Owners' Review

Choose a different review

BMW 1-Series Hatchback 118i M Sport 3d Step Auto (2013/13)

BMW 1-Series Hatchback 118i M Sport 3d Step Auto (2013/13) - Owner Review

The economy matched with performance.

Want to know everything there is to know about this car? Then click on a link to see other car buying advice and help including car reviewscar valuations and cars for sale.

Review submitted by
Mark Wood on

BMW 1-Series Hatchback (11-19)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I don't really know or care, I'm not a car snob.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They like it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, I was initially prepared to be disappointed after my last car (a BMW 320d saloon) but my concerns about a drop in performance were ill founded - this thing flies when you want it to.

What are you likely to buy next?
It depends upon my circumstances.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
May 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, I was offered an excellent balloon scheme discount.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Reduce my monthly outgoings on my previous car.

What was the dealer like?
Very professional, informative and helpful.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It's exceptionally easy to drive around town but put it in sport mode and the performance is amazing.

What's it like to park?
Easy to park with rear parking sensors.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?

What's most practical about your car?
The economy matched with performance.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
8 speed auto box.

Get an Insurance Quote

We've gathered the biggest companies on the market in one place to save you money.

Insurance group: 22