Cars 2021

2018-2019 BMW 1 Series – the initial level for the fans of 2018-2019 BMW

The second generation of premium five-door hatchback 2018-2019 BMW 1 Series (factory index F20 model) made its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in autumn . The three-door version of the 2018-2019 BMW 1-Series (F20) provided fans of the Bavarian company in a year – in autumn at the booth of the German manufacturer in the framework of the Paris Motor Show. In our review in detail tell about the youngest car in the line of 2018-2019 BMW – «pennies», look at the changes in the design of the exterior and interior, we point out the increased dimensions of the body, used tires and wheels, color options, the full specifications of the new 2018-2019 BMW 1-series, filling complete sets systems provide comfort, entertainment and safety of the driver and passengers, as well as point out the amount for which the car can be bought in Russia. Traditionally, conduct a test drive in order to enjoy the refined handling and charismatic engines “unity”, find out the real fuel consumption. Our assistants will comment auto journalists, video and photo materials, reviews of the owners brilliant representative of the 2018-2019 BMW family.

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The new generation BMV1 is a German company in the European C-class, but with a caveat – in the premium segment of the class, where the most important thing is not the size of the exterior and interior, and a modern technical filling, interior quality materials and a long list of options.

  • Let’s start with the external dimensions of the body of the second generation of “penny”: 4324 mm long, 1765 mm (with mirrors 1984 mm) in width, 1421 mm in height, 2690 mm wheelbase, 1535 mm Front track, 1569 mm rear wheels.
  • Ground clearance (clearance) is 140 mm at the base installation of tires 195/55 R16 tires or 205/55 R16 on steel or alloy wheels 16 range. Available as an option and 17-inch wheels with tires 225/45 R17.

The Ultimate version of the 2018-2019 BMW M135i is based on the ground the front wheels with tires 225/40 R18 and rear 245/35 R18, dressed in the elegant wheels Double-spoke light-alloy. Compared with the first generation of “unity” of the 2018-2019 BMW, the current generation model added to the length of 85 mm, width increased by 17 mm, 30 mm increase the wheelbase has increased space for rear passengers’ feet.

The 2018-2019 BMW 1 Series (F20) in offered to motorists in four packages of execution – the usual M-Style, Urban Line and the Sport Line. 2018-2019 BMW Urban Line includes the installation of white and chrome decor, 2018-2019 BMW Sport Line can boast in front of black glossy plastic inserts, well confirmed the presence of the letter M installing the original bumpers, body kit, and other decorative elements. So you can choose to your taste, but still have to consider when selecting the base color of the body, enamel options offered thirteen: pure white, white mineral silver glacier gray mineral, sparkling bronze, blue water, blue Estoril, blue midnight navy, orange, red, black sapphire and black.

The second generation of the 2018-2019 BMW 1 Series, the sample is modern, stylish and aggressive – as befits a car in Munich. Widely open eyes – headlights, a pair of branded nostrils – false radiator grille, soft contours of the chin – stylish bumper with bright accents and round foglights. Face “unity” is great, to drive away from the strip, even large SUV owner of such a car is not difficult.

Find a hatchback with such a profile, like the youngest 2018-2019 BMW just not realistic. Five and three-door body of the car when viewed from the side hit incredibly stylish and original proportions and lines. The long bonnet, offset to the rear axle interior, sloping roof line, compact food, fine surface of the wings and doors, powerful edge prescribed body side at the level of highly placed door handles, Hofmeister kink. It seems that the metal is not able to hold onto the frame of the body of the rapidly incoming air flow and shifted to the stern.

The rear part of the Bavarian hatchback and often will see the bulk of the motorists, a cursory look stern “unity” can be confused with the back of the body Volkswagen Polo 5th generation . In fact, just like cars overall lighting design, and realize that in front of us goes the 2018-2019 BMW 1 Series (F20) help extended wheel arches, the LEDs in the rear lights, powerful bumper and original bending lines tailgate.

The compact hatchback coupe easily take over, so rapid, holistic and sports car looks.

Salon “penny” of the second generation 2018-2019 BMW has become significantly more solid and more expensive than the previous generation model, but … to be honest, the interior of the 2018-2019 BMW 1 F20 far from the cabin of the 2018-2019 BMW 3 Series the F30 . At the exact similarity of architecture design front panel, center console and exemplary ergonomics of the driver’s seat, tactile materials and finishes are not as nice and high quality, like the older brother.

Discarding all of our small cavils sit down in the driver’s seat. Armchair with thick padding and heated tolerate hugs the body, convenient steering wheel falls perfectly to hand and is adjustable in height and depth, rigorous instrument panel with two radii supplemented by on-board computer screen color and provides a full set of information required, the engine is started the button. Austerity and German pedantry placing music control units, air-conditioning and cabin heating, auxiliary function buttons, gear box knob – comfortable and correct, but somewhat boring.

The list of optional equipment is extensive, and in addition to the mass of the options fabric and leather upholstery seats, decorative inserts offered 6.5 inch or 8.8 inch color display with iDrive control system, navigation, rearview camera, parking assistant, parking sensors, tracking systems for road signs , line marking and blind zones, dual-zone climate control, speaker power 205 W with 7 Mew speakers and even an advanced audio system Harman Kardon Surround Sound (12 360 W speaker), power seats of the first row with memory positions driver seat settings or sports armchairs, adaptive xenon headlights, electric sunroof, cruise control and other attributes of a modern car.

In the second row, which seats fit three passengers sitting in the middle is not quite easy to find a place for the feet, the culprit very high tunnel. So get comfortable accommodate two of them. To sit down in the five-door version of the 2018-2019 BMW 1 Series is convenient thanks to the wide doorway, but on the back row trehdverki climb is not so simple. Places in width and height of the salon on the second row is enough reserve space for the feet of seated behind a minimum, especially if the driver and front passenger are taller than average.

Trunk volume second generation “penny” 2018-2019 BMW can count on placement of 360 liters of cargo with passengers in the rear seats, if necessary, transportation of large cargo luggage capacity can be increased to 1,200 liters by lowering forward separate back.

Specifications 2018-2019 BMW 1 Series : the change of generations of engineers 2018-2019 BMW left unchanged suspension of the new 2018-2019 BMW 1 Series (F20) – front MacPherson struts and aluminum levers of the 2018-2019 BMW 5 Series (E60), but applied new props and advanced sub-frame, rear suspension steel mnogoryichazhka of the 2018-2019 BMW 3 Series (F30).
For a more stable behavior at high speed widened track of the front wheels is 51 mm and the rear by 72 mm compared to the previous generation model. Install electric power steering, DSC dynamic control system stability with ABS, ASC and the DBC, and the Dynamic Traction Control system (DTC).
As an option you can order the electric power Variable Sport Steering with variable gear ratio, adaptive dampers and underestimated on 10 mm sports suspension.
Russian motorists for a new generation of the 2018-2019 BMW 1-Series (F20) is offered with two petrol and one diesel four-cylinder engines, as well as the hurricane-version with petrol six-cylinder M135i M Performance TwinPower Turbo.
All motors are equipped with 2018-2019 BMW TwinPower Turbo system with the Auto Start Stop function and energy recovery system, the default is 6 speed manual, available as an option box Machine 8 automatic transmission.

  • Diesel 2018-2019 BMW 1-series 120d with a 2.0 liter (184 hp) with a 6 speed manual (8 automatic) accelerates the car from a mass of 1420 (1440) kg to 100 kmh in 7.2 (7.3) seconds, a top speed of 228 mph . The manufacturer claims the fuel consumption in the combined cycle of about 4.5 liters. Diesel hatchback is available with the xDrive all-wheel drive transmission.


  • 2018-2019 BMW 1-series 116i with the 1.6-liter (136 hp) mated to a 6 speed manual (automatic transmission 8) is able to disperse the weight of the hatchback 1365 (1385) kg lo first hundred for 8.5 (8.7) seconds and reach a maximum 210 mph. Average fuel consumption in the path will be about 5.5 liters.
  • 2018-2019 BMW 1-series 118i with the 1.6-liter (170 hp) in tandem with a 6 speed manual (8 automatic) shoot cars and driver’s curb weight of 1370 (1390) to hundreds of kg 7.4 (7.5) seconds, The maximum speed – 225 (222) mph, fuel consumption in the combined cycle of about 5.8 liters.
  • 2018-2019 BMW 1-series M135i with a 3.0-liter (320 hp) and manual transmission 6 catapults sports hatchback to 100 kmh in 5.1 seconds, fuel consumption is claimed to be 8 liters in the combined cycle.
  • 2018-2019 BMW 1-series M135i xDrive with a 3.0-liter (320 hp) and 8 of the automatic transmission deliver a driver and car to the first hundred in 4.7 seconds, fuel consumption in the combined cycle of 7.8 liters. The maximum speed of both versions to 250 mph limited.

In actual use of the diesel engine fuel consumption is about 6-6.5 liters of gasoline 1.6-liter engines are spending at least 7.5-8 liters, and the 320 strong powerful engine can drink 12-14 liters and more.

Test drive a 2018-2019 BMW 1-Series : the smallest 2018-2019 BMW nicknamed “penny” of the people, as well as its bigger brothers. characterized by a rigid suspension, sharp steering, the phenomenal handling. That’s just the engines tuned for economy mode (M135i not take into account). The machine is designed to expand the army of fans of the Bavarian automaker, and in our opinion is a good competitor for the Audi A3 and VW Golf 7.

How much is the 2018-2019 BMW 1-Series Russia: to get a ticket to the family of 2018-2019 BMW can be as little as 895,000 rubles. That is the price of the basic version in Russian 2018-2019 BMW 116i (136 hp 6 speed manual) and the official dealerships. With increasing engine power and filling the additional cost options to easily pass for a million-plus rubles, but competitors do not differ modesty numbers on the price tags of car offered for sale.

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