BMW 1 series 2011 F20 Hatchback

This generation of BMW 1 series F20 has been produced from January, 2011 to December, 2015. We can provide information about 22 modifications of this generation. 2011 BMW 1 series is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (3 versions) and classical rear wheel drive (19 versions).

This BMW is available with five petrol engines with displacement from 1.6 to 3.0 litres and power of from 102 to 320 horsepower un four diesel engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.0 litres and power of from 95 to 218 horsepower. All engines feature a timing chain-driven camshaft, which is considered a more reliable and less maintenance-intensive solution (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (13 versions), as well as automatic (9 versions) gearbox.

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BMW 1 series 2011 F20 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 5.5 to 8 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 3.8 to 4.9 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient BMW 1 series 2011 F20 hatchback petrol engine version is BMW 116i, consuming 5.5 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient BMW 1 series 2011 F20 hatchback diesel - BMW 116d for 100 kilometers consumes 3.8 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, BMW 1 series real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 33 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +34% for petrol engines and +32% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific BMW 1 series modification.

BMW 1 series 2011 F20 hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 129 to 134 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 114 to 116 grams per kilometer. From BMW 1 series with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has BMW 116i which produces an average of 129 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the BMW 1 series diesels least CO2 distributes BMW 116d - 114 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 4.7 seconds has BMW M135i version, conversely the tardiest one is BMW 114d reaching this speed only in 12.2 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 3.0 petrol 6-cylinder 320 hp version (BMW M135i) and 2 other versions.

Lenght of BMW 1 series is 432 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - BMW 1 series is about 2 cm longer than Honda Civic hatchback, but 2 cm shorter than Ford Focus hatchback. BMW 1 series gross weight is from 1820 to 2050 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 8 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. BMW 1 series trunk space is 360 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1200 litres.

This BMW is slightly expensive - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 8500 €. Users calculated BMW 1 series 2011 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2800 € cost per year and 0.23 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 39%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 24% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of BMW 1 series for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about BMW 1 series prices and costs.

BMW 1 series modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
BMW 114i Jan 2012 — Dec 2015

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

1.6 Petrol 102 HP - Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 116i Jan 2011 — Jan 2015

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.6 Petrol 136 HP 5.5 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 116i Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 1.6 Petrol 136 HP 5.6 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 118i Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 1.6 Petrol 170 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 118i Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 1.6 Petrol 170 HP 5.6 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 114d Jan 2012 — Dec 2015 1.6 Diesel 95 HP - Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 116d Jan 2012 — Dec 2015

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.6 Diesel 116 HP 3.8 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 125i Jan 2012 — Dec 2015 2.0 Petrol 218 HP 6.6 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 125i Jan 2012 — Dec 2015 2.0 Petrol 218 HP 6.4 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 116d Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 2.0 Diesel 116 HP 4.3 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 116d Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 2.0 Diesel 116 HP 4.4 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 118d Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 2.0 Diesel 143 HP 4.4 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 118d Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 2.0 Diesel 143 HP 4.4 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 118d 4x4 Jan 2013 — Dec 2015 2.0 Diesel 143 HP - Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 120d 2.0 Diesel 184 HP - Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 120d Jan 2011 — Jan 2015 2.0 Diesel 184 HP 4.4 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW 120d 4x4 Jan 2012 — Dec 2015 2.0 Diesel 184 HP - Manual (6) All wheel
BMW 125d Jan 2012 — Dec 2015

Most powerfull diesel version (218 HP)

2.0 Diesel 218 HP 4.9 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW 125d Jan 2012 — Dec 2015

Most powerfull diesel version (218 HP)

2.0 Diesel 218 HP 4.8 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW M135i Jan 2012 — Dec 2015 3.0 Petrol 320 HP 8.0 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
BMW M135i Jan 2012 — Dec 2015 3.0 Petrol 320 HP 7.5 l/100km Automatic (8) Rear wheel
BMW M135i 4x4 Jan 2012 — Dec 2015

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds

3.0 Petrol 320 HP 7.8 l/100km Automatic (8) All wheel
BMW 1 series service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

BMW 1 series safety

During safety testing BMW 1 series has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of BMW 1 series is evaluated with outstanding rate 91 from 100, children safety: very good mark - 83 from 100, for pedestrian protection BMW 1 series got 63 points from 100.
BMW 1 series safety equipment has been rated as very good - 86 percents from 100.

BMW 1 series prices

BMW 1 series 2011 - 2015 hatchback price in Latvia is from 5500 € to 12000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles BMW 1 series price is very high - BMW 1 series is approximately for 44 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2011 - 2015 prices). BMW 1 series high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this BMW could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
BMW 1 series 2015 price 9500 € 10 500 € 11 000 €
BMW 1 series 2014 price 7500 € 10 000 € 12 000 €
BMW 1 series 2013 price 6500 € 8000 € 10 000 €
BMW 1 series 2012 price 7000 € 8000 € 9500 €
BMW 1 series 2011 price 5500 € 7000 € 9000 €

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BMW 1 series reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service BMW 1 series reliability is average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of 15.5 percent of BMW 1 series of this generation (on average 9 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 16.8%.

BMW 1 series reliability and quality
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BMW 1 series 2011 F20 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of BMW 1 series with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
75%
Rain sensor
73%
Conditioning
71%
Tire pressure control
70%
Metallic paint
64%
Adjustable steering wheel
30%
Xenon headlights
30%
Bi-xenon lights
27%
Rear parking sensors
26%
Cruise control
24%
Heated seats
20%
Navigation
19%
Front parking sensors
12%
Dimming mirrors
11%

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BMW 1 series reviews

Total 8 BMW 1 series owner reviews

BMW 1 series 2013 Hatchback Diesel 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:30`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 4.7 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total car rating:
8
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