2012 BMW 1-Series Reviews & Lease Deals

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2012 BMW 1-Series Quick

Abundant power from engines

Luxurious interior


Pricey features

row is a squeeze

Expensive for class

fuel economy

The 2012 BMW consists of 128i Coupe, Convertible, 135i Coupe, and Convertible.

The 2012 BMW 1-Series 4 out of 9 Upscale Small Cars. ranking is based on U.S. analysis of 55 published reviews and drives of the BMW 1-Series, and U.S.

analysis of reliability and safety

With some of the best reviews in the class, it’s to like the 2012 BMW 1-Series. after you check its price tag and low economy ratings, you may want to for an upscale small car that a better combination of sport and like the Volkswagen GTI.

The BMW 1-Series comes down to one performance. It is is one of the most powerful, sports car-like models in its So, if you’re looking for something spices up boring commutes to the and grocery store, the BMW 1-Series is best option. It’s with a 3.0-liter inline-six on the base 128i.

There’s a turbocharged option on the 135i reviewers consider top-notch.

writers say that the 3-Series is a alternative if you want something but warn shoppers not to turn noses up at the BMW 1-Series just it’s petite. It would be to dismiss the 2011 BMW 1 Series as the BMW that people buy because can’t pony up for a 3 Series,” Edmunds. “You could claim it’s just a coupe that costs too money.

But spend some with the 1-Series and you’ll it has an irrepressible, playful character brings sheer joy to the driving Indeed, while the 1-Series and convertible aren’t the most BMW models, they are wickedly fun and refined little cars of the BMW badge.

Good performance, however, have its drawbacks. Available as a or convertible, the BMW 1-Series isn’t the option on the market: The rear are cramped and the trunk maxes out at 10 feet with the coupe. the BMW 1-Series has some of the worst economy ratings in the class.

with premium fuel and ratings as low as 18/25 mpg city/highway on the 135i, you’ll pay a lot to fill up bad boy. In addition to being thirsty, the BMW 1-Series is also one of the expensive cars in its class. BMW released pricing for the 2012 but the 2011 128i starts at $31,000 and the 2011 135i about $39,100.

That a lot of shoppers may end up crossing the BMW 1-Series off shopping lists simply hefty monthly payments and fuel costs are more they can stomach. But, if looking for something small, fun to drive and don’t mind the premium, the BMW 1-Series is a perfect as long as you’re willing to performance for utility.

In a sense, the BMW 1-Series is just a version of the BMW 3-Series. In that you should consider an upgrade, if you plan to add features to the 1-Series or convertible. You can get the 328i sedan for $35,000.

No only will you get doors, more rear space and a larger cargo but you’ll also get what reviewers consider to be a better

After you look at the starting for the BMW-Series, you may decide to start your options. The Volkswagen GTI and the A3 are your next best Both use premium fuel, but fuel economy ratings of 24/33 mpg and 22/28 mpg city/highway, when equipped with transmissions. That means pay significantly less in fuel year compared to the BMW 1-Series.

Keep in mind, however, the GTI and A3 are hatchbacks, which makes look less sporty the 1-Series.

If you don’t want to pay for gas at the pump, you’ll have to efficiency for performance. The Volvo for example, gets 21/30 mpg and takes regular gas, but are unimpressed with its performance, and say the S40 like some less sedans.

For the 2012 model BMW has made a few adjustments to the 1-Series. The and taillights have been and the 128i receives standard Air on coupe and convertible models, a that improves aerodynamics. than these minor the 2012 model is very to the previous generation. That you may be able to swing a deal on the model.

The base trim, the 128i, with a 3.0-liter inline-six and the more expensive 135i with a 3.0-liter turbo inline-six engine.

The 128i and are some of the most expensive in the luxury small car class and at about $31,000 and $39,100, Both trims are available in and convertible body styles.

The BMW is one of the most agile, sporty in its class, but the Boston Globe impressed with its fuel ratings and says, A better of power and economy is called for days.

Aside from a new grille, and redesigned head and lights, the BMW 1-Series looks a lot its predecessor. Kelley Blue likes its exterior styling, and “The 1 Series represents one of the refined applications to date of ‘flame surfacing’ design Its basic silhouette has the proportions of a performance car, with a hood, abbreviated trunk and located at the far corners of the body.

The BMW 1-Series doesn’t have rear seats, but that’s from most coupes and Its interior is luxurious, and if you don’t paying about $31,000, you be satisfied. To save money, try the GTI.

Neither the federal nor the insurance industry has tested the BMW 1-Series. However, the BMW 1-Series with a number of standard features.

The 2012 BMW 1-Series score shown is the Predicted rating provided by J.D. and Associates. The BMW 1-Series has a four-year/50,000 warranty that includes scheduled maintenance on wear and items like brake and oil changes.

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