2011 BMW 1 Series

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2011 BMW 1 Series Ratings


Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Compact Premium Car of 2011

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2011 BMW 1 Series after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Vehicle's handling on curves
  • Forward visibility

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2011 BMW 1 Series during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats
  • Interior storage spaces
  • The vehicle's audio system

Performance Specs

MPG City

18 - 20




230 - 300


6 speed, Manual


Gas I6, Turbocharged Gas I6


Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2011 BMW 1 Series Review

Welcome to the 1 a celebration of the pure fun behind America’s first BMW. Powered by BMW’s the 128i has a 3.0-liter 230 horsepower inline six-cylinder engine. It features Valvetronic valvetrain management and aluminum/magnesium cylinder block construction. And the 135i features BMW’s twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine producing an inspiring 300 horsepower. The control console for the entertainment and climate-control functions is integrated smoothly and harmoniously into the dashboard. With the optional navigation system the iDrive controller is integrated in the center console following BMW’s characteristic philosophy of full driver control at all times. Providing owners with incredible value and peace of mind. The BMW 1 Series features BMW Ultimate Service a suite of services that includes the BMW Maintenance Program Roadside Assistance and the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. In traditional BMW style the new BMW 1 Series transmits the power of the engine to the rear wheels. This guarantees optimum traction excellent directional stability and predictable handling. The 2011 BMW 1 Series the fastest route to a grin.

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