The BMW 1 Series vehicles are medium size, hatchback cars perfect for crowded cities with good engine power and fuel consumption.
BMW 1 Series 2018 Engines
There are 8 variations of engines in this series with different powers, fuel type and fuel consumptions. These variations are 116d, 116i, 118d, 118i, 120d, 120i, 125d, 125i – with 4 running on diesel and 4 on petrol. Rather powerful engines for their size and using the latest technologies for 2018, these motors have the emission standard EURO 6b, which translated means lower emissions for each and every BMW 1 series car and model.
BMW 116d/i (1.5 L)
One of the most common engines that equip the 1st series from BMW, the 116d is a diesel 3 cylinders engine with a total power of 116 HP. The engine will power to car with an acceleration of 10.3 seconds to a top speed of 200 km/h. The “i” version, which stands for injection, has a 109 HP, acceleration of 10.9 seconds and a top speed of 195 km/h.
BMW 118d/i (2.0 L)
The 118d has 4 cylinders and it comes with 150 HP, a top speed of 212 km/h and an acceleration of 8.3 seconds. The 118i 3 cylinders engine from BMW has a total power of 136 HP and an acceleration of 8.5 seconds. The top speed for this model is 210 km/h.
BMW 120d/i (2.0 L)
The 120d variation is rather powerful 4 cylinders engine with 190 HP and a maximum speed of 228 km/h. With an acceleration of 7.1 seconds, it’s a rather powerful and fast hatchback. The petrol version has a top speed of 230 km/h and an acceleration of 7.1 seconds. The power of the 120i engine is 184 HP.
BMW 125d/i (2.0 L)
The most powerful diesel engine in the 1 series has 224 HP and a top speed of 240 km/h. The acceleration is 6.3 seconds. The petrol model (125i) has a top speed of 243 km/h and 224 HP, while the acceleration is 6.1 seconds.
Regardless of the engine equipped, the BMW 1 Series can be equipped with the Steptronic (automatic gearbox). More than that, the cars are rather fuels efficient, with the BMW 125i having the highest consumption of only 8.7 liters/100km - 33 MPG (UK) - 27 MPG (US).
While the BMW 1 series is a medium hatchback it has good storage values. The trunk volume is of 360 liters and a loading capacity is 490 kg. As well the car can withhold a rood load of 75 kg.
For all of these variations of 1 series the wheel drive is located at the rear.
In conclusion, the 1 series from BMW has a rich offer of engines that can produce good power, with maximum top speed of 243 km/h (125i). As well, the BMW 1 series real fuel consumption is acceptable and the utility volumes are good.