When it was launched in 2004, the BMW 1 Series took the mantle of the 3 Series as the manufacturer’s most economical car. As a result, these cars are rather well pursued on the desirability front, combining good looks with great driveability.
With a real sporty feel behind the wheel and the classic BMW styling, this is a great car that will keep its value for years. Even with the rear wheel drive set-up it manages to offer a consistent ride quality throughout its years. However, like all vehicles, it is not completely rattle-free and there are many known issues to watch out for when purchasing a second-hand model. Continue reading