What does 120i mean on BMW?

What does 120i mean on BMW?

The BMW 120i badge denotes a 1 Series powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine. The 120i was the largest ‘mainstream’ petrol engine available in the 1 Series; models with bigger engines were more overtly sporty.

Are BMW 118i any good?

I’m loving life with the new BMW 1 Series. It’s been a pleasure to drive, it’s the most practical version ever, and the high-quality interior means the cabin is a great space to spend time in. It’s particularly disappointing because BMW quotes fuel-consumption figures of between 42.2 and 47.1mpg for this car.

Is BMW 120i reliable?

In the 2021 What Car? Reliability Survey, BMW finished in joint ninth place (with Mazda) out of 30 manufacturers, a fair way above Audi, Mercedes and Volkswagen. In petrol form, the 1 Series itself was one of the more reliable cars in the family car class, coming third.

How many Litres is a BMW 120i?

This premium sedan from the German automobile giant, BMW, is bestowed with a not so great fuel tank capacity of 52 litres. This low capacity fuel tank is thus, not ideal to travel long distances on a single tank fill.

What does 118i mean on BMW?

The BMW 118i denotes a three-cylinder 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine. Despite being the cheapest and slowest petrol model on offer, its 0-62mph time is still punchy.

What does BMW 118i mean?

Where is BMW 118i made?

The very first car is this blue 118i with the sport package. Built at the Leipzig factory in Germany, the revamped 1 Series follows the first- and second-gen rear-wheel-drive generations of the compact hatchback and is just one of the eight models assembled at the plant.

How much is a BMW 118i worth?

Specifications and prices The entry-level model of the 2019 BMW 1 Series is the 118i in SE trim, which uses a 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine and costs £24,430.

What is BMW E87?

The first generation of the BMW 1 Series consists of the BMW E81 (3-door hatchback), BMW E82 (coupe), BMW E87 (5-door hatchback) and BMW E88 (convertible) compact cars. The E81/E82/E87/E88 generation was produced from 2004 to 2013 and is sometimes collectively referred to as the E8x.

Is BMW 120i Turbo?

The 120i has a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder and an output of 135kW and 270Nm.

What is the difference between the Toyota Corolla 118i and 120i?

The entry-grade 118i has a 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbo – petrol making 100kW of power and 220Nm of torque, while its diesel twin has a 2.0-litre turbo-four making 110kW and much more torque at 320Nm. The 120i has a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder and an output of 135kW and 270Nm.

What is the 0-62mpg time of a BMW 120i?

If you need more power, the 120i produces 184hp, and is very smooth and powerful, with a 0-62mpg time of just 7.1 seconds. A six-speed manual gearbox is standard for most new 1 Series cars, but you can also choose an automatic gearbox on all engines, and is an excellent fit.

Should I buy a BMW 118i or a BMW 120i?

You might find the 118i, with its three-cylinder, a little under powered, especially with five people and their bags on board. If you’re keen on this grade, then consider the diesel, which will give you more torque. Our 120i test car proved to have enough oomph for overtaking and moving quickly when needed.

What is the difference between the Volkswagen 120i and 125I?

The 120i has a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder and an output of 135kW and 270Nm. Then above that is the 125i, which is getting into performance territory with its 2.0-litre turbo four petrol making 165kW and 310Nm.