News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
BMW Logo

BMW 1 Series Reviews

2020 BMW 118i M Sport review

Baby's first BMW gets front-wheel drive, more cabin space and sportier looks, but is it more style than substance?

2020 BMW M135i xDrive review

The hottest 1 Series has lost its rear-drive/six-cylinder USP. But can the new M135i xDrive still impress with four pots and four driven wheels?

2020 BMW 1 Series review: 118i and M135i

The 2020 BMW 1 Series is more than just an all-new model, it’s the company’s first conventional hatchback. The first two generations of BMW 1 Series – from 2004 to 2011 and then from 2011 to 2019 – were rear-wheel drive and unique to the rest of the class. The 2020 BMW 1 Series marks the first time the company has adopted front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive for its smallest hatchback...

2020 BMW 1 Series review

The new BMW 1 Series is a very different proposition to its predecessor, but that’s why it will be a more successful rival to the Audi A3, Mercedes-Benz A-Class, and other premium small hatchbacks.

2019 BMW 125i review

With the all-new front-driven model on the way, is the current RWD 1 Series still worth your hard-earned cash?

A family road trip in the 2018 BMW M140i

It’s no secret we love the 2018 BMW M140i. So much so, CarAdvice recently bought one. It’s a proper quick hot hatch and is a fun and affordable European option at around $60,000. But is it comfortable enough to handle a 1400km round trip with its driver and two passengers? This M140i here is not the car CarAdvice owns...

2018 BMW 118i LCI review

The 2018 BMW 118i is the most affordable Bimmer you can buy, but it certainly isn't cheap. In fact, it's every bit the BMW it should be.

2018 BMW M140i LCI review

Now starting at under $60,000, the BMW M140i represents a European performance bargain. How does it fare against some of the best roads in Oz? Paul Maric finds out.

2017 BMW M140i Performance Edition review

The limited-run BMW M140i Performance Edition is the best kind of parts-bin special. If you can find one of the 60 units created, you'd be crazy not to leap into one.

2017 BMW M140i review

As far as sporting surprises go, the BMW M140i is right up at the top of the pile. Its all-round sporting ability is matched by daily practicality and a fly-under-the-radar persona.

Top driving roads around Melbourne: Kinglake, Chum Creek and Donna Buang

Welcome to the first of a little series intended to highlight some of the best, most challenging, and most fun roads we (occasionally) get to drive on. Driving isn’t always about going fast; let me make that clear from the outset...