BMW 1 Series 120i M Sport 5dr Auto, Nav, Keyless Drive, DAB Radio, Extended Lighting Package, Heated Seats 1.6 Automatic Hatchback (2016) available from Maidstone Suzuki, Honda and Mazda

This vehicle is currently in stock at Volvo Gatwick and can be purchased from Maidstone Suzuki, Honda and Mazda.

01622 914 995

£14,250

WAS £14,500, SAVE £250

Factory fitted options include Coral Red and Black Dakota Leather, Glacier Silver Metallic Paint, Front Heated Seats, Sun Protection Glass, Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror, Full Black Panel Display, Dual Zone Climate Controlled Air Conditioning, Extended Lighting Package, Brushed Aluminium with High Gloss Black Interior Trim Finishers, M Sport Suspension Deletion, Rear Park Distance Control Sensors and Servotronic. Standard features include Multi Function Steering Wheel, Satellite Navigation, 6.5 Inch Colour Display Screen with Apps Control, Audio System with Internal Hard Drive Memory for media storage, USB and AUX Connection Ports, CD Player, AM and FM Radio, DAB Radio, Keyless Push Button Start and Drive, Auto Engine Start and Stop Function, Front Fog Lights, 18 Inch Alloy Wheels with Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Auto Rain Sensing Wipers with Heated Washer Nozzles, Cruise Control and Speed Limiter, Voice Activation for Nav and Audio and much more. Please call for further information and to arrange your viewing.

29/09/2016

14800

Automatic

Petrol

Glacier Silver Metallic



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CO2:
137 g/km

MPG:
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V5 Document

V5 Document

MOT Certificate

MOT Certificate

Keys

Keys

Manuals

Manuals

Service Log Book

Service Log Book

Body Glass

Electric front windows + one touch + anti-pinch, Electric rear windows, Green tinted heat insulating glass, Heated windscreen washer jets, Rain sensor including auto headlights activation, Rear wash/wipe

Brakes

ABS/EBD, Automatic Stability Control (ASC), CBC - (Cornering brake control), DSC+, Dynamic brake control, Dynamic Traction Control - DTC, Hill start assist

Chassis/Suspension

Drive Performance Control

Driver Aids

Speed limiter

Driver Convenience

Engine start/stop button

Driver Information

'Lights On' Reminder warning buzzer, BMW emergency call, BMW Online services, BMW Teleservices, Brake force display, Oil level indicator, On board computer, On board diagnostics, Outside temperature display, Service interval indicator

Driving Mirrors

Body coloured door mirrors, Electrically adjustable door mirrors, Heated door mirrors

Entertainment

Auxiliary point for auxiliary devices, BMW professional radio with CD player, DAB Digital radio

Exterior Body Features

Body colour bumpers, Body colour door handles, Chrome exhaust tailpipe, Chrome kidney grille with black vertical slats, M aerodynamic bodystyling

Exterior Lights

Follow me home headlights

Interior Features

12V power socket in centre console, 12V power socket in passenger footwell, 4 grab handles, Door armrests, Door sill finishers with illuminated M designation, Front folding/sliding centre armrest with storage, Glovebox, Individual anthracite headlining, Leather gear knob and handbrake grip, Load restraint lashing eyes, M sports leather steering wheel, Multifunction steering wheel with audio controls, Reach + rake adjustable steering column, Storage compartments in doors

Interior Lights

Front/rear courtesy lights with soft on/off dimming, Welcome lighting

Safety

Child locks on rear doors, Crash sensor, Driver/Passenger airbags (Impact dependent), Drivers knee airbag, Front passenger airbag deactivation, Front side airbags, ITS head airbags for front/rear, Pyrotechnically pre-tensioned front seatbelts, Seat belt force limiter, Three 3 point rear seatbelts, Tyre pressure monitor, Warning triangle and first aid kit

Seats

60/40 split rear seats, Folding rear seat head rests, Front head restraints, Front sports seats with electric side bolster adjustment, Isofix rear child seat preparation

Security

Automatic drive away locking facility, Electronic immobiliser, Remote central locking, Thatcham Cat.1 alarm

Wheels

Run flat tyres

General

Badge Engine CC: 1.6
Badge Power: 177
Based On ID: N
Coin Description: i
Coin Series: M Sport [Nav]
Generation Mark: 2
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07: 22E
Man Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years: 6
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years: 3
NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %: N
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %: N
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09: N
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %: N
NCAP Safety Assist %: N
Service Interval Frequency - Months: 24
Service Interval Mileage: 30000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage: 999999
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years: 3
Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Months: N
Timing Belt Interval Mileage: N
Vehicle Homologation Class: M1

Emissions - ICE

CO: 0.293
CO2 (g/km): 137
HC: 0.045
HC+NOx: N
Noise Level dB(A): 71
NOx: 0.015
Particles: N
Standard Euro Emissions: EURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

Camshaft: DOHC
Catalytic Convertor: True
CC: 1598
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Cylinder Layout: IN-LINE
Cylinders: 4
Cylinders - Bore (mm): 77
Cylinders - Stroke (mm): 85.8
Engine Code: N13B16M0
Engine Layout: NORTH SOUTH
Fuel Delivery: TWIN TURBO
Gears: 8 SPEED
Number of Valves: 16
Transmission: SEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg): 47.9
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies: True
EC Extra Urban (mpg): 57.9
EC Urban (mpg): 37.2

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs): 7.2
Engine Power - BHP: 177
Engine Power - KW: 130
Engine Power - PS: True
Engine Power - RPM: 5000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT: 184
Engine Torque - MKG: 26
Engine Torque - NM: 250
Engine Torque - RPM: 1500
Top Speed: 138

Tyres

Alloys?: True
Tyre Size Front: 225/40 R18
Tyre Size Rear: 245/35 R18
Tyre Size Spare: RUN FLAT TYRES
Wheel Style: M DOUBLE SPOKE STYLE 461M
Wheel Type: 18" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height: 1421
Height (including roof rails): N
Length: 4329
Wheelbase: 2690
Width: 1765
Width (including mirrors): 1984

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres): 52
Gross Vehicle Weight: 1885
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down): 1200
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up): 360
Max. Loading Weight: 565
Max. Roof Load: 75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked: 1200
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked: 670
Minimum Kerbweight: 1320
No. of Seats: 5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb: 10.9

THE ONE TO HAVE? (used) 23/09/2019

By Jonathan Crouch

Introduction

If the compact family hatch you really want needs an extra touch of class, it probably needs a smart badge on the bonnet. If that's the kind of car you're looking at and you want a premium model from the 2015-2018 period, the facelifted version of BMW's second generation 1 Series model is a car that deserves your attention, this F20/F21-series design rejuvenated in 2015 with sleeker styling, a smarter cabin, extra technology and a range of more powerful, yet more efficient engines. A wide range of models offer everything from three cylinder frugality to storming six cylinder power and the option of all-wheel drive. It's a strong contender.

Models

4dr/5dr Hatch (118i/120i/125i/M135i/M140i/116d/118d/120d/120d xDrive/125d)

History

This 1 Series model may represent the lowest rung of the BMW ownership ladder but it continues to encapsulate everything that buyers love about the brand. The Munich maker reckons that proof of this was delivered in 2015 by this improved version of the second generation F20/F21-series design. BMW is a company that has always done things differently, a refreshing trait in a sea of automotive sameness. The Bavarian brand's reputation as the purveyor of 'The Ultimate Driving Machine' was built around rear wheel drive and that famed perfect 50/50 weight distribution, cornerstones that were put to the test earlier this century when the time came at last to develop a compact hatch to slot in below their all-conquering 3 Series. Compact hatches are packaged so tightly that they can only really be front-driven - or at least that's what everybody thought until BMW brought out the very first 1 Series model in 2004, that E81/E82/E87/E88-series design pioneering rear wheel drive in this segment. Compact hatches are usually also fairly predictably styled, a concept that original 1 Series design also turned on its head with its unique, unconventional looks that offered a real alternative to cars like Audi's A3 and the Mercedes' A-Class. Both these unique selling points were retained when, with 2.2 million global sales on the board, the time came to launch the original version of this car, the F20/F21 model second generation 1 Series, which gained 'Sports Hatch' branding and was originally introduced here in the Autumn of 2011. This design was a big improvement - and needed to be to face down the challenge of all-new versions of key rivals like Audi's A3 and the Mercedes A-Class. The looks, though still individual, got a sleeker finish and extra room was freed up in what had previously been a rather cramped rear cabin. Time moves on though and by 2015, both these two key competitors had seriously upped their game, especially in the areas of efficiency and connectivity. Other models had also emerged to challenge German brand dominance in the premium compact hatch segment, a sector that by now was offering increasingly credible contenders like Volvo's V40 and the Lexus CT200h. It was for all these reasons that a rejuvenated version of this second generation 1 Series Sports Hatch model was needed - and delivered - in the Spring of 2015. By then, BMW was able to give this car access to the frugal three cylinder petrol and diesel engines it had developed for the third generation MINI Hatch. Plus there was the chance for BMW's clever 'ConnectedDrive' suite of hi-tech infotainment and media services to filter down into 1 Series ownership, offering the kind of cutting-edge connectivity previously restricted to the brand's very priciest models. The idea was that offering buyers all of this, along with smarter looks and a higher quality cabin, would re-establish this car as a definitive choice in its segment. Here, we check out these facelifted F20/F21-series model for used buyers. They sold until the third generation front-driven 1 Series model was launched in the Autumn of 2019.

What You Get

Taking any compact car and making it rear wheel driven will always mean an inevitable set of constraints when it comes to styling and packaging. For such a layout, you'll need a longitudinally mounted engine - so a long bonnet. And a driveshaft running to the rear axle - which will compromise rear cabin space. Even given the need for all of this, the original first generation 1 Series model [E81/E82/E87/E88] was still an unusual-looking thing and had rear seat space poorer than some two-door coupes. In 2011, both issues were certainly improved by this second generation F20/F21 design, a car longer and wider than its predecessor, with a more mature, grown-up feel that was further developed by this revised version. The changes made are most obvious at the front, where a smarter lower apron with larger air intakes and a horizontal bar combines with sleeker headlamps featuring LED daytime driving lights. Inside up-front, BMW sought to move this car a little more up-market. There are nicer materials on show than in the pre-facelift F20/F21 cars, along with smarter seat fabrics, a gloss black finish to the centre dash and extra chrome accents around the air vents, the stereo and the climate controls. What else? Well as usual, the low-slung driving position perfectly places you in front of a grippy three-spoke leather-trimmed multi-function steering wheel through which can be viewed a familiar pair of clear analogue dials. Not so good is rearward visibility thanks to the rather narrow rear screen. Rear seat room is at a premium thanks to the rear wheel drive format, though obviously you'll be better off with the F21 5-door version than the F20 3-door. The boot is 360-litres in size, regardless of your choice between three or five-door body styles.

What You Pay

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What to Look For

Our owner survey did reveal many satisfied users of this 'F20/F21'-series model, but inevitably, there were a few issues reported. A number of 1 Series that are fitted with an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) module could have an issue with it leaking. In extreme circumstances, it might even cause a fire, so affected cars should be inspected by a BMW dealer to find out if it needs replacing. What else? Well screws in the variable camshaft timing (VANOS system) may loosen over time on some models and potentially break off. If that happens, the VANOS system may malfunction and cause problems with the valve timing of the engine. Because the 1 Series is rear-wheel drive, there is a propshaft to take the power from the engine at the front and send it to the back wheels. A union at the front may fail and require a replacement to be fitted. The fuel pump in the tank may stop working because it has components that haven't been nickel-plated correctly. A warning lamp and message will be displayed in the instrument cluster, but the brakes and steering should still work. If your car is affected, it'll need a new pump. A bolt in the clutch pressure plate may work loose over time and result in the inability to select any gears and, therefore, lose drive. A small number of cars were affected by this recall, and your BMW dealer will be able to advise you further. There's a possibility that due to faulty software in the crankshaft sensor, you may experience rough running, reduced engine power or an engine stall while in motion. If your car is affected, the dealer may need to replace the whole sensor. Obviously, a fully-stamped service history is vital. This car uses complex engines and only regular and appropriate maintenance will see them go the distance. Otherwise, it's just the usual things. Insist on a fully stamped-up service record and check the alloys for scratches and scuffs.

Replacement Parts

[based on a 2015 model 120d diesel ex-vat] Parts prices for a 1 Series model from this period can be reasonable if you shop around. We trawled around the internet and found these: An oil filter is in the £27 bracket. An air filter is around £54. A fuel filter is around £43. Front brake discs cost in the £133 bracket. Rear brake discs cost in the £282 bracket. A set of front brake pads is around £80-£83; rear pads are around £54. Rear shock absorbers are around £194, while a clutch kit is around £438.

On the Road

There's no doubt about this 1 Series model's unique selling point from a driver's point of view: it's the only car in this class with rear wheel drive. If you're an enthusiast, you'll notice the difference immediately you throw this BMW into a corner and enjoy the way that the back end pushes you through the apex. Even if drive dynamics aren't a priority for you, you'll notice a greater responsiveness about this car, particularly if you make good use of the standard 'Drive Performance Control' system that allows you to tweak throttle, steering, stability control thresholds and, with auto transmission, gear change timings to suit the way you want to drive. Under the bonnet, BMW introduced a couple of 1.5-litre three cylinder engines borrowed from the MINI into this facelifted F20/F21 model, a 136bhp petrol unit in the 118i and a 116bhp diesel in the 116d. Otherwise, most buyers go for one of the 2.0-litre four cylinder diesels, offered with 150bhp in the 118d, 190bhp in two and four-wheel drive versions of the 120d and 224bhp in this 125d. For petrol people, there's also a 1.6-litre 170bhp unit in the 120i, a 2.0-litre 218bhp engine in the 125i and a storming uprated 326bhp straight six turbo powerplant in the flagship M135i hot hatch, quickly uprated to 340bhp by the replacement M140i.

Overall

Other car makers create a premium compact hatchback by merely prettying up the ingredients of an existing cheap one. BMW's 1 Series was different in its first two generations of life, with rear wheel drive giving this car a distinctive selling point. It certainly still looks unique too in this F20/F21 MK2 model form. Perhaps that's why 70% of its buyers tended to be new to the BMW brand. Those liking a style in this form easier to get on with and not needing to regularly transport rear seat passengers were understandably regularly seduced by its uncorrupted steering, great chassis balance and brilliant efficiency. Of course, many of this model's more subtle attributes will probably be lost on a clientele drawn chiefly to its badge. Still, whatever your motivation for purchase, go for one of these and that warm and fuzzy feeling that accompanies making a smart decision is never too far away.


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