/40 seats available optionally). Large number of storage compartments, shelves and cupholders in cockpit.
  • Highly torsion-resistant body for increased responsiveness and passenger protection. Comprehensive range of safety equipment including front, side and head airbags.
  • High-quality interior with driver-friendly cockpit and outstanding materials and finishes; optional iDrive system with integral dashboard control display using the exclusive BMW flatscreen design.
  • BMW ConnectedDrive: a comprehensive and (for a compact car) unique selection of optional driver assistance systems and mobility services. High-beam assistance, Adaptive Headlights, parking assistance, reversing camera, Lane Departure Warning including Collision Warning, cruise control with brake function, speed-limit and no-passing information, Internet connectivity, increased smartphone and music player integration, real-time traffic information, and web radio, Facebook and Twitter apps.
  • Model versions:
    BMW 118i: Four-cylinder in-line petrol engine with
    BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, consisting of twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Injection, VALVETRONIC and Double-VANOS variable valve control,
    capacity: 1, 598 cc, output: 125 kW/170 hp at 4,800 rpm,
    maximum torque: 250 Nm at 1,500 – 4,500 rpm,
    acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 7.4 seconds,
    maximum speed: 225 km/h,
    combined-cycle fuel consumption*: 5.8 – 5.9 litres/100 kilometres,
    CO2 emissions*: 134 – 137 g/km, emissions standard: EU5.
    BMW 116i: Four-cylinder in-line petrol engine with
    BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, consisting of twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Injection, VALVETRONIC and Double-VANOS variable valve control,
    capacity: 1,598 cc, output: 100 kW/136 hp at 4, 400 rpm,
    maximum torque: 220 Nm at 1,350 – 4, 300 rpm,
    acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 8.5 seconds,
    maximum speed: 210 km/h,
    combined-cycle fuel consumption*: 5.5 – 5.7 litres/100 kilometres,
    CO2 emissions*: 129 – 132 g/km, emissions standard: EU5.
    BMW 120d: Four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with
    BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, consisting of variable-geometry turbocharger, common-rail magnetic-valve direct injection
    (max. injection pressure: 1,800 bar),
    capacity: 1,955 cc, output: 135 kW/184 hp at 4, 000 rpm,
    maximum torque: 380 Nm at 1,750 – 2, 750 rpm,
    acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 7.2 seconds,
    maximum speed: 228 km/h,
    combined-cycle fuel consumption*: 4.5 – 4.6 litres/100 kilometres,
    CO2 emissions*: 119 – 122 g/km, emissions standard: EU5.
    BMW 118d: Four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with
    BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, consisting of variable-geometry turbocharger, common-rail, magnetic-valve direct injection (max. injection pressure: 1,600 bar),
    capacity: 1,955 cc, output: 105 kW/143 hp at 4,000 rpm,
    max. torque: 320 Nm at 1,750 – 2, 500 rpm,
    acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 8.9 seconds,
    maximum speed: 212 km/h,
    combined-cycle fuel consumption*: 4.4 – 4.5 litres/100 kilometres,
    CO2 emissions*: 115 – 118 g/km, emissions standard: EU5.
    BMW 116d: Four-cylinder in-line diesel engine with
    BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, consisting of variable-geometry turbocharger with common-rail, magnetic-valve direct injection (max. injection pressure: 1,600 bar),
    capacity: 1,955 cc, output: 85 kW/116 hp at 4,000 rpm,
    maximum torque: 260 Nm at 1,750 – 2,500 rpm,
    acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 10.3 seconds,
    maximum speed: 200 km/h,
    combined-cycle fuel consumption*: 4.3 – 4.5 litres/100 kilometres,
    CO2 emissions*: 114 – 117 g/km, emissions standard: EU5.

    * EU test figures, variations due to differences in the tyres fitted

 

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CO2 emission information.

Fuel consumption figures based on the EU test cycle, may vary depending on the tyre format specified. Further information on official fuel consumption figures, specific CO2 emission values and the electric power consumption of new passenger cars is included in the guideline “Guideline for fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electric power consumption of new passenger cars", which can be obtained from all dealerships, from Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen and at http://www.dat.de/en/offers/publications/guideline-for-fuel-consumption.html.

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