The smallest as well as most affordable car produced by German manufacturing company will be positioned, to provide stiff competition to Mercedes Benz A Class. Code name F20, current generation model is also on sale in the international market Since 2011. The vehicle is 4.2 metres long, its length is similar to the A class,except with regards to cabin quality. International, manufacturer sells this variant with 1.6 petrol and 2.0 diesel engine option. Due to cost, Indian variant might be sharing the engines with X1. Hence 2.0 litre, 181bhp diesel and 150bhp, 2.0 litre petrol. BMW 1 series price would be in the range of 20 lakh to 25 lakh.
BMW 1 series features include that it is offered with two engine options, which it boasts of various states of tune. Its 1.6 petrol version is available in two options 136bhp as well as 170bhp while the 2.0 diesel has a capacity to produce 116 bhp, 143 bhp and also 184bhp depending on the variant. The manufacturer is most likely to bring its 136bhp petrol and 143bhp diesel. This variant would be produced in the Chennai plant, it is powered by the same 3.0 litre six-cylinder engines of previous model 3 series. Both the engines do have on demand engine cool-plant pumps so that it can improve its fuel-efficiency as well as increases power.