Used BMW 1-Series M Coupe (2011 - 2011) Costs

Review by Simon McBride on
Last Updated: 26 May 2011
BMW claims its 1-Series M Coupe is the spiritual successor to the first M3, the legendary 'E30' from the Eighties. Those are strong words, since that model is widely regarded as one of the best cars ever to come from BMW's performance and motorsport wing, the 'M' Division.

2 out of 5

Running costs

BMW dealers are one of the most expensive when it comes to servicing costs and you’ll soon be the petrol pump attendant's best mate with this car. BMW claims it will return 29.4mpg – we returned 23.3 on average.

Summary Running Costs

Servicing period



Three years/60,000 miles

Road tax (12 months)

£330.00 - £330.00

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered after March 1st 2001 VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions. For cars registered before March 1st 2001 it is based on engine size.

Full running costs data

1.5 out of 5

Green credentials

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CO2 emission figure (g/km)

Fuel economy rating

The arrows indicate the best and worst CO2 bands for this model.

Emissions summary

With power comes high emissions and although you'll be on first-name terms with the staff at the local filling station you’ll not make too many friends at the Green Party. The 1M emits a planet-bashing 224g/km of CO2.

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