If you are fans of drive on the rear axle, then this is the last chance to become user of 2017 BMW 1 Series, because next generation (expected 2017) will use the front drive. It is the tradition of Bavarian producers helped redesign Series 1, to celebrate moving in the compact car segment, although the Toyota Auris seriously threatened until the last curve. Mercedes-Benz B-Class is simply this year was too weak for this company, while Hundai i30 and Mini five-door did not win enough votes to appear in front of our jury.
2017 BMW 1 Series – Exterior and Interior Design
What is the verdict in favor of the BMW? It is an extra enjoyment, rear-wheel drive, of course, combined with precise steering and lively engine. It was enough to see easiness with which the unit eliminates curve and solves the demanding tasks that lie ahead compact premium and which was set by the members of our jury. We understand that advanced chassis technology with rear-wheel drive and weight distribution of 50:50 between the front and rear end give the 2017 BMW 1 Series outstanding features in the management.
Compared to the predecessor, the refreshed 2017 BMW 1 Series has a new and larger kidney-shaped grille which further emphasizes the sporty character of the car. It had increased air intakes, and the new front and rear lights. LED daytime running light has become a standard. This company has developed the first fully LED light clusters on the front and folded lights, expelling xenon from the program. Additionally will be charged adaptive LED light while fog lights now also functioning as directional headlights. The rear lights are shaped like the letter L, which has become the hallmark of the new 2017 BMW 1 Series. The cockpit also does not bring big surprises, but it is clear at first sight this will be a premium model. Command radio and air conditioning have chromium details while the compact central console will have screen of 6.5-inch.
2017 BMW 1 Series – Engine and Fuel Economy
There will be available three type of engines and four-cylinder from the current offers, with emphasis on the economy. Therefore, as a measure of efficiency isolated BMW 116 d Efficient Dynamics Edition with 116 horsepower and an average consumption of 3.8 liters per 62 miles, with CO2 emissions of 73 mpg. The base 1.5-liter three-cylinder turbo gasoline engine with 109 HP launches version of the BMW 116 i, which also has a favorable price. BMW 1 Series can be ordered in 14 different versions (body with 3 and 5-door), and the top is the M135 i whose power-liter engines increased by 7 horsepower at 326 HP. The M135i to 62 mph accelerates in 5.1 seconds and a top speed is 155 mph, and consumes only 8 liters. The most powerful Series 1 can be ordered with optional xDrive as well as the BMW 118d with 150 HP and 190 HP 120d version. All in all, the victory of Series 1 is a surprise because this year in the compact class we had a completely new model, but the accent was put on the refreshment of the body, equipment and engines. In 2016, however, we expect the new generation of Opel Astra and Renault Megane, and it is possible that Mazda will do something more with its Mazda3 models.
2017 BMW 1 Series – Release Date and Price
In this moment there is no price for 2017 BMW 1 Series, but from rumor, release date will be at the end of 2016.