BMW 1 Series (F40)

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BMW 1 Series
Body and chassis
ClassSubcompact executive (C)
Body style5-door hatchback
LayoutFront engine, front-wheel drive / four-wheel drive
PlatformBMW UKL2 platform
RelatedBMW 1 Series (F52)
Mini Clubman (F54)
Wheelbase2,670 mm (105.1 in)
Length4,319 mm (170.0 in)
Width1,799 mm (70.8 in)
Height1,434 mm (56.5 in)
Curb weight1,365–1,600 kg (3,010–3,530 lb)
PredecessorBMW 1 Series (F20)

The BMW 1 Series (F40) is the third generation of the BMW 1 Series range of subcompact executive hatchback cars. The car was unveiled on 27 May 2019, featuring the UKL2 front-wheel-drive platform which is shared with the F48 X1 and the F60 Countryman. It will be offered with 5 engines; the base model is the 116d, while the range-topping model is the M135i xDrive. Transmissions include a six-speed manual, a seven-speed dual clutch automatic and an eight-speed automatic.[1][2]


  1. ^ Campbell, Russell (27 May 2019). "2020 BMW 1 Series price, specs and release date". Carwow.
  2. ^ Golson, Daniel (28 May 2019). "The New BMW 1-Series Is a FWD-Based Hot Hatchback with 302 HP". Car and Driver. Retrieved 28 May 2019.