Are used BMW 1 Series Reliable?

Are used BMW 1 Series Reliable?

Our most recent reliability survey has placed the 1 Series at the top of the family car class, whereas it more usually finishes around mid-table. Our survey said it had a near-perfect score of 98.7%. BMW as a brand finished in 13th place out of 30 manufacturers in the same survey.

Do BMW 1 Series have a lot of problems?

The 1 Series has been the subject of a few recalls: for a rear axle problem, an issue with the power-assisted brakes, a possible fault with the side airbags and seat belt tensioners, and a risk of some diesels catching fire.

Why was the BMW 1 Series discontinued?

BMW 1-Series discontinued reportedly due to the poor demand among customers and the change in buying preferences. The Indian division of BMW introduced the 1-Series sedan back in September 2013 for around Rs. 21 lakh (ex-showroom).

Is a BMW 1 Series expensive to maintain?

The BMW 5 Series cost an average of £585 per year to maintain, while the BMW 1 Series came in at £518, followed by the BMW 3 Series at £486. The survey is only a year old, but contemporary data from the Reliability Index shows that these figures still stand up, with all of them still hovering around the £500 mark.

Is a BMW 1 Series cheap to run?

The cheaper models in the 1 Series range are the most affordable BMWs to buy and own. They offer competitive fuel economy and CO2 emissions figures thanks to the 1 Series’ impressive engine line-up, and even though the car is a little more expensive to buy than some competitors, it holds its value reasonably well.

What was the last year of the BMW 1 Series?

2013 BMW 1-series.

Is a BMW 1 Series a good first car?

Of all the BMWs available, the 1 Series is the best choice for a first car. It’s small, nimble and easy to drive which makes it a good choice for new drivers who are inexperienced behind the wheel. Unlike many other cars in its class, it’s not underpowered or lacking in features, and is still fun to drive.

How much is a used BMW 135i?

Average Price of Used BMW 1 Series 135i for Sale Trims

Trim Average Price
Used BMW 1 Series 135i for Sale 128i (2008-2013) $13,383
Used BMW 1 Series 135i for Sale 135i (2008-2013) $17,273
Used BMW 1 Series 135i for Sale 135is (2013) $24,475
Used BMW 1 Series 135i for Sale M (2011) $83,413

Is a BMW 1 Series worth it?

The BMW 1 Series is one of the best premium hatchbacks on sale, offering a combination of performance, efficiency and driver thrills. The BMW 1 Series may have made the switch to front (and four) wheel drive but this change hasn’t diluted its appeal – the smallest BMW is still great to drive.

What is the difference between a BMW 116 and 118?

Standard Features. The BMW 116i comes with air conditioner but 118i also comes with auto climate control with dual temperature zones. The 116i has 16 Inch Alloy Wheels however 118i has 17 Inch Alloy Wheels, both of the cars has Electronic Brake Force Distribution and Traction Control System.

Which is the best BMW 1 Series engine?

For really strong performance the 120d or 125d are the ones to go for. The 120d has a 2.0-litre diesel engine producing around 190bhp.

Does BMW 1 Series have timing chain or belt?

Timing chain problems on petrol-engined 1 Series models appear to be most common on the N43 petrol engine, which was fitted to the 2004-2006 118i. The timing chain on this engine could jump a tooth on the timing cogs, but the risk can be reduced by fitting a new chain tensioner and an anti-skipping bracket.

What is the BMW 1 series?

The 1 Series is the entry-level model to one of the most iconic and well-known car manufacturers in existence – BMW. It acts as a great way to get behind the wheel of one of the brand’s models, being the most compact and affordable car in their range.

Should I buy a 2 Series BMW?

The 2 series BMW should provide the same benefits since it’s basically the same car with a different number and Engine. Update: Five years of ownership and I still love the car. It’s approaching 30,000 miles and still no problems.

What kind of engine does a BMW 1 series 128i have?

This 2011 BMW 1 Series 2dr 128i SULEV features a 3.0L STRAIGHT 6 CYLINDER 6cyl Gasoline engine. It is equipped with a 6 Speed Automatic transmission.

What are the safety features of the BMW 1 series?

Latest generation 1 Series models now come as standard with front-wheel drive, and all-wheel drive in the performance versions – for added grip. Standard safety features include Active Guard Plus – BMW’s automatic emergency braking system.