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BMW 1 SERIES

1 Series 118i Sport Convertible

This BMW 1 Series, registration number YP59YYO, was registered on 18th December 2009. Finished in Blue, it has a 143 BHP Petrol engine with a Manual gearbox. Highlights Include Air Conditioning, Blue Water Metallic Paint, Lemon Boston Leather, Driver And Front Passenger Heated Seats And Parking Sensors.

  • Mileage35,773
  • Fuel TypePetrol
  • Engine143
  • TransmissionManual
  • MPG42.80
  • CO2153
  • Road Tax£185pa
  • 3 Previous Owners3
  • Insurance Group23E
  • Service HistoryService
  • Warranty12 Months
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  • IsofixIsofix
  • Traction controlTraction control
  • AirbagsAirbags

Highlights Include Air Conditioning, Blue Water Metallic Paint, Lemon Boston Leather, Driver And Front Passenger Heated Seats And Parking Sensors.

+ Driver Convenience
  • Air microfilter
  • Auxiliary point for auxiliary devices
  • Engine start/stop button
  • Front/rear courtesy lights with soft on/off dimming
  • Lights on warning
  • Oil level indicator
  • On board computer
  • On-board diagnosis - OBD
  • Outside temperature display
  • Run flat tyre indicator
  • Service interval indicator
+ Exterior Features
  • Body colour door handles
  • Body colour electrically adjustable aspherical door mirrors
  • Body coloured bumper strips
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Brake force display
  • Electric front and rear windows with fingertip open/close + anti-trap all round
  • Electro hydraulic fully automatic soft top
  • Front fog lights/heated windscreen washer jets/heated door mirrors
  • Kidney grille with black vertical slats
  • Oval exhaust pipe
  • Windscreen wipers with adjustable interval
+ Interior Features
  • 12V power socket in centre console
  • 3 spoke sports leather steering wheel
  • Battery in luggage with jump start facility
  • Black door sill finishers with BMW designation
  • Driver/passenger sunvisors with ticket holders + vanity mirrors
  • Floor mats
  • Front head restraints
  • Front passenger isofix child seat attachment
  • Front sports seats with electric side bolster adjustment
  • Handbrake and gear lever in sensatec
  • Isofix rear child seat fastenings
  • Load restraint lashing eyes
  • Luggage strap
  • Multi-function controls for steering wheel
  • Reach + rake adjustable steering column
  • Rear adjustable/removable head restraints
  • Rear seat easy access
  • Toolkit located in luggage compartment
+ Safety
  • 2 rear 3 point inertia reel seatbelts
  • 3 point inertia reel seatbelts on front seats
  • Active Stability Control + Traction control
  • Anti-lock brake system
  • CBC - (Cornering brake control)
  • Crash sensor
  • DSC-Dynamic Stability Control
  • Driver/Passenger airbags (Impact dependent)
  • Dynamic Traction Control - DTC
  • Dynamic brake control
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Front side airbags
  • Occupancy sensor for passenger seat
  • Pyrotechnically pre-tensioned front seatbelts
  • Seat belt force limiter
  • Warning triangle and first aid kit
+ Security
  • Centre lock switch
  • Remote alarm system/immobiliser
  • Remote central locking
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  • Traditional Finance (HP)
    Monthly From: £138.69
    Vehicle Price: £7998.00
    Total Deposit: £1000.00
    Amount of Credit: £6998.00
    Doc & Option Fee *: £300.00
    Total Amount Payable: £9621.40
    Total Charge for Credit: £1623.40
    First Payment: £288.69
    58 Payments From:£138.69
    Final Payment: £288.69
    Duration of Agreement: 60 months
    APR: 8.9 %
    Borrowing rate (Fixed): 3.78 %
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+ Introduction
BMW 1 Series - Introduction

The entry level BMW convertible had, for as many years as most could remember, been the 3 Series but with that car creeping ever further upmarket, enough breathing room was created below it for another drop top - the 1 Series Convertible. Although it's open to debate whether the One satisfies the key criterion of an open car which is to look fantastic, that it satisfies the second, namely to make you feel great behind the wheel, is beyond question. Besides, if you've got this far you probably aren't deterred by its styling in the first place. Here's what to look for when shopping for a used example.
+ Models
BMW 1 Series - Models

MODELS COVERED:

(2 door convertible: [118d, 120d, 123d diesel, 118i, 120i, 125i, 135i petrol])
+ History
BMW 1 Series - History

The BMW 1 Series Convertible was the fourth body style to be spun from the 1 Series platform and arrived in the UK in spring 2008. British buyers had already grown accustomed to the styling of the three and five door hatchbacks and the lithe two-door Coupe had been on sale but a few months had passed when the Convertible broke cover. In many ways it was a natural progression for the 1 Series and came against the backdrop of escalating rivalry in this market, Audi being hard at work bringing a soft top version of the A3 to customers, with BMW pipping Audi to the post by just a couple of weeks.

Because the 1 Series was now a familiar concept to UK buyers used to its individualistic styling and its combination of decent power, excellent economy and emissions, firm ride and almost non-existent rear legroom, sales of the Convertible ramped up to speed more briskly than had those of the hatch or the Coupe. BMW's fears that the success of this car would cannibalise sales of the 3 Series Convertible were realised and since the 1 Series Convertible was launched the 3 Series Convertible sales curve has levelled off.

The range launched with the 120d, 118i, 120i, 125i and 135i models, the Munich company then backfilling the line up with economical 118d and 123d variants in August 2008. The 2011 model year cars feature subtly revised styling, more generous equipment levels and the addition of Aero Curtain, an aerodynamics package that improves the flow of air around the front of the car and channels it over the front wheel arches.
+ What You Get
BMW 1 Series - What You Get

The 1 Series Coupe was obviously designed with a Convertible model in mind. Both cars share a virtually identical silhouette, with long bonnets, short overhangs and set-back glassy 'greenhouse' proportions. The distinctive, horizontal shoulder line runs from the front of the bonnet, through the long, frameless doors, and onto the end of the boot lid. From the rear, the boot lid finishes in a discrete lip spoiler that houses the integrated third brake light and typical L-shaped rear light clusters use LED-powered light conductors.

This drop-top model features a fabric roof that opens or closes in 22 seconds, and at speeds of up to 25mph. The roof material is available in classic black, beige or, as a world first, an innovative anthracite silver fleck which is a fabric material interwoven with fine shiny metallic fibres.

Inside, BMW reckons that there's space for four occupants, though the cabin isn't as large as that of, say, convertible Audi A4s or a Saab 9-3s. Still, there's a respectable 305 litres of boot space with the roof up (260 litres with the roof down). A nice touch is a 'convertible' setting for the air conditioning when the roof is down. The high quality materials and solid construction always impress and it's this general classiness that makes it all feel special rather than any stand-out detailing. The major controls for the entertainment and ventilation systems are confined to a panel ahead of the gear lever and the rest of the stuff you need is clustered on or around the steering wheel where it's simple to access on the road.

There are four trim levels to accompany the seven engines that make up the 1 Series Convertible range though the top powerplants only come with the plusher trim levels. Buyers choose from ES, SE, Sport and M Sport. It's the M Sport package that really makes the difference to the car's appearance, and the way it drives. Buyers at this top level receive sports suspension, sports seats, an M Sport steering wheel and the M Aerodynamic package on their car.
+ What You Pay
BMW 1 Series - What You Pay

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+ What To Look For
BMW 1 Series - What to Look For

The 1 Series has gained a reputation as a tough little thing and the Convertible is no exception. Check the usual things too - service lights illuminated, body nicks and scrapes, damaged trim, cellphone mounting holes in the dashboard and a cast-iron full BMW dealer service history. The 120d is a car that has attracted demand but some owners have 'chipped' their 118d up to and beyond the 120d's 163bhp output. This will have warranty repercussions so be careful if the 118d you're test driving is suspiciously rapid. If you are after a very rapid but economical 1 Series, this is one route to look at, and companies like Superchips can make a 135i virtually M3 V8 quick while still retaining decent reliability and economy.

It's worth being fussy (avoid dull non-metallic colours and gloomy interior trim colours) so that, when resale time comes, you'll get a lot more for your part exchange than you might expect. If you really want piece of mind, buy from a BMW dealer - but be prepared to pay the premium. The hood itself has proven largely trouble-free but it's worth giving it the once over to check for bird lime damage and any rips, scuffs or interior discolouration.
+ Replacement Parts
BMW 1 Series - Replacement Parts

(based on a 2008 1 Series Convertible 125i - ex Vat) A clutch assembly is around £130. Front brake pads are around £40, a full exhaust about £360, an alternator around £100 and a tyre around £40. A starter motor is about £120. A headlamp is about £165.
+ On The Road
BMW 1 Series - On the Road

All 1 Series Convertibles are reasonably rapid, even the entry-level 118i reaching sixty in 9.3s on the way to 130mph. The flagship 135i almost halves this acceleration figure and has to be electronically restrained at 155mph. Being rear wheel drive, the 1 Series is always going to be the default driver's choice in this segment, though we're not huge fans of the electronic power steering fitted to all variants except the flagship 135i. It operates on an 'on demand' basis, reducing engine output normally needed to power the steering hydraulics. The Active Steering option is also one we'd avoid. If you're expecting typical pin-sharp BMW dynamics, you may be a little disappointed in the way the 1 Series corners. It's certainly more of a cruiser or a point and squirt thing than a gym-toned sports car. For that you'll need to eschew the rear seats and go shopping for a Z4.

Buyers choose between either six-speed manual or automatic gearboxes. Steering wheel-mounted paddles enabling manual shifts of the auto 'box are standard on 135i cars and optional on 125i models. 135i customers get BMW's electronic differential lock which electronically slows the spinning inside rear wheel to enhance vehicle traction when the car is accelerating hard out of corners or tight bends. In this situation, it electronically slows the spinning inside rear wheel to improve traction and ensure that all available power is transferred to the road.

Should you be careless enough to be about to roll your car roof-down, a sensor will register the imminent danger and, alongside the relevant airbag deployment, two roll-over bars will extend from behind the rear seats in a fraction of a second to protect the safety cell.
Prices referred to in the review are MRRP

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