BMW 1 series Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the BMW 1 series reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Does the BMW 120i have a timing chain or timing belt?
The B4820 two-litre four-cylinder engine in BMW's current F20-generation 120i uses a timing chain.
Does the BMW 120i have good fuel consumption?
The current F20-series BMW 120i is rated on a combined cycle as using 5.9-litres of unleaded fuel per-100km. While it isn't as good as other small hatchbacks in the class it would still be considered good fuel consumption, especially given most large family cars would consume 10-12-litres per-100km.